This fall, four-year college-going members of the 2012 Fair Lawn High School graduating class are spread across 21 states and Canada at some of the most prestigious universities in North America.
Nearly two-thirds of graduates are enrolled at four-year colleges, with most electing to continue their education in state.
The vast majority of graduates have remained in the northeast, although a handful have headed either out west or down south.
Rutgers University, with 38 enrollees from the 2012 Class, is easily the most popular four-year choice for this year's graduates.
Thirty-six percent of graduates attending four-year colleges this fall are enrolled at U.S. News and World Report Top 100 schools, including Columbia, Georgetown and Carnegie Mellon universities.
Click on the interactive map markers to see where members of the graduating class are attending.
Top 10 most popular four-year colleges for 2012 FLHS graduates:
|College||Number of Students Attending|
|Montclair State University||19|
|William Paterson University||13|
|State University of New York||11|
|Penn State University||10|
|Seton Hall University||7|
|University of Massachusetts Amherst||5|
|Fairleigh Dickinson University||4|
Top 7 most popular states for 2012 FLHS graduates:
|State||Number of Students Attending||Most popular college in state|
|New Jersey||122||Rutgers (38)|
|New York||40||State University of New York (11)|
|Pennsylvania||22||Penn State University (10)|
|Massachusetts||16||University of Massachusetts Amherst (5)|
|Maryland||5||University of Maryland (2)|
|Virginia||4||George Mason University (2)|
|Connecticut||4||Quinnipiac University (2)|
Students Attending Top 50 Academic Schools, according to 2013 U.S. News and World Report
|College||Students Attending||2013 U.S. News and World Report Rank|
|Carnegie Mellon University||1||23|
|University of Virginia||1||24|
|University of Michigan||2||29|
|New York University||1||32|
|University of California-San Diego||1||38|
|Penn State University||10||46|
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