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College Counseling

Welcome to ‘Iolani College Counseling!

‘Iolani School’s mission is to develop liberally educated, well-rounded individuals who are well-prepared for college and for responsible, moral citizenship.

True to our college preparatory nature, 100 percent of our graduates in the past five years have entered college, with 99 percent attending four-year institutions. We are fully committed to continuing this record of excellence in college preparation and placement.

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Piyada Nonzee
Executive Director of College Counseling

Todd Fleming
Director of College Counseling Operations

Leilani Arita-Takayama
Associate Director of College Counseling

Scott Kominkiewicz
Associate Director of College Counseling

Berta Liao
Associate Director of College Counseling

Kori Shlachter
Associate Director of College Counseling

Carol Tsukamoto
College Counseling Assistant

Sue Lee
College Counseling Secretary



College Attendance


Members of the Class of 2022 have enrolled at 128 colleges around the world. Ninety-nine percent are attending four-year colleges. Eighty-two percent attend college in the continental United States, four percent in other countries, and 14 percent in Hawai‘i.

The following is a list of schools with two or more matriculants from the ‘Iolani School Classes of 2019–2022. Schools in bold have enrolled four or more students in that time. Schools marked with an asterisk note graduates from the Class of 2022.

American University*
Amherst College*
Arizona State University*
Bates University*
Baylor University*
Berklee College of Music*
Boston College
Boston University*

Bowdoin College*
Brandeis University*
Brigham Young University*
Brown University*

Bucknell University*
Butler University*
California Baptist University*
California Lutheran University*
California Polytechnic State University,
      San Luis Obispo*

California Polytechnic State University,
California State University, Fullerton*
California State University,
      Maritime Academy*
California State University, Northridge*
Carnegie Mellon University*
Case Western Reserve University*
Central Washington University
Chapman University*
Colorado State University*
Concordia University (Irvine)*
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art*
Cornell University*
Creighton University*

Denison University*
DigiPen Institute of Technology*
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University,

Emerson College*
Emory University*
Fordham University
George Fox University*
George Washington University*
Georgetown University*
Georgia Institute of Technology*
Gettysburg College*
Gonzaga University*
Grand Canyon University
Grinnell College
Harvard University*

Harvey Mudd College*
Hawai‘i Pacific University*
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology*
International Christian University*
Johns Hopkins University*
Kapi‘olani Community College*
Keio University*
Lehigh University
Lewis & Clark College
Loyola Marymount University*
Loyola University Chicago*
Macalester College*
Marist College*
Massachusetts Institute of Technology*
McGill University*
Menlo College*
Michigan State University*
New York University*
New York University, Shanghai*
Newman University*
Northeastern University*
Northwestern University*

Oberlin College*
Ohio State University, The
Olin College of Engineering*
Oregon Institute of Technology*
Oregon State University*
Pace University*

Pacific Lutheran University*
Pacific University*
Pepperdine University*

Pitzer College*
Pratt Institute*
Princeton University*
Purdue University*

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute*
Rhode Island School of Design*
Rice University*
Rochester Institute of Technology*
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology*
Rutgers University*
Saint Louis University
Saint Martin's University
San Diego State University*
Santa Clara University*
Sarah Lawrence College*
Scripps College*
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle University*
Smith College*
Sophia University*
Southern Oregon University
St. John's University*
Stanford University*
Swarthmore College*
Syracuse University*
Temple University
Texas Christian University*
Tufts University
Tulane University*
United States Air Force Academy*
United States Military Academy
United States Naval Academy*
University of Arizona*
University of British Columbia*
University of California, Berkeley*
University of California, Davis*
University of California, Irvine*
University of California, Los Angeles*

University of California, San Diego
University of Chicago*
University of Hawai‘i at Hilo*
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa*
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign*
University of La Verne*
University of Michigan
University of Montana, The*
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of Nevada, Reno*
University of Notre Dame
University of Oregon*

University of Pennsylvania*
University of Pittsburgh
University of Portland*
University of Puget Sound*
University of Redlands*
University of Rochester*
University of San Diego*
University of San Francisco*
University of Southern California*

University of the Pacific*
University of Toronto
University of Utah
University of Washington*
Vanderbilt University*
Vassar College*
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University*
Washington State University*
Washington University in St. Louis*
Wellesley College*
Whitman College*
Whitworth University*
Willamette University*
Williams College
Worcester Polytechnic Institute*
Yale University*