Overview
The Governor's Academy combines centuries of tradition with a commitment to innovation. Our stimulating and challenging learning environment includes study in English, mathematics, history, science, foreign languages, and the arts. The afternoon program offers opportunities in athletics, community service, drama, dance, and the outdoors. Situated on 450 acres 33 miles north of Boston and four miles from the Atlantic Ocean, The Governor's Academy is proud of its state of the art facilities.
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Boarding Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Suburban
ESL: No
Tuition: $72,900
# of Students: 410
Teacher:Student: 1:5
International Student: 14%
AP Courses: 26
Endowment: $178,049/student
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 73%
SAT: 1219/1600
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The Governor's Academy
Matriculation
Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 1
#1 University of Toronto 1
#3 Harvard College 1
#3 McGill University 1
#3 Stanford University 1
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#6 University of Chicago 1
#7 Johns Hopkins University 1
#10 Northwestern University 1
#12 Dartmouth College 1
#13 Vanderbilt University 1
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 1
#17 Cornell University 1
#18 University of Notre Dame 1
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 1
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#22 Emory University 1
#22 Georgetown University 1
#25 New York University 1
#25 University of Michigan 1
#25 University of Southern California 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#29 University of Florida 1
#29 Wake Forest University 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
LAC #6 Carleton College 1
#32 Tufts University 1
#32 University of California: Santa Barbara 1
#34 University of California: Irvine 1
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#36 Boston College 1
#36 University of Rochester 1
#38 University of California: Davis 1
#41 Boston University 1
#44 Brandeis University 1
#44 Northeastern University 1
#51 Lehigh University 1
#51 Purdue University 1
#51 Villanova University 1
#55 University of Washington 1
LAC #11 Middlebury College 1
#62 George Washington University 1
#62 Syracuse University 1
#62 University of Pittsburgh 1
#62 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
LAC #13 Smith College 1
LAC #13 Vassar College 1
#67 University of Connecticut 1
#67 University of Massachusetts Amherst 1
#67 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
#68 St. Lawrence University 1
#72 American University 1
#72 Fordham University 1
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#72 Reed College 1
#72 Southern Methodist University 1
LAC #15 Hamilton College 1
#77 Clemson University 1
#77 SUNY University at Stony Brook 1
#83 Stevens Institute of Technology 1
#89 Elon University 1
#89 Stonehill College 1
LAC #18 Colgate University 1
LAC #18 University of Richmond 1
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 1
#94 Lewis & Clark College 1
#97 Clark University 1
#105 Drexel University 1
#105 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#105 University of Denver 1
#105 University of Oregon 1
#105 University of Utah 1
LAC #24 Colby College 1
#121 Arizona State University 1
#121 Chapman University 1
#121 University of Vermont 1
#124 Morehouse College 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
LAC #27 Colorado College 1
LAC #27 Macalester College 1
#142 Hartwick College 1
LAC #31 Kenyon College 1
LAC #33 College of the Holy Cross 1
#166 Mercer University 1
#176 University of Massachusetts Lowell 1
#182 Adelphi University 1
LAC #37 Bucknell University 1
LAC #37 Occidental College 1
LAC #39 Denison University 1
LAC #39 Skidmore College 1
LAC #39 Trinity College 1
#202 Florida Institute of Technology 1
#202 Springfield College 1
#219 Sacred Heart University 1
#234 Suffolk University 1
#234 University of Massachusetts Boston 1
LAC #51 Dickinson College 1
LAC #55 Connecticut College 1
Babson College 1
Bentley University 1
Bryant University 1
California Institute of the Arts 1
Champlain College 1
Emerson College 1
Emmanuel College-Boston-MA 1
Marist College 1
Merrimack College 1
Monmouth University 1
Ohio State University: Columbus Campus 1
Penn State University Park 1
Providence College 1
Rollins College 1
Saint Anselm College 1
Saint Joseph's University 1
School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1
Southeastern Louisiana University 1
St. Andrews University 1
Union College 1
United States Coast Guard Academy 1
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
University of Maryland: University College 1
University of South Carolina: Aiken 1
University of Southern Maine 1
University of Tampa 1
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 1
virginia university of lynchburg 1
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AP Courses (Total 26)
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
European History
French Language and Culture
German Language and Culture
Psychology
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Chemistry
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
European History
French Language and Culture
German Language and Culture
Psychology
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Environmental Science
Music Theory
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
United States History
World History
Spanish Literature and Culture
Computer Science A
Studio Art: Drawing
Computer Science Principles
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Sports (Total 25)
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling
Alpine Skiing
Ice Hockey
Track and Field
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Arts (Total 19)
Acting
Chorus
Jazz
Music Theory
Orchestra
Piano
Public Speaking
Theater
3D Design
Animation
Acting
Chorus
Jazz
Music Theory
Orchestra
Piano
Public Speaking
Theater
3D Design
Animation
Ceramics
Film
Photography
Studio Art
3D Art
Architecture
Design
Lighting Design
Mixed Media
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs (Total 27)
Art Therapy Club
Beekeeping Club
Black Latinx Association
Board Game Club
Boxing Club
Business and Economics Club
Current Events Club
Dance Club
Debate Club
Diplomacy Club
Art Therapy Club
Beekeeping Club
Black Latinx Association
Board Game Club
Boxing Club
Business and Economics Club
Current Events Club
Dance Club
Debate Club
Diplomacy Club
Environmental Club
Fashion Design Club
Film (Drama & Anime) Club
Gender and Sexuality Alliance (Spectrum)
Harvard Model Congress
International Club
Life Efficiency-Programming Club
Math Club
Pen Pals
Photography Club
Physics and Astronomy Club
Ping-pong Club
Strong Women At The Governor’s Academy (SWAGA)
The Sports Hub Club
Student Council
UNICEF Club
Writing Club
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Basic Info
Year Founded: 1763
Campus Size: 456 acres
Boarding Rate: 64%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation
Application Info
Deadline: 01/31
Interview: Zoom, On Campus, Admission Travel to China, Others
Pre Interview: Required Vericant
Other Accepted Scores: IELTS
School Code:
TOEFL: 8419
SSAT: 3466
ISEE: 221995
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Brief Reviews (Total 52)
4.8/ 5
Detailed Reviews (Total 3)
5.0 / 5 Overall
4.7 / 5 Academics
4.7 / 5 Campus
4.7 / 5 Student Life
4.7 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.7 / 5 Transportation
Q&A (Total 198)
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