Overview
Founded in 1891, Hotchkiss strives to develop in students a lifelong love of learning, responsible citizenship, and personal integrity. Our students come from 37 states and 33 foreign countries. Thirty-nine percent are students of color. Over $7.6 million in financial aid is available each year; 37 percent of students receive financial aid. With more than 248 courses, Hotchkiss offers a large-school academic experience with a small-school feeling. The average class size is 12, and facilities include a 97,500-item library, a visual arts center, two theatres, new state-of-the-art athletic and music centers, and a golf course and tennis courts, all on an 827-acre campus. Our athletic teams compete with remarkable success in 19 interscholastic sports, including baseball, basketball, cross-country, field hockey, football, golf, hockey,lacrosse, sailing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming and diving, tennis, track, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, water polo, and wrestling. We also offer instruction in outdoor leadership, paddle tennis, rock climbing, spin cycling, and yoga. With a teacher:student ratio of 1:5 and course offerings that total 248, our students have exceptional opportunities for advancing their education and finding mentors on the faculty who will support them in their learning. Students, teachers, and staff members are equally important members in this community based on trust, mutual respect, compassion and shared intellectual curiosity.
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Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: No
Tuition: $69,820
# of Students: 624
Teacher:Student: 1:5
International Student: 14%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $741,987/student
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 72%
SAT: 1412/1600
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Matriculation
Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 10
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 9
#3 Harvard College 14
#3 Stanford University 9
#3 Yale University 14
#6 University of Chicago 45
#7 University of Pennsylvania 22
#10 Duke University 6
#10 Northwestern University 6
LAC #2 Amherst College 6
#12 Dartmouth College 13
#13 Brown University 13
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 12
#17 Cornell University 26
#18 Columbia University 20
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 5
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 6
#22 Emory University 5
#22 Georgetown University 29
#25 New York University 16
#25 University of Michigan 7
#25 University of Southern California 7
#25 University of Virginia 11
LAC #5 Wellesley College 5
#29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 7
#29 Wake Forest University 5
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 9
#32 Tufts University 10
#36 Boston College 9
#41 Boston University 12
#44 Northeastern University 5
#44 Tulane University 9
#51 Lehigh University 8
LAC #11 Middlebury College 17
#68 St. Lawrence University 7
LAC #15 Hamilton College 6
LAC #18 Barnard College 5
LAC #18 Colgate University 5
LAC #18 University of Richmond 6
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 15
LAC #24 Colby College 12
LAC #31 Kenyon College 8
LAC #37 Bucknell University 12
LAC #39 Trinity College 7
Union College 6
University of St. Andrews 9
University of Toronto 8
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Sports (Total 19)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Floor Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Mountain Biking
Rowing
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Floor Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Mountain Biking
Rowing
Sailing
Soccer
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Arts (Total 15)
Ceramics
Portfolio
Architecture
Dance
Music
Chorus
Jazz
Music Technology
Photography
Photography Portfolio
Ceramics
Portfolio
Architecture
Dance
Music
Chorus
Jazz
Music Technology
Photography
Photography Portfolio
Digital Media
Narrative Film
Documentary
Filmmaking
Production
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs (Total 29)
Competitive Club Soccer
Fairfield Farm Ecosytems and Adventure Team (FFEAT)
Woods Squad
Fly Fishing
Winter
Club Hockey
Running
Club Basketball
Club Squash
Yoga
Competitive Club Soccer
Fairfield Farm Ecosytems and Adventure Team (FFEAT)
Woods Squad
Fly Fishing
Winter
Club Hockey
Running
Club Basketball
Club Squash
Yoga
Dance Company
Math Team
SEED
Spring
Athletic teams (varsity
junior varsity
thirds)
Exercise & Fitness
Early AM Exercise & Fitness
Dynamic Training
Golf
Hotchkiss Dramatic Association (HDA)
Mischianza (yearbook)
Fairfield Farm Ecosystem and Adventure Team (FFEAT)
Robotics/EFX Lab
Community Service
Ceramics
Dance
Sports Media
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Basic Info
Year Founded: 1891
Campus Size: 827 acres
Boarding Rate: 98%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation
Application Info
Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE,SAT,PSAT
School Code:
TOEFL: 8199
SSAT: 4012
ISEE: 70335
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Brief Reviews (Total 54)
4.9/ 5
Detailed Review (Total 1)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation
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