College Counseling

College Placements

Mercersburg has a long tradition of sending its graduates to a wide variety of colleges and universities both domestic and international. Over the past four years, Mercersburg students were accepted at more than 450 colleges and universities, including the following:
Albright College - 4
Allegheny College - 6
American International College - 1
American University - 15
Amherst College - 1
Assumption College - 2
Babson College - 5
Bard College - 3
Bard College Berlin - 1
Barnard College - 2
Bates College - 4
Baylor University - 4
Beloit College - 4
Binghamton University, SUNY - 2
Blinn College - 1
Boston College - 13
Boston University - 32
Bowdoin College - 1
Brandeis University - 5
Brigham Young University - 1
Brown University - 2
Bucknell University - 25
Butler University - 1
Cabrini University - 1
Cal Poly, Pomona - 1
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo - 2
Caldwell University - 1
California Institute of Technology - 1
California University of PA - 2
Campbell University - 1
Carleton College - 2
Carnegie Mellon University - 7
Case Western Reserve University - 15
Catholic University of America - 3
Centre College - 1
Chapman University - 9
Chestnut Hill College - 1
Christopher Newport University - 3
Clark University - 2
Clarkson University - 2
Clemson University - 7
Colby College - 5
Colgate University - 3
College of Charleston - 18
College of the Holy Cross - 2
College of William and Mary - 14
College of Wooster - 5
Colorado College - 6
Columbia College Chicago - 3
Columbia University - 2
Connecticut College - 12
Cornell University - 13
Dartmouth College - 5
Davidson College - 6
Davis & Elkins College - 1
Denison University - 6
DePaul University - 5
DePauw University - 1
DeSales University - 2
Dickinson College - 19
Dominican University of CA - 1
Drew University - 6
Drexel University - 30
Duke University - 4
Duquesne University - 4
Eckerd College - 8
Edinboro University of PA - 1
Elizabethtown College - 2
Elon University - 25
Emerson College - 2
Emory & Henry College - 1
Emory University - 15
Fairfield University - 4
Flagler College - 1
Florida Gulf Coast University - 1
Florida Institute of Technology - 4
Florida State University - 3
Fordham University - 28
Franklin & Marshall College - 16
Franklin Pierce University - 1
Furman University - 13
George Mason University - 6
George Washington University - 18
Georgetown University - 11
Georgia Institute of Technology - 10
Georgia State University - 2
Gettysburg College - 15
Goucher College - 5
Grinnell College - 3
Guilford College - 4
Hamilton College (NY) - 14
Hampden-Sydney College - 3
Hampshire College - 4
Hartwick College - 4
Harvard University - 1
Harvey Mudd College - 1
Haverford College - 2
Hawaii Pacific University - 1
High Point University - 14
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - 20
Hood College - 2
Howard University - 3
Illinois Institute of Technology - 3
Ithaca College - 8
Jacksonville University - 1
Jefferson - 1
Johns Hopkins University - 10
Juniata College - 6
Kalamazoo College - 1
Kenyon College - 9
Lafayette College - 4
Lebanon Valley College - 7
Lehigh University - 9
Lewis & Clark College - 6
Long Island University, Post - 1
Loyola University Chicago - 3
Loyola University Maryland - 12
Loyola University New Orleans - 5
Lynchburg College - 6
Macalester College - 5
Marist College - 7
Maryland Institute College of Art - 3
Marymount Manhattan College - 1
McDaniel College - 7
McGill University - 4
Mercer University - 1
Merrimack College - 3
Messiah College - 3
Miami University, Oxford - 7
Michigan State University - 1
Middlebury College - 9
Mississippi State University - 2
Morgan State University - 1
Mount Holyoke College - 4
Mount St. Mary’s University - 4
Muhlenberg College - 13
New York Institute of Technology - 1
New York University - 40
North Carolina State University - 1
Northeastern University - 28
Northwestern University - 4
Oberlin College - 3
Occidental College - 5
Otis College of Art and Design - 1
Pace University, NYC - 4
Pennsylvania State University - 28
Pepperdine University - 3
Pitzer College - 3
Pomona College - 2
Princeton University - 2
Providence College - 4
Purchase College, SUNY - 1
Purdue University - 17
Queen’s University - 1
Quinnipiac University - 1
Radford University - 2
Reed College - 2
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - 7
Rhode Island School of Design - 2
Rhodes College - 7
Rice University - 6
Richmond, The American International University in London - 3
Ringling College of Art and Design - 1
Roanoke College - 5
Rochester Institute of Technology - 3
Roger Williams University - 1
Rollins College - 7
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology - 1
Rowan University - 1
Saint Francis University - 1
Saint Joseph’s University - 5
Saint Michael’s College - 7
Salisbury University - 1
Salve Regina University - 1
Santa Clara University - 7
Savannah College of Art and Design - 7
School of the Art Institute of Chicago - 4
School of Visual Arts - 1
SciencesPo, Columbia University - 1
Seattle University - 1
Sewanee: The University of the South - 11
Shenandoah University - 7
Shepherd University - 5
Skidmore College - 4
Smith College - 5
Southern Methodist University - 18
St. Bonaventure University - 1
St. John’s University, Queens - 1
St. Lawrence University - 6
Stanford University - 2
Stetson University - 3
Stevens Institute of Technology - 3
Stevenson University - 4
Susquehanna University - 10
Swarthmore College - 2
Sweet Briar College - 1
Syracuse University - 23
Temple University - 9
Texas A&M University - 10
Texas Christian University - 5
Texas Tech University - 2
The New School - 4
Trinity College - 10
Trinity University - 11
Tufts University - 9
Tulane University - 17
Union College - 7
United States Air Force Academy - 1
United States Military Academy - 6
United States Naval Academy - 23
University College London - 4
University of British Columbia - 2
University of California, Berkeley - 6
University of California, LA - 12
University of Chicago - 4
University of Cincinnati - 2
University of Dayton - 3
University of Denver - 14
University of Detroit Mercy - 1
University of Edinburgh - 1
University of Hawaii at Manoa - 1
University of Houston - 2
University of Iowa - 3
University of Kentucky - 5
University of Lynchburg - 2
University of Maryland, College Park - 13
University of Miami - 21
University of Michigan - 10
University of New Haven - 1
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - 7
University of North Carolina at Greensboro - 1
University of Notre Dame - 1
University of Oklahoma - 3
University of Oregon - 2
University of Pennsylvania - 5
University of Pittsburgh - 30
University of Redlands - 4
University of Richmond - 13
University of Rochester - 5
University of San Diego - 1
University of San Francisco - 5
University of South Carolina - 12
University of South Florida, Tampa - 2
University of Southern California - 7
University of St Andrews - 1
University of Tampa - 5
University of Texas, Austin - 8
University of Virginia - 23
Ursinus College - 8
Vanderbilt University - 2
Vassar College - 4
Villanova University - 9
Virginia Commonwealth University - 8
Virginia Tech - 16
Wake Forest University - 8
Washington and Jefferson College - 4
Washington and Lee University - 6
Washington College - 5
Washington University in St. Louis - 2
Wellesley College - 6
Wesleyan University - 2
West Virginia University - 7
Western New England University - 1
Western Washington University - 1
Westminster College - 2
Wheaton College MA - 4
Whitman College - 2
Whittier College - 5
Widener University - 5
Willamette University - 2
Wilson College - 3
Wittenberg University - 1
Wofford College - 3
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - 5
Xavier University - 1

Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 435 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center.
Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236
GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236
717-328-6173