Acceptance Profile

Class of 2017 AcceptanceS

Wyoming Seminary congratulates the success of the 131 members of its Class of 2017! Working one-on-one with their college counselors throughout their high school careers, these students were accepted to the most selective colleges and universities in the world including

Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Cornell, Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Boston University, NYU, USNA, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art, Rice, University of Michigan, Georgetown, Carnegie Mellon, Lafayette, Lehigh and more. See the full list of the exceptional schools our students will be attending in the fall by seeing the matriculation list below, and view the impressive statistics from the class profile below:

131 seniors and post-graduates from 6 states and 16 countries comprise the Class of 2017.

81 different colleges and universities in the United States or abroad enrolled students from the 2017 class.

7.1 is the average number of applications originally submitted per student to colleges and universities.

498 completed applications yielded acceptances (60.2%) from 206 colleges and universities; 239 (28.9%) of the decisions were denials, 91 (10.9%) were wait list offers.

22% of the 2017 graduates will play 10 NCAA sports in college. 79% of the Class of 2017 played one of 21 varsity sports or dance at Wyoming Seminary. 6 will play Ice Hockey Juniors.

30% of the recent seniors participated in performing arts and 25% in studio arts.

100% participated in community service near our campus and around the world.

3 National Merit Finalists and 5 Commended Students are among the class.

2017 Competitive Profile

Colleges are grouped into categories based on Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges. The following is a breakdown for the Class of 2017 in the three highest categories:

Most Competitive

For 31% of the class, admission to a Most Competitive college equaled their most selective offer.

Highly Competitive

For 31% of the class, admission to a Highly Competitive college equaled their most selective offer.

Very Competitive

For 27% of the class, admission to a Very Competitive college equaled their most selective offer.

2017 Acceptance List

The University of Alabama

Albright College

Alfred University (2)

Allegheny College (2)

American University (7)

The American University of Paris, France

Arcadia University (3)

Arizona State University (2)

The University of Arizona

Assumption College (3)

Auburn University

Babson College

Bates College

Baylor University

Becker College (2)

Beloit College (2)

Bentley University (3)

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (3)

Borough of Manhattan Community College of the CUNY

Boston University (5)

Brandeis University (2)

Brooklyn College of the CUNY

Bryant University (5)

Cabrini College (2)

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

California State University, Chico

University of California, Davis

University of California, San Diego

University of California, Santa Cruz (2)

Calvin College

Carlow University

Carnegie Mellon University (2)

The Catholic University of America (4)

Chatham University (2)

The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina

Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Cleveland Institute of Art

Coastal Carolina University (2)

Colby College

University of Colorado at Boulder

Colorado Mesa University

Colorado State University

Columbia University

Concordia University – Montreal, Canada (8)

University of Connecticut (3)

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art

Cornell University

Daemen College

University of Dallas

University of Delaware (4)

University of Denver

DePaul University

DeSales University

Dickinson College

Drew University (4)

Drexel University (10)

Duquesne University (7)

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

École des hautes études commerciales de Montréal, Canada

Elizabethtown College (2)

Elmira College (2)

Emerson College (3)

Fairfield University

Flagler College

Florida State University

University of Florida

Fordham University (7)

Franklin & Marshall College (8)

George Mason University

The George Washington University (6)

Georgetown University (2)

Gettysburg College (2)

Goucher College

Hamilton College – NY (3)

University of Hartford

Haverford College

High Point University

Hobart and William Smith Colleges (2)

Hofstra University (7)

College of the Holy Cross (2)

Hood College

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (3)

Illinois Institute of Technology

Indiana University at Bloomington

Ithaca College (3)

James Madison University

Johnson & Wales University (Providence) (3)

Kalamazoo College

Kansas State University

Kean University

Kenyon College

Keystone College

King's College (13)

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

La Salle University (2)

Lafayette College (4)

Lake Forest College

Lebanon Valley College (10)

Lehigh University (2)

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania (2)

Long Island University, Brooklyn

Loyola Marymount University

Loyola University Maryland (4)

Luzerne County Community College

Lycoming College

University of Maine (2)

Manhattan College

Manhattanville College

University of Maryland, College Park

Marymount Manhattan College

Marywood University

Massachusetts College of Art and Design (2)

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Mercy College

Mercyhurst University

Merrimack College (3)

University of Miami

University of Michigan (2)

Misericordia University (2)

Monmouth University (2)

