a co-ed, independent, inclusion school for grades k-12

College and Postsecondary Acceptances

Matriculation of the Class of 2021

We are proud to announce the college matriculation of the IDEAL Class of 2021. Congratulations to our seniors!

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Borough of Manhattan Community College
Colgate University
Emerson College
IDEAL Next Steps Transition Program
Lehman College
Manhattan College
Syracuse University: InclusiveU
University of South Carolina Aiken
Xavier University of LA


Full list of college and postsecondary acceptances

Below is a list of colleges and postsecondary programs to which IDEAL students have been selected since the first graduating class of 2018. An asterisk notes the schools to which students have matriculated.

Adelphi University
Aiken Technical College
American University (D.C.)
Barry University
Baruch College
Binghamton University
Brooklyn College 
Bronx Community College
Borough of Manhattan Community College*
City College of New York
Colgate University*
College of Mount Saint Vincent (VIP)* 
The College of Saint Rose*
Cooke School*
New York City College of Technology
Drexel University
Dutchess Community College
Emerson College*
Florida Atlantic University
George Mason University: Mason Life Program
Goucher College*
Guttman Community College
Hamilton College
Hampton University
Hostos Community College (CUNY)
Howard University
Hunter College*
IDEAL Next Steps Transition Program*
Iona College
John Jay College
Keuka College
LaGuardia Community College
Lasell University
Lehman College*
Le Moyne College
Long Island University 
Long Island University Brooklyn-Honors College*
Loyola University New Orleans
Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College
Manhattan College*
Manhattanville College
Marist College
Medgar Evers College*
Mercy College

Millersville University: Integrated Studies Program
Mitchell College
Mount Holyoke 
The New School 
New York University*
Norfolk State University
Nova Southeastern University
Pace University
Queens College-Honors College
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Riverview School*
Roosevelt University
Savannah College of Art and Design
Sarah Lawrence College 
Spelman College
St. John's University Queens
Suffolk University
SUNY Albany
SUNY Binghamton
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY Cobleskill 
SUNY Delhi
SUNY Geneseo
SUNY New Paltz
SUNY Old Westbury
SUNY Polytechnic Institute (NY)
SUNY Purchase
Susquehanna University
Syracuse University: Inclusive U*
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Colorado Denver
University of Denver
University of Houston
University of Rhode Island
University of San Francisco 
University of South Carolina Aiken*
Utica College
Wesleyan College (Macon, GA)
Westchester Community College*
Winston Prep Transitions*
Xavier University of LA*
York College

Below is a complete list of colleges and postsecondary programs to which students graduating from IDEAL’s Zenith and Dylan Program have been admitted. Programs to which students have matriculated are indicated with an *.

Adelphi University
Borough of Manhattan Community College
Bronx Community College
College of Mount Saint Vincent (VIP)* 
Cooke School*
Dutchess Community College
George Mason University: Mason Life Program
Guttman Community College
Hunter College*
IDEAL Next Steps Transition Program*
Iona College
Keuka College
LaGuardia Community College
Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College
Manhattan College
Manhattanville College
Medgar Evers College*
Mercy College
Millersville University: 
Integrated Studies Program
Mitchell College

New York City College of Technology
Norfolk State University
Pace University
Riverview School*
Spelman College
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY Delhi
SUNY Geneseo
SUNY New Paltz
SUNY Old Westbury
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Syracuse University: Inclusive U*
The College of Saint Rose*
The New School
University of San Francisco
University of South Carolina Aiken
Utica College
Wesleyan College (Macon, GA)
Westchester Community College*
Winston Prep Transitions*
Xavier University of LA
York College