Puget Sound Accolades


  • In 2012, Puget Sound graduates enjoyed a 75% acceptance rate to medical school. Past medical acceptances include Columbia, Dartmouth, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, OHSU, Stanford, Tufts, University of Washington, and more.
  • In 2010-11, Puget Sound graduates enjoyed an 83% acceptance rate to law school. Past law school acceptance include Boston College, Cornell, Georgetown, Michigan, New York University, UCLA, USC, Yale, among others.
  • Consistently ranked in the top ten small colleges for Peace Corps Volunteers. As of January 2013, the college is ranked #8, with over 20 alumni in service.

  • Top producer of graduates who enter Teach for America. As of August 2011, Puget Sound was tied in 17th position among small schools.

  • Earned a GOLD ranking by STARS for campus sustainability efforts (STARS = Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System).

  • Campus facilities have earned Puget Sound three LEED Gold ratings for excellence in the design and construction of environmentally friendly buildings. 

  • Ranked by “The Advocate” as one of the top 20 campuses in the nation for LGBT students