College Acceptances

ORCA College Acceptances

Connections Academy graduates have been accepted to leading colleges and universities across the United States and around the world. We prepare students for the rigors of higher education with a college-preparatory curriculum, including many honors and Advanced Placement courses; highly qualified teachers, who are experts in their field of instruction and online learning; and school counselors, who advise students on their options and coach them on the college admissions process.

Some of the schools Connections Academy students have been accepted to include:

  • American University
  • Amherst College
  • Auburn University
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Bowdoin College
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Cornell University
  • College of William and Mary
  • Furman University
  • Grove City College
  • Harvard University 
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Lawrence University
  • Marquette University
  • New York University
  • Northwestern University
  • Notre Dame University
  • Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Pepperdine University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Rice University
  • Rider University
  • Stanford University
  • Syracuse University
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Vassar College
  • Wellesley College
  • Williams College

Many Connections Academy graduates are also accepted to two-year colleges or choose to pursue careers after graduation.

View the full list of Connections Academy graduates’ four-year college acceptances.

Academy of Art University
Adams State College
Adrian College
Albright College
Alderson-Broaddus College
Alfred University
Allegheny College
Allen University
Alvernia University
American Musical and Dramatic Academy
American Public University
American University
American University of Paris (France)
Amherst College
Anderson University
Andrews University
Antioch University McGregor
Appalachian State University
Arcadia University
Arizona State University
Art Institute of Atlanta
Art Insitute of Portland
Ashland University
Auburn University
Auburn University at Montgomery
Augsburg College
Augusta State University
Azusa Pacific University
Baldwin-Wallace College
Ball State University
Bard College
Barry University
Baylor University
Bellarmine University
Belmont University
Beloit College
Bemidji State University
Benedict College
Benedictine College
Benedictine University
Berea College
Berklee College of Music
Bethany College
Bethany Lutheran College
Bethel College
Bethel University
Biola University
Black Hills State University
Bloomfield College
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Boise State University
Boston College
Boston Conservatory
Boston University
Bowdoin College
Bowling Green State University
Brenau University
Brevard College
Bridgewater College
Brigham Young University
Bryn Mawr College
Brunel University (England)
Butler University
Cabrini College
California Institute of the Arts
California Lutheran University
California State Polytechnic University: Pomona
California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo
California State University: Bakersfield
California State University: Chico
California State University: Dominguez Hills
California State University: Fresno
California State University: Fullerton
California State University: Long Beach
California State University: Los Angeles
California State University: Northridge
California State University: San Bernardino
California State University: San Marcos
California State University: Stanislaus
California University of Pennsylvania
Calvin College
Capital University
Carleton University
Carlow University
Carnegie Mellon University
Carroll College
Carthage College
Catholic University of America
Cazenovia College
Cedar Crest College
Central Bible College
Central Pennsylvania College
Central Washington University
Chadron State College
Chaminade University of Honolulu
Chapman University
Charleston Southern University
Chatham University
Chestnut Hill College
Christopher Newport University
City University of New York: Brooklyn College
City University of New York: City College
City University of New York: Hunter College
City University of New York: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Clarke University
Clearwater Christian College
Clemson University
Cleveland Institute of Music
Cleveland State University
Coastal Carolina University
Coe College
Coker College
College of Charleston
College of Idaho
College of Mount St. Joseph
College of Notre Dame of Maryland
College of St. Benedict
College of St. Scholastica
College of Visual Arts
College of William and Mary
Colorado Christian University
Colorado College
Colorado Mesa University
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado State University
Colorado State University: Fort Collins
Colorado State University: Pueblo
Columbia College
Columbia College Chicago
Columbia International University
Columbia Southern University
Columbus College of Art and Design
Columbus State University
Concordia College: Moorhead
Concordia University
Concordia University: St. Paul
Concordia University Wisconsin
Converse College
Corban College
Corban University
Cornell College
Cornell University
Cornish College of the Arts
Crown College
Dakota State University
Defiance College
Delaware State University
Delaware Valley College
DeSales University
DeVry University: Columbus
