Annual College Fair

Santa Margarita Catholic High School hosts a college fair the first week of October each year. Over 200 college representatives are available to speak to students and parents. Workshops on topics such as testing, building a college list, potential majors and unique opportunities are available throughout the evening. This event is open to the general public.

The date for 2019 will be announced in June 2019.

Thank You for Attending Our 2018 College Fair


Abertay University
Air Force ROTC
Albion College
American University
American University of Paris
Arizona State University
Auburn University
Azusa Pacific University


Baylor University

Binghampton University
Biola University
Boise State
Bradley University
Butler University

CCal Maritime
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
California Baptist University
California Lutheran University
California State University, Fullerton
Canisus College
Chapman University
Clark University
Colgate University
College of Charleston
College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University -Minnesota
College of the Holy Cross Colorado State University Colorado State University -Pueblo

Columbia College - Hollywood

Concordia University-Irvine

Creighton University


DePaul University
Dickinson College
Dominican University
Drexel University


Elon University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Fairfield University
Fort Lewis College
Franklin University Switzerland


Gonzaga University
Grand Canyon University

HHarvard University
Hawaii Pacific University
High Point University
Hillsdale College
Holy Names University
Hult International Business School

Humbolt State University

IIllinois Institute of Technology
International Theological Institute
Irvine Valley College

JJames Madison University
John Paul the Great Catholic University
Johnson and Wales University


Laguna College of Art & Design

Lake Forest College
Les Roches & Gilon
Linfield College

Los Angeles College of Music

Louisiana State University
Loyola Marymount University
Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Maryland

Loyola University New Orleans

MMacquarie University, Australia
Marist College
Marquette University
Marymount California University

Marymount Manhattan College
Maryville University
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Menlo College
Merrimack College
Miami University -Oxford
Michigan State University


New York Film Academy College of Visual and Performing Arts
New School of Architecture & Design
Northern Arizona University
Notre Dame de Namur University
Oklahoma State University
Oregon State University

Pace University

Pacific Lutheran University

Pacific Northwest College of Art

Pacific University Oregon
Penn State University
Point Loma Nazarene University
Providence College
Purdue University


Regis University
Rider University
Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Saddleback College
Saint Joseph's University
Saint Louis University
Saint Mary's College - Notre Dame, Indiana
Saint Mary's College of California
Saint Peter's University
Salve Regina University
San Diego Christian College
Santa Clara University

Santiago Canyon College
Seattle University
Seton Hall University
Simmons College
Simpson University

Smith College
Soka University of America
Southern Methodist University
Southern Utah University
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Stonehill College
Suffolk University
Syracuse University


Temple University
Texas Christian University
Texas Tech University
The American University of Rome
The Catholic University of America
The George Washington University
The New School
The Ohio State University
The University of Alabama

The University of Chicago
The University of Iowa
The University of Mississippi

The University of Oklahoma
The University of Tulsa
Thomas Aquinas College
Trinity College -Dublin, Ireland
Trinity College - Connecticut
Trinity University - Texas
Tulane University


UC Berkeley
UC Irvine
UC Los Angeles
UC Merced
UC Riverside
UC San Diego
UC Santa Cruz
United States Air Force Academy
United States Marine Corps
United States Naval Academy
University College Dublin
University of Aberdeen
University of Arkansas
University of Colorado - Boulder
University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
University of Connecticut
University of Dallas
University of Dayton
University of Delaware
University of Florida
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Kansas
University of La Verne
University of Maryland
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
University of Massachusetts - Boston
University of Massachusetts -Lowell
University of Michigan
University of Missouri
University of Montana
University of Nebraska - Lincoln

University of Nevada, Reno

University of New Mexico
University of Northern Colorado
University of Notre Dame
University of Oregon
University of Portland
University of Puget Sound
University of Redlands
University of Richmond
University of Roehampton, London
University of San Diego
University of San Francisco
University of Southern California
University of St Andrews
University of the Pacific
University of Toronto
University of Utah
University of Vermont
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin - Madison
University of Wyoming


Vanderbilt University
Vanguard University

Verto Education


Wagner College
Washington State University
Westmont College
Whittier College
Willamette University

2018 WorkShops

5:30pm-6:00pm “What to Look for in a College”
There is a long list of factors to consider while building your ideal college list. Mr. Calbreath will walk you through the evaluation process and teach you how to research and solidify a strong list of schools. Presenter: Justin Calbreath

6:10pm-6:40pm “International Education: the 101 on Studying Overseas”
Learn about growing trend of US students attending colleges and universities abroad. Learn about the unique opportunities including 3 year bachelor degrees, substantial merit aid, integrated graduate programs, and more. Presenters: MacQuarie University and University College Dublin

6:50pm-7:20pm “Finding Your Entrepreneurial Mindset”
Hear why entrepreneurship is one of the most important skills that can be learned no matter what major you study in college. Colleges are developing programs to encourage entrepreneurship due to its vital importance in our lives and the changing economy. Learn how to research colleges and areas of the country to make sure you can enhance your entrepreneurial mindset throughout your college experience. Presenter: University of Delaware

7:30pm-8:00pm “A Balanced Approach to SAT and ACT Preparation”
What is truly required to be ready to take the SAT or ACT? Gain an understanding of the timeline in preparing for the standardized test process and how you can balance all the other activities required to be a well-rounded student. Presenter: Future Focused

Santa Margarita Catholic High School
22062 Antonio Parkway, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

College Fair Program

2018 college fair