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10 Colleges Most Likely to Lead to Grad School

mortarSome students have the foresight to see past their undergraduate college searches and onto their graduate school careers. Does going to a certain undergraduate college give you a better opportunity of going to graduate school?

That correlation is tough to tell, but U.S. News recently surveyed 1,756 undergraduate programs to find out what percentages of their undergraduate classes were heading on to grad school. The study found that an average of 25.5% of students attended graduate school within a year of graduating college. There were some schools, however, that seemed like outliers…

Here are the 10 colleges with the highest percentage of students who go on to graduate school:

1. Yeshiva University
Graduates pursuing advanced degrees:
89%

2. SUNY College–Old Westbury
Graduates pursuing advanced degrees: 78%

3. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology (NY)
Graduates pursuing advanced degrees:
78%

4. Hawaii Pacific University
Graduates pursuing advanced degrees: 75%

5. SUNY College of Technology –Delhi
Graduates pursuing advanced degrees: 75%

6. Waldorf College (IA)
Graduates pursuing advanced degrees: 75%

7. South Carolina State University
Graduates pursuing advanced degrees: 70%

8. Southern Connecticut State University
Graduates pursuing advanced degrees: 70%

9. Missouri Western State University
Graduates pursuing advanced degrees: 66%

10. Georgetown College (KY)
Graduates pursuing advanced degrees: 65%

Are you thinking about grad school during your college search? When’s a good time to start? Leave a comment below!

5 Easy Scholarships You Can Apply to Today

scholarshipsIllustrationIconIt’s never too early, or too late, to start your scholarship search. We’ve found five easy-to-apply-to scholarships for students in all different grades. All you have to do is see if you’re a match:

1. $1,000 Cappex “No Essay” Monthly Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Monthly
Quick fact: This scholarship is available for registered Cappex users.

2. Marketing EDGE Student Marketing Scholarships
Amount: $1,000 – $5,000
Deadline: May 9th
Quick fact: This scholarship is for college students and graduate students who show a commitment to a career in marketing.  

3. Desk and Derrick Educational Trust Scholarship 
Amount: $1,000 – $5,000
Deadline: April 1st
Quick fact: This scholarship is for students pursuing careers in energy.

 4. Odenza Group Marketing Scholarship 
Amount: $500
Deadline: March 30th
Quick fact: To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit two small essays, one related to travel, and the other on why they deserve a scholarship.

5. Lance Corporal Phillip E. Frank-Fifth Third Bank Memorial Scholarship 
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 31st
Quick fact: Applicants must exemplify the spirit of the Heart of a Marine Foundation ideal: honor, patriotism, loyalty, respect, and concern for others.

Want more scholarship matches? Make a profile on Cappex!

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Connect with over 20 colleges and universities during our CappexConnect Online College Fair to
learn more about admissions, financial aid, and be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.

CappexConnect Scholarship