College Acceptances and Awards

College Acceptances and Awards

Our graduates are consistently accepted to, and receive awards and scholarships at, a remarkable array of excellent institutions of higher learning.  We are proud to present this comprehensive list of college and university acceptances since 2010, and this list of awards offered to our alumni at the collegiate level.

Below, please find the list of colleges and universities to which Northwest Academy’s Class of 2018 were accepted. Bold names indicate where our graduates matriculated.  Congratulations, graduates!

Agnes Scott College
American University
Bard College
Bennington College (2)
Berklee College of Music (2)
Boston University
California College of the Arts (San Francisco)
Champlain College
Clark University
College of the Atlantic
Cornell College (2)
Cornish College of the Arts
DePaul University
Earlham College
Emerson College (2)
Emory University
Gonzaga University (2)
Goucher College (5)
Guilford College
Hamilton College
Hampshire College (5)
Hawaii Pacific University
Knox College (2)
Lake Forest College
Lewis & Clark College
Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University New Orleans (2)
Macalester College
Marlboro College
Marquette University
McDaniel College (2)
Miami University, Oxford
Montana State University, Bozeman
Mount Holyoke College
Occidental College
Oregon State University (5)
Pitzer College
Purchase College State University of New York
Quest University Canada (3)
Reed College
Rhode Island School of Design
Richmond, The American International University in London
Sarah Lawrence College (2)
Savannah College of Art and Design (2)
Simon Fraser University
Skidmore College
Smith College
The College of Wooster
Tulane University
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of King’s College
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
University of Oregon (4)
University of Oregon, Robert D. Clark Honors College
University of Portland
University of Puget Sound (4)
University of Richmond
University of San Francisco (2)
University of Washington
Vassar College
Western Washington University (3)
Western Washington University, Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies (2)
Whitman College
Whittier College
Xavier University


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