The University Admissions Department works closely with Senior School students during their final years at Ashbury College. Its mission is to provide guidance and counselling for every graduate. The ever-changing University information is shared on a timely basis with students, parents and faculty.
University Placement Program
- Advice on course selections (Grades 11 and 12)
- Information on university choices
- Student information sessions that coincide with key application cycles
- Onsite presentations from University representatives (over 25 from North America, United Kingdom and abroad)
- Student support with the application, admissions and scholarship processes
- Parent information sessions
- One-on-one counselling
- University Placement Rate
Ashbury College has had a 100% university placement rate for the last 16 years. This year, 86% of graduates were admitted to their first choice university. Students have attended universities around the world including: Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), Princeton University, UC Berkeley, UCLA, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, McGill University, Queen’s University, University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, Western University, Cambridge University, Imperial College, London School of Economics, University College London, University of Dublin - Trinity College, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, Sorbonne University of Paris, University College of Utrecht, and the University of Hong Kong.
In 2016, 78% of the graduating class received $1.5 million dollars in scholarships. Several students, this year, received the top award from their university, including the Chancellor’s Scholarship at Queen’s University, the Presidential Scholarship at The George Washington University, The National Scholarship at Western University, and the Major Scholarship at McGill University. Over the years, Ashbury graduates have also been successful winning many other significant scholarships including the Schulich Leaders Scholarship, the National Scholarship at the University of Toronto, the President's Scholarship at University of Guelph, the Chancellor's Scholarship University of Ottawa, the Toyota Earth Day Scholarship, the Miller Thomson Scholarship, the Canadian Merit Scholarship (National Award), Millennium Scholarship, provincial awards, and numerous local awards as well as the U.S. National Merit Scholarship. In addition, this year one of our students was chosen for the House of Commons Page program.
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