Graduate Profile

The Prairie Graduate

Prairie graduates are Scholars, Artists, Athletes, and Leaders who:

Have accumulated a base of knowledge across the humanities and sciences, as well as skills including critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.

Communicate articulately, civilly, and respectfully.

Lead with humility, honor, courage, and generosity.

Are driven by kindness, respect, compassion, and the greater good, and are willing and able to make difficult decisions based on facts guided by the values of justice and compassion.

Understand that life is a journey rather than a destination.

Highlights: Class of 2021

The Prairie School Class of 2021 was offered merit scholarships totaling approximately $10,391,000, and received 281 offers of admission from 117 of the finest colleges and universities across the country.

Five-Year Testing Summary

ACT

Middle 50% Range

2020 23 – 30
2019 24 – 32
2018 24 – 31
2017 23 – 29
2016 23 – 29

National Merit Scholarship Competition

11 Finalists
including 9 scholars, 7 Commended Students

Advanced Placement Courses

Scores Earned

5 24.4%
4 33.1%
3 28.0%
2 11.5%
1 3.0%

College/University Placements (2011-2021)

*Schools at which members of the Class of 2021 enrolled

A

Allegheny College (PA)
Alverno College (WI)
The American Business School of Paris (France)
American University (DC)
Arcadia University (PA)
Arizona State University
Asbury University (KY)
Auburn University (AL)
Augsburg College (MN)
Augustana College (IL)
Austin College (TX)

B

Baldwin Wallace University (OH)
Bard College (NY)
Barnard College (NY)
Baylor University (TX)
Bellarmine University (KY)
Belmont University (TN)
Beloit College (WI)
Berklee College of Music (MA)
Biola University (CA)
Boston College
Boston University
Bowdoin College (ME)
Bradley University (IL)
Brown University (RI)
Bryn Mawr College (PA)
Butler University (IN)

C

California Lutheran University
California State University, Long Beach
Calvin College (MI)
Cardinal Stritch University (WI)
Carleton College (MN)
Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
Carroll University (WI)
Carthage College (WI)
Case Western Reserve University (OH)
Centre College (KY)
Chapman University (CA)
Christian Brothers University (TN)
Clark University (MA)
Clemson University (SC)
Coe College (IA)
Colby College (ME)
College of Charleston (SC)
Colorado College
Colorado Mesa University
Colorado State University
Columbia College Chicago
Concordia University Wisconsin
Connecticut College
Cornell College (IA)
Cornell University (NY)
Creighton University (NE)

D

Dartmouth College (NH)
Davidson College (NC)
Denison University (OH)
DePaul University (IL)
DePauw University (IN)
Dordt College (IA)
Drake University (IA)
Drexel University (PA)
Duke University (NC)
Duquesne University (PA)

E

Eckerd College (FL)
Edgewood College (WI)
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (FL)
Emory University (GA)
ESCP Europe Business School London (England)

F

Fashion Institute of Technology (NY)
Florida Atlantic University
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida International University
Florida Southern College
Fordham University (NY)
Fox Valley Technical College (WI)
Franklin and Marshall College (PA)
Franklin College Switzerland
Furman University (SC)

G

Gateway Technical College (WI)
George Mason University (VA)
Georgetown University (DC)
The George Washington University (DC)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Gettysburg College (PA)
Gonzaga University (WA)
Goucher College (MD)
Grinnell College (IA)
Guilford College (NC)
Gustavus Adolphus College (MN)

H

Hamline University (MN)
Harvey Mudd College (CA)
High Point University (NC)
Hillsdale College (MI)
Humboldt State University (CA)
Huntington University (IN)

I

Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois Wesleyan University
Indiana University at Bloomington
Iowa State University
Iowa Wesleyan College
Ithaca College (NY)

J

James Madison University (VA)
Johns Hopkins University (MD)
Johnson State College (VT)

K

Kalamazoo College (MI)
Kent State University (OH)
Kettering University (MI)
Knox College (IL)

L

Lafayette College (PA)
Lake Forest College (IL)
Lawrence University (WI)
Lewis & Clark College (OR)
Louisiana State University
Loyola University Chicago (IL)
Loyola University New Orleans (LA)
Luther College (IA)
Lynchburg College (VA)
Lynn University (FL)

