Program Updates

Earlier Start

Learn about our Earlier Start Initiative!

A Rewarding Career Path

A scholar with a passion for photography finds a rewarding career!

College Support for Scholar Success

College visits freshmen year provide scholars essential, in-person support from their counselors.

Colleges and Universities with 2015 Rainier Scholars Graduates

Rainier Scholars is proud to celebrate the upcoming graduation of scholars from 25 colleges across the nation!

High School Scholars Tackle Tough Issues at Leadership Retreat

Rainier Scholars students analyze and present findings on obstacles to educational equity.

Colleges and universities attended by Cohorts I - VI 2014 - 2015

We currently serve 176 scholars at 73 different colleges and universities in 22 states.

Cohort VI transitioning to college

Summer retreat to prepare rising college freshmen.

High School Senior Scholars headed to college this fall

Congratulations to Cohort VI on their college decisions!

Cohort I and II scholars are college graduates and career professionals

Rainier Scholars first graduates emerged, spring of 2013.

Program Updates

High School Senior Scholars headed to college this fall

Congratulations to Cohort VI on their college decisions. Like the five cohorts before them, 100% of our Cohort VI scholars have been admitted to 4-year colleges. 98% of our seniors had multiple college choices, with a total of 162 acceptances to 75 colleges and universities in 24 states.

Below is a list of the colleges and universities our high school seniors will attend starting fall 2014.  

Allegheny College*
Boston University
Carleton College
Connecticut College*
Dartmouth College
Davidson College
Dominican University of California*
Emory University*
Eugene Lang College
Kalamazoo College+
Lafayette College*
Macalester College
Morehouse College*
Pacific Lutheran University*
Pomona College
Scripps College
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle University+
Smith College
St. John's University - Queens Campus*
University of Washington+
University of Washington, Bothell+
Western Washington University

+ Schools where multiple scholars are attending
* Schools where scholars are attending for the first time