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848s99 SMES sweatshirt 2013 WebSt. Margaret’s Episcopal School will present its senior Class of 2013 for graduation this Saturday recognizing the students’ scholarship, accomplishments and readiness to embark on college and the next level of goals and aspirations.

The graduates have made their final decisions, and they will attend 60 colleges and universities in 17 states and the District of Columbia, including Boston College, Columbia University, Cornell University, Drexel University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, New York University, Stanford University, Tufts University, University of Notre Dame, University of Southern California, University of Pennsylvania and Yale University. In total, the 103 new Tartan alumni received 552 acceptance letters from more than 235 colleges and universities.

“Students in the Class of 2013 pursued passions and were admitted to specific programs in the arts, engineering, business, as well as liberal arts. As college counselors, we are proud of all the students in this class and wish them well,” said Director of College Counseling Roland Allen.

Forty-seven percent will attend schools in California, including California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University and University of San Francisco. States outside of California receiving the largest number of matriculates are New York (7), Texas (7), Pennsylvania (6), Massachusetts (4) and Oregon (4).

Sixty-one of our seniors will attend college with at least one other St. Margaret’s classmate at one of 19 colleges: University of Southern California (11), University of California, Berkeley (5), Loyola Marymount University (4), University of Michigan (4), Harvard University (3), Southern Methodist University (3), Texas Christian University (3), University of California, Irvine (3), University of California, Loa Angeles (3), University of Oregon (3), Wheaton College, Illinois (3), California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo (2), Chapman University (2), New York University (2), Stanford University (2), University of Oklahoma (2), University of Redlands (2), Villanova University (2) and University of California, Santa Barbara (2).

Class of 2013 College Admission Highlights:

• 102 students of the class of 103 applied to and will attend a four-year college or university.

• Eighty-two students (80 percent) were admitted to a college rated “Most Competitive” or “Highly Competitive” by Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges 2013.

• Seven students will attend five Ivy League universities: Columbia University, Cornell University, Harvard College (3), University of Pennsylvania and Yale University.

• Private colleges and universities enrolling two or more students: University of Southern California (11), Loyola Marymount University (4), Harvard College (3), Southern Methodist University (3), Texas Christian University (3), Wheaton College, Illinois (3), Chapman University (2), New York University (2), Stanford University (2), University of Redlands (2), Villanova University (2).

• Public universities enrolling two or more students: University of California, Berkeley (5), University of Michigan (4), University of California, Irvine (3), University of California, Los Angeles (3), University of Oregon (3). California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo (2), University of California, Santa Barbara (2), University of Oklahoma (2).

• Students will attend 12 colleges and universities that are not on the current school profile: Baylor University, California State University, Long Beach, Colorado State University, Dickinson College, Drexel University, Eugene Lange College The New School for Liberal Arts, Grand Canyon University, Lynchburg College, Macalester College, Pace University New York City, Parsons The New School for Design, University of Redlands.

• Sixty-seven percent of students will attend a private college or university.

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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