M

Macalester College (MN)
Madison Area Technical College (WI)
Madison College (WI)
Marian University (WI)
Marquette University (WI)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
McDaniel College (MD)
McGill University (CAN)
Miami University, Oxford (OH)
Michigan State University
Michigan Technological University
Middlebury College (VT)
Mills College (CA)
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (WI)
Milwaukee School of Engineering (WI)
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Monmouth College (IL)
Montana State University, Bozeman
Montclair State University (NJ)
Mount Holyoke College (MA)

N

New York University
North Central College (IL)
North Vermont University-Johnson
Northeastern University (MA)
Northern Illinois University
Northern Arizona University
Northern Michigan University
Northland College (WI)
Northwest Nazarene University (ID)
Northwestern University (IL)
Nova Southeastern University (FL)

O

Oberlin College (OH)
Occidental College (CA)
Ohio University
Ohio Wesleyan University
Oxford College of Emory University

P

Pacific Northwest College of Art (OR)
Pennsylvania State University
Point Park University (PA)
Pratt Institute (NY)
Princeton University
Providence College (RI)
Purchase College State University of New York
Purdue University (IN)

Q

Quincy University (IL)

R

Radford University (VA)
Randolph College (VA)
Reed College (OR)
Regis University (CO)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)
Rhodes College (TN)
Rice University (TX)
Ringling College of Art and Design (FL)
Ripon College (WI)
Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)
Rockford College (IL)
Rockhurst University (MO)
Roosevelt University (IL)
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (IN)

S

Saint Louis University (MO)
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Santa Clara University (CA)
Santa Fe University of Art and Design (NM)
Santa Monica College (CA)
Sarah Lawrence College (NY)
Savannah College of Art and Design (GA)
School of Visual Arts (NY)
Sciences Pro — Columbia University Dual BA Program (NY)
Seattle University (WA)
Seton Hall University (NJ)
Skidmore College (NY)
Smith College (MA)
Sonoma State University (CA)
Southeast Missouri State University
Southern Methodist University (TX)
Spelman College (GA)
St. Cloud State University (MN)
St. Edward’s University (TX)
St. Norbert College (WI)
St. Olaf College (MN)
State University of New York at Albany
Stony Brook University (NY)
SUNY Korea
Swarthmore College (PA)
Syracuse University (NY)

T

Texas A&M University
Texas Christian University
Trinity University (TX)
Troy University (AL)
Truman State University (MO)
Tulane University (LA)

U

Union College (NY)
University of Alabama
University of Arizona
University of California, Irvine
University of California at Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Merced
University of California, Riverside
University of Chicago (IL)
University of Cincinnati (OH)
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Colorado at Denver
University of Connecticut
University of Dayton (OH)
University of Denver (CO)
University of Edinburgh (Scotland)
University of Florida
University of Glasgow (Scotland)
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Iowa
University of Kansas
University of Kentucky
University of Louisville (KY)
University of Miami (FL)
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota, Morris
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Missouri, Columbia
University of Missouri, Kansas City
University of New England (ME)
University of New Hampshire
University of New Mexico
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Northern Iowa
University of Northwestern (MN)
University of Notre Dame (IN)
University of Oklahoma
University of Oregon
University of the Pacific (CA)
University of Pennsylvania
University of Prince Edward Island (CAN)
University of Puget Sound (WA)
University of Redlands (CA)
University of Richmond (VA)
University of San Francisco (CA)
University of South Carolina
University of South Alabama
University of Southern California
University of St. Louis (MO)
University of St. Thomas (MN)
University of Tampa (FL)
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of Texas at Austin
University of Tulsa (OK)
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
University of Wisconsin, Madison
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin, Parkside
University of Wisconsin, Platteville
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
University of Wisconsin, Stout
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
University of Wyoming
U.S. Air Force Academy (CO) via Schreiner University (TX)
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (NY)
U.S. Naval Academy (MD)

V

Valparaiso University (IN)
Vanderbilt University (TN)
Vassar College (NY)
Virginia Commonwealth University
Viterbo University (WI)

W

Wake Forest University (NC)
Warren Wilson College (NC)
Washington State University
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
Wellesley College (MA)
Western Michigan University
Wheaton College (MA)
Whittier College (CA)
William Penn University (IA)
Willamette University (OR)
Winona State University (MN)
Wisconsin Lutheran College
The College of Wooster (OH)
Wright State University (OH)

X

Xavier University (OH)

Y

Yale University