DeVry University: Fort Washington
DeVry University: Online
DigiPen Institute of Technology
Dillard University
Dordt College
Drew University
Drexel University
Drury University
Duke University
Duquesne University
East Carolina University
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Eastern University
Eastern Nazarene College
Eastern Oregon University
Eastern Washington University
Eckerd College
Edgewood College
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Elizabeth City State University
Elizabethtown College
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Emerson College
Emory University
Emory & Henry College
Emporia State University
Evangel University
Evergreen State College
Excelsior College
Farleigh Dickinson University: Metropolitan Campus
Faulkner University
Ferris State University
Fisk University
Flagler College
Florida Atlantic University
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Institute of Technology
Florida International University
Florida State University
Fordham University
Fort Lewis College
Francis Marion University
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Franklin Pierce University
Full Sail University
Furman University
Gannon University
Geneva College
George Fox University
George Mason University
George Washington University
Georgia College and State University
Georgia State University
Globe University
Gonzaga University
Grace College
Grand Canyon University
Grand Valley State University
Green Mountain College
Greenville College
Grove City College
Guilford College
Gustavus Adolphus College
Gwynedd-Mercy College
Hamline University
Hanover College
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Hartwick College
Harvard University
Heidelberg University
High Point University
Hiram College
Hofstra University
Holy Family University
Hood College
Hope College
Houghton College
Howard University
Humber Insitute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Humboldt State University
Husson University
Idaho State University
Illinois College
Illinois State University
Immaculata College
Indiana Institute of Technology
Indiana State University
Indiana University Bloomington
Indiana University Kokomo
Indiana University Northwest
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Indiana University Southeast
Indiana Wesleyan University
Iowa State University
Ithaca College
Jacksonville University
Jamestown College
John Cabot University
John Carroll University
Johnson & Wales University: Charlotte
Johnson & Wales University: Denver
Johnson & Wales University: North Miami
Johnson & Wales University: Providence
Juniata College
Kalamazoo College
Kansas State University
Keenesaw State University 
Kent State University
Kettering University
Keystone College
King's College
Knox College
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
La Roche College
La Salle University
La Sierra University
Laboratory Institute of Merchandising
Lackawanna College
LaGrange College
Lake Forest College
Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Lander University
Lawrence Technological University
Lebanon Valley College
Lees-McRae College
Lewis & Clark College
Liberty University
Lincoln University
Lindenwood University
Linfield College
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
Longy School of Music of Bard College
Los Angeles City College Theatre Academy
Louisiana College
Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Louisiana Tech University
Lourdes College
Loyola Marymount University
Loyola University New Orleans
Lycoming College
Lynchburg College
Macalester College
Malone University
Manchester College
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
Maranatha Baptist Bible College
Marietta College
Marquette University
Mars Hill College
Marshall University
Mary Baldwin College
Marymount Manhattan College
Marywood University
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
McKendree University
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Mercer University
Mercy College of Health Sciences
Mercyhurst College
Merrimack College
Messiah College
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Miami University
Miami University: Oxford Campus
Michigan State University
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Middle Tennessee State University
Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Mills College
Minot State University
Minnesota School of Business: Plymouth
Minnesota State University Mankato
Minnesota State University Moorhead
Misericordia University
Missouri University of Science and Technology 
Monmouth College
Montana State University: Billings
Montana State University: Bozeman
Moore College of Art and Design
Moravian College
Morris College
Mount Aloysius College
Mount Mary College
Mount Mercy College
Mount St. Mary's College
Mount St. Mary's University
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Muhlenberg College
Murray State University
Muskingum University
Neumann University
Newbury College
Nevada State College
New York University
Nicholls State University
Norfolk State University
North Carolina Wesleyan College
North Dakota State University
North Greenville University
North Park University
Northeastern University
Northern Arizona University
Northwest Missouri State University
Northwest Nazarene University
Northwest University
Northwestern College
Northwestern University
Notre Dame College
Notre Dame de Namur University
Nova Southeastern University
Nyack College

