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College Matriculation

Pacifica is proud of the of its graduates. Pacifica students have a host of options after graduation, from small liberal arts colleges to large public universities, from nearby schools to ones in a new city or state. Pacifica seniors have been accepted to one hundred and sixty six schools across the country. The school’s college preparatory liberal arts curriculum, combined with its mission of teaching students to think and live well, pays dividends in the form of countless opportunities and choices for its students.  Ninety six percent of the Class of 2013 were accepted to four year universities.  Ninety two percent of the Class of 2013 matriculated to four year Universities.  Fifty percent of the Class of 2013 matriculated to four year universities outside of California.

Recent college acceptances

  • Academy of Art University, San Francisco
  • Agnes Scott College
  • Alaska Pacific University
  • Allegheny College
  • American University
  • Anderson University
  • Arizona State University
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Bard College
  • Baylor University
  • Belmont University
  • Bentley University
  • Bethany College
  • Biola University
  • Boise State University
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • Butler University
  • California Baptist University
  • California College of the Arts
  • California Institute of Technology
  • California Lutheran University
  • California State University, Channel Islands
  • California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • California State University, East Bay
  • California State University, Fresno
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • California State University, Humboldt
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • California State University, Northridge
  • Cal Poly State University, Pomona
  • California State University, Sacramento
  • California State University, San Diego
  • California State University, San Francisco
  • California State University, San Jose
  • Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
  • California State University, San Marcus
  • California State University, Sonoma
  • California State University, Stanislaus
  • Calvin College
  • Carleton College
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cazenovia College
  • Chapman University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Colgate University
  • College of William and Mary
  • College of Wooster
  • Colorado College
  • Colorado State University
  • Columbia College
  • Concordia University
  • Concordia University, Portland
  • Connecticut College
  • Corban University
  • Cornell
  • Dallas Baptist University
  • Dartmouth College
  • DePaul University
  • Dickinson College
  • Drew University
  • Drexel University
  • Duke University
  • Duquesne University
  • Eckerd College
  • Elon University
  • Emmanuel College
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Emerson College
  • Endicott College
  • Eugene Lang College
  • Evergreen State College
  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Fordham University
  • Furman University
  • George Fox University
  • George Mason University
  • Gonzaga University
  • Gordon College
  • Goucher College
  • Grinnel College
  • Hampton University
  • Hartwick College
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • High Point University
  • Hofstra University
  • Hood College
  • Hope College
  • Houghton College
  • Howard University
  • Indiana University
  • Iona College
  • Iowa State University
  • Kenyon College
  • La Sierra University
  • LaSalle University
  • Lawrence University
  • Leslie University
  • Lewis and Clark College
  • Linfield College
  • Los Angeles Film School
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Loyola University of New Orleans
  • Marist College
  • Massachusetts College of Art & Design
  • Masters College
  • Mercer University
  • McGill University
  • Michigan State University
  • Middlebury College
  • Mills College
  • New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
  • New York University
  • North Park University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oak Valley College
  • Oberlin College
  • Occidental College
  • Ohio University
  • Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Oregon State University
  • Otis College of Art & Design
  • Pace University
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Penn State University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Point Loma Nazarene University
  • Portland State University
  • Providence College
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Rider University
  • Rollins University
  • Rutgers University
  • Saint Edwards University
  • Saint Olaf College
  • Saint John’s University
  • Saint Louis University
  • St. Mary’s College of California
  • Samford University
  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • Santa Clara University
  • Scripps College
  • Seattle University
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • Seton Hall University
  • Southwestern University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Spelman College
  • Suffolk University
  • Susquehanna University
  • Taylor University
  • Texas Christian University
  • Tulane University
  • Tougaloo College
  • Trinity University
  • Tuskegee University
  • Union College
  • United States Naval Academy
  • University of Arizona
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • University of California at Davis
  • University of California at Irvine
  • University of California at Los Angeles
  • University of California at Merced
  • University of California at Riverside
  • University of California at San Diego
  • University of California at Santa Barbara
  • University of California at Santa Cruz
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Dallas
  • University of Denver
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Indiana
  • University of La Verne
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Massachussetts, Amherst
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Northern Arizona
  • University of Oregon
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Phoenix
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rochester
  • University of San Diego
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Tampa
  • University of Texas
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wyoming
  • Vanguard University
  • Vassar College
  • Villanova College
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Wagner College
  • Washington State University
  • West Virginia University
  • Westmont College
  • Wheaton College
  • Whittier College
  • Whitman College
  • Whitworth College
  • Willamette University
  • Xavier University
  • Xavier University of Louisiana

Office of College Counseling

Department of College Counseling

Ben Lah
Director of College Counseling

B.A. Economics, Pomona College
M.A. Postsecondary education, Columbia

The Future Looks Bright!

At Pacifica, we believe that the college counseling process begins and ends with the students. It is our goal to demystify college admissions and help them find their voice in the process of discovering the ideal place for the next chapter of their story to unfold.

Contact the College Counseling office at: 310.828.7015 ext. 5