Class of 2016

For the seventh consecutive year, 100% of the seniors from Urban Prep's Englewood, West and Bronzeville campuses have been accepted to four-year colleges and universities. Students from all three campuses, faculty, parents and other special guests (including the cast from “Barbershop: The Next Cut”) celebrated the momentous occasion with an assembly on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.  Seniors from the class of 2016 have been accepted to over 215 colleges and universities, and have amassed over $15 million in scholarships and grants to date including seven prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarships.

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Below is a list of colleges to which members of the class of 2016 have been accepted.



Academy of Art University Morehouse College
Alabama A&M University Morgan State University
Alabama State University Morris College
Albany State University National Louis University, Chicago
Albion College New England College
Allen University New Mexico State University
Anderson University New York Institute of Technology
Augustana College Norfolk State University
Baker College of Flint North Carolina A&T State University
Ball State University North Carolina Wesleyan College
Bard College North Central College
Bates College North Park University
Beloit College Northeastern Illinois University
Benedict College Northern Illinois University
Benedictine University Oakwood University
Bethune-Cookman University Oklahoma State University
Blackburn College Philander Smith College
Bowie State University Providence College
Bowling Green State University Purdue University
Bradley University Quincy University
Buena Vista University Ripon College
Butler University Roberts Wesleyan College
California State University, Los Angeles Roosevelt University
Carleton College Rust College
Carroll University Saint Xavier University
Carthage College Seattle Pacific University
Central Michigan University Sewanee: The University of the South
Central State University Shaw University
Chowan University Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Claremont McKenna College Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Clark Atlanta University Southern University and A&M College
Clemson University Southern University at New Orleans
Coe College Southwest Minnesota State University
Colorado State University St. Ambrose University
Columbia College Chicago St. Cloud State University
Columbia University St. John's University, Manhattan
Concordia University Talladega College
Connecticut College Taylor University
Cornell University Tennessee State University
Creighton University Texas A&M University, San Antonio
Dartmouth College Texas Southern University
Denison University The Ohio State University
DePaul University The University of Akron
DePauw University The University of Alabama
Dillard University The University of Arizona
Dominican University The University of Iowa
Drake University The University of Memphis
Earlham College The University of Tampa
East-West University Tougaloo College
Eastern Illinois University Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy
Eastern Michigan University Trinity Christian College
Edward Waters College Triton College
Emporia State University Tufts University
Eureka College Tuskegee University
Ferris State University University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Fisk University University of Bridgeport
Florida Memorial University University of California, Berkeley
Fordham University University of California, Irvine
Franklin College of Indiana University of California, Riverside
Georgetown University University of California, Santa Cruz
Gettysburg College University of Cincinnati
Goucher College University of Colorado at Boulder 
Governors State University University of Dayton
Grambling State University University of Hartford
Grand Valley State University University of Illinois at Chicago
Greenville College University of Illinois at Springfield
Hampton University University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hawaii Pacific University University of Kansas
Hope College University of Kentucky
Howard University University of Louisville
Illinois College University of Massachusetts-Boston
Illinois Institute of Technology University of Miami
Illinois State University University of Michigan
Illinois Wesleyan University University of Minnesota, Rochester
Indiana State University University of Mississippi
Indiana Tech University of Missouri Columbia
Indiana University South Bend University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University of Northern Iowa
Indiana Wesleyan University University of Oklahoma
Iowa State University University of Pennsylvania
Iowa Wesleyan College University of Rochester
Jackson State University University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Jacksonville University University of Toledo
Kansas State University University of Virginia
Kent State University University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
Kentucky State University University of Wisconsin, Madison
Kenyon College University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Knox College Upper Iowa University
Lake Forest College Valparaiso University
Lane College Vanderbilt University
Langston University Vincennes University
Lawrence University Virginia State University
Lewis University Virginia Union University
Lincoln University Wabash College
Long Island University, Brooklyn Wartburg College
Louisiana State University West Liberty University
Loyola University Chicago West Virginia State University
Luther College Western Illinois University
MacMurray College Western Kentucky University
Marquette University Western Michigan University
Mayville State University Western State Colorado University
McKendree University Wichita State University
Michigan State University Wilberforce University
Middlebury College Wiley College
Miles College William Penn University
Millikin University Williams College
Millsaps College Wittenberg University
Mississippi State University Xavier University of Louisiana
Mississippi Valley State University Yale University
Monmouth College Youngstown State University