College Guidance

College Stats & Matriculation

Each year, Archer girls collectively gain acceptance into the finest universities in the country and around the world. Selecting from many options, our students choose the college that is right for them, as individuals. That means you can find Archer girls just about anywhere: the Ivy League, the Pac-12, art schools and conservatories, regional liberal arts havens, and national research universities.

College Enrollment

*The members of Archer’s last three graduating classes received admissions to the following colleges. The schools to which they matriculated are in bold.
American University
Arizona State University
Art Center College of Design
Auburn University
Babson College
Bard College
Barnard College
Bates College
Beloit College
Birmingham-Southern College
Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Brown University
Bryn Mawr College
California College of the Arts
California Institute of the Arts
California Lutheran University
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
California State University, Channel Islands
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Monterey Bay
California State University, Northridge
California State University, Sacramento
Carleton College
Case Western Reserve University
Chapman University
Chatham University
Clark Atlanta University
Clark University
Colby College
College of Charleston
College of the Atlantic
College of William and Mary
Colorado College
Colorado State University
Columbia College Chicago
Columbia University
Connecticut College
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
DePaul University
Dickinson College
Drew University
Drexel University
Eckerd College
El Camino College
Elon University
Emerson College
Emory University
Fordham University
Franklin & Marshall College
Georgetown University
Gonzaga University
Goucher College
Grinnell College
Hamilton College
Hampshire College
Hampton University
Haverford College
Hawaii Pacific University
Howard University
Indiana University at Bloomington
Johns Hopkins University
Kenyon College

King's College London
La Sierra University
Lafayette College
Lake Forest College
Lawrence University
Lehigh University
Lewis & Clark College
Los Angeles Valley College
Loyola Marymount University
Loyola University Chicago
Macalester College
Marist College
Marlboro College
Marquette University
McDaniel College
McGill University
Miami University, Oxford
Michigan State University
Middlebury College
Mount Holyoke College
Mount Saint Mary's University
Muhlenberg College
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences
Occidental College
Otis College of Art and Design
Pace University
Pennsylvania State University
Pitzer College
Portland State University
Pratt Institute
Purchase College State University of New York
Purdue University
Reed College
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rhode Island School of Design
Ringling College of Art and Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
San Diego State University
San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco State University
Santa Clara University
Santa Monica College
Sarah Lawrence College
Savannah College of Art and Design
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
School of Visual Arts
Scripps College
Seattle University
Simmons College
Skidmore College
Smith College
Sonoma State University
Southern Adventist University
Southern Methodist University
Spelman College
St. John's College
Stanford University
Suffolk University
Syracuse University
The American University of Paris
The College of Wooster
The George Washington University
The New School
The Ohio State University
The University of Alabama
The University of Arizona
The University of Edinburgh
The University of Iowa
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Trinity College
Trinity College Dublin
Tufts University
Tulane University
Union College (NY)
University College Dublin
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Merced
University of California, Riverside
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Chicago
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Denver
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Kentucky
University of La Verne
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of New Hampshire at Durham
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Puget Sound
University of Redlands
University of Rhode Island
University of Richmond
University of Rochester
University of San Diego
University of San Francisco
University of South Carolina
University of Southern California
University of St Andrews
University of Tokyo
University of Utah
University of Vermont
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Vanderbilt University
Vassar College
Washington State University
Washington University in St. Louis
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University
West Los Angeles College
Western Washington University
Whitman College
Whittier College
Willamette University
Williams College
Xavier University
Xavier University of Louisiana
Yale University

Just the Facts

List of 4 items.

  • The Class of 2018

    plans to attend college in 20 states and 1 country besides the U.S. Only about 25% of the class will stay in California. 
  • 30%

    of the Class of 2018 intend to major in STEM fields - including math, engineering, biology, chemistry, and computer science.
  • 10%

    of the Class of 2018 plan to major in Film and/or Communication.
  • 93%

    of the class of 2018 were admitted to one or more of their top 3 choices.
  • Students are admitted to a wide array of majors and programs including architecture, biology, business, communications/journalism, engineering, English, film studies, history, international relations, pre-law and pre-medicine, liberal arts, math, music, political science, psychology, science, social sciences, theatre, and more.
  • Archer graduates have been recruited to play competitive collegiate sports such as basketball, soccer, volleyball, swimming and softball.
  • Below is a sampling of several highly-selective programs to which our graduates have been admitted:
    • University of California, Berkeley - College of Engineering, Regents and Chancellors scholarship
    • Brown University Program in Liberal Medical Education (only 90 offers nationally)
    • Carnegie Mellon
    • Boston Conservatory
    • STRIDE Research Program at Smith
    • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts
    • The Barrett Honors College at ASU
    • Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
    • The Clark Honors College at U of O
    • University of Southern California, Presidential Scholars