The Guidance Department is committed to supporting each student’s successful high school career. Our counselors meet regularly with students throughout the academic year, and students have the following services open to them and their families:

Academic Counseling

Our counselors work with students to create the necessary curriculum that encompasses the Pope Francis High School requirements for graduation as well as the development of a student’s particular interests.

College Counseling

The college counselor works with Pope Francis students and their families throughout the college search process, including:

  • Researching colleges
  • Navigating the application, financial aid and enrollment process
  • Assisting with writing essays, completing applications, forms and the financial aid process
  • Using the Naviance College and Career Center Tool to assist in the college process
Helpful Links for College Search


Peterson's Guide (College Search Engine)

Virtual Tours

Campus Videos

College Prowler

College Athletics

Students who wish to participate at the division one or two level must register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. Registration requirements and detailed information about the process can be found at this website.

The NCAA helps students identify which schools play sports they are interested. The site has information on the school, division, conference and region, as well as contact information for the school.

College Acceptances

Pope Francis High School students applied to and were accepted at the following colleges/universities:

Albany College of Pharmacy
American International College
American University
Amherst College
Anna Maria College
Assumption College
Arizona State University
Ave Maria College
Babson College
Bard College
Baylor University
Bay Path University
Becker College
Belmont University
Bentley University
Berklee College of Music
Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Bridgewater State University
Brown University
Bryant University
California State Fullerton
California State Long Beach
California State Monterey Bay
Case Western Reserve University
Castleton State College
Catholic University of America
Central Connecticut State
Champlain College
Chapman University
Christopher Newport University
Clark University
Clarkson University
Colby Sawyer College
College of the Holy Cross
College of Mount St. Vincent
College of St. Rose
Cornell University
Curry College
Dean College
DeSales University
Drexel University
Duquesne University
Eastern Connecticut State University
Elmira College
Elms College
Elon University
Emmanuel College
Endicott College
Fairfield University
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Fisher College
Fitchburg State University
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida International University
Fordham University
Framingham State University
Franklin Pierce University
Gannon University
Gateway Community College
Georgia Institute of Technology
George Washington University
Greenfield Community College
Hampshire College
Hartwick College
High Point University
Hofstra University
Holyoke Community College
Husson College
Illinois Wesleyan University
Ithaca College
Johns Hopkins University
Johnson & Wales University
Johnson State University
Keene State College
Lasell College
LaSalle University
Lawrence University
LeMoyne College
Lesley University
Lyndon State College
Manhattan College
Marist College
Marymount Manhattan College
Massachusetts College of Art & Design
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Mercer University
Merrimack College
Miami University Ohio
Michigan State University
Mitchell College
Monroe Community College
Montserrat College of Art
Mount Holyoke College
Mount Ida College
Mount St. Mary’s University
Mount Saint Vincent University
Newbury College
New England College
New York Film Academy
New York University
NHTI-Concord’s Community College
Nichols College
Northeastern University
Norwich University
Ohio State University
Otis College of Art and Design
Pace University
Pennsylvania State University
Pine Manor College
Plymouth State College
Point Park College
Pratt Institute
Providence College
Purdue University
Quinnipiac University
Regis College
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rhode Island College
Ringling College of Art
Roanoke College
Rochester Institute of Technology

Roger Williams University
Rowan University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Sacred Heart University
Sage College of Albany
Saint Anselm College
Saint Bonaventure University
Saint John Fisher College
Saint John’s University – Queens
Saint Joseph’s University
Saint Louis University
Saint Michael’s College
Saint Peter’s University
Saint Vincent College
Salem State University
Salve Regina University
San Jose State
Savannah College of Art & Design
Seton Hall University
Siena College
Simmons College
Skidmore College
Smith College
Southern Connecticut State University
Southern New Hampshire University
Southern Vermont College
Springfield College
Springfield Technical Community College
St. Lawrence University
Stevens Institute of Technology
Stonehill College
Suffolk University
SUNY Albany
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
SUNY New Paltz
SUNY at Stony Brook
Susquehanna University
Syracuse University
Temple University
Texas A & M University
Texas Christian University
Thomas Jefferson University
Trinity College
Tufts University
Tulane University
Union College
Unity College
University of Alabama Birmingham
University of Arkansas
University of Arizona
University of Bridgeport
University of California Davis
University of California Irvine
University of California Los Angeles
University of California Riverside
University of California San Diego
University of California Santa Barbara
University of California Santa Cruz
University of Central Florida
University of Colorado/Boulder
University of Connecticut
University of Dayton
University of Delaware
University of Denver
University of the Dominican
University of Findley
University of Hartford
University of Hartford Hartt School of Music
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
University of Iowa
University of Kentucky
University of LaVerne
University of Maine Farmington
University of Maine Orono
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Boston
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
University of Massachusetts Lowell
University of Michigan
University of Miami
University of Minnesota
University of Mississippi
University of New England
University of New Hampshire
University of New Haven
University of Notre Dame
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
University of Northern Colorado
University of Oregon
University of the Pacific
University of Pittsburgh
University of Puerto Rico Ponce
University of Rhode Island
University of Rochester
University of San Diego
University of the Sciences
University of Scranton
University of South Carolina
University of Southern California
University of Southern Maine
University of Tampa
University of Tennessee
University of Vermont
University of Washington Seattle
University of Wisconsin Madison
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Utah State University
Utah Valley University
Utica College
Villanova University
Virginia Military Institute
Washington College
Washington University
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Wesleyan University
West Virginia University
Western New England University
Westfield State University
Wheaton College
Wheelock College
Wilson College
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester State University
Xavier University