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Class of 2016 College Placements

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Our college placement stats are in…and they’re quite impressive! On top of receiving approximately $1.2 million in scholarships, the 27 members of the Class of 2016 earned spots at universities around the world. Check out the full list below.

Asterisks (*) indicate schools from which students accepted offers of admission.

U.S. Universities

  • Baylor University
  • Bradley University
  • Butler University
  • California Institute of Technology*
  • College of William and Mary*
  • DePaul University*
  • Drake University*
  • Georgia Institute of Technology*
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Miami University (Ohio)*
  • Michigan State University
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • New York University*
  • Northwestern University*
  • Syracuse University*
  • Tulane University*
  • University of Arizona*
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of California, Los Angeles*
  • University of Colorado – Boulder*
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Denver
  • University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign 
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Iowa*
  • University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
  • University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)*
  • University of Washington – Seattle* 
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison*
  • Wesleyan University*

UK, Canadian & European Universities

UK university offers are conditional and matriculation is contingent upon final IB results.

  • Birmingham City University
  • Canterbury Christ Church University
  • City University London
  • Coventry University
  • Durham University*
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • Imperial College London
  • Leiden University
  • McGill University*
  • Newcastle University*
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Queen Mary University of London*
  • Queens University (Canada)
  • Royal Holloway, University of London*
  • SOAS, University of London
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Brighton
  • University of Bristol
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Edinburgh*
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of St. Andrews*
  • University of Warwick
  • University of York
  • Utrecht University*

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