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 ACC, Big Ten, Ivy League, NESCAC, Pac-12, SEC, art schools and conservatories, regional liberal arts havens, and national research universities.

College Enrollment

*The members of Archer’s last five graduating classes matriculated to the following colleges.
American University
Auburn University
Barnard College
Bates College
Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Brown University
Bryn Mawr College
California Institute of the Arts
California Lutheran University
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
California State University, Monterey Bay
Case Western Reserve University
Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design
Chapman University
Colby College
Colgate University
Columbia University
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Dickinson College
Duke University
Elon University
Emerson College
Emory University
Fort Valley State University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Gonzaga University
Grinnell College
Hampshire College
Haverford College
Howard University
Indiana University, Bloomington
Johns Hopkins University
Kenyon College
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
Lewis & Clark College
Loyola Marymount University
Loyola University Chicago
Macalester College
Marist College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mount Saint Mary's University
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Occidental College
Otis College of Art and Design
Parsons School of Design at The New School
Pennsylvania State University (Main Campus)
Pepperdine University
Pitzer College
Pratt Institute
Princeton University
Purdue University (Main Campus)
Reed College
Rice University
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Saint Louis University
San Francisco State University
Santa Barbara City College
Santa Monica College
Sarah Lawrence College
Seattle University
Skidmore College
Smith College
Southern Methodist University
Stanford University
Swarthmore College
Syracuse University
The New School
The University of Alabama
The University of Texas at Austin
Trinity College
Tufts University
Tulane University of Louisiana
United States Naval Academy
University of Arizona
University of British Columbia
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Chicago
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Delaware
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Houston
University of Iowa
University of Maryland (College Park)
University of Michigan
University of New Haven
University of Pennsylvania
University of Puget Sound
University of Redlands
University of Richmond
University of San Francisco
University of Southern California
University of St Andrews
University of Vermont
University of Washington (Seattle Campus)
University of Wisconsin (Madison)
Vanderbilt University
Vassar College
Villanova University
Washington University in St. Louis
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University
Whitman College
Williams College
Yale University

Just the Facts

List of 4 items.

  • The Class of 2022

    plans to attend college in 17 states. About 46% of the class will stay in California.
  • 28%

    of the Class of 2022 intend to major in STEM fields - including math, engineering, biology, chemistry, and computer science.
  • 15%

    of the Class of 2022 plan to pursue Arts programs.
  • 80%

    of the Class of 2022 earned some form of merit- or need-based aid, and 8% obtained a full-tuition scholarship
  • 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, track, volleyball, swimming, and softball.
  • Below is a sampling of several highly-selective programs to which our graduates have been admitted:
    • The Barrett Honors College at ASU
    • Boston Conservatory
    • Brown University Program in Liberal Medical Education (only 90 offers nationally)
    • Carnegie Mellon
    • The Clark Honors College at U of O
    • Dickinson College, Posse Scholarship
    • Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
    • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts
    • Pepperdine University, Posse Scholarship
    • STRIDE Research Program at Smith
    • United States Naval Academy
    • University of California, Berkeley - College of Engineering,
    • Regents and Chancellors scholarship
    • University of Southern California, Presidential Scholars
The Archer School for Girls admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or other legally protected status to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or other legally protected status in its hiring or in the administration of its educational policies and programs, admissions policies, financial aid programs or other school-administered programs. 

The Archer School for Girls’ mission is to educate students in an environment specifically designed for girls. As such, the school will consider any candidate for admission who identifies as a girl. Once admitted to Archer, all students in good academic standing who abide by Archer’s code of conduct and who meet requirements for graduation will be eligible to receive an Archer diploma, regardless of any change in sexual identity or other legally protected status.