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College Placements

2014-2017 College Acceptances

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 over 450 colleges and universities. They were accepted at an additional 221 universities and colleges in addition to the following selection of schools:
Albright College - 2
Allegheny College - 5
American University - 21
Amherst College
Assumption College - 2
Babson College - 4
Bard College - 3
Bard College Berlin
Barnard College
Bates College - 4
Baylor University - 3
Beloit College - 3
Boston College - 15
Boston University - 39
Brandeis University - 4
Brigham Young University
Brown University
Bucknell University - 24
Buffalo State College of SUNY
Butler University - 3
Cal Poly - 2
Caldwell University - 2
California University of PA - 3
Carleton College
Carnegie Mellon University - 11
Case Western Reserve Univ - 16
Catholic University of America - 4
Centre College - 2
Chapman University - 13
Christopher Newport Univ - 2
Claremont McKenna College
Clark University - 3
Clarkson University - 2
Clemson University - 9
Colby College - 5
Colgate University - 4
College of Charleston - 15
College of the Holy Cross - 3
College of William and Mary - 12
College of Wooster - 4
Colorado College - 5
Columbia College - 3
Columbia University - 3
Connecticut College - 12
Cornell University - 11
Dartmouth College - 4
Davidson College - 6
Denison University - 8
DePaul University - 5
DePauw University
Dickinson College - 17
Drew University - 7
Drexel University - 33
Duke University - 2
Duquesne University - 6
Eckerd College - 7
Elizabethtown College - 3
Elon University - 22
Emerson College - 3
Emory & Henry College - 2
Emory University - 15
Eugene Lang College - 2
Fairfield University - 3
Florida Institute of Technology - 4
Florida State University - 3
Fordham University - 21
Franklin and Marshall College - 17
Furman University - 8
George Mason University - 8
George Washington University - 23
Georgetown University - 11
Georgia Institute of Technology - 9
Georgia State University - 2
Gettysburg College - 17
Goucher College - 5
Grinnell College - 2
Guilford College - 7
Hamilton College (NY) - 11
Hampden-Sydney College - 4
Hampshire College - 4
Hartwick College - 3
Harvard University
Harvey Mudd College
Haverford College - 2
Hawaii Pacific University - 2
High Point University - 14
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - 19
Hood College - 2
Illinois Institute of Technology - 3
Ithaca College - 12
Johns Hopkins University - 12
Juniata College - 3
Kalamazoo College
Kenyon College - 8
Lafayette College - 5
Lebanon Valley College - 4
Lehigh University - 12
Lewis & Clark College - 6
Loyola Marymount University - 7
Loyola University Chicago - 3
Loyola University Maryland - 12
Loyola University New Orleans - 5
Lynchburg College - 6
Macalester College - 4
Marist College - 5
Marquette University - 3
Maryland Inst College of Art
Marymount Manhattan College - 2
McDaniel College - 8
McGill University - 5
Merrimack College - 4
Messiah College - 4
Miami University, Oxford - 9
Middlebury College - 7
Mount Holyoke College - 4
Mount St. Mary’s University - 7
Muhlenberg College - 13
New York Institute of Tech - 3
New York University - 39
Northeastern University - 27
Northwestern University - 3
Oberlin College
Occidental College - 4
Pace University, NYC - 6
Pennsylvania State University - 32
Pepperdine University - 3
Pitzer College - 3
Pomona College - 2
Princeton University - 2
Providence College - 4
Purdue University - 13
Queen’s University - 2
Quinnipiac University - 3
Radford University - 4
Reed College - 3
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - 6
Rhode Island School of Design
Rhodes College - 7
Rice University - 7
Richmond The American Int’l
College in London - 3
Roanoke College - 7
Rochester Institute of Tech - 4
Rollins College - 6
Rose-Hulman Institute of Tech - 2
Saint Francis University - 2
Saint Joseph’s University - 5
Saint Michael’s College - 5
Salisbury University - 2
Santa Clara University - 5
Savannah College of Art and
Design - 4
School of the Art Inst of Chicago - 4
School of Visual Arts
Sewanee: The University of the
South - 7
Shenandoah University - 9
Shepherd University - 5
Skidmore College - 4
Smith College - 3
Southern Methodist University - 13
St. John’s University, Queens - 3
St. Lawrence University - 5
St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Stanford University
Stetson University - 4
Stevens Institute of Technology - 5
Stevenson University - 4
Susquehanna University - 8
Swarthmore College - 3
Syracuse University - 22
Temple University - 9
Texas A&M University - 9
Texas Christian University - 3
Texas Tech University - 4
The New School - 5
Trinity College - 9
Trinity University - 7
Tufts University - 10
Tulane University - 12
UNC Chapel Hill - 11
Union College - 11
United States Military Academy - 7
United States Naval Academy - 20
University College London - 3
University of British Columbia - 3
University of California, Berkeley - 7
University of California, LA - 13
University of Chicago - 4
University of Cincinnati - 2
University of Dayton - 3
University of Denver - 9
University of Edinburgh - 2
University of Houston - 3
University of Iowa - 2
University of Kentucky - 4
University of Mary Washington - 9
University of Maryland,
College Park - 15
University of Miami - 18
University of Michigan - 13
University of Mississippi - 7
University of Notre Dame - 2
University of Pennsylvania - 6
University of Pittsburgh - 31
University of Redlands - 6
University of Richmond - 18
University of Rochester - 6
University of San Diego - 3
University of San Francisco - 5
University of South Carolina - 9
University of South Florida, Tampa - 3
University of Southern California - 5
University of Tampa - 7
University of Texas, Austin - 7
University of the Pacific - 5
University of Virginia - 27
Ursinus College - 6
Vanderbilt University - 3
Vassar College - 2
Villanova University - 9
Virginia Commonwealth
University - 8
Virginia Tech - 20
Wake Forest University - 8
Washington and Jefferson College - 6
Washington and Lee University - 7
Washington College
Washington University in St. Louis - 3
Wellesley College - 6
Wesleyan University - 4
West Virginia University - 6
Westminster College - 3
Wheaton College MA - 4
Whitman College - 2
Whittier College - 4
Widener University - 6
Willamette University - 2
Williams College
Wilson College - 3
Wofford College - 3
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - 2
Xavier University
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.
300 East Seminary Street, Mercersburg, PA 17236
GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236
717-328-6173