Class of 2017 Achieves Outstanding College Outcomes | Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School


Class of 2017 Achieves Outstanding College Outcomes

As our students become scientists, artists, humanitarians, entrepreneurs and more, they carry the knowledge, skills and life lessons they learned at SJND. Supported by expert faculty and an unparalleled team of academic counselors, the Class of 2017 has achieved remarkable success in their graduation outcomes:  

  • The UC Berkeley admit rate for the SJND Class of 2017 was 35%. Five students will attend this fall.
  • Anna Victoria Serbin '17, who will attend Harvard University in the fall (admit rate 5.2%), was also admitted to Emory University, Rice University, and Duke University. In total, she was offered more than $730,000 in gift aid from admitting institutions.
  • Stephanie Sanchez '17 will attend Fordham University's highly selective B.A. in Theatre Performance program. Only 15% of applicants are admitted to join the 20 student cohort.
  • Valedictorian Emily Stehr '17 was admitted to Dartmouth College. The admit rate for Fall 2017 was 10.4%, the most selective admissions cycle at Dartmouth since 2013. 
  • 12 SJND students will attend a University of California campus (UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, UC Merced).
  • 20 SJND students will attend a California State University campus.
  • 14 SJND students will attend a California private university including Claremont McKenna College, Pitzer College, University of San Francisco, Pepperdine University, and University of San Diego.
  • 14 SJND students will attend an out of state private university including Fordham University, Harvard University, Dartmouth College, The George Washington University, University of Portland, Seton Hall University.
  • 14 SJND students will attend an out of state public university including University of Oregon, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Pittsburgh, and University of Washington. 

The Class of 2017 earned admission to a variety of distinguished public and private colleges and universities. Sixty percent of the class was offered scholarship and grant money to support their post-secondary educational pursuits. In total, $4.9 million in gift aid was offered to our graduating seniors. Below is the full college admissions list for the Class of 2017 (schools at which students have submitted an Intent to Register are in bold):

American Academy of Dramatic Arts

American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA)

American University

Arizona State University

The University of Arizona

Azusa Pacific University

University of British Columbia

California College of the Arts

California Lutheran University

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

California State University, Channel Islands

California State University, Chico

California State University, Dominguez Hills

California State University, East Bay

California State University, Fullerton

California State University, Long Beach

California State University, Los Angeles

California State University, Monterey Bay

California State University, Northridge

California State University, Sacramento

California State University, San Bernardino

California State University, Stanislaus

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 California, Santa Cruz

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Chapman University

Claremont McKenna College

Colby College

University of Colorado at Boulder

Colorado State University

University of Connecticut

Coppin State University

Cornish College of the Arts

Dartmouth College

University of Delaware

DePaul University

Dillard University

Dominican University of California

Drexel University

Duke University

Emerson College

Emory University

Fairfield University

Fordham University

The George Washington University

Georgetown University

Gonzaga University

Grambling State University

Hampton University

Harris-Stowe State University

Harvard University

University of Hawaii at Hilo

University of Hawaii at West Oahu

Hawaii Pacific University

Holy Names University

Humboldt State University

John Carroll University

Johns Hopkins University

University of La Verne

Langston University

Loyola Marymount University

Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Maryland

Manhattan College

Marquette University

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Montana State University, Billings

Montana State University, Bozeman

Morgan State University

University of Nevada, Reno

New York University

Northern Arizona University

Notre Dame de Namur University

Occidental College

Ohio Wesleyan University

Oregon College of Art & Craft

University of Oregon

Otis College of Art and Design

Pacific Northwest College of Art

Pennsylvania State University

Pepperdine University

University of Pittsburgh

Pitzer College

University of Portland

University of Puget Sound

Purdue University

University of Redlands

Regis University

Rice University

Saint Mary's College of California

San Diego State University

University of San Diego

San Francisco State University

University of San Francisco

San Jose State University

Santa Clara University

Seattle Pacific University

Seattle University

Seton Hall University

Sonoma State University

University of Southern California

Southern Oregon University

St. Cloud State University

St. Edward's University

St. John's University (NY)

The University of Tampa

University of Washington

West Virginia State University

Whitman College

Whittier College