Welcome to College Counseling


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At FWCD, the College Counseling Office is dedicated to making the students’ transition from high school to college one that encourages both self-reflection and growth. The goals of the College Counseling program at FWCD are for students to understand themselves, feel empowered and knowledgeable during the research and application processes, and to ultimately be happy at their chosen college. There are many factors that influence a student’s final college enrollment decision and the college counselors are ready to help students and families navigate their options. The FWCD college counseling program aims to provide support for all students, helping each one find his or her appropriate college match.
 
The college counselors work closely with juniors and seniors starting at the beginning of the junior year with a twice-monthly college counseling class, preparing students to be knowledgeable and ready to navigate the college application process no matter where they choose to apply. The college counselors also meet occasionally with freshmen and sophomores throughout the school year and host approximately 30 college counseling events, including senior application workshops and College Colloquium. College Colloquium, FWCD’s signature college counseling event, brings a panel of college admission deans to campus each spring to share their valued insight and expertise with the Upper School faculty, parents and students. FWCD also hosts a college fair, College Day, attracting over 200 college and university admission representatives to our campus during this annual fall event.
 
Traditionally, 100 percent of FWCD graduates attend four-year colleges and universities across the U.S. and internationally. Students who stay in Texas enjoy acceptance rates far exceeding the levels set by in-state institutions. FWCD students’ college acceptances demonstrate an outstanding level of preparation, plus an ability to contribute positively to their campus and, ultimately, to their world.
 
We look forward to working with your family. Please contact our office if you have any questions about the college counseling program at FWCD.

FWCD School Code 442519

College Acceptances

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  • The Class of 2022

    The numbers in parentheses indicate schools where more than one student has been accepted. Watch our list as it continues to grow!

    Abilene Christian University
    American University (2)
    Appalachian State University
    Arizona State University (5) 
    Auburn University (18)
    Austin College
    Baylor University (12) 
    Belmont University (5)
    Blinn College
    Boise State University
    Boston College
    Boston University
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Case Western Reserve University
    Centre College
    Chapman University
    Clemson University (5)
    College of Charleston (3)
    College of the Holy Cross
    Colorado School of Mines (2)
    Colorado State University (6)
    Connecticut College
    Cornell University (2)
    Creighton University
    Dallas College
    DePaul University
    Drake University (2)
    Drexel University
    Eastern Michigan University
    Furman University (4)
    George Mason University (2)
    George Washington University (3) 
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    Harvard College (2)
    Hendrix College (2) 
    Houston Baptist University
    Houston Community College
    Howard University
    Ithaca College
    Lewis & Clark College 
    Louisiana State University (15) 
    Loyola University Chicago (7)
    Marist College
    Marymount Manhattan College
    McMurry University
    Miami University
    Michigan State University
    Mississippi State University 
    New York University
    North Carolina State University (2)
    Northern Arizona University (2)
    Occidental College
    Ohio State University (2)
    Ohio University
    Oklahoma State University
    Oregon State University
    Pace University (2)
    Penn State University
    Pepperdine University
    Purdue University (3)
    Randolph-Macon College
    Rice University (2)
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    Sewanee: The University of the South
    Southern Methodist University (20)
    Southwestern University (8)
    St. John's College
    Stephen F. Austin State University (2)
    Stony Brook University
    Tarleton State University
    Texas A&M University (28) 
    Texas Christian University (30)
    Texas State University (3) 
    Texas Tech University (11)
    Trinity University (5)
    Tulane University (2)
    University of Alabama (21)
    University of Arizona (4) 
    University of Arkansas (17)
    University of California, Berkeley
    University of California, Irvine
    University of California, Los Angeles (2)
    University of California, San Diego (3)
    University of California, Santa Barbara
    University of California, Santa Cruz
    University of Cincinnati
    University of Colorado Boulder (6)
    University of Colorado Denver 
    University of Denver (2)
    University of Florida
    University of Georgia (11)
    University of Hawai'i at Manoa
    University of Houston
    University of Houston-Downtown
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    University of Kansas (3)
    University of Kentucky
    University of Maryland
    University of Miami
    University of Michigan (2)
    University of Michigan - Flint
    University of Mississippi (25)
    University of Missouri
    University of Nebraska - Lincoln
    University of New Mexico (2)
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    University of North Texas (2)
    University of Oklahoma (37)
    University of Oregon (2)
    University of Pittsburgh
    University of Richmond (2)
    University of Rochester
    University of South Carolina (7)
    University of St Andrews
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville (8)
    University of Texas at Arlington (2)
    University of Texas at Austin (10)
    University of Texas at Dallas (2)
    University of Texas at Tyler
    University of Tulsa (2) 
    University of Utah (2)
    University of Virginia
    University of Washington (2)
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    Wake Forest University
    Washington and Lee University (2)
    Washington College
    Washington University in St. Louis
    Whitman College
    William & Mary
    Yale College

4200 Country Day Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76109
Phone: 817.732.7718
Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a JK-12 private, independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory school located on approximately 100 acres in Fort Worth, Texas. The mission of Fort Worth Country Day School is to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics.