Class of 2021 College Admission Results

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Robert Lamb

We are delighted to announce that the 21 students of the Sage Ridge Class of 2021 have received over 80 college admission offers this year (see list below) and over $3.5M in merit aid/scholarship awards in aggregate thus far! Congratulations, seniors!

Our seniors faced new challenges in this year's college admission cycle as pandemic-driven, test-optional policies led to larger applicant pools at most selective institutions. Such policies are here to stay indefinitely for most colleges, as this article in the Chronicle of Higher Education explains. Not surprisingly, with record-high applicant numbers came record-low acceptance rates as well, which this report about the Ivy League and a few other elite schools shows.

Many seniors applied Early Decision I/II (a binding commitment) and/or Early Action (non-binding) with eight students making enrollment decisions from offers received through these early admission plans. Seniors have until May 1 to respond to colleges with an enrollment decision. A few have accepted college waitlist offers, which could take a week or longer after that date to resolve. Stay tuned for updates and details about our seniors' college enrollment plans!

For additional context, here is an initial list of reported overall acceptance rates for this admission cycle from College Kickstart: Class of 2025 Admission Results. Also, watch the recording of the fireside chat with four college admissions leaders hosted on April 14.

Name of College/University

  • The University of Alabama
  • Allegheny College
  • American University
  • The University of Arizona
  • Baylor University
  • Boise State University
  • Boston University
  • University of California-Davis
  • University of California-Irvine
  • University of California-San Diego (2)
  • University of California-Santa Barbara
  • University of California-Santa Cruz
  • Case Western Reserve University (2)
  • Chapman University (2)
  • Clemson University
  • Colgate University
  • University of Colorado Boulder (2)
  • University of Denver (5)
  • Elon University
  • Emory University
  • George Washington University
  • Gonzaga University (3)
  • Goucher College
  • Indiana University-Bloomington
  • University of Iowa
  • Lake Forest College
  • Lewis & Clark College
  • Montana State University
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada-Reno (10)
  • Northern Arizona University (2)
  • Occidental College
  • Oregon State University (2)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
  • Pitzer College
  • University of Portland (3)
  • University of Puget Sound
  • Reed College
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Rice University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Saint Mary's College of California
  • University of San Diego (2)
  • Santa Clara University (3)
  • Seattle University
  • Soka University of America
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Oregon (2)
  • Villanova University
  • Wake Forest University
  • Washington University in St Louis
  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus
  • Wayne State University
  • Whitman College
  • Willamette University (2)
  • The College of Wooster
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