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College Acceptances Class of 2017

The Class of 2017 is to be congratulated for its outstanding admission results. Despite being faced with incredible competition and tremendous odds, members of the Class of 2017 were admitted into top colleges and universities across the country and around the world. Webb seniors typically average five college acceptances each. The list below reflects the 169 colleges and universities that accepted Webb applicants this year.
 
 
American University
Babson College
Bard College
Baylor University
Bennington College
Bentley University
Boston College
Brandeis University
Bryn Mawr College
Bucknell University
California Lutheran University
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Monterey Bay
California State University, Sacramento
Carleton College
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
Chapman University
College of Charleston
Claremont McKenna College
Clark University
Colby College
Colgate University
Colorado College
Colorado School of Mines
Columbia University
Concordia University, Portland
Connecticut College
Cornell College
Dartmouth College
DePaul University
Dickinson College
Drake University
Drexel University
Emerson College
Emory University
The Evergreen State College
Fordham University
The George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Gettysburg College
Gonzaga University
Grand Canyon University
Hamilton College
Hampshire College
Haverford College
Hawaii Pacific University
High Point University
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Hofstra University
Howard University
Illinois College
Indiana University, Bloomington
Johns Hopkins University
Kenyon College
Lake Forest College
Lehigh University
Lewis & Clark College
Linfield College
Loyola Marymount University
Loyola University New Orleans
Marymount California University
Menlo College
Middlebury College
Mills College
Mount Saint Mary’s University, Chalon
New York University
New York University, Shanghai
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Occidental College
Pacific University
Pennsylvania State University
Pepperdine University
Pitzer College
Pomona College
Pratt Institute
Purdue University
Reed College
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rhode Island School of Design
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Saint Louis University
Saint Mary’s College of California
San Diego State University
San Francisco State University
Santa Clara University
Sarah Lawrence College
Savannah College of Art and Design
Scripps College
Sewanee: The University of the South
Skidmore College
Smith College
Sonoma State University
Southern Methodist University
Spelman College
St. John’s College
St. John’s University
Stanford University
Swarthmore College
Syracuse University
Temple University
Texas A&M University
The New School, Eugene Lang
The Ohio State University
Trinity College
Trinity University
Tufts University
Tulane University
Union College
United States Military Academy, West Point
University of Arizona
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 Connecticut
University of Denver
University of Hartford
University of Hawaii, Manoa
University of Hong Kong
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
University of La Verne
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of North Texas
University of Oklahoma
University of Oregon
University of the Pacific
University of Pennsylvania
University of Portland
University of Puget Sound
University of Redlands
University of Richmond
University of Rochester
University of San Diego
University of San Francisco
University of Southern California
University of Texas, Austin
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Upper Iowa University
Ursinus College
Vanderbilt University
Vassar College
Washington and Lee University
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University
Whitman College
Whittier College
Willamette University
College of William and Mary
Williams College
Yale University, NUS College
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