University & College Acceptances at EF International Academy

EF International Academy TarrytownAs the weather heats up, the students of EF International Academy in Tarrytown are hearing wonderful news relevant to college acceptances. With the diverse student population from over 60 countries, EF International Academy has taken college admissions to a global level, with acceptances spanning three continents thus far.


“Our students and our Guidance Team have both done an incredible job,” says Director of College Placement, Cassandra Dragon. “We couldn’t be happier with some of the results we are getting back.”

Guidance counselors Denby Christ, Angelo Carino and Lauren Connelly have worked to send out over 1,500 applications to schools in North and South America, Asia, and Europe. While some students have chosen to return to their home countries for their continuing education, the vast majority of students have opted to continue their studies in the United States. EF International Academy/New York Headmaster, Dr. Brian Mahoney, also echoed Ms. Dragon’s sentiments: “Our students never cease to amaze me in their contributions to our school, and our community, both in and out of the classroom. I am extremely proud of their accomplishments, and I am so proud that the colleges and universities are also recognizing the outstanding efforts that we see from our students every day.”

In addition to gaining admission to some of the top 50 schools in the United States, EF International Academy students have been admitted to eight of the ten top-ranked schools in the United Kingdom. Additionally, applications are still pending at several universities in Asia and South America.

To date, EF International Academy students have been accepted to over 110 colleges and universities around the globe. The following list details some of the acceptances, with several admissions decisions still pending, and many wait-list decisions still to come:

University of Essex
University College London
University of Birmingham
University of Kent
Hult International Business School
American University of Paris
Oxford University
Imperial College London
St. Andrews University
University of Exeter

North America:
Pepperdine University
Villanova University
Michigan State University
Purdue University
Clemson University
Brandeis University
Lehigh University
Miami University
The Ohio State University
Syracuse University
Northeastern University
Boston University
University of Wisconsin
University of Pittsburgh
Emory University
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Michigan
New York University
The George Washington University
Williams College
Vassar College
Manhattan College
University of British Columbia

University of Sydney

Congratulations to the EF International Academy, Class of 2013 for all of your hard work!

EF International Academy, New York is a private international boarding school for high school students. Located in Tarrytown, New York, the school is home to over 500 students from 60 different countries around the world. Set on the former campus of Marymount College in Westchester County, New York, EF International Academy is recognized as an IB World School. Specializing in the International Baccalaureate Diploma, in addition to a New York State diploma, EF provides students with an opportunity to experience a boarding school college preparatory education within 40 minutes of New York City. EF International Academy aims to prepare students not only for future educational success, but as global citizens through knowledge and intercultural understanding. For more information about EF International Academy, to schedule a tour of the campus, or to inquire about the admissions process, please contact the Admissions Office at (914) 597-7241 or visit us at

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