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The Class of 2021 has completed their first round of college applications. 64 applications have been completed to meet the November 1 early application deadlines. Two-thirds of the 73 members of the Class of 2021 have chosen to submit under early application programs. By November 15 early application deadlines, students in the Class of 2021 will have applied to 50 unique colleges and universities. We are proud of Waterford seniors’ work on their college essays and applications this fall. We are grateful for the efforts that go into their teacher recommendations by Upper School faculty, and pause to reflect on the impact their teachers over the years have had in students’ growth and preparation to reach this point.

Please see a list of colleges where students have applied Early Action, Early Decision, or Priority by November 15. Our students' diverse range of interests and sought experiences can be seen by this incredible list of colleges and universities. 

Bard College
Bowdoin College
Brigham Young University
Brown University
California Institute of Technology
Chapman University
Colorado College
Colorado School of Mines
Columbia University
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Drexel University
Duke University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology (Main Campus)
Harvard University
Lewis & Clark College
Loyola Marymount University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
New York University
Purdue University (Main Campus)
Reed College
Saint Mary's College of California
Seattle University
Stanford University
Temple University
Tufts University
Tulane University of Louisiana
University of Cambridge
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Denver
University of Florida
University of Maryland (College Park)
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina Wilmington
University of Oregon
University of Puget Sound
University of Virginia (Main Campus)
University of Washington (Seattle Campus)
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
U.S. Naval Academy
University of Wisconsin (Madison)
Vanderbilt University
Villanova University
Westmont College
Willamette University
Yale University
Upper School

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