Overview

Since 1814, Emma Willard School has been one of the nation's leading college-preparatory boarding and day schools for young women. Known for its challenging academic program, the school promotes intellectual curiosity and disciplined study habits through an outstanding faculty and an extensive curriculum distinguished by a wide array of Advanced Placement courses. The school's extraordinary physical plant, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, provides a breathtakingly beautiful, yet state-of-the-art, setting for learning and living.
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Emma Willard School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

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

Boarding Grades: 9-12
All-girls
Rural
ESL: Yes
Boarding Tuition: $73,995
Day S. Tuition: $41,600
# of Students: 356
Boarding Rate: 67%
Teacher:Student: 1:7%
International Student: 29%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $505,618/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 90%
SAT: 1330/1600
IB: No
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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 2
#2 Harvard College 4
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2
#5 Yale University 1
LAC #1 Williams College 3
#6 Stanford University 3
#6 University of Chicago 4
#9 Johns Hopkins University 3
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#14 Brown University 1
#14 Washington University in St. Louis 4
LAC #3 Swarthmore College 1
#17 Cornell University 13
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 5
#21 Emory University 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 3
#23 Georgetown University 2
#23 University of Michigan 2
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 3
#25 University of Virginia 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 5
#27 University of Southern California 1
#28 New York University 16
#28 Tufts University 2
#28 University of California: Santa Barbara 1
#28 Wake Forest University 2
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#34 University of Rochester 3
#36 Boston College 3
#36 University of California: Irvine 3
#38 University of California: Davis 3
#38 University of Texas at Austin 1
LAC #8 Claremont McKenna College 1
#42 Boston University 5
#42 Brandeis University 4
#42 Case Western Reserve University 1
#42 University of Wisconsin-Madison 4
LAC #9 Carleton College 1
#47 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2
#49 Lehigh University 4
#49 Northeastern University 9
#49 Purdue University 2
#55 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 6
#55 University of Miami 1
#57 Penn State University Park 2
#57 University of Pittsburgh 3
#59 University of Washington 2
#63 George Washington University 8
#63 University of Connecticut 1
#63 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
LAC #13 Hamilton College 1
#68 Fordham University 3
#68 St. Lawrence University 2
#68 University of Massachusetts Amherst 1
#68 University of Minnesota: Twin Cities 1
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 3
#72 Reed College 1
#72 Sarah Lawrence College 2
#75 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2
#76 College of Wooster 1
#79 American University 5
LAC #16 Haverford College 2
#83 Elon University 1
#83 Howard University 1
#83 Michigan State University 2
#83 Stevens Institute of Technology 2
#83 University of California: Riverside 1
#85 Lake Forest College 1
LAC #17 Barnard College 1
LAC #17 Colgate University 4
LAC #17 Smith College 7
LAC #17 Wesleyan University 2
SUNY University at Buffalo 1
#93 University of Denver 2
#94 Lewis & Clark College 1
#99 University of Oregon 1
#103 Clark University 2
#103 Drexel University 1
#103 Saint Louis University 1
#103 University of Arizona 1
LAC #22 Vassar College 4
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#117 University of Vermont 3
#122 University of Missouri: Columbia 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
#130 Eckerd College 2
LAC #27 Macalester College 1
#136 Simmons University 1
LAC #30 Bryn Mawr College 6
LAC #30 Kenyon College 4
LAC #30 Mount Holyoke College 4
LAC #30 Scripps College 1
#166 Quinnipiac University 1
SUNY University at Albany 4
LAC #35 College of the Holy Cross 2
LAC #35 Pitzer College 1
LAC #36 Oberlin College 3
#182 Adelphi University 1
LAC #38 Bucknell University 3
LAC #38 Lafayette College 4
LAC #38 Skidmore College 6
#219 Hampton University 1
#219 University of Maine 1
LAC #45 Union College 1
LAC #46 Trinity College 1
#234 Pace University 2
#234 Suffolk University 1
#234 University of Hartford 1
LAC #50 Connecticut College 2
LAC #50 Dickinson College 3
LAC #60 Bard College 5
American University of Paris 2
Babson College 4
Bentley University 1
binghamton university, state university of new york 1
Boston Conservatory at Berklee 1
Champlain College 3
CUNY Kingsborough Community 1
Emerson College 3
Endicott College 1
Hudson Valley Community College 1
Ithaca College 1
Kings College London University of 1
Marist College 3
McGill University 2
New York Institute of Technology 1
Providence College 4
Rhode Island School of Design 1
Richmond, The American International University in London 1
School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1
School of Visual Arts 1
Siena College 2
St. John's University 1
State University of New York at 1
State University of New York New 1
State University of New York SUNY 1
stony brook university, state university of new york 3
SUNY College at New Paltz 2
The New School College of Performing Arts 4
University College London 2
University of Portland 1
University of St. Andrews 3
University of Toronto 5
University of Western Australia 1
Wagner College 1
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Sports

