Overview

Founded in 1848, Blair Academy is a dynamic, coeducational boarding school in northwest New Jersey, located 65 miles from New York City. As members of an inclusive, vibrant community, 460 students pursue a superior college preparatory education and explore their passions in the arts, athletics, academics and service. Strong faculty-student relationships foster personalized learning opportunities and academic achievement, while our cross-curricular public speaking and leadership programs teach students to advocate for themselves and others. Blair graduates are empowered to become persons of great accomplishment and character who distinguish themselves at top colleges and as leaders in their professions and communities.
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Official information of Blair Academy in 2024 | FindingSchool

A+ Boarding
A+ Matriculation
A Academics
A Extracurricular activities
A Community
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A+ Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: No
Tuition: $72,700
# of Students: 460
Teacher:Student: 1:6
International Student: 18%
AP Courses: 17
Endowment: $315,217/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 71%
SAT: 1350/1600
#22

US Boarding School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 3
#2 Columbia University 2
#5 Yale University 3
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#6 Stanford University 2
#8 University of Pennsylvania 3
#9 Duke University 1
#9 Johns Hopkins University 1
#9 Northwestern University 1
#14 Brown University 2
#14 Vanderbilt University 1
#14 Washington University in St. Louis 2
#17 Cornell University 1
#17 Rice University 1
#19 University of Notre Dame 1
#21 Emory University 1
#25 University of Virginia 2
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#27 University of Southern California 3
#28 New York University 3
#28 Tufts University 1
#28 University of Florida 1
#28 Wake Forest University 2
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 3
#34 University of California: San Diego 3
#36 Boston College 4
#40 College of William and Mary 1
#42 Boston University 2
#42 Brandeis University 1
#42 Tulane University 2
#49 Lehigh University 2
#49 Northeastern University 3
#49 Purdue University 1
#49 Villanova University 4
#55 Santa Clara University 2
#55 University of Miami 4
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#57 University of Pittsburgh 1
#63 George Washington University 3
#68 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#68 Southern Methodist University 1
#79 American University 2
#83 Colorado School of Mines 1
LAC #17 Colgate University 3
LAC #17 Wesleyan University 1
#93 University of Delaware 1
Auburn University 1
#103 Miami University: Oxford 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 1
#104 University of Tennessee: Knoxville 1
LAC #22 University of Richmond 3
#117 University of South Carolina: Columbia 1
#117 University of Vermont 2
LAC #25 Bates College 1
LAC #30 Scripps College 1
LAC #38 Bucknell University 2
LAC #38 Franklin & Marshall College 1
LAC #38 Lafayette College 1
LAC #38 Skidmore College 2
LAC #50 Dickinson College 1
Adelphi University 1
Babson College 1
Delaware Valley University 2
Gettysburg College 2
Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1
Louisiana State University at Eunice 1
Monmouth University 2
Montana State University 1
Rollins College 1
University of Bristol 1
University of Mary Washington 1
University of St. Andrews 2
University of Tampa 1
University of Toronto 1
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AP Courses

(Total 17)
Biology
European History
French Language and Culture
Microeconomics
Music Theory
Spanish Language and Culture
Chemistry
Computer Science A
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
United States History
Biology
European History
French Language and Culture
Microeconomics
Music Theory
Spanish Language and Culture
Chemistry
Computer Science A
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
United States History
Art History
Physics C: Mechanics
Psychology
Calculus AB
Latin
Calculus BC
United States Government and Politics
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Sports

(Total 17)
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Skiing
Soccer
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Skiing
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Water Polo
Wrestling
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Arts

(Total 15)
Art History
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Drawing
Film Production
Graphic Design
Media
Painting
Photography
Portfolio
Art History
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Drawing
Film Production
Graphic Design
Media
Painting
Photography
Portfolio
Sculpture
Studio Art
Architecture
Art
Design
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 22)
Fishing Club
Archery Club
Auto Club
Frisbee Club
Geography Club
Blair International Awareness Club (BIAC)
Blair Business Club
Blair Weightlifting Club
Board Game Club
Book Club
Fishing Club
Archery Club
Auto Club
Frisbee Club
Geography Club
Blair International Awareness Club (BIAC)
Blair Business Club
Blair Weightlifting Club
Board Game Club
Book Club
Chinese Cooking Club
Culinary Club
Drone Photography Club
Earthshine Club
Eastern European Club (EEC)
Investment Club Lin'gwistics Club
Movie Club
Nature Club
One Love
Spikeball™ Club
The Formula One Club
Women in Business Club
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1848
Campus Size: 463 acres
Boarding Rate: 82%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: On Campus, Zoom
Pre Interview: Updating
Other Accepted Scores: Duolingo
School Code:
TOEFL: 9415
SSAT: 1720

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 45)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Review

(Total 1)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
4.0 / 5 Campus
4.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation

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(Total 120)

Frequently Ask Questions about Blair Academy

01.
Tell me a bit about Blair Academy.
Blair Academy is Co-ed private boarding school located in New York, New Jersey, US. It was founded 1848, and currently has about 460 students, 18.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.blair.edu.
06.
Where is Blair Academy located?
Blair Academy is located in the State of New Jersey of USA. The closest major city is New York, which is about 53 miles away from school. Most families can choose JFK aireport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does Blair Academy have rigorous academic requirements?
Blair Academy is offering 17 AP courses.

Blair Academy also have 71% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
How popular is Blair Academy on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Blair Academy is among the most popular schools, within top 18 for all US schools.

Also Blair Academy has been favorited by 985 users.
03.
Where do Blair Academy students typically go for their colleges?
In 2023, some students attended Princeton University, Columbia University, Yale University, Williams College and Stanford University.
08.
How to start with an application with Blair Academy?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Blair Academy. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Blair Academy’s official site: http://www.blair.edu or call them at 908-362-2009.
04.
What is the application requirement for Blair Academy?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Blair Academy’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Blair Academy?
Yes, here are few: Westminster School, Peddie School and The Webb Schools.

The closest major city is New York. You can find out more schools near New York here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for Blair Academy’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Blair Academy in 2024 is $72,700 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@blair.edu .
10.
What is the FindingSchool rating for Blair Academy?
The overall rating for Blair Academy is A+.

The section ratings of Blair Academy are:
A+ for Matriculation
A for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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