College Placement

Summary Reports

These reports present an overview of the application process and outcomes for the graduating class, by year.

Overall

  • 100% of those who applied were admitted to a selective four-year college or university. One student chose to take a Gap/PG year.
  • 92% of the Class of 2015 will be attending a college ranked in the top 10% in the nation (based on data from U.S. News & World Report on 1741 accredited 4-year colleges and universities in the U.S.). 
  • On average each senior received an acceptance letter from 47% of the schools to which they applied. 
  • 47% will be attending college in the West, 40% in the East, 4% in the Mid-West, 7% in the South, and 1% will attend college abroad. 

Webb School of California

  • 47 boys in the senior class filed 388 applications to 123 colleges and received 186 acceptances (48% admit rate).
  • Each boy applied to an average of 8.3 colleges.
  • 68% applied to the University of California system and 88% were admitted. 
  • 45% applied to the Ivy League and Stanford, 38% were admitted.
  • 96% applied to the top tier colleges/universities (not including U.C. and Ivy League) and 82% were admitted.
  • 85% were admitted to at least one of their top choice colleges. 

Vivian Webb School

  •  53 girls in the senior class filed 429 applications to 142 colleges and received 198 acceptances (46% admit rate).
  • Each girl applied to an average of 8.1 colleges.
  • 58% applied to the University of California system and 81% were admitted. 
  • 34% applied to the Ivy League and Stanford, 22% were admitted.
  • 98% applied to the top tier colleges/universities (not including U.C. or Ivy League) and 85% were admitted.  
  • 94% were admitted to a top choice college. 
  • 47% of the class applied to Women’s Colleges and 48% were admitted.
  • Almost 20% of the class plan to attend a Women’s College – Vivian Webb School continues to lead the way as one of the top “feeder” schools to America's most prestigious Women’s Colleges with a 20% on average matriculation rate over the past 10 years.

Acceptance Reports

Webb seniors typically average five college acceptances each. These lists reflect all of the colleges that accepted Webb applicants, independent of the students' final matriculation decisions.

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Matriculation Reports

Webb graduates are accepted by a long list of top-ranked colleges and universities. These lists, however, includes just the colleges and universities they actually chose to attend.

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