College Guidance Report 2018

College Admissions Statistics for the Class of 2018

  • 140 students applied to colleges in the U.S. and abroad
  • Approximately 88% applied Early Decision or Early Action to 115 colleges and universities.  Over 89% of those students were accepted to at least one of their top choice colleges. 
  • 1400 applications were completed
  • The students applied to 275 different institutions
  • 83 different institutions will be attended
    • 46 are different from institutions attended by the Class of 2017
Overall, 85% of the class applying to U.S. colleges was admitted to a college ranked as “Most Competitive” or “Highly Competitive” in the 2018 Barron’s Guide to Colleges
  • 66% of the Class of 2018 was admitted to a college ranked in the “Most Competitive” category
On another measure, 51% of the of the class applying to U.S. colleges was admitted to a top 50 institution from the National Universities and National Liberal Arts Colleges categories in the U.S. News and World Report rankings.
Over seventy students reported earning more than $12 million in merit-based scholarships from different colleges and universities.
Here is a sampling of the 275 colleges and universities that made offers of admission to our students this year.
American University (7)
Babson College (3)                              
Bard College
Barry University
Baylor University
Bentley University (4)
Boston College (11)          
Boston University (7)                        
Bowdoin College (2)
Brandeis University (2)
Brown University (2)
Bucknell University
College of the Atlantic
College of Charleston (4)
College of the Holy Cross (2)
College of William and Mary
California Institute of Technology
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve U. (2)
Colgate University
Colorado College                                 
Columbia University                         
Concordia U, Montreal (2)
Connecticut College
Cornell University (3)                        
Denison U. (2)
Dickinson College
Drexel University (12)
Duke University (2)
Emerson College
Emory University (2)
Florida Atlantic University (11)
Florida Gulf Coast University (11)               
Florida Institute of Technology (5)
Florida International University (5)
Florida State University (20)         
Fordham University (9)
George Washington University (3)
Georgetown University (3)            
Georgia Institute of Technology                   
Glion Institute, Switzerland
Goucher College
Harvard University
Hofstra University (5)
Hult International Business School
Indiana University (16)                    
Johns Hopkins University               
Kenyon College                   
Lafayette College
Lake Forest College
Lehigh University (2)
Loyola University – Chicago (2)
Lynn University
Mercer University (2)
Middlebury College
New York University (3)
Northeastern (6)
Northwestern University
Nova Southeastern U. (3)
Oxford College of Emory University (2)
Pace University (6)
Parsons School of Design
Pennsylvania State University (8)
Pepperdine University (4)
Purdue University (4)
Queens University
Reed College
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rice University
Rollins College (11)
Santa Clara University
Southern Methodist University (11)
Syracuse University (7)
The Ohio State University (3)
Tufts University
Tulane University (11)
Union College (2)
Universita Bocconi
University of Alabama (9)
University of California, Berkeley (2)
University of California, Los Angeles (2)
University of California, Davis (2)
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Barbara (3)
University of Central Florida (7)
University of Chicago (2)
University of Colorado, Boulder (11)
University of Denver
University of Florida (13)
University of Georgia (5)
University of Illinois
University of Maryland, C. Park (8)
University of Massachusetts at Amherst (4)
University of Miami (30)
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of Pennsylvania
University of Richmond (8)
University of Rochester
University of San Diego (2)
University of Southern California (9)
University of Texas, Austin (4)
University of Toronto
University of Vermont (2)
University of Wisconsin, Madison (8)
Vanderbilt University (3)
Villanova University (8)
Wake Forest University
Washington and Lee University  
Washington University in St. Louis
West Los Angeles College
Wheaton College (2)
Williams College, MA
Please note that a number next to a college name indicates multiple students admitted

Look for the Class of 2018 matriculation list in the upcoming  summer Saint Andrew’s magazine

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