(Total 21)
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Volleyball
Cross Country
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Volleyball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Volleyball
Basketball
Lacrosse
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 48)
AGONIES
ALBANY AREA MATH CIRCLE
AMERICAN RED CROSS
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
BLACK AND LATINX STUDENT UNION (BLSU)
CHOIR
CREATE
DEMOCRACY MATTERS
DOR VA DOR E-NABLE
EMBASSADORS (TOUR GUIDES)
AGONIES
ALBANY AREA MATH CIRCLE
AMERICAN RED CROSS
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
BLACK AND LATINX STUDENT UNION (BLSU)
CHOIR
CREATE
DEMOCRACY MATTERS
DOR VA DOR E-NABLE
EMBASSADORS (TOUR GUIDES)
EMMA ARCH
EMMA EQUINE
EMMA GENIUS
EMMA GREEN
F-WORD
FAIR TRADE
FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIANS IN UNIVERSITIES AND SCHOOLS (FOCUS)
FILM CLUB
FOREIGN AND AMERICAN STUDENT ORGANIZATION (FASO)
FUTURE HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (HOSA)
GARGOYLE (YEARBOOK)
HUMANITEAM (HUMANITIES TUTORS)
JSG AND 12 TONES
LANGUAGE TUTORS
LINK (LIBERTY IN NORTH KOREA)
MATHEMATICS
MEDTALKS
MOCK TRIAL
MODEL UN
MULTICULTURAL INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDENT UNION (MIASU
MUSLIM CLUB
NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI@EMMA)
OMEGA
ORCHESTRA
PHILA
PHILOSOPHY
PRIDE ALLIANCE
PRIMES (MATH AND SCIENCE TUTORS)
QUIZ TEAM
RELAY FOR LIFE
ROBOTICS
SCIENCE OLYMPIAD
SPEECH & DEBATE
SPILLED INK
STUDENT ORGANIZATION FOR ANIMAL RESPECT (SOAR)
THE CLOCK (STUDENT NEWSPAPER)
TRIANGLE (LITERARY MAGAZINE)
UNICEF (UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S EMERGENCY FUND)
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Arts

(Total 37)
Acting
Ballet
Chamber Orchestra
Choir
Choreography
Dance
Music
Public Speaking
Speech
Theater
Acting
Ballet
Chamber Orchestra
Choir
Choreography
Dance
Music
Public Speaking
Speech
Theater
Ceramics
Drawing
Graphic Design
Media
Painting
Photography
Studio Art
Video
Design
Semiquavers
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1814
Campus Size: 137 acres
Boarding Rate: 67%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: SSAT,TOEFL,TOEFL Junior,SAT,PSAT
School Code:
TOEFL: 8629
SSAT: 2998

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

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4.8/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 3)
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

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Frequently Ask Questions about Emma Willard School

Tell me a bit about Emma Willard School.
Emma Willard School is All-girls private boarding school located in New York, US. It was founded 1814 , and currently has about 356 students, 29.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.emmawillard.org.
Does Emma Willard School have rigorous academic requirements?
In recent years, 61 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Emma Willard School also have 90% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Emma Willard School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 11.88% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 21.56% go to top 25, and about 8.75% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Emma Willard School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Emma Willard 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 Emma Willard School’s All-girls student?
The total fee for Emma Willard School in 2024 is $69,965 ~ $70,195, 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@emmawillard.org .
Where is Emma Willard School located?
Emma Willard School is located in the State of New York of USA.
How popular is Emma Willard School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Emma Willard School is among the most popular schools, within top 44 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Emma Willard School has been favorited by 714 users.
How to start with an application with Emma Willard School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Emma Willard School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Emma Willard School’s official site: http://www.emmawillard.org or call them at 518-833-1320.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Emma Willard School?
Yes, here are few: Hoosac School, Buxton School and Darrow School.

What is the FindingSchool rating for Emma Willard School?
The overall rating for Emma Willard School is A+.

The section ratings of Emma Willard School are:
A+ for Matriculation
A+ for Academics
A- for Extracurriculum
B+ for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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