Overview

In 1940, Columbia International University founded a Christian high school in Asheville, North Carolina. It was named Ben Lippen, a Scottish Phrase meaning “Mountain of Trust.” In 1988, Ben Lippen School moved to Columbia, SC. Today, it has more than 800 students enrolled in Pre-K through 12th grade. Ben Lippen High School is an independent, rigorous, college preparatory Christian school which includes Honors, AP, Dual Credit, and a diverse selection of electives and co-curricular activities. This culturally rich student body is taught by a strong faculty, most of whom hold advanced degrees. To prepare students to lead and work in the 21st century, the curriculum incorporates critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaborative skills.
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Official information of Ben Lippen School in 2024 | FindingSchool

B+ Boarding
B Matriculation
A- Academics
B Extracurricular activities
C Community
B+ Reviews
B+ Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 6-12
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Tuition: $40,000
# of Students: 930
Teacher:Student: 1:14
International Student: 10%
AP Courses: 9
Endowment: N/A
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 75%
SAT: 1359/1600
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US Boarding School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#23 Georgetown University 1
#30 University of Florida 1
#35 University of California: San Diego 3
#47 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
#53 Purdue University 2
#58 University of Washington 1
#66 George Washington University 1
#74 Clemson University 6
#80 Michigan State University 1
#80 North Carolina State University 1
Auburn University 1
Arizona State University 1
#118 University of South Carolina: Columbia 16
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AP Courses

(Total 9)
Statistics
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
United States History
European History
United States Government and Politics
Computer Science A
Statistics
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
United States History
European History
United States Government and Politics
Computer Science A
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Sports

(Total 12)
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Arts

(Total 9)
Band
Choir
Guitar
Music
Music Theory
Theater
Drawing
Photography
Art
Band
Choir
Guitar
Music
Music Theory
Theater
Drawing
Photography
Art
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 20)
Choir
Yearbook
Art Club
Badminton Club
Band
Bible Studies
Bowling Club
Math Team
Improv Club
Prayer Groups
Choir
Yearbook
Art Club
Badminton Club
Band
Bible Studies
Bowling Club
Math Team
Improv Club
Prayer Groups
Robotics Team
Science Team
Student Leadership
Super Fans
Theater
Young Life Discipleship
Sailing
Model United Nations
National Honor Society
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1940
Campus Size: 400 acres
Boarding Rate: 10%
Religious Affiliation: christian

Application Info

Deadline: Rolling
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Admission Travel to China, Others, Zoom or WeChat
Pre Interview: Updating
Other Accepted Scores: IELTS, Duolingo, iTEP-Slate, ELTiS
School Code:
TOEFL: 3307

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 40)
4.6/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 4)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
4.5 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 9)
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Boarding
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4.7 (21 reviews)

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