College Acceptances

The school’s nineteenth Commencement Exercises were held on Saturday, May 28th. The Class of 2016, consisting of 101 members, was awarded just over 11.5 million dollars in college scholarship money.

  • 93 members (92% of the class) received scholarship offers, with an average award package of over $125,000 per student.
  • Of those 93 students, 88 seniors (87% of the class) received a South Carolina state scholarship award: 22 Palmetto Fellows Scholarships, 60 Life Scholarships, and 6 Hope Scholarships.
  • Six members of the class were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation: one was named National Merit Finalist and five were named National Merit Commended Students.
  • Eight members of the class committed to continue their athletic careers in college.
  • One member of the class was accepted and is planning to attend seminary.
  • The Class of 2016 was also distinguished by the addition of 18 new colleges and universities to the ever-growing list of schools to which the previous 950 graduates were accepted, including Clark University, Connecticut College, Manhattan School of Music, Northeastern University, University of Connecticut and the University of Maryland.

2011-2016 College Acceptances

American University ♦ Anderson University  ♦ Appalachian State University ♦ Aquinas College  ♦ Arizona State University ♦ Auburn University ♦ Austin Peay State University  ♦ Ave Maria University ♦ Baylor University ♦ Bellarmine University ♦ Belmont Abbey College ♦ Belmont University ♦ Benedictine College ♦ Berea College ♦ Berry College ♦ Birmingham-Southern College ♦ Boston College ♦ Bowling Green State University ♦ Brevard College ♦ Brown University ♦ Bucknell University ♦ Butler University ♦ California Polytechnic State University ♦ Campbell University ♦ Carnegie Mellon University ♦ Carroll College ♦ Carson-Newman University ♦ Case Western Reserve University  ♦ Catawba College ♦ The Catholic University of America ♦ Central Michigan University ♦ Centre College ♦ Charleston Southern University ♦ Christendom College ♦ Christian Brothers University ♦ Christopher Newport University ♦ The Citadel ♦ City University of New York—Hunter College ♦ Clark University ♦ Clarkson University ♦ Clemson University ♦ Coastal Carolina University ♦ College of Charleston ♦ College of William and Mary ♦ The College of Wooster ♦ Columbia College Chicago ♦ Columbia University ♦ Connecticut College ♦ Converse College ♦ Cornell University ♦ Daemen College ♦ Davidson College ♦ Denison University ♦ DePaul University ♦ Dominican University ♦ Drexel University  ♦ Duke University ♦ Duquesne University ♦ East Carolina University ♦ East Tennessee State University ♦ Eastern Michigan University ♦ Eckerd College ♦ Elon University ♦ Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University ♦ Emory & Henry College ♦ Emory University ♦ Erskine College ♦ Eugene Lang College ♦  The New School for Liberal Arts ♦ Fashion Institute of Technology ♦ Florida Gulf Coast University ♦ Florida State University ♦ Fordham University ♦ Francis Marion University ♦ Franciscan University of Steubenville ♦ Furman University ♦ Gardner-Webb University ♦ George Mason University ♦ The George Washington University ♦ Georgetown University ♦ Georgia Institute of Technology ♦ Georgia Southern University ♦ Gettysburg College ♦ Gonzaga University ♦ Goucher College ♦ Greenville Technical College ♦ Grove City College ♦ Hampden-Sydney College ♦ Hampton University ♦ High Point University ♦ Holy Cross College ♦ Howard University ♦ Illinois Wesleyan University ♦ Indiana University at Bloomington ♦ Jacksonville State University ♦ Jacksonville University ♦ James Madison University ♦ John Carroll University ♦ Johns Hopkins University ♦ Johnson & Wales University ♦ Kalamazoo College ♦ Kansas State University ♦ Kent State University ♦ Kenyon College ♦ King University ♦ La Salle University ♦ Lafayette College ♦ Lake Forest College ♦ Lander University ♦ Lenoir-Rhyne University ♦ Limestone College ♦ Longwood University ♦ Louisiana State University ♦ Loyola Marymount University ♦ Loyola University Chicago ♦ Loyola University Maryland ♦ Loyola University New Orleans ♦ Macalester College ♦ Maine Maritime Academy ♦ Manhattan School of Music ♦ Marian