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The York 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 80
Students accepted into post-secondary studies upon graduation 100%
Percentage of students who attend post-secondary institutions outside of Canada 24%
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 planning
Mentorship Program
University counseling

What The York School says about their university placement record and services:

  • Choosing a university is one of the most important decisions a high school student makes. That’s why The York School has a dedicated University Counselling team. Our in-house experts provide the information and guidance that our learners – and their parents – need to select the programs and universities that are right for them.Every student is matched with a university counsellor as soon as they enter our Senior School. As the student and counsellor build a relationship throughout high school, the counsellor develops a good understanding of the learner’s academic goals, career aspirations, extracurricular interests and personality. With this knowledge, the counsellor helps the student identify post-secondary environments where they’ll thrive. Class of 2023 Data -98% of graduates received an offer from their preferred university -45% of graduates entered Arts programs -37% of graduates entered STEM programs (Engineering, Applied Sciences, Sciences, Health Sciences) -13% of graduates entered Business programs -5% of graduates entered Fine Arts programs By equipping our students with excellent academic and life skills, and guiding them to the university and program that will best allow them to flourish, The York School sets its graduates on the path to adult success.

Post-Secondary Schools Attended

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

Five most attended post-secondary schools

University of Toronto
Queen's University
McGill University
Western University
Dalhousie University

% of Graduates

  • Canada 23 universities
    • Acadia University
    • Bishop's University
    • Brock University
    • Dalhousie University
    • Huron University College
    • McGill University
    • McMaster University
    • Queen's University
    • Saint Mary's University
    • St. Francis Xavier University
    • Toronto Metropolitan University
    • Trent University
    • University of British Columbia
    • University of Calgary
    • University of Guelph
    • University of King's College
    • University of Ottawa
    • University of Toronto
    • University of Waterloo
    • University of Windsor
    • Western University
    • Wilfrid Laurier University
    • York University
  • United States 25 universities
    • Boston University
    • Brandeis University
    • Brown University
    • Bucknell University
    • Carnegie Mellon University
    • Claremont McKenna College
    • Cornell University
    • Dartmouth College
    • Emory University
    • Georgetown University
    • Grinnell College
    • Harvard University
    • Occidental College
    • Skidmore College
    • Stonehill College
    • Swarthmore College
    • Syracuse University
    • Tufts University
    • University of Chicago
    • University of Pennsylvania
    • University of Southern California
    • University of Virginia
    • Vanderbilt University
    • Wake Forest University
    • Yale University
  • International 5 universities
    • Kingston University
    • University College London
    • University of Aberdeen
    • University of Edinburgh
    • University of Portsmouth

Areas of Post-Secondary Study

This chart shows the main subject areas The York 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 York School Graduates’ Post-Secondary Studies:

  40% - Liberal Arts and Sciences
  25% - Engineering and Applied Sciences
  15% - Business/Commerce
  5% - Fine and Performing Arts
  10% - Applied Health Sciences
  3% - Applied Professional Studies (Post-grad certificate / diploma)
  2% - Other

Aggregate of All Schools’ Post-Secondary Studies:

  25% - Liberal Arts and Sciences
  24% - Engineering and Applied Sciences
  23% - Business/Commerce
  5% - Fine and Performing Arts
  14% - Applied Health Sciences
  1% - Applied Professional Studies (Post-grad certificate / diploma)
  7% - Other


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