Cynthia Yang ’10

Alumni and Administrator

Assistant Dean of Admission & International Recruitment in Admission

Territory: International, U.S. Passport holders living abroad, Non-U.S. Passport holders living in the United States. 

Born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, Cynthia graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2010 with a degree in Business Management. As a student, she was involved in various programs and served as a Gustavus Ambassador, President of the Diversity Leadership Council, and First-year Mentor. Additonally, Cynthia completed internships in the Admission and Alumni Relations departments, to which she credits the fruition of her interest in college administration. 

Cynthia began her work as an Admission Counselor directly after receiving her degree from Gustavus. She is most passionate about encouraging education opportunites for underrepresented and underprivileged students. Cynthia is dedicated to serving students and families from all over the world and is excited to share the value of a Gustavus experience. 

In her free time, Cynthia enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, and binge-watching her favorite shows on Netflix. She lives in St. Paul with her Fiance and fiesty cat, Mr. Kitty.


B.A., Management, Gustavus, 2010