Oak Hills Christian College
Oakland University
Oakwood University
Oglethorpe University
Ohio Dominican University
Ohio Northern University
Ohio State University: Columbus Campus
Ohio State University: Lima Campus
Ohio State University: Mansfield Campus
Ohio University
Ohio Valley University
Ohio Wesleyan University
Oklahoma Baptist University
Old Dominion university
Oregon Institute of Technology
Oregon State University
Otterbein College
Pace University
Pacific Lutheran University
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Pacific University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Park University
Penn State Abington
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Penn State Altoona
Penn State DuBois
Penn State Lehigh Valley
Penn State Mont Alto
Penn State Schuylkill
Penn State Shenango
Penn State University Park
Penn State York
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Pepperdine University
Philadelphia Biblical University
Pittsburgh State University
Point Loma Nazarene University
Point Park University
Portland State University
Pratt Institute
Presbyterian College
Purdue University
Purdue University Calumet
Queens University of Charlotte
Quest University Canada
Regent University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rice University
Richmond University, The American University in London
Rider University
Ringling College of Art and Design
Robert Morris University
Robert Morris University: Chicago
Rochester College
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rockhurst University
Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design
Rosemont College
Rutgers University
Rutgers University: New Brunswick
Rutgers University: Piscataway
Saginaw Valley State University
Saint Augustine's College
Saint Cloud State University
Saint Joseph's College
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Saint Joseph's University
Saint Louis University
Saint Peter's College
Salisbury University
San Diego Christian College
San Diego State University
San Francisco Art Istitute
San Francisco State University
Santa Clara University
Savannah College of Art and Design
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Scripps College
Seattle University
Seattle Pacific University
Seton Hall University
Seton Hill University
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Siena College
Simmons College
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Sonoma State University
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
South Dakota State University
Southeast Missouri State University
Southeastern Lousiana University
Southeastern University
Southern Adventist University
Southern Arkansas University
Southern Methodist University
Southern Oregon University
Southern Virginia University
Southwest Minnesota State University
Southwestern College
Southwestern University
Southwestern Adventist University
Spring Arbor University
St. Andrews University
St. Catherine University
St. Francis University
St. John Fisher College
St. John's University
St. Mary's of the Woods College
St. Mary's College of California
St. Olaf College
St. Vincent College
St. Xavier University
Stanford University
State University of New York at Albany
State University of New York at Binghamton
State University of New York at Buffalo
State University of New York at Stony Brook
State University of New York College at Buffalo
Stetson University
Stevens Institute of Technology
Suffolk University
Susquehanna University
Syracuse University
Taylor University
Temple University
Texas A&M University
The Citadel
The College of New Jersey
The Master's College
Thiel College
Tiffin University
Transylvania University
Trevecca Nazarene University
Trinity College
Troy University
Union University
United States Air Force Academy
University of Advancing Technology
University of Akron
University of Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama in Huntsville
University of Alaska Anchorage
University of Arizona
University of Bridgeport
University of British Columbia (Canada)
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 Central Florida
University of Central Oklahoma
University of Cincinnati
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
University of Colorado at Denver
University of Connecticut
University of Dayton
University of Denver
University of Detroit Mercy
University of East London (England)
University of Essex (England)
University of Findlay
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Greenwich (England)
University of Guelph (Canada)
University of Hartford
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Idaho
University of Indianapolis
University of Iowa
University of Kansas
University of La Verne
University of Louisville
University of Maryland: College Park
University of Maryland: Eastern Shore
University of Maryland: University College
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Boston
University of Michigan
Univeristy of Michigan: Dearborn
University of Michigan: Flint
University of Miami
University of Middlesex (England)
University of Minnesota: Crookston
University of Minnesota: Duluth
University of Minnesota: Morris
University of Minnesota: Twin Cities
University of Missouri: Kansas City
University of Mobile
University of Montana
University of Nevada: Las Vegas
University of Nevada: Reno
University of New Mexico
University of New Orleans
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University of North Dakota
University of North Florida
University of North Texas
University of Northern Colorado
University of Notre Dame
University of Oklahoma
University of Oregon
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
University of Portland
University of Puget Sound
University of Redlands
University of Rhode Island
University of Rio Grande
University of San Diego
University of Scranton
University of South Carolina
University of South Carolina at Aiken
University of South Carolina Upstate
University of South Dakota
University of South Florida
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
University of Southern Indiana
University of St. Thomas
University of the Arts
University of the Pacific
University of the South
University of Tampa
University of Tennessee: Knoxville
University of Texas: Austin
University of Toledo
University of Tulsa
University of Utah
University of Vermont
University of Virginia's College at Wise
University of Washington
University of Waterloo (Canada)
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
University of Wisconsin-Stout
University of Wisconsin-Superior
University of Wyoming
Ursinus College
Utica College
Valparaiso University
Valley City State University
Valley Forge Christian College
Vassar College
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Intermont College
Virginia Wesleyan College
Viterbo University
Walla Walla University
Warner Pacific College
Washington Adventist University
Washington State University
Watkins College of Art, Design, and Film
Wayne State University
Waynesburg University
Weber State University
Webster University
Wellesley College
Wesley College
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Coast Baptist College
West Virginia University
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Western Carolina University
Western Michigan University
Western Oregon University
Western Washington University
Westminster College
Westmont College
Westwood College: Denver North
Whitman College
Whittier College
Whitworth University
Wichita State University
Widener University
Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada)
Wilkes University
William Jewell College
Willamette University
Williams College
Wilmington College
Wilson College
Winona State University
Winthrop University
Wittenberg University
Wofford College
Wright State University
Xavier University
Xavier University of Louisiana
York College of Pennsylvania
Youngstown State University

Information on college acceptances is self-reported by students, but is based on counselor-verified lists of colleges/universities to which students submitted applications.