100% of FBCA graduates attend post-secondary institutions, and the majority receive acceptance to their first-choice school. Although they could go anywhere, many eagles remain in their beloved home state of Texas. Read on to discover the top colleges attended by FBCA grads!
Southern Methodist University. SMU has a 49% acceptance rate
University of Houston. UH has a 61% acceptance rate
University of Texas, Austin. UT has a 36% acceptance rate
Baylor University. Baylor has a 39% acceptance rate
Texas A&M University. A&M has a 70% acceptance rate
Although Fort Bend Christian Academy students historically choose in-state schools, graduates have attended top out-of-state colleges such as University of Southern California, Boston College, College of William and Mary, Pepperdine, Oklahoma State, Vanderbilt, New York University and many others.
Former FBCA Valedictorian and National Merit Finalist Trevor Jamison, class of 2014, graduated summa cum laude from Rice University with a degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest honor society. Rice boasts the highly-selective acceptance rate of 16% (2015-16). Trevor was chosen to be in the Rice/Baylor College of Medicine Scholars Program which assured him a spot in the 2018 entering class of Baylor College of Medicine (approximately 1500 students apply for this program, of those about 300 are accepted to Rice, then 37 finalists interviewed, and 10 are granted acceptance to the program). He was awarded the John P. McGovern Foundation Merit Scholarship and is currently attending medical school at Baylor College of Medicine.
Ranking data of top colleges attended is from 2016-2018. Acceptance rates are as of Fall 2017 from US News & World Report.