The graduates of POLAHS attend prestigious junior colleges, colleges, and universities throughout California and the nation. These schools include the California Maritime Academy; UC Berkeley; UC San Diego; CSU Long Beach; UCLA; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; and University of Notre Dame; amongst many others. POLAHS alumni have also enlisted in military service and enrolled in military academies such as the United States Air Force Academy.

POLAHS alumni have attended the following colleges:

U.S. Air Force Academy
Art Institute
Arizona State University
Azusa Pacific University
Boston University
Briar Cliff University
Brigham Young University
Bucknell University
California Maritime Academy
California State Polytechnic University Pomona
California State Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo
California State University Bakersfield
California State University Channel Islands
California State University Chico
California State University Dominguez Hills
California State University East Bay
California State University Fresno
California State University Fullerton
California State University Humboldt
California State University Long Beach
California State University Los Angeles
California State University Monterey Bay
California State University Northridge
California State University Sacramento
California State University San Diego
California State University San Francisco
California State University Sonoma
California State University Stanislaus
Coe College
Dickinson University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Oregon University
Embry Aeronautical University
Florida Institute of Technology
George Mason University
Hartwick College
Hawaii Pacific University
Indiana Tech
La Sierra
Long Island University
Marymount College
Michigan State
Montana University
New Mexico State University
Northern Arizona University
Notre Dame
Oregon State University
Penn State
Pepperdine University
Portland University
Pratt Institute
Princeton University
Rochester Institute of Technology
San Jose State University
South Dakota State University
Southern Utah University
St. John’s University
Texas A&M
Tounge Point College
Tuskegee University
University of Arizona
University of Buffalo
University of California Davis
University of California Irvine
University of California Los Angeles
University of California Merced
University of California Riverside
University of California San Diego
University of California Santa Barbara
University of California Santa Cruz
University of Central College
University of Denver
University of Florida
University of Hartford
University of Hawaii
University of Las Vegas
University of Nevada
University of New Haven
University of Redlands
University of Southern California
University of Tampa
University of Tennessee
University of Texas at Arlington
University of The Pacific
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia University
Walla Walla University
Washington College
Western University
Westmont College
Widener University
Williams College
Yale University