University ♦ Marquette University ♦ Mars Hill University ♦ Marshall University ♦ Marymount Manhattan College ♦ Maryville College ♦ McGill University ♦ Mercer University ♦ Meredith College ♦ Methodist University ♦ Miami University, Oxford ♦ Middlebury College ♦ Millikin University ♦ Millsaps College ♦ Mississippi State University ♦ Montana State University, Bozeman ♦ Mount Saint Mary’s University ♦ New York University ♦ Newberry College ♦ Niagara University ♦ North Carolina State University ♦ North Greenville University ♦ Northern Arizona University ♦ Northeastern University ♦ Northwestern University ♦ Oberlin College ♦ Oglethorpe University ♦ The Ohio State University ♦ Ohio University ♦ Oklahoma State University ♦ Pennsylvania State University, University Park ♦ Piedmont College ♦ Polytechnic Institute of NYU ♦ Pratt Institute ♦ Presbyterian College ♦ Princeton University ♦ Providence College ♦ Purdue University ♦ Queens University of Charlotte ♦ Randolph College ♦ Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ♦ Rhode Island College ♦ Rhodes College ♦ Rice University ♦ Ringling College of Art and Design ♦ Roanoke College ♦ Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology ♦ Saint Francis University ♦ Saint Joseph’s University ♦ Saint Louis University ♦ Saint Mary’s College ♦ Saint Michael’s College ♦ Saint Vincent College ♦ Samford University ♦ San Jose State University ♦ Savannah College of Art and Design ♦ Seton Hall University ♦ Seton Hill University ♦ Sewanee: The University of the South ♦ Shenandoah University ♦ Siena College ♦ Southern Illinois University – Carbondale ♦ Southern Polytechnic State University ♦ Southern Wesleyan University ♦ Spartanburg Methodist College ♦ Spring Hill College ♦ St. Francis Xavier University ♦ Stetson University ♦ Susquehanna University ♦ Swarthmore College ♦ Temple University ♦ Texas A&M University ♦ Texas Tech University ♦ The American Musical and Dramatic Academy ♦ Thomas Aquinas College ♦ Thomas More College ♦ Tri-County Technical College ♦ Tufts University ♦ Tulane University ♦ Union College ♦ United States Merchant Marine Academy ♦ United States Military Academy ♦ United States Naval Academy ♦ University of Alabama ♦ University of Arizona ♦ University of California, Berkeley ♦ University of California, Davis ♦ University of California, San Diego ♦ University of California, Santa Cruz ♦ University of Central Florida ♦ University of Chicago ♦ University of Cincinnati ♦ University of Colorado at Boulder ♦ University of Colorado at Colorado Springs ♦ University of Connecticut ♦ University of Dallas ♦ University of Dayton ♦ University of Detroit Mercy ♦ University of Florida ♦ University of Georgia ♦ University of Hawaii at Hilo ♦ University of Iowa ♦ University of Kentucky ♦ University of Mary Washington ♦ University of Maryland – College Park ♦ University of Massachusetts, Amherst ♦ University of Miami ♦ University of Michigan ♦ University of Minnesota, Twin Cities ♦ University of Mississippi ♦ University of Missouri Columbia ♦ University of Missouri, Kansas City ♦ University of Mount Union ♦ University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ♦ University of North Carolina at Charlotte ♦ University of Notre Dame ♦ University of Oklahoma ♦ University of Pittsburgh ♦ University of Richmond ♦ University of Rochester ♦ University of San Diego ♦ University of Scranton ♦ University of South Carolina ♦ University of South Carolina, Aiken ♦ University of South Carolina, Beaufort ♦ University of South Carolina, Lancaster ♦ University of South Carolina, Sumter ♦ University of South Carolina Upstate ♦ University of South Florida, Tampa ♦ University of Southern Maine ♦ University of Tampa ♦ University of Tennessee, Knoxville ♦ University of Texas, Austin ♦ University of Virginia ♦ Vanderbilt University ♦ Villanova University ♦ Virginia Commonwealth University ♦ Virginia Tech ♦ Wake Forest University ♦ Washington and Lee University ♦ Washington College ♦ Washington University in St. Louis ♦ Webster Univeristy ♦ Wesleyan University ♦ Western Carolina University ♦ Wingate University ♦ Winthrop University ♦ Wofford College ♦ Wright State University ♦ Wyoming Catholic College ♦ Xavier University ♦ Xavier University of Louisiana ♦ Youngstown State University