College Counseling

The St. Mary’s Academy college counseling team offers a personalized, comprehensive program beginning in 9th Grade. With a student to counselor ratio of 15:1, every senior regularly meets to exchange information about campus visits and to discuss essays, applications or ideas. Your student will gain the self-knowledge and skills to explore colleges that fit her needs and interests.

Our graduates are women who make a difference in the world, and the college counseling team plays an important role in guiding them toward their future.

Click HERE to see a list of colleges and universities
granting acceptance to the Class of 2019!

Admission counselors may now go to to schedule an appointment to visit our high school. (Please email Phil Gentry at if you have any questions.)

$9.9 million

awarded in merit-based scholarships to the Class of 2018



college counselors with 60+ years of experience



student:counselor ratio



college/university admissions representatives visit SMA each year

List of Colleges and Universities Accepting Students from the Class of 2019


American University

Arizona State University

Austin College

Belmont University

Benedictine College

Berklee College of Music

Boston College

Boston University

Brandeis University

Butler University

California Lutheran University

College of Charleston

College of Saint Benedict

Colorado Mesa University

Colorado School of Mines

Colorado State University

Cornell College

Creighton University

Denison University

Drake University

Drexel University

Elon University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott

Emory University

Florida State University

Fordham University

Fort Lewis College

Gonzaga University

Grand Canyon University

Hamilton College - NY

Indiana University at Bloomington

Kansas State University

Kenyon College

Lawrence University

Lewis & Clark College

Loyola Marymount University

Loyola University Chicago

Macalester College

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Miami University, Oxford

Montana State University College of Technology

Montana State University, Bozeman

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Northeastern University

Northern Arizona University

Oakland University

Occidental College

Oregon State University

Pennsylvania State University

Pepperdine University

Purdue University

Reed College

Regis University

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Saint Joseph’s University

Saint Louis University

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

San Diego State University

Santa Clara University

Seattle Pacific University

Seattle University

Simmons University

Southern Methodist University


St. Catherine University, St. Paul

St. John’s College

Stony Brook University

Syracuse University

Texas A&M University

Texas Christian University

The College of Wooster

The New School

The Ohio State University

The University of Alabama

The University of Arizona

The University of Findlay

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, San Diego

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Cruz

University of Chicago

University of Colorado at Boulder

University of Colorado at Denver

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

University of Connecticut

University of Denver

University of Findlay

University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Kansas

University of Kentucky

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

University of Miami

University of Michigan

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

University of Mississippi

University of Missouri Columbia

University of New Mexico

University of Northern Colorado

University of Notre Dame

University of Oregon

University of Pittsburgh

University of Portland

University of Puget Sound

University of Richmond

University of Rochester

University of San Diego

University of San Francisco

University of South Carolina

University of South Florida, Tampa

University of St. Thomas

University of Virginia

University of Washington

University of Wisconsin, Madison

University of Wyoming

Villanova University

Wake Forest University

Western Colorado University

Westminster College

Westmont College

Whitman College

Willamette University

Williams College

Students and their families benefit from several college-exploration events throughout the year including college nights and fall visits from more than 70 colleges from across the country.

The Road Ahead

Explore many of the prestigious universities our graduates attend.