College Acceptance

 

Which universities have accepted our graduates?

Ultimately, students who are happiest about their college choice are those who understand their own abilities and needs best and who are, therefore, able to choose the school that best fits them. They have researched their lists well, visited campuses, asked the big and small questions, and, as a result, they have found good matches, schools they can truly embrace. 

In our brief history (as we are a young school), TFS students have usually had the self-awareness to make such matches. They listen to their hearts and their heads; they let their passions, self-knowledge and hard-earned insights guide them, not fashions, status concerns, or college rankings. Our students have indeed gone to the best colleges, which means they've found the colleges that are best for them. Our work will, at every step, be oriented towards that goal.

Our graduates have been accepted to an impressive and diverse range of universities. U.S. News & World Report is well-known for its rankings of national, liberal arts, and regional universities and colleges in the United States. As a courtesy to our international visitors here on our site, the rankings for 2016-17 are noted behind the college name. Note: We have listed here only those colleges that ranked in the top 50 in each category. 

BEST NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES

Stanford University - #5

University of Chicago - #3 (tied)

Vanderbilt University - #15 (tied)

University of Notre Dame - #15 (tied)

Washington University - St. Louis - #19

University of Virginia - #24 (tied)

Carnegie Melon - #24 (tied)

Wake Forest University - #27 (tied)

Tufts University - #27 (tied)

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill  - #30

Boston College - #31

University of Rochester - #32 (tied)

Brandeis University - #34 (tied)

Georgia Institute of Technology - #34 (tied)

Case Western Reserve - #37 (tied)

University of California - Santa Barbara - #37 (tied)

University of California – Irvine - #39 (tied)

Northeastern University - #39 (tied)

University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign  - #44 (tied)

University of Wisconsin - Madison - #44 (tied)

University of California - Davis - #44 (tied)

University of California - San Diego - #44 (tied)

Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) - #50 (tied)

 

BEST NATIONAL LIBERAL ARTS UNIVERSITIES

Wellesley College - #3

Swarthmore College - #4

Smith College - #12

United States Military Academy at West Point - #19

Denison University - #20 (tied)

Wesleyan University - #21

Kenyon College - #27 (tied)

Barnard College - #27 (tied)

Bryn Mawr College - #31

Centre College - #44 (tied)

Rhodes College - #44 (tied)

Franklin and Marshall College - #47 (tied)

 

BEST MIDWEST REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES

Augustana University - #3

Goshen College - #5

Truman State University - #8 (tied)

Drury University - #11

Webster University - #24 (tied)

North Central College - #44

 

BEST SOUTHERN REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES

Belmont University - #6

 

BEST NORTHERN REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES

Rutgers University - #32

 

BEST WESTERN REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES

Seattle University - #8