Our US & UK Admissions Results Are In! 🎉🎓

Crimson celebrates another year of record-breaking success. Our students have secured acceptances to all eight Ivy League universities, Oxford, Cambridge, Stanford, MIT, UCL, LSE, Duke, UChicago, Johns Hopkins, USC, and many more prestigious institutions.

Study at Elite Universities in US and UK from New Zealand

Crimson Education is New Zealand’s leading university admissions company, having supported students gain admission to the world’s most competitive universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, MIT and UCLA for over 10 years!


Offers to Ivy League universities


Offers to Oxford & Cambridge


Offers to the US Top 50 universities


Offers to the UK Top 10 universities

From New Zealand to a World-Class University

Every year, we send hundreds of New Zealand’s best and brightest students to the world’s top universities, like HarvardStanfordYale, Oxford and beyond! For many of those students, the idea of studying at a world-class university was a far-off dream – in fact, some of them didn’t even know it was possible!

But what does it take to get in?

Great academics are an undeniable advantage, but they’re no longer enough to guarantee acceptance to a top university. At Crimson, we help students maximise every aspect of their application, making sure they stand out above the tens of thousands of qualified applicants.

At Crimson, we offer:

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Application Strategy

Our strategists have an accumulative 350 years experience in college admissions, many having made decisions in admission offices at Yale, Princeton, Stanford, Oxford and more. Beyond college selection, our strategists assure their students’ applications have a strong overarching theme that aligns with their personal passions, achievements and ambitions.

Top Extracurriculars

Our extracurricular support — provided by hand-picked professionals in their fields — includes the building of complex capstone projects, high level research with college professors, internships with companies such as Uber, Amazon, Ferrari and more, and competitive summer programs in specific areas of interest.

Academic Acceleration

The depth of our top-scoring tutoring staff allows us to provide not just expert SAT and ACT tutoring, but extensive subject area support, including NCEA and A-Levels! Many of our students supplement their school offerings with additional AP classes/subjects taught by qualified teachers through our global online high school, Crimson Global Academy.

Essay Support

Our essay mentors guide students through the entire essay construction process for the personal statement and supplemental essays, including identifying effective topics, building a compelling narrative, and crafting highly specific answers to school-specific supplemental questions.

Our Admission Offers

Our students have received offers to the world’s best universities!

Our Class Of 2027 Results

At Crimson, our students’ results are our utmost priority. In the most recent application cycle, our students defied the odds and earned admission to the most competitive schools in the US, UK and beyond. Despite lower acceptance rates at many universities, Crimson students continued to impress with their outstanding applications.

In fact, 98% of our students gained admissions to at least one of their Top 5 university choices, thanks to the hard-work of our world-class team.

We have supported 6000+ students gain admission to their target university – will you be next?

How Our Students’ Results Compare!
UniversityGeneral Admissions RateCrimson Student Admissions Rate
Harvard University3.19%17%
Princeton University~4.0%22%
Yale University4.4%12%
Stanford University~4.0%12%
Columbia University3.7%29%
University of Chicago6.2%29%
University of Pennsylvania~4.7%32%
Duke University6.2%44%
Johns Hopkins University6.5%39%
Brown University5.5%29%
Northwestern University7.0%30%
Dartmouth College6.2%26%
Cornell University~8.7%21%
UC Berkeley~11.8%40%

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We have supported 6,000+ students gain admission to their target universities. Will you be next?