2016 Acceptance Profile

Wyoming Seminary congratulates the success of the 126 members of its Class of 2016! 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 Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Boston College, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brown University, Northwestern, Vanderbilt University, and more. See the full list of the exceptional schools our students will be attending in the fall, and view the impressive statistics from the 2016 College Guidance profile below:

126 seniors and post-graduates comprise the list below.

Over $10 million in merit awards offered to the Class of 2016 by their colleges and universities.

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

1,018 applications were submitted and 59.7% of the decisions were offers of admission from 239 colleges and universities.

33 Early Decision applications were filed and 19 were accepted (57.8%).

230 Early Action/Priority applications were filed and 149 were accepted (64.8%).

63.9% of the class will attend an institution outside of Pennsylvania.

2 National Merit Finalists and 8 Commended Students are included in the class.

84 colleges and universities in the United States or abroad enrolled students from the 2016 class.
 


Colleges are grouped into categories based on Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges. The following is a breakdown for the Class of 2016 in the three highest categories:    

Most Competitive
For 27.2% of the class, admission to a Most Competitive college equaled their most selective offer.

Highly Competitive
For 35.9% of the class, admission to a Highly Competitive college equaled their most selective offer.

Very Competitive
For 22.4% of the class, admission to a Very Competitive college equaled their most selective offer.

For additional information, click to expand the categories below.

  • + 2016 Acceptance List
  • + 2016 Matriculation List
  • + College Acceptance Five Year History
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