Though some students are still deciding on their next step or may choose to take a gap year after graduation, PCHS has traditionally had a very high college placement rate. With over 80% of graduates going on to universities across the nation and world: the class of 2021 is no exception. Here is a list of colleges 2021 PCHS graduates have been accepted to so far:
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, American University, Arizona State University, Auburn University, Bates College, Berklee College of Music, Boise State University, Boston University, Bowdoin College, Brandeis University, Brewton-Parker College, Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Broadview University, Brown University, Bryant & Stratton College, California Polytechnic State University, California Institute of Technology, California Lutheran University, California State University Long Beach, Carnegie Mellon University, Central Washington University, Chapman University, Claremont McKenna College, Clark Honors College, Clemson University, Colgate University, College of Charleston, Colorado Christian University, Colorado Mesa University, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, Columbia College, Columbia University, Connecticut College, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Davidson College, Dixie State College, Elon University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Emerson College, Emory University, Fashion Institute of Technology, Florida State University, Full Sail University, Fort Lewis College, George Fox University, George Mason University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Southern University, Gonzaga University, Grand Canyon University, Hamilton College, Harvard University, Haverford College, Iowa State University, Kenyon College, King's College London, Lewis & Clark College, Louisiana State University, Loyola Marymount University, Lynn University, Macalester College, McGill University, Michigan State University, Middlebury College, Montana State University, Mountainland Technical College, New Mexico State University, New York University, Northeastern University, Northern Arizona University, Northern Michigan University, Northwestern University, Occidental College, Ohio State University, Oregon State University, Pace University, Pacific Lutheran University, Pacific University, Penn State University, Pepperdine University, Pitzer College, Point Loma Nazarene University, Pomona College, Portland State University, Purdue University College of Engineering, Reed College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Salem State University, Salt Lake Community College, San Diego State University, Santa Clara University, Savannah College of Art and Design, Scripps College, Seattle University, Seton Hall University, Smith College, Sonoma State University, South Dakota School of Mines, Southern Methodist University, Southern Nazarene University, Southern Utah University, St. John’s University, St. Mary’s College or Maryland, St. Mary’s University, St. Olaf College, Stanford University, SUNY Cortland, Syracuse University, Texas A&M University, Texas Christian University, Texas State University, The New School, Trinity College, Tufts University, Tulane University, United States Air Force Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy, United States Military Academy West Point, United States Naval Academy, University of Arizona, University of Athens, University of California Berkeley, University of California Davis, University of California Irvine, University of California Los Angeles, University of California San Diego, University of California Santa Barbara, University of Chicago, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Denver, University of Edinburgh, University of Florida, University of Georgia, University of Glasgow, University of Hawaii System, University of Idaho, University of Illinois, University of Iowa, University of Iowa - Honors College, University of Manchester, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Miami, University of Montana, University of North Carolina, University of Northern Colorado, University of Notre Dame, University of Ohio, University of Oklahoma, University of Oregon, University of Pennsylvania, University of Portland, University of Richmond, University of San Diego, University of San Francisco, University of South Carolina, University of Southern California, University of St Andrews, University of Tennessee, University of Texas at Austin, University of Utah, University of Utah - Honors College, University of Vermont, University of Victoria, University of Virginia, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin, University of Wyoming, Utah State University, Utah Valley University, Vassar College, Villanova University, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest University, Washington State University, Washington University, Weber State University, Wesleyan University, Western Colorado University, Western Washington University, Westminster College, Willamette University, William and Mary, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Wheaton College, Yale University
Bolded Colleges are Ivy League Schools or had <10% acceptance rates in 2019.