Overview

Founded in 1915, Canterbury is an independent Catholic, coeducational, college-preparatory school. Small classes, 21 Advanced Placement and Honors Level courses, art, drama, and music programs support a rigorous curriculum. Wireless Internet service is provided in classrooms and dormitories. All students participate in athletics and extracurricular activities. Most Canterbury students participate in the school's extremely active community service program. A historically strong athletics program is an important part of each student's daily experience. A strong sense of community is evident in all aspects of a Canterbury experience.
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Canterbury School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

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

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Boarding Tuition: $71,450
Day S. Tuition: $50,000
# of Students: 322
Boarding Rate: 67%
Teacher:Student: 1:6%
International Student: 16%
AP Courses: 21
Endowment: $102,484/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 70%
SAT: 1220/1600
IB: No
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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 1
#5 Yale University 1
#14 Vanderbilt University 1
LAC #3 Swarthmore College 1
#17 Cornell University 1
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 1
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#25 University of Virginia 1
#27 University of Southern California 1
#28 New York University 1
#28 University of California: Santa Barbara 1
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 1
#34 University of Rochester 1
#36 Boston College 1
#38 Georgia Institute of Technology 1
#38 University of California: Davis 1
#48 Hillsdale College 1
#48 University of Georgia 1
#49 Lehigh University 1
#49 Northeastern University 1
#49 Villanova University 1
#55 Santa Clara University 1
#55 University of Miami 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#63 George Washington University 1
#63 University of Connecticut 1
LAC #13 Hamilton College 1
#68 Fordham University 1
#68 St. Lawrence University 1
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1
#75 Clemson University 1
#75 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
#79 American University 1
#83 Elon University 1
#83 Stevens Institute of Technology 1
LAC #17 Colgate University 1
#89 Stonehill College 1
SUNY University at Buffalo 1
#104 University of Tennessee: Knoxville 1
#115 Fairfield University 1
#117 University of South Carolina: Columbia 1
#127 Seton Hall University 1
#136 Samford University 1
SUNY University at Albany 1
LAC #35 College of the Holy Cross 1
#182 Adelphi University 1
LAC #42 Denison University 1
#219 Sacred Heart University 1
#219 University of Maine 1
LAC #46 Furman University 1
LAC #46 Trinity College 1
#234 Pace University 1
#285 Western Michigan University 1
Arcadia University 1
Babson College 1
Bentley University 1
Central Connecticut State University 1
College of Charleston 1
High Point University 1
Ithaca College 1
Lebanon Valley College 1
Merrimack College 1
Post University 1
Providence College 1
Saint Joseph's University 1
Siena College 1
University of Tampa 1
Wentworth Institute of Technology 1
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AP Courses

(Total 21)
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
European History
French Language and Culture
Physics 1
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
European History
French Language and Culture
Physics 1
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
United States History
World History
Physics 1
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Psychology
Spanish Literature and Culture
Studio Art: Drawing
Microeconomics
United States Government and Politics
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Sports

(Total 16)
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 22)
AHANA
Animal Rights
Canterbury Business Association
Chicken Keepers Club
Cooking Club
Diversity & Equity & Inclusion & Justice
Esports Club
Garden Club
Gender-Sexuality Alliance
Jewish Student Association
AHANA
Animal Rights
Canterbury Business Association
Chicken Keepers Club
Cooking Club
Diversity & Equity & Inclusion & Justice
Esports Club
Garden Club
Gender-Sexuality Alliance
Jewish Student Association
Mental Health Committee
Model United Nations
Physics Club
Pizza & Prayer
Robotics/Makers Club
Student Events Committee
Student Government
Sustainability Club
The Tabard - Student Newspaper
The Cantuarian - Yearbook
The Carillon - Student Literary Magazine
Women of Canterbury
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Arts

(Total 21)
Band
Drama
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Public Speaking
Songwriting
Theater
2D Design
3D Design
Band
Drama
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Public Speaking
Songwriting
Theater
2D Design
3D Design
Ceramics
Drawing
Painting
Portfolio
Printmaking
Sculpture
Studio Art
Architecture
Art
Mixed Media
Rock
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1915
Campus Size: 150 acres
Boarding Rate: 67%
Religious Affiliation: Catholic

Application Info

Deadline: 01/31
Interview: On Campus, Zoom
Pre Interview: Required Vericant
Other Accepted Scores: Duolingo
School Code:
TOEFL: 7219
SSAT: 2050

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Brief Reviews

(Total 31)
4.7/ 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

Q&A

(Total 105)

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Frequently Ask Questions about Canterbury School

Tell me a bit about Canterbury School.
Canterbury School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Connecticut, US. It was founded 1915 , and currently has about 322 students, 16.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.cbury.org.
Does Canterbury School have rigorous academic requirements?
Canterbury School is offering 21 AP courses.

In recent years, 40 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Canterbury School also have 70% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Canterbury School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 14.29% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 9.52% go to top 25, and about 3.81% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Canterbury School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Canterbury School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Canterbury School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Canterbury School in 2024 is $75,785 , 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 admissions@cbury.org .
Where is Canterbury School located?
Canterbury School is located in the State of Connecticut of USA.
How popular is Canterbury School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Canterbury School is among the most popular schools, within top 48 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Canterbury School has been favorited by 673 users.
How to start with an application with Canterbury School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Canterbury School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Canterbury School’s official site: http://www.cbury.org or call them at 860-210-3832.
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Canterbury School?
The overall rating for Canterbury School is A.

The section ratings of Canterbury School are:
A for Matriculation
A- for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A for Community
A- for Students and Parents reviews
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