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The Country Day School University Placement

Where graduates of a school do their post-secondary studies can be an important factor in choosing a private school. Do you want your child to go to a Canadian university, an Ivy League school in the US, or somewhere else? Whatever your inclinations, check out a school’s university placement record and the support they offer for university applications and decisions.

Key Numbers

Average graduating class size 88
Students accepted into post-secondary studies upon graduation 100%
Percentage of students who attend post-secondary institutions outside of Canada 10%
Students who attended a Ivy+ school
Number of students in the past 5 years that that attended one of Harvard, Yale, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Stanford, University of Chicago, Oxford or Cambridge (UK)

Services Offered to Students

Career planningN/A
Mentorship Program
University counseling

What Country Day School says about their university placement record and services:

  • In yet another example of the balance that we strive for here at CDS, members of our Class of 2023 are pursuing a broad range of academic and professional disciplines this year. The Life and Physical Sciences, including Engineering degrees lead the way having been selected by 40% of our grads, with with Business programs following close behind with 23%. Humanities and Social Sciences programs account for 30% of the selected areas of study, and Visual Arts, professional programs and two students taking a Gap Year round out the tally for this unusual year at 7%. Some unique and interesting disciplines include: International Development & Journalism, Nanotechnology Engineering, Professional Communication, Health Science, Sport Management, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Motive Power – Fanshawe, Disaster & Emergency Management, Architectural Engineering and Astrophysics. On the Commerce front, CDS students have accepted offers from Rotman - UofT, Ivey - Western, Desautels - McGill, Sauder- UBC, Lazaridis – Laurier, and the Smith School at Queen’s, among other top schools.
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Post-Secondary Schools Attended

Learn the top five post-secondary schools The Country Day School graduates attend, and the percentage of graduates that attend each of these schools.

Five most attended post-secondary schools

Queen's University
Wilfrid Laurier University
University of Toronto
McMaster University
University of Guelph

% of Graduates

  • Canada 9 universities
    • Dalhousie University
    • McGill University
    • McMaster University
    • Queen's University
    • University of British Columbia
    • University of Guelph
    • University of Toronto
    • University of Waterloo
    • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • United States 5 universities
    • Brown University
    • Duke University
    • George Washington University
    • Syracuse University
    • University of Southern California
  • International 5 universities
    • King's College London
    • London School of Economics and Political Science
    • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
    • University of Bristol
    • University of Oxford

Areas of Post-Secondary Study

This chart shows the main subject areas The Country Day School graduates have pursued in post-secondary studies. If post-secondary studies are a major goal, this is an important factor to consider in choosing a school for your child.

The Country Day School Graduates’ Post-Secondary Studies:

  37% - Liberal Arts and Sciences
  20% - Engineering and Applied Sciences
  20% - Business/Commerce
  5% - Fine and Performing Arts
  17% - Applied Health Sciences
  1% - Applied Professional Studies (Post-grad certificate / diploma)
  0% - Other

Aggregate of All Schools’ Post-Secondary Studies:

  25% - Liberal Arts and Sciences
  25% - Engineering and Applied Sciences
  24% - Business/Commerce
  5% - Fine and Performing Arts
  14% - Applied Health Sciences
  2% - Applied Professional Studies (Post-grad certificate / diploma)
  7% - Other

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