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College Counseling At A Glance

College counseling is a highly individualized experience at Ranney. In an increasingly competitive college admissions climate, our program provides the customized advice and resources our students need to discover, apply, and gain admission to the best colleges and universities where they will thrive. Our open door policy and thoughtful approach empowers students and supports families throughout the process.

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  • 80%

    Students in the last five graduating classes have been accepted into their first or second choice college
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  • 100%

    Students matriculate at four-year colleges and universities where they are best-suited and well-prepared
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  • 90%

    Students receive some form of early acceptance (Early Decision or Early Action) to colleges that meet their goals
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  • 8th

    Grade students meet with a college counselor to discuss goals and aspirations for Upper School 
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  • 9th

    Grade students are assigned a College Counselor by the end of the academic year
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  • 100+

    College representatives visit Ranney each year
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Meet the College Counseling Office

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    Adrianne Greth 

    Dean of College Counseling
    Bio
  • Photo of Dana Matassino

    Dana Matassino 

    Dean of College Counseling
    Bio
  • Photo of Lauren Alizio

    Lauren Alizio 

    Associate Dean of College Counseling
    Bio
  • Photo of Maryanne Bedford

    Maryanne Bedford 

Where Our Students Go to College

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  • Class of 2022 College Acceptances

    Colleges in bold accepted more than one student.
    Barnard College
    Barry University
    Baylor University
    Boston College
    Brandeis University
    Bucknell University
    California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
    University of California-Davis
    University of California-Irvine
    University of California-Los Angeles
    University of California-San Diego
    University of California-Santa Barbara
    University of California-Santa Cruz
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Case Western Reserve University
    Cedar Crest College
    Centenary University
    Chapman University
    College of Charleston
    Clark University
    Clemson University
    Coastal Carolina University
    University of Colorado Boulder
    Colorado State University-Fort Collins
    Connecticut College
    University of Connecticut
    Davidson College
    Delaware Valley University
    University of Delaware
    Denison University
    University of Denver
    Dickinson College
    Drew University
    Drexel University
    Duke University
    Elizabethtown College
    Elon University
    Emory University
    Fairfield University
    Felician University
    Flagler College-St Augustine
    Florida Atlantic University
    Florida Gulf Coast University
    University of Florida
    Fordham University
    Franklin and Marshall College
    Furman University
    George Washington University
    Georgetown University
    Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
    University of Georgia
    Georgian Court University
    Gettysburg College
    Goucher College
    University of Hartford
    Haverford College
    High Point University
    Hobart William Smith Colleges
    Hofstra University
    College of the Holy Cross
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Indiana State University
    Indiana University-Bloomington
    Iowa State University
    James Madison University
    Johns Hopkins University
    Kansas State University
    Kean University
    La Salle University
    Lafayette College
    LIM College
    Louisiana State University
    Loyola Marymount University
    Loyola University Chicago
    Loyola University Maryland
    Lynn University
    Macalester College
    Manhattan College
    Marist College
    University of Maryland-College Park
    Massachusetts College of Art and Design
    University of Miami
    University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
    University of Mississippi
    Monmouth University
    Montana State University
    Montclair State University
    Muhlenberg College
    Neumann University
    University of New England
    New Jersey City University
    New Jersey Institute of Technology
    The College of New Jersey
    New York Institute of Technology
    New York University
    North Carolina A & T State University
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Northeastern University
    University of Northern Colorado
    University of Notre Dame
    Nova Southeastern University
    Oberlin College
    Ohio University-Main Campus
    Old Dominion University
    Pace University
    Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Main Campus
    University of Pennsylvania (College of Arts and Sciences)
    University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
    Providence College
    University of Puget Sound
    Purdue University-Main Campus
    Quinnipiac University
    Ramapo College of New Jersey
    Reed College
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    University of Rhode Island
    University of Richmond
    Rider University
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    University of Rochester
    Roger Williams University
    Rollins College
    Rowan University
    Rutgers University
    Sacred Heart University
    Saint Joseph's University
    Salve Regina University
    Sarah Lawrence College
    University of the Sciences
    Seton Hall University
    The University of the South
    Siena College
    Skidmore College
    University of South Carolina-Columbia
    Southern Methodist University
    St. John's University-New York
    Stevens Institute of Technology
    Stockton University
    Susquehanna University
    Syracuse University
    The University of Tampa
    Temple University
    The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
    The University of Texas at San Antonio
    Ohio State University-Main Campus
    Tulane University of Louisiana
    Union College
    Ursinus College
    University of Utah
    University of Vermont
    Villanova University
    University of Virginia
    Wake Forest University
    University of Washington-Seattle Campus
    West Chester University of Pennsylvania
    Western Colorado University
    Willamette University
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Yale University
    York College of Pennsylvania
  • Class of 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018

