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College Readiness

One of our top goals here at Our Lady of Tepeyac is to help our students get into the university of their choice. Ninety-five percent of our students graduate, of which 98% go on to higher education. We know that once our students get to college, they continue to strengthen the voice they developed at Tepeyac. Our alumnae continue to tell us that graduating from an all girls' high school gave them an advantage in the college admissions process, and that every dollar invested in a Catholic education was given back ten-fold in college financial aid or scholarships.

Tepeyac’s College Readiness Program prepares our young women for life after high school. Run by our college readiness cousenlor, the program aims to help all students develop and practice the skills that are necessary for college and the workplace. We work closely with our freshmen and sophomores to help them develop skills of academic success and set goals for their futures. We also work with our juniors and seniors to help them through the college application process. Each year, all students have the opportunity to attend various college fairs and college visits, and the seniors work their way through College Boot Camp, a two-week-long program that leads them through the college application process. During the 2015-2016 academic year, over 40 colleges and universities came to Tepeyac to recruit our students. Once our graduates begin college, we continue to assist them as they make the transition from high school to college. We provide support in dealing with professors, roommates, and the financial aid office.

The Class of 2016 earned a combined total of $6,774,548 in scholarships and grants.

College Acceptances

Our graduates have been accepted to the following colleges and universities:

  • Alaska Pacific University
  • Albion College
  • Alma College
  • Alverno College
  • Arrupe College
  • Augustana College
  • Bradley University
  • Carroll University
  • Carthage College
  • Chicago State University
  • City Colleges of Chicago
  • Coe College
  • College of DuPage
  • Columbia College-Chicago
  • DePaul University
  • Dominican University
  • Dominican University-California
  • East-West University
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Eureka College
  • George Williams College
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Hiram College
  • Holy Cross College
  • Hope College
  • Illinois College
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Illinois State University
  • Iowa Weslyan College
  • Jackson State University
  • Joliet Junior College
  • Knox College
  • Lake Forest College
  • Langston University
  • Lewis University
  • Lincoln College
  • Loras College
  • Loyola University
  • MacMurray Colleye
  • Malcolm X College
  • Marian University
  • Marquette University
  • MidAmerican Nazarene
  • Millikin University
  • Monmouth College
  • Moraine Valley Community College
  • Morton College
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University
  • National Louis University
  • North Park University
  • Northeastern Illinois University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Ripon College
  • Robert Morris University
  • Roosevelt University
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Saint Joseph's College
  • Saint Mary's College (IN)
  • Saint Mary's University (MN)
  • San Diego State University
  • Southern Illinois University
  • St. Catherine University
  • St. John's University
  • St. Leo University
  • St. Louis University
  • St. Olaf College
  • St. Xavier University
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Illinois Chicago
  • University of Illinois Champaign
  • University of Illinois Springfield
  • University of Saint Francis
  • University of San Francisco
  • Valparaiso University
  • Western Illinois University
  • Wittenburg University
  • Xavier University

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2228 South Whipple St.
Chicago, IL 60623
Phone: (773) 522-0023
Fax: (773) 522-0508

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