Our student outcomes

As innovators who are well prepared for an ever-changing global landscape, GPA students have had tremendous success with receiving college acceptances and getting into colleges that support their endless ambitions. Most GPA students receive generous merit based as well as need-based scholarships and grants.

The GPA difference


of students matriculate to their first choice school


of students earned acceptance to one of their first three college choices


of students earned one or more scholarships from the schools to which they were accepted to


of ED applicants earned acceptance to their schools

1137 acceptances to 282 colleges & universities

earned by 214 students since 2017

$98.9 million

in merit-based scholarship earned by students since 2017

21  students

received full-tuition scholarships


Global preppers share their experiences



A community of changemakers


At GPA, we prepare our alumni to take what they’ve learned here and contribute to society. Here are just a few GPA alumni who are making a difference in the world today.


Sofia, '19

Fordham University


Joel, '19

Media Arts & Practice, USC


USC Iovine and Young

Unique BS merging art and design, engineering and CS, and business and venture management. 25 selected.

Class of 2019: 2 acceptances, both  full rides


Dual BA/BSE program focused on high-caliber research & innovation towards solutions for sustainable energy. 13-25 students selected.

Class of 2019: 1 acceptance


Minerva at Keck Graduate Inst.

Rigorous interdisciplinary program that focuses on global immersion, complex problem-solving, and agile learning. Study in a different country each year. 2% acceptance rate.

Class of 2019: 1 acceptance (1 of 2 from CA)


USC Media Arts & Practice

Interdisciplinary storytelling program combining the study of digital media with hands-on production.

Class of 2019: 1 acceptance, full ride

Class of 2020: 1 acceptance


Saint Louis University PT Program

BS in Exercise Science-Physical Therapy & DPT (doctorate), all in 6 years.

Class of 2019: 2 acceptances

Class of 2020:  1 acceptance

Columbia University-Science Po

Dual degree with a heavy linguistic and cultural focus. First social science BA at 1 of 3 Science Po campuses. Second BA of choice at Columbia General Studies.

Class of 2020:  1 acceptance



Business of Creative Enterprises, Emerson College

Here's a full list:

Our student acceptances are displayed here in 4 different categories: Private Universities, Public Universities, University of California Schools, and California State Universities. Within each section, they're in alphabetical order.

Private universities across the nation

American University (3)
ArtCenter College of Design (2)
Babson College (3)
Bard College
Baylor University (3, 1 Nursing)
Bennington College
Bentley University (2)
Boston College
Boston University (3)
Bowdoin College (Full Ride)
Brandeis University
Bucknell University (6)
Caltech (2, 1 Full Ride)
California Lutheran University
California College of the Arts (2)
Carnegie Mellon University (4)
Case Western Reserve University
Chapman University (6)
University of Chicago
Clarkson University (Full Ride)
Colgate University (Benton Scholar)
Colorado College (3)
Columbia College (Comedic Arts)
Columbia University-Science Po Dual BA
Claremont McKenna College
The College of Wooster
Concordia College
Connecticut College
Cornell University (4)
Dartmouth University

Davidson College


University of Denver (4)
DePaul University (12)
DePauw University (3, 1 Full Ride)
Dickinson College (3)
Drew University
Drexel University (15)
Duke University (2)
Emerson College (14)
FIDM (3)
Fordham University (3)
Franklin & Marshall College
Grinnell College (2)
George Washington University (5)
Gonzaga University (3)
Hamilton College
Hofstra University
Johns Hopkins University
Kenyon College
Kings College London
Kingston University
Leiden University
Lehigh University (2)
Lewis & Clark College (5)
University College London
Loyola Marymount University (11, 1 Full Ride)
Loyola University of Chicago
University of Miami (2)
Macalester College
Maryland Institute College of Art (2)

University of Miami

Mount Holyoke College

Mount St. Mary’s (Nursing)


Minerva-KGI (1 of 2 students chosen in CA)
The New School: Lang (5)
The New School: Parsons (14)
New World School of the Arts
Northeastern University (8)
Northwestern University (2)
New York University (8)
Notre Dame University (3)
Oberlin College
Occidental College (9)
Otis College of Art and Design (6)
Pace University
University of Pennsylvania

       (2, 1 Full Ride Nursing)

UPenn Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy

UPenn Digital Media Design Program
Pepperdine University (2)
Pratt Institute (4)
University of Portland (3)
University of Puget Sound (8, 1 Full Ride)
Reed College (2)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (3)
Ringling College of Art and Design
University of Rochester (2)
Rochester Institute of Technology (5) 
Rice University
University of Richmond (Full Ride)
Richmond University, London
Rider University (Theater)
Roosevelt University, Chicago

Saint Mary’s University (2)
University of San Diego (5)


University of San Francisco (19)

Santa Clara University (8, 1 Full Ride)

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (3)
School of Visual Arts

Seattle University (2, 1 Nursing & Full Ride)

Seton Hall University

Smith College (2)


University of Southern California (17)
USC Iovine and Young Academy (2 Full Rides)

USC Media, Arts + Practice (2, 1 Full Tuition)

USC School of Cinematic Arts
St. John University
University of St Andrews
St. Louis University (3 in 6-yr MD Program, PT)
St. Olaf College
Stanford University (1 Full Ride)
Stevens Institute of Technology (3, 1 BioE Master's)
Studio School (Relativity Dance)
Syracuse University (15)
Texas Christian University (6)
Trinity College (2)
Tufts University (2)
Union College
Vanderbilt University (2)
Washington University, StLouis
Wesleyan University (2)
Whitman College (2)
Willamette University (3, 2 Full Ride)
Woodbury University
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (3)
Yale University (2, Both Full Ride)

Public universities across the nation

Colorado School of Mines
Georgia Tech  (4)
Indiana University
Michigan State University
Ohio State University (2)
Oklahoma University
Purdue University (2)
Temple University (3, 1 Full Ride)
University of Colorado, Boulder (4)
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign


University of Massachusetts, Boston
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of Houston
University of Iowa
University of Oregon (6)
University of Texas, Austin
University of Vermont
University of Washington
University of Utah (3, Honors College)

University of California

UC Berkeley (11, 2 Regent Scholars)

UC Berkeley Management, Entrepreneurship

          & Technology program
UC Davis (3)
UC Irvine (9)
UCLA (6, 1 Full Ride/Regent Scholar)
UC San Diego (15, 1 Full ride/Regent Scholar)
UC Santa Barbara (9)
UC Santa Cruz (3)

California State University

CSU Long Beach (4)
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo (3)
Cal Poly, Pomona (2)
San Diego State University (6)