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 Preparatory 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:

  • PFPS Academic Profile 2019-2020
  • 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 Preparatory School students applied to and were accepted at the following colleges/universities:

Adelphi University
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
American International College
American University
Anna Maria College
Arizona State University
Asnuntuck Community College
Assumption College
Babson College
Bard College at Simon’s Rock
Baruch College of the CUNY
Bay Path University
Becker College
Belmont University
Bentley University
Binghamton University
Boston College
Boston University
Boston University (College of Engineering)
Bridgewater State University
Bryant University
California State University, Monterey Bay
Castleton University
Central Connecticut State University
Champlain College
Chapman University
Christopher Newport University
Clark Atlanta University
Clark University
Clarkson University
Colby-Sawyer College
College Acceptances 2014-2018
College of Mount Saint Vincent
College of the Holy Cross
Columbia College Chicago
Curry College
Daytona State College
Dean College
Delaware Valley University
Denison University
DePauw University
Drexel University
Dutchess Community College
Eastern Connecticut State University
Elmira College
Elms College
Elon University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Daytona Beach
Emmanuel College
Fairfield University
Fisher College
Fitchburg State University
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Institute of Technology
Fordham University
Framingham State University
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Franklin Pierce University
Fulton-Montgomery Community College
Gateway Community College
George Mason University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Gettysburg College
Golden West College
Hartwick College
High Point University
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Hofstra University
Holyoke Community College
Husson University
Illinois Wesleyan University
Indiana University at Bloomington
Ithaca College
Johns Hopkins University
Johnson & Wales University (Providence)
Johnson State College (Northern Vermont University)
Keene State College
La Salle University
Lasell College
Lawrence University
Le Moyne College
Lesley University
Lyndon State College (Northern Vermont University
Manhattan College
Marist College
Marymount Manhattan College
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
MCPHS – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Merrimack College
Miami University, Oxford
Michigan State University
Mitchell College
Monroe Community College
Monroe County Community College
Montserrat College of Art
Mount Holyoke College
Mount Saint Mary College
Mount Saint Mary’s University (Chalon)
Nazareth College
New England College
New York University
New York University (Tandon School of Engineering)
Newbury College
NHTI – Concord’s Community College
Nichols College
Northeastern University
Northern Essex Community College
Norwich University
Pace University, New York City
Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania State University – Abington
Pine Manor College

Point Park University
Pratt Institute
Providence College
Purdue University
Quinnipiac University
Quinsigamond Community College
Regis College
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ringling College of Art and Design
Roanoke College
Rochester Institute of Technology
Roger Williams University
Rowan University
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Sacred Heart University
Saint Anselm College
Saint Joseph’s University
Saint Michael’s College
Saint Peter’s University
Salem State University
Salve Regina University
San Jose State University
Savannah College of Art and Design
Seton Hall University
Siena College
Simmons College
Smith College
Southeastern University
Southern Connecticut State University
Southern New Hampshire University
Southern Vermont College
Springfield College
Springfield Technical Community College
St. Bonaventure University
St. John Fisher College
St. John’s University – Queens Campus
St. Lawrence University
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
State University of New York at Albany
Stonehill College
Stony Brook University
Suffolk University
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Susquehanna University
Syracuse University
Temple University
The Catholic University of America
The George Washington University
The Ohio State University
The University of Arizona
The University of Scranton
The University of Tampa
Trinity College
Tulane University
Union College (New York)
United States Naval Academy
Unity College
University at Buffalo The State University of New York
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
University of Bridgeport
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Cincinnati
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Connecticut
University of Connecticut at Hartford
University of Dayton
University of Delaware
University of Denver
University of Hartford
University of Kentucky
University of La Verne
University of Maine
University of Maine at Farmington
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Massachusetts, Boston
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of New England
University of New Hampshire at Durham
University of New Haven
University of Notre Dame
University of Oregon
University of Pittsburgh
University of Puerto Rico at Ponce
University of Rhode Island
University of Rochester
University of Saint Joseph
University of San Diego
University of South Carolina
University of Southern Maine
University of the Pacific
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
University of Vermont
Utah State University
Utah Valley University
Villanova University
Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Wesleyan University
Washington College
Washington University in St. Louis
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Wesleyan University
West Virginia University
Western New England University
Westfield State University
Worcester State University
Xavier University