Montclair State University

Moravian College (2)

Muhlenberg College (2)

Nazareth College

New England College

New York Institute of Technology

New York University (5)

Niagara University

North Carolina State University

Northeastern University (2)

Norwich University

University of Notre Dame (2)

Nova Southeastern University

NYU, Shanghai, China

Occidental College

Old Dominion University

Oregon State University

University of Ottawa, Canada (6)

Pace University, New York City (5)

University of the Pacific

Pennsylvania State University (14)

University of Pennsylvania (2)

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

University of Pittsburgh at Titusville

University of Pittsburgh (12)

Plymouth State University (2)

Point Park University

Pratt Institute

Princeton University

Providence College

Queen's University, Canada (4)

Quinnipiac University

Reed College

Reinhardt College

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (4)

Rhode Island School of Design

Rice University

University of Richmond

Roanoke College

Rochester Institute of Technology (4)

Saint Francis University

Saint Joseph's University (16)

Saint Michael's College

Salve Regina University

University of San Francisco (2)

Sarah Lawrence College

Savannah College of Art and Design

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

The University of Scranton (19)

Seton Hall University (7)

Skidmore College

Southern California Institute of Architecture

University of Southern California

Spelman College

Springfield College

Stevenson University

Stonehill College

Stony Brook University (2)

Suffolk University (2)

Susquehanna University (3)

Swarthmore College (2)

Syracuse University (9)

Temple University (12)

The University of Texas, Austin

The New School

University of Toronto, Canada (2)

Towson University (2)

Tufts University

Union College

United States Merchant Marine Academy

United States Naval Academy (2)

University Laval, Canada (2)

The University of the Arts (2)

Ursinus College

University of Vermont (4)

Villanova University (2)

Virginia Tech

Wagner College (2)

Washington and Jefferson College (2)

Washington and Lee University

University of Washington

Wesleyan University

West Virginia University (2)

Wheaton College MA

Wilkes University (8)

Williams College

Yale University

York College of Pennsylvania

*** Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges-Most Competitive
** Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges-Highly Competitive
* Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges-Very Competitive

2017 Matriculation List

American University (4)

Beloit College

Bentley University

Boston University (2)

Brandeis University (2)

Bryant University

Cabrini University (2)

Calvin College

Chatham University

Clarion University of Pennsylvania

College of the Holy Cross

Colorado Mesa University

Columbia University

Concordia University – Montreal, Canada (3)

Cornell University

Drexel University (3)

Duquesne University

Elizabethtown College (2)

Emerson College

Flagler College

Franklin & Marshall College (3)

Georgetown University

Gettysburg College

Goucher College

Hamilton College – NY (3)

Haverford College

High Point University

Hofstra University

Ithaca College

James Madison University

King's College (2)

La Salle University (2)

Lafayette College (2)

Lehigh University (2)

Luzerne County Community College

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Mercyhurst University

New York University (2)

Nova Southeastern University

Pace University, New York City (2)

Pennsylvania State University, University Park (2)

Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg

University of Pennsylvania (College of Arts and Sciences)

University of Pittsburgh (2)

Princeton University

Queen's University, Canada

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rice University

Saint Francis University

Saint Joseph's University (4)

Salve Regina University

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Seton Hall University

Spelman College

Susquehanna University

Syracuse University (3)

Temple University (3)

The Catholic University of America (3)

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art

The George Washington University

The University of Alabama

The University of Scranton (3)

The University of Texas, Austin

Towson University

United States Merchant Marine Academy

United States Naval Academy (2)

University Laval, Canada (2)

University of Florida

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Maryland, College Park (2)

University of Michigan

University of Ottawa, Canada

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh (2)

University of San Francisco

University of Vermont

Villanova University

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Wilkes University

York College of Pennsylvania

College Acceptances: Five Year History (2013-2017)

Adelphi University

Agnes Scott College

The University of Alabama

Albany College of Pharmacy

Albright College

Alfred University

Allegheny College

American Academy of Dramatic Arts

American University

The American University of Paris, France

Amherst College

Arcadia University

Arizona State University

The University of Arizona

Art Center College of Design

Assumption College

Auburn University

Augusta University

Augustana University

Babson College

Bard College

Baruch College of the CUNY

Bates College

Baylor University

Becker College

Belmont University

Beloit College

Bentley University

Binghamton University

Birmingham-Southern College

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Borough of Manhattan Community College of the CUNY

