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.
Alabama A&M University
Alabama State University
American University
Amherst College
Arcadia University
Arizona State University
Art Center College of Design
Ashland University
Auburn University
Bard College
Barnard College
Bates College
Belmont University
Beloit College
Benedict College
Bennington College
Bentley University
Bethune-Cookman University
Boston College
Boston University
Bowdoin College
Brandeis University
Brown University
Bryn Mawr College
Bucknell University
California College of the Arts
California Institute of Technology
California Institute of the Arts
California Lutheran University
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
California State University, Channel Islands
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Monterey Bay
California State University, Northridge
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design
Champlain College
Chapman University
Claremont McKenna College
Clark Atlanta University
Clark University
Clemson University
Colby College
Colgate University
College of Charleston
Colorado College
Colorado State University
Columbia College
Columbia University
Concordia University
Connecticut College
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Denison University
DePaul University
Drew University
Drexel University
Duke University
Earlham College
Elon University
Emerson College
Emory University
Endicott College
Fairfield University
Fordham University
Fort Valley State University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology 
Gonzaga University
Goucher College
Grambling State University
Grinnell College
Hamilton College
Hampshire College
Harvard University
Harvey Mudd College
Haverford College
High Point University
Hofstra University
Howard University
Indiana University
Ithaca College
Jackson State University
Johns Hopkins University
Juniata College
Kalamazoo College
Kenyon College
King's College London
Knox College
La Salle University
Lafayette College
Langston University
Lehigh University
Lewis & Clark College
Linfield University
Louisiana State University
Loyola Marymount University
Loyola University Chicago
Macalester College
Marist College
Marquette University
Maryland Institute College of Art
Marymount Manhattan College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
McGill University
Mercer University
Miami University-Oxford
Michigan State University
Middlebury College
Montana State University
Morgan State University
Muhlenberg College
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Occidental College
Ohio Wesleyan University
Oregon State University
Otis College of Art and Design
Oxford College of Emory University
Pace University
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Parsons School of Design at The New School
Pennsylvania State University
Pepperdine University
Philander Smith College
Pitzer College
Pomona College
Pratt Institute
Princeton University
Providence College
Purdue University
Queen's University
Quinnipiac University
Reed College
Rhode Island School of Design
Rice University
Richmond The American International College in London
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 Drama at The New School
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Scripps College
Seattle University
Seton Hall University
Skidmore College
Smith College
Southern Methodist University
Spelman College
St John's College
St. Lawrence University
St. Olaf College
Stanford University
Swarthmore College
Syracuse University
Texas Christian University
Texas Southern University
The American University of Paris
The College of Wooster
The New School
The Ohio State University 
The University of Alabama
The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Warwick
Trinity College
Trinity College Dublin
Tufts University
Tulane University of Louisiana
Union College
United States Naval Academy
University of Arizona
University of Arkansas
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, Colorado Springs
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Connecticut
University of Delaware
University of Denver
University of Georgia
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Houston
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 Minnesota-Twin Cities
University of New Hampshire
University of New Haven
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina Wilmington
University of Notre Dame
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 Vermont
University of Virginia
University of Washington 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Vanderbilt University
Vassar College
Villanova University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Wake Forest University
Washington State 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
William and Mary
Williams College
Yale University

Just the Facts

List of 4 items.

  • The Class of 2021

    plans to attend college in 19 states and 2 countries besides the U.S. About 32% of the class will stay in California. 
  • 26%

    of the Class of 2021 intend to major in STEM fields - including math, engineering, biology, chemistry, and computer science.
  • 8%

    of the Class of 2021 plan to pursue Arts programs.
  • 83%

    of the Class of 2021 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. 

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.