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.

The Class of 2020 was Accepted into these Colleges and Universities*Attending colleges in bold. Congratulations, graduates!

Adelphi University
Bard College (2)
Bennington College
Brandeis University
California College of the Arts
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Carroll College (Montana)
Clark University
Colby-Sawyer College
College of Charleston
College of Wooster
Columbia College Chicago
DePaul University
Drew University
Georgia State University
Goldsmiths, University of London
Goucher College
Kenyon College
Knox College
Lawrence University
Linfield College
Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University New Orleans
Marist College
Marymount Manhattan College
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences
Occidental College
Oregon State University
Pacific Lutheran University
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Parsons The New School of Design
Polimoda International Institute of Design & Marketing
Portland Community College
Reed College
Rhodes College
Rider University
Savannah College of Art and Design
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Seattle University
Skidmore College
St. Edward’s University
Temple University
The American University of Paris
University of Alabama
University of Arizona
University of California, Davis
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Denver
University of Edinburgh
University of London – Birkbeck
University of New Hampshire
University of Oregon (5)
University of Oregon, Clark Honors College
University of Portland
University of Puget Sound
University of Redlands
University of Rhode Island
University of San Francisco
University of Vermont
University of Victoria
Wagner College
Wesleyan University
Western Washington University
Whitman College
Willamette University


  • Giving

    The hottest ticket in town: Our annual auction features performances and art by Northwest Academy students. The event draws a broad audience of current families and community arts patrons.

    Club Cabaret
  • Scholarships

    About 25% of Northwest Academy students receive scholarship support each year.

  • Community Service

    In addition to Community Service requirements in both the middle and high school, the entire school participates in service days during the year.

    Community Service
    Service Day at The Audubon Society
  • Exceptional Faculty

    Teachers include professional artists, writers, and performers as well as former college instructors.

    Exceptional Faculty
    Teachers As Mentors