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Presenting the Class of 2012, 100 Percent Four-Year College Admission

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St. Margaret’s Episcopal School is pleased to present the graduating Class of 2012. Each of these 108 new Tartan alumni has earned admission to a four-year college or university. In total, the Class of 2012 received 509 acceptance letters from more than 180 colleges and universities around the world, providing them unbounded opportunity for their futures and tough choices to make.

The graduates have made their final decisions, and they will attend 70 colleges and universities in 25 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, France and Scotland, including American University of Paris, Berklee College of Music, Brown University, College of Charleston, Emory University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Middlebury College, Princeton University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Stanford University, University of Southern California, University of Chicago, University of Oregon and University of Pennsylvania.

Forty-two percent will attend schools in California, including California Polytechnic State University, University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, and University of San Francisco. States outside of California receiving the largest number of matriculates are Massachusetts (8), New York (7), Texas (7), Colorado (5), Pennsylvania (5), Maryland (4) and Maine (3).

An unprecedented three St. Margaret’s graduates will matriculate to the nation’s highly selective service academies. Jacob Garrett and Kent Iizuka will attend the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis and Matthew Duenes will attend the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Fifty-seven of our seniors will attend college with at least one other St. Margaret’s classmate at one of 20 colleges: Chapman University (4), New York University (4), Southern Methodist University (4), University of California, Santa Barbara (4), University of Colorado at Boulder (4), University of Southern California (4), Boston College (3), California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo (3), California State University, Fullerton (3), Stanford University (3), University of California, Berkeley (3), University of San Diego (3), Colby College (2), Harvard University (2), Haverford College (2), Johns Hopkins University (2), St. Olaf College (2), United States Naval Academy (2), University of San Francisco (2) and Westmont College (2).

Class of 2012 College Admission Highlights:

• 100 percent of graduates admitted to a four-year college or university.

• 46 graduates (43 percent of the class) will attend a college ranked “Most Competitive” by Barron’s.

• 66 graduates (61 percent of the class) will attend a college ranked “Most Competitive” or “Highly Competitive” by Barron’s.

• Eight students were admitted to Ivy League schools: Brown University, Columbia University, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University and Yale University.

• Six students will attend five Ivy League schools: Brown University, Columbia University, Harvard University (2), Princeton University and University of Pennsylvania.

• Private colleges enrolling the most students: Chapman University (4), New York University (4), Southern Methodist University (4), University of Southern California (4), Boston College (3), Stanford University (3), University of San Diego (3).

• University of California campuses enrolling the most students: University of California, Santa Barbara (4), University of California, Berkeley (3).

• The number of St. Margaret’s students admitted to University of California campuses was equal to or increased from last year for all campuses, except for UC Santa Barbara.

• Three students will attend service academies: United States Naval Academy (2), United States Air Force Academy (1).

• Two students will attend international universities: The American University of Paris and University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

Please click here to review the full list of colleges and universities that accepted our students.

Please click here to review the complete list of colleges and universities where our students have chosen to attend in the fall.

 

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