Boston Architectural College

Boston College

Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Boston University

Bowdoin College

Bowling Green State University

Brandeis University

University of British Columbia, Canada

Brooklyn College of the CUNY

Brown University

Bryant University

Bryn Mawr College

Bucknell University

Cabrini University

Caldwell University

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

California State University, Chico

California State University, Northridge

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Davis

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Riverside

University of California, San Diego

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Cruz

Calvin College

Carlow University

Carnegie Mellon University

Case Western Reserve University

Castleton University

The Catholic University of America

Cazenovia College

Cedar Crest College

Central Michigan University

Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design. England

Centre College

Champlain College

Chapman University

College of Charleston

Chatham University

University of Cincinnati

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina

City College of New York CUNY (The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture)

City University of New York

Claremont McKenna College

Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Clark University

Clarkson University

Cleveland Institute of Art

Cleveland Institute of Music

Coastal Carolina University

Colby College

Colby-Sawyer College

Colgate University

University of Colorado at Boulder

University of Colorado at Denver

Colorado Mesa University

Colorado State University

Columbia University

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Rhode Island

Concordia University - Montreal, Canada

Connecticut College

University of Connecticut

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art

Cornell University

Daemen College

University of Dallas

Daniel Webster College

Dartmouth College

Davidson College

Davis & Elkins College

De Anza College

Dean College

Delaware State University

Delaware Valley University

University of Delaware

University of Denver

DePaul University

DePauw University

DeSales University

Dickinson College

Drew University

Drexel University

Duke University

Duquesne University

Earlham College

East Carolina University

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Eastman School of Music of the U of Rochester

Eckerd College

Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, Canada

Elizabethtown College

Elmira College

Elon University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

Emerson College

Emmanuel College

Emory & Henry College

Emory University

Endicott College

ESSEC Business School, France

Fairfield University

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles

Fashion Institute of Technology

Flagler College

Florida Gulf Coast University

Florida Institute of Technology

Florida State University

Fordham University

Fort Lewis College

Franklin & Marshall College

Franklin Pierce University

Furman University

Gannon University

Geneva College

George Mason University

The George Washington University

Georgetown University

Georgia Institute of Technology

The University of Georgia

Georgian Court University

Gettysburg College

Gonzaga University

Goucher College

Grinnell College

Gwynedd Mercy University

Hamilton College - NY

Hampshire College

University of Hartford

Hartwick College

Harvard University

Haverford College

Hendrix College

High Point University

Hillsdale College

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Hofstra University

Hollins University

College of the Holy Cross

Hood College

Hope College

University of Houston

Howard University

Hunter College of the CUNY

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Wesleyan University

Indiana University at Bloomington

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Iona College

Iowa State University

The University of Iowa

Ithaca College

James Madison University

Johns Hopkins University

Johnson & Wales University

Juniata College

Kalamazoo College

Kansas State University

Kean University

Kenyon College

Keuka College

Keystone College

King's College

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

La Salle University

Lafayette College

Lake Forest College

Lawrence University

Le Moyne College

Lebanon Valley College

Lehigh University

Lewis & Clark College

Liberty University

LIM College (Laboratory Institute of Merchandising)

