Overview

A dynamic education that prepares you for the world you'll encounter.
A picturesque lakefront campus waiting to welcome you home.
A global alumni network encompassing leaders of industry, government, science, and education.
A community that prizes strength of character and good citizenship above all else.
At Culver Academies, our purpose is clear: to provide the best whole person education in the country. A coeducational boarding school for grades 9-12, Culver attracts students from all over the world and invites them to become part of the Culver Story, a story rooted in both tradition and innovation.
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Culver Academies With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

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

Boarding Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Boarding Tuition: $65,000
Day S. Tuition: $38,500
# of Students: 830
Boarding Rate: 100%
Teacher:Student: 1:6%
International Student: 20%
AP Courses: 26
Endowment: $530,120/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 87%
SAT: 1240/1600
IB: No
#34

US Boarding School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 4
#2 Harvard College 2
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
#5 Yale University 1
#6 University of Chicago 4
#8 University of Pennsylvania 7
#9 Johns Hopkins University 2
#14 Brown University 1
#14 Vanderbilt University 2
#14 Washington University in St. Louis 3
#17 Cornell University 3
#19 University of Notre Dame 1
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
#23 Georgetown University 1
#23 University of Michigan 1
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#25 University of Virginia 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 2
#27 University of Southern California 5
#28 New York University 1
#28 University of California: Santa Barbara 1
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 4
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#34 University of Rochester 1
#36 Boston College 1
#36 University of California: Irvine 2
#38 University of Texas at Austin 2
#42 Boston University 1
#42 Case Western Reserve University 2
#42 Tulane University 1
LAC #9 Carleton College 1
#47 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
#49 Northeastern University 1
#49 Ohio State University: Columbus Campus 1
#49 Pepperdine University 2
#49 Purdue University 9
#49 Villanova University 3
#55 Santa Clara University 1
#55 Wabash College 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#59 Syracuse University 2
#59 University of Maryland: College Park 1
#62 Rutgers University 1
#63 George Washington University 4
LAC #13 Hamilton College 3
#68 Indiana University Bloomington 12
#68 Southern Methodist University 3
#68 Texas A&M University 1
#68 University of Minnesota: Twin Cities 1
#70 Virginia Military Institute 1
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1
#75 Baylor University 1
#81 Beloit College 1
#83 Colorado School of Mines 1
#83 Elon University 1
#83 Howard University 1
#83 Michigan State University 1
#83 Stevens Institute of Technology 1
#83 Texas Christian University 2
#85 Lake Forest College 2
#93 University of Denver 1
#93 University of San Diego 3
#94 Lewis & Clark College 2
#99 University of Oregon 1
#99 University of Utah 1
#102 Hollins University 1
#103 Loyola University Chicago 1
#103 Miami University: Oxford 6
#103 University of California: Santa Cruz 1
#103 University of San Francisco 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 2
LAC #22 United States Air Force Academy 2
Arizona State University 2
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology 2
#117 University of South Carolina: Columbia 1
#122 Chapman University 1
#127 University of Dayton 2
#137 University of Alabama 1
#149 Aquinas College 1
#166 Quinnipiac University 1
#166 Xavier University 1
#182 Ohio University 1
#182 University of Rhode Island 1
LAC #38 Bucknell University 1
LAC #38 Skidmore College 1
#202 Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis 2
#212 Ball State University 2
#212 Lipscomb University 1
LAC #50 The University of the South 2
#285 Western Michigan University 1
#317 Northern Arizona University 1
#317 University of Findlay 1
Babson College 2
Bentley University 2
Bowling Green State University: Firelands College 1
Butler University 4
Cabrillo College 1
Carthage College 1
Catawba College 1
College of Charleston 1
Cuesta College 1
Culver-Stockton College 1
Dalhousie University 1
Eastern Michigan University 1
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University: Daytona Beach Campus 1
High Point University 1
Huntington University 1
John Carroll University 1
Northland College 1
Pratt Institute 2
Rollins College 2
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 1
The Citadel 1
Trine University 1
tusculum university 1
United States Merchant Marine Academy 1
Universidad Anahuac 1
University of Toronto 1
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AP Courses

