College Acceptances

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Waldorf School of the Peninsula opened our high school in 2007; since then, we have graduated seven senior classes.

Our students’ college and university acceptances have been outstanding with 93% of WSP graduates going on to colleges and universities.

Our seniors have been accepted at the following colleges and universities:
Antioch College (Yellow Springs, OH)
Bard College (Redhook, NY)
Becker College (Worcester, MA)
Bennington College (Bennington, VT)
Berea College (Berea, KY)
Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)
Boston University (Boston, MA)
Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
California College of the Arts (Oakland & San Francisco, CA)
California Institute of the Arts (Valencia, CA)
California State University (CSU)
— Channel Islands
— Monterey Bay
— Northridge
— Cal Poly Pomona
— Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
— Stansislaus
— Cal Maritime Academy
— Humboldt State
— Sacramento State
— San Diego State
— San Francisco State
— San Jose State
— Sonoma State
Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
Champlain College (Burlington, VT)
Chapman University (Orange, CA)
Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
Clark University (Worcester, MA)
College for Creative Studies (Detroit, MI)
College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
College of Wooster (Wooster, OH)
Colorado College (Colorado Springs, CO)
Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)
Columbia College Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Concordia University (Portland, OR)
Cornell College (Mt. Vernon, IA)
Cornish College of the Arts (Seattle, WA)
DeAnza College (Cupertino, CA)
DePaul University (Chicago, IL)
Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA)
Dominican University of California (San Rafael, CA)
Eckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL)
Emerson College (Boston, MA)
Evergreen State College (Olympia, WA)
Georgetown University (Washington D.C.)
George Washington University (Washington, D.C.)
Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA)
Goucher College (Baltimore, MD)
Green Mountain College (Killington, VT)
Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
Hampshire College (Amherst, MA)
Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY)
Johnson & Wales University-North Miami (North Miami, FL)
Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
Lewis & Clark College (Portland, OR)
Linfield College (Portland, OR)
Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
Macalester College (Saint Paul, MN)
McGill University (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Mills College (Oakland, CA)
Montana State University (Bozeman, MT)
Mount Holyoke (South Hadley, MA)
Naropa University (Boulder, CO)
New York Institute of Technology (New York City, NY)
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (New York, NY)
Notre Dame de Namur University (Belmont, CA)
Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
Ohio Wesleyan University (Delaware, OH)
Oregon Institute of Technology (Klamath Falls, OR)
Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR)
Otis College of Art and Design (Los Angeles, CA)
Pacific University (Forest Grove, OR)
Pitzer College (Claremont, CA)
Prescott College (Prescott, AZ)
Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY)
Queens University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada)
Quest University (Squamish, British Columbia, Canada)
Reed College (Portland, OR)
Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, RI)
Rhodes College (Memphis, TN)
Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)
St. John’s College (Santa Fe, NM)
Saint Mary’s College of California (Moraga, CA)
Salve Regina University (Newport, RI)
San Francisco Art Institute (San Francisco, CA)
Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, NY)
Seattle University (Seattle, WA)
Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)
Smith College (Northampton, MA)
Soka University of America (Aliso Viejo, CA)
Southern Oregon University (Ashland, OR)
State University of New York at Purchase (Purchase, NY)
Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, NJ)
Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
Tallinn University (Tallinn, Estonia)
Tallinn University of Technology (Tallinn, Estonia)
Tufts University (Medford, MA)
University of British Columbia (Vancouver, British Col Canada)
University of California (UC)
— Berkeley
— Davis
— Irvine
— Los Angeles
— Merced
— Riverside
— San Diego
— Santa Barbara
— Santa Cruz
University of Colorado Boulder (Boulder, CO)
University of Hawai’i at Hilo (Hilo, HI)
University of Hawai’i at Manoa (Honolulu, HI)
University of Idaho (Moscow, ID)
University of Illinois Chicago (Chicago, IL)
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
University of the Pacific (Stockton, CA)
University of Portland (Portland, OR)
University of Puget Sound (Tacoma, WA)
University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
University of Tampa (Tampa, FL)
University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
University of Victoria (Victoria, British Col Canada)
University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON Canada)
Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Washington State University (Pullman, WA)
Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA)
Whitman College (Walla Walla, WA)
Whittier College (Whittier, CA)
Willamette University (Salem, OR)
Woodbury University (Burbank, CA)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)

A recent study conducted by the Waldorf Research Institute revealed these findings about Waldorf high school graduates in North America:

After graduating from a Waldorf high school:

  • 94% attended college or university
  • 88% graduated from college
  • 42% chose science or math as a major (50% more than U.S. average)
  • 47% chose humanities or art as a major (double the U.S. average)

Value the following:

  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Self-reliance and self-confidence
  • Critical thinking
  • Lifelong education
  • Ethical principles and helping others

Display these skills:

  • Multiple intelligences and cross-disciplinary learning
  • Global consciousness and environmental stewardship
  • Moral navigational skills
  • Creative problem solving
  • High levels of social and emotional intelligence
  • “Outside the box” or whole-picture thinking