Linfield College

Long Island University, Brooklyn

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

Louisiana State University

Loyola Marymount University

Loyola University Maryland

Loyola University New Orleans

Luther College

Luzerne County Community College

Lycoming College

Lynn University

Macalester College

University of Maine

Manhattan College

Manhattan School of Music

Manhattanville College

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Marietta College

Marist College

Marquette University

Mary Baldwin University

Maryland Institute College of Art

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

University of Maryland, College Park

Marymount Manhattan College

Marywood University

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

MCPHS - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

University of Massachusetts, Boston

University of Massachusetts, Lowell

McDaniel College

McGill University, Canada

Mercy College

Mercyhurst University

Meredith College

Merrimack College

Messiah College

Miami University, Oxford

University of Miami

Michigan State University

University of Michigan

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Misericordia University

University of Mississippi

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Monmouth University

Montana State University, Bozeman

Montclair State University

Moravian College

Mount Allison University, Canada

Mount Aloysius College

Mount Holyoke College

Mount Ida College

Muhlenberg College

Nazareth College

University of New Brunswick Saint John, Canada

New England College

University of New England

University of New Haven

New Jersey Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology

New York University

Newbury College

Newcastle University

Niagara University

Nichols College

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

North Carolina State University

University of North Dakota

Northampton Community College

Northeastern University

Northern Arizona University

Northern Michigan University

Northern Virginia Community College

Northwestern University

Norwich University

University of Notre Dame

Nova Southeastern University

NYU Shanghai

Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences

Occidental College

Ohio University

Ohio Wesleyan University

The University of Oklahoma

Old Dominion University

Oregon State University

University of Oregon

University of Ottawa, Canada

Oxford Brookes University, England

Pace University, New York City

University of the Pacific

Palm Beach Atlantic University

Paul Smith's College

The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University

Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University, Altoona

Pennsylvania State University, Erie

Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg

Pennsylvania State University, Lehigh Valley

Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre

Pennsylvania State University, Worthington Scranton

University of Pennsylvania

Pepperdine University

Philadelphia University

Pierce College

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

University of Pittsburgh at Titusville

University of Pittsburgh

Pitzer College

Plymouth State University

Point Park University

Post University

Pratt Institute

Prince Edward Island, Univ of, Canada

Princeton University

Providence College

Purdue University

Queen's University, Canada

Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland

Queens College of the CUNY

Quinnipiac University

Randolph College

University of Redlands

Reed College

Regent University

Reinhardt University

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rhode Island School of Design

University of Rhode Island

Rice University

University of Richmond

Rider University

Ringling College of Art and Design

Roanoke College

Robert Morris University (PA)

Rochester Institute of Technology

University of Rochester

Roger Williams University

Rollins College

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Rosemont College

Rowan University

Rutgers University - Camden

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers University-Newark

Sacred Heart University

Saint Anselm College

College of Saint Benedict

Saint Francis University

Saint Joseph's University

Saint Leo University

Saint Louis University

Saint Martin's University

Saint Mary's College

Saint Michael's College

The College of Saint Rose

Saint Xavier University

Salve Regina University

Samford University

San Francisco Art Institute

University of San Francisco

Santa Clara University

Santa Fe College

Sarah Lawrence College

Savannah College of Art and Design

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

School of the Museum of Fine Arts

School of Visual Arts

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

The University of Scranton

Seattle University

Seton Hall University

Sewanee: The University of the South

Shenandoah University

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Simmons College

Skidmore College

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Smith College

Soka University of America

Sophia University, Japan

University of South Carolina Upstate

University of South Carolina

Southern California Institute of Architecture

University of Southern California

University of Southern Maine

Southern Methodist University

Southern New Hampshire University

Southern Utah University

Spelman College

Springfield College

St. John's College

St. John's University

St. Lawrence University

St. Thomas Aquinas College

St. Thomas University

State University of New York - Plattsburgh

State University of New York at Albany

Stetson University

Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevenson University

Stonehill College

Stony Brook University

Suffolk University

SUNY Buffalo State College

SUNY College at Cortland

SUNY College at Geneseo

SUNY College at Potsdam

SUNY College of Technology at Canton

SUNY Fredonia

SUNY Maritime College

SUNY Oswego

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Susquehanna University

Swarthmore College

Syracuse University

The University of Tampa

Taylor University

Temple University

Texas A&M University

Texas Christian University

The University of Texas, Austin

The University of Texas, San Antonio

The New School

The Ohio State University

University of Toronto

Towson University

Trinity College

Tufts University

Tulane University

University of Tulsa

Union College (New York)

United States Air Force Academy

United States Merchant Marine Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Naval Academy

Universidad de Puerto Rico

Universidad del Sagrado Corazon

Université de Montréal, Canada

University at Buffalo The State University of New York

University Laval, Canada

University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

University of Mount Union

University of St Andrews, Scotland

University of the Arts London, England

The University of the Arts

Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

Ursinus College

Utica College

Vanderbilt University

Vassar College

University of Vermont

Villanova University

Virginia Tech

University of Virginia

Wabash College

Wagner College

Wake Forest University

Washington and Jefferson College

Washington and Lee University

Washington College

Washington State University

Washington University in St. Louis

University of Washington

University of Waterloo, Canada

Wells College

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Wesleyan University

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

The University of West Georgia

West Virginia University

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Western Michigan University

Western New England University

Wheaton College MA

Wheeling Jesuit University

Whitworth University

Widener University

Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

Wilkes University

Willamette University

William Paterson University of New Jersey

Williams College

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Wofford College

Woodbury University

The College of Wooster

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

University of Wyoming

Yale University

York College of Pennsylvania

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