(Total 26)
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Music Theory
Chinese Language and Culture
French Language and Culture
Art History
Comparative Government and Politics
Computer Science A
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Music Theory
Chinese Language and Culture
French Language and Culture
Art History
Comparative Government and Politics
Computer Science A
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
European History
Latin
United States Government and Politics
United States History
World History
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Sports

(Total 17)
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Diving
Fencing
Floor Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Sailing
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Diving
Fencing
Floor Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 41)
Black Student Union (BSU)
Book Club
Boy Scouts Troop 209
CGA Rugby Club
Canoe Sports
Chess Club
Chinese Culture Club
Coding Club
Community Service Club
Cultural Corner (Diverse Conversations)
Black Student Union (BSU)
Book Club
Boy Scouts Troop 209
CGA Rugby Club
Canoe Sports
Chess Club
Chinese Culture Club
Coding Club
Community Service Club
Cultural Corner (Diverse Conversations)
Culver Rifle Club
Culver Youth Community Organization (CYCO)
Discussing American Topics (DAT)
Diversity Council
Dungeons and Dragons Club
French Club
Green Life
Junior Classical League Latin Club
Knitting Club
Linguistic Olympiad
Math Forum
Model United Nations
Peer Coaching - Tutoring
Performing Caring Collaborating (PCC)
Quizbowl
Racquet Sports (badminton
table tennis
squash)
Review Line (formerly The Quill – literary magazine)
Robotics
Roll Call (Yearbook)
Science Club Student Ambassador Organization (SAO)
Shotgun Sports Club
Sin Fornteras
Spectrum (LGBTQ+ Alliance)
Speech Team
Stamp Club
Spiritual Life (Various Topics & Faiths)
Vedette
Women in STEM W.R.A.P. Women’s Rights Awareness Program
Writing Center
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Arts

(Total 23)
Drawing
Painting
Ceramics
Sculpture
Digital Design
Digital Media
Media
Photography
Video
Choir
Drawing
Painting
Ceramics
Sculpture
Digital Design
Digital Media
Media
Photography
Video
Choir
Orchestra
Acting
Band
Guitar
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Theater
Art History
Film Studies
Portfolio
Video Production
Tech Theater
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1894
Campus Size: 1800 acres
Boarding Rate: 100%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Admission Travel to China
School Code:
TOEFL: 8111
SSAT: 2686

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 41)
4.3/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 6)
3.8 / 5 Overall
4.0 / 5 Academics
4.3 / 5 Campus
3.0 / 5 Student Life
3.9 / 5 Athletic&Art
3.2 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 168)
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Frequently Ask Questions about Culver Academies

Tell me a bit about Culver Academies.
Culver Academies is Co-ed private boarding school located in Indiana, US. It was founded 1894 , and currently has about 830 students, 20.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.culver.org.
Does Culver Academies have rigorous academic requirements?
Culver Academies is offering 26 AP courses.

Culver Academies also have 87% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Culver Academies students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 20% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 10% go to top 25, and about 9% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Culver Academies?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Culver Academies’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Culver Academies’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Culver Academies in 2024 is $57,000 , 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 scott.joyner@culver.org .
Where is Culver Academies located?
Culver Academies is located in the State of Indiana of USA.
How popular is Culver Academies on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Culver Academies is among the most popular schools, within top 41 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Culver Academies has been favorited by 765 users.
How to start with an application with Culver Academies?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Culver Academies. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Culver Academies’s official site: http://www.culver.org or call them at 574-842-7100.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Culver Academies?
Yes, here are few: La Lumiere School,

What is the FindingSchool rating for Culver Academies?
The overall rating for Culver Academies is A.

The section ratings of Culver Academies are:
A for Matriculation
A- for Academics
A+ for Extracurriculum
B for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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