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
Arcadia University
Arizona State University
ArtCenter College of Design
Ashland University
Auburn University
Bard College
Barnard College
Bates College
Belmont University
Bennington College
Bentley University
Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Brown University
Bryn Mawr College
Bucknell University
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
California College of the Arts
California Institute of Technology
California Institute of the Arts
California Lutheran University
California State University Channel Islands
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Monterey Bay
California State University, Northridge
California State University, Long Beach
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
Champlain College
Chapman University
Clark Atlanta University
Clark University
Colby College
Colgate University
College of Charleston
Columbia College Chicago
Columbia University
Connecticut College
Cornell University
Denison University
DePaul University
Dickinson College
Drew University
Drexel University
Duke University
Earlham College
Eckerd College
Elon University
Emerson College
Emory University
Endicott College
Fairfield University
Fordham University
Franklin and Marshall College
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Gonzaga University
Goucher College
Grinnell College
Hampshire College
Hampton University
Harvard College
Harvey Mudd College
Haverford College
Hawaii Pacific University
High Point University
Howard University
Hult International Business School
Indiana University
Ithaca College
Johns Hopkins University
Juniata College
Kenyon College
Knox College
La Salle University
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
Lewis & Clark College
Linfield College
Loyola Marymount University
Loyola University Chicago
Macalester College
Marist College
Marquette University
Maryland Institute College of Art
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mercer University
Miami University-Oxford
Michigan State University
Middlebury College
Montana State University
Morgan State University
Mount Saint Mary's University
Muhlenberg College
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Occidental College
Ohio Wesleyan University
Otis College of Art and Design
Pace University
Pennsylvania State University
Pitzer College
Pomona College
Portland State University
Pratt Institute
Princeton University
Providence College
Purdue University
Queen's University
Quinnipiac University
Reed College
Rhode Island School of Design
Rice University
Ringling College of Art and Design
Rutgers University
Saint Louis University
Saint Mary's College of California
San Diego State University
San Francisco State University
Santa Barbara City College
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
Skidmore College
Smith College
Southern Methodist University
Spelman College
St Lawrence University
Stanford University
Syracuse University
Texas Christian University
The American University of Paris
The College of Wooster
The New School
The Ohio State University
The University of Alabama
The University of Arizona
The University of Texas at Austin
Trinity College
Trinity College Dublin
Tufts University
Tulane University
Union College
United States Naval Academy
University College Dublin
University of British Columbia
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, Boulder
University of Delaware
University of Denver
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Iowa
University of Kentucky
University of Maryland
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of New Hampshire
University of New Haven
University of North Carolina
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Portland
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 Southern California
University of St Andrews
University of the Pacific
University of Toronto
University of Utah
University of Vermont
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Vanderbilt University
Vassar College
Villanova University
Wake Forest University
Washington University in St Louis
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University
Western Connecticut State University
Western Michigan University
Western University
Wheaton College
Whitman College
Willamette University
Williams College
Xavier University of Louisiana
Yale University

Just the Facts

List of 4 items.

  • The Class of 2020

    plans to attend college in 19 states and 1 country besides the U.S. About 23% of the class will stay in California. 
  • 23%

    of the Class of 2020 intend to major in STEM fields - including math, engineering, biology, chemistry, and computer science.
  • 10%

    of the Class of 2020 plan to major in Film and/or Communication.
  • 95%

    of the class of 2020 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, track, 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
    • United States Naval Academy
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. SBA Equal Opportunity | Title IX Facts

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.