    American University (2)
    Barnard College (4)
    Bates College
    Baylor University
    Belmont University
    Bentley University
    Berklee College of Music
    Boston College (8)
    Boston University (2)
    Brandeis University (2)
    Brown University
    Bucknell University (5)
    UC Berkeley
    UCLA
    UC Riverside
    UC San Diego (3)
    UC Santa Barbara (3)
    Carnegie Mellon University (2)
    Chapman University (2)
    University of Chicago
    Clemson University (3)
    College of the Holy Cross (2)
    University of Colorado at Boulder (4)
    Colorado State University (2)
    Columbia University (2)
    Connecticut College
    Cornell University (6)
    Davidson College (2)
    University of Delaware (10)
    University of Denver
    DePaul University
    Dickinson College (3)
    Drexel University
    Duke University (4)
    Elon University (7)
    Emory University (14)
    Fairfield University (2)
    Flagler College
    Florida Gulf Coast University
    Florida State University
    University of Florida (3)
    Fordham University (6)
    Franklin & Marshall College
    Furman University (2)
    The George Washington University (14)
    Georgetown University (6)
    University of Georgia (2)
    Georgian Court University
    Gettysburg College (2)
    Hampton University
    Harvard University
    Haverford College
    High Point University
    Howard University
    University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign
    Indiana University at Bloomington (3)
    Johns Hopkins University (2)
    King’s College London
    Lafayette College (8)
    Lehigh University (1)
    Loyola Marymount University (2)
    Loyola University Maryland
    Lynn University
    Macalester College
    Maine College of Art & Design
    Marist College (5)
    University of Maryland, College Park (3)
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    Miami University of Ohio
    University of Miami (15)
    University of Michigan (6)
    Middlebury College
    Monmouth University (7)
    Montclair State University
    Mount Holyoke College
    Muhlenberg College (3)
    University of New Haven
    The College of New Jersey (2)
    New York University (32)
    Northeastern University (13)
    Northwestern University
    University of Notre Dame (3)
    Nova Southeastern University (5)
    Oberlin College (2)
    Ohio State University
    Penn State University (3)
    University of Pennsylvania (6)
    Providence College
    Purdue University (2)
    Queens University of Charlotte
    Quinnipiac University
    Ramapo College
    Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute
    University of Richmond (3)
    Ringling College of Art and Design
    University of Rochester
    Rollins College
    Rutgers University (8)
    Sacred Heart University (2)
    Saint Joseph’s University
    University of Saint Joseph
    Savannah College of Art and Design
    School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    Sciences Po, Columbia University
    Skidmore College (3)
    Smith College (2)
    University of South Carolina (2)
    University of Southern California (2)
    Southern Methodist University (3)
    Stanford University
    Stevens Institute of Technology (5)
    Stony Brook University
    Syracuse University (7)
    Temple University
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2)
    University of Texas at San Antonio
    The New School (2)
    Tulane University (3)
    University of Sydney
    Vanderbilt University (2)
    Vassar College
    University of Vermont (3)
    Villanova University (15)
    Virginia Tech (2)
    University of Virginia (2)
    Wake Forest University (18)
    Washington University in St. Louis
    College of William and Mary
    University of Wisconsin, Madison (2)
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    Yale University (3)
    York College

Ranney School

235 Hope Road
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
Tel. 732.542.4777

Our mission is to know and value every child, nurturing intellectual curiosity and confidence, and inspiring students to lead honorably, think creatively, and contribute meaningfully to society.