April 15, 2018

2018 College Match Results

Thus far this year, we have had 119 low-income seniors get into Top 25 colleges and 162 get into Top 50 colleges.

Over the past four years, 72% of College Match seniors have been admitted into at least one Top 25 College and 96% have been admitted into at least one Top 50 College. We expect that the numbers below will increase after the Wait List process is complete in May. 94% of College Match students graduate from college.

Four-year admissions totals for these superb institutions of higher learning follow:

  • Wellesley – 64 admissions
  • Middlebury – 141 admissions
  • Smith – 100 admissions
  • Harvard – 13 admissions
  • Brown – 41 admissions
  • Stanford – 14 admissions
  • 21 into Yale – 21 admissions
  • Swarthmore – 18 admissions
  • Bowdoin – 35 admissions
  • Cornell – 18 admissions
  • Dartmouth – 42 admissions
  • Columbia – 17 admissions
  • Princeton – 17 admissions
  • UPenn – 10 admissions
  • Georgetown – 15 admissions
  • Pomona – 12 admissions
  • Vassar – 64 admissions
  • Franklin & Marshall – 73 admissions
  • Williams – 16 admissions
  • Carleton – 23 admissions
  • Bates – 14 dmissions
  • Wesleyan – 24 admissions
  • Haverford – 7 admissions
  • Amherst – 12 admissions
  • MIT – 5 admissions
  • Colby – 21 admissions
  • Hamilton – 12 admissions
  • Macalester – 34 admissions
  • Claremont McKenna – 11 admissions
  • UC-Berkeley – 153 admissions

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"Wow! Congratulations. If there were a Nobel Prize for college admissions, you'd be a shoo-in."

– Edward B. Fiske Former Education Editor of The New York Times and Author of The Fiske Guide to Colleges

"You believed in us so much that we finally began believing in ourselves."

– Rosa Avila Yale, OB/GYN, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center Chicago

"College Match is one of the top college access programs in the country. You make a positive difference in the lives of a lot of deserving kids."

– David Borus Former Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, Vassar College

"I went from Jordan High School [in Watts] to standing next to a member of the Supreme Court."

– Antonio Ingram Yale & Berkeley Law — Morrison & Foerster, Federal Judicial Clerkship, Government of Malawi

"Just spectacular. So many people we know are talk, talk, talking. You are doing. What a powerful impact you are having-changing the lives of so many young people. Just think where most of them would be were it not for you and your work."

– Arnie Miller Former Director of the White House Presidential Personnel Office

"College Match is a network for students to connect with one another and strive for their dreams together."

– Rudy Torres Brown University

"It is clear that you are doing extremely important work to enable these young people to realize their potential. Nothing could be more important. Keep it going."

– Bill George Former CEO of Medtronic and the author of the best selling book, True North, which focuses on outstanding leadership

"I will be graduating from Columbia Law School and hope to make contributions to improving the wellbeing of low-income minority communities through looking at disparities in public health."

– Jennifer Anderson Columbia Law School

"Exceptionally impressive."

– Mel Levine Former United States Congressman

"College Match is doing the work that is so essential to youngsters with talent who need a staircase more than a step to reach their educational goals."

– Shirley M. Hufstedler Former U. S. Secretary of Education

"I want to commend you on the work you are doing with students in the Los Angeles area. It is work that is definitely needed."

– Mike Krzyzewski Head Basketball Coach at Duke University and U. S. Olympic Coach

"Your record is simply incredible. We watch with great admiration as College Match offers a pathway for so many young people to realize their potential. Your vision and record are truly inspirational."

– Bill Corr Former Deputy Secretary, Federal Dept. Of Health and Human Services

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