2024 College Acceptances

Senior Signing Day season is upon us! In spite of what has been—and continues to be—an unusually unpredictable and challenging college admissions cycle, Democracy Prep seniors have applied to more colleges than ever before and continue to achieve strong results. Please join us in celebrating the fruits of Class of 2024’s incredible hard work!

Most Popular Colleges in 2024

Colleges where DPPS students submitted the highest number of applications, ranked by category:

The City University of New York

  1. CUNY Lehman College
  2. CUNY City College
  3. CUNY Hunter College
  4. CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
  5. CUNY Brooklyn College

The State University of New York

  1. SUNY Albany
  2. Binghamton University
  3. SUNY University at Buffalo
  4. Stony Brook University
  5. SUNY Buffalo State University

Historically Black Colleges & Universities

  1. Morgan State University
  2. Clark Atlanta University
  3. Howard University
  4. Hampton University
  5. North Carolina A&T State University

Other Public Universities & Colleges

  1. Temple University
  2. University of Connecticut
  3. University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  4. Penn State University (University Park)
  5. Louisiana State University

Selective Private Universities & Colleges

  1. Fordham University
  2. New York University
  3. Syracuse University
  4. Boston University
  5. Columbia University

Other Private Universities & Colleges

  1. Mercy College
  2. Pace University
  3. St. John’s University
  4. Rochester Institute of Technology
  5. Manhattan College

Where were DPPS scholars admitted?

As a network, DPPS students received over 2,400 acceptances from 322 institutions*, including:

  • Alabama A&M University
  • American University
  • Bentley University
  • Berea College
  • Binghamton University
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Bowie State University
  • Brandeis University
  • Canisius University
  • Case Western Research University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Clarkson University
  • Clemson University
  • Colgate University
  • College of Southern Nevada
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • CUNY—All Campuses
  • Dartmouth College
  • Davidson College
  • Delaware State University
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
  • Fordham University
  • George Washington University
  • Gettysburg College
  • Grambling State University
  • Hamilton College
  • Hampton University
  • Haverford College
  • Howard University
  • Ithaca College
  • Le Moyne College
  • Lehigh University
  • Lincoln University
  • Manhattan College
  • Mercy University
  • Middlebury College
  • Morgan State University
  • Muhlenberg College
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • North Carolina A & T State University
  • Pace University
  • Scripps College
  • Smith College
  • St. John’s University
  • Stony Brook University
  • SUNY at Albany
  • SUNY University at Buffalo
  • Syracuse University
  • Temple University
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Virginia State University
  • Wake Forest University
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Yale University

* Institutions marked in bold are some of the colleges where Class of 2024 seniors have already committed to matriculate for Fall 2024!

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