The MPCS class of 2021 is comprised of 104 students who have been accepted into some of the nation’s finest colleges, universities, and military academies. Students have received acceptances into 109 colleges and universities (to include military academies), 26 of which are in-state schools and 83 are out-of-state schools. Out of the 109 acceptances, 47 are to public schools and 62 are to private schools, 28 of which are Christian colleges: Anderson University, Augustana College, Baylor University, Belmont University, Berry College, Birmingham-Southern College, Carson-Newman University, Covenant College, Emory University, Gardner-Webb University, Huntingdon College, Lee University, Liberty University, Lipscomb University, Loyola University-Chicago, Mercer University, Oklahoma City University, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Point University, Samford University, Shorter University, Southeastern University, St. Andrews University, Texas Christian University, Truett McConnell University, Union University, Villanova University, Young Harris College.
The class of 2021 final choice college submissions indicate that 62 students have chosen in-state schools and 42 students have chosen out-of-state schools representing the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington. Twenty-four students have chosen to attend Christian colleges as final choices: Anderson University, Baylor University, Belmont University, Berry College, Carson-Newman University, Emory University, Liberty University, Lipscomb University, Mercer University, Oglethorpe University, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Point University, Reinhardt University, Samford University, Shorter University, Truett McConnell University, Villanova University.
The top five colleges that will be attended by the Class of 2021 students are
1. Kennesaw State University- 18 students to attend
2. University of Georgia - 11 students to attend
3. Georgia Southern University - 6 students to attend
4. Georgia Institute of Technology - 5 students to attend
5. Auburn University / Baylor University / University of Alabama - 4 students to attend
Highly-selective schools being attended are Emory University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Georgia, Clemson University, Cornell University, George Washington University, Howard University, Mary Mount Manhattan College, Morehouse College, North Carolina State University, Northeastern University, New York University, Pennsylvania State University, Tulane University, the University of California (Berkeley, Davis, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Santa Barbara), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Villanova University, Virginia Tech, and Wesleyan University.
Out of all scholarship funds reported from the class of 2021 students, 45 students will receive merit-based academic achievement scholarships, 1 student will receive a full scholarship to the United States Naval Academy, 3 performing and visual arts students will receive scholarships, and 13 students will receive athletic scholarships. Together, this totals more than $8.1 million of scholarship monies, before adding the HOPE or Zell Miller scholarship funding. Congratulations to the class of 2021 for their amazing accomplishments!
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