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Overview

Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is a coeducational boarding and day school serving over 300 students in grades 9-12 and a postgraduate year. Kimball Union's unique location in the heart of the Upper Connecticut River Valley, and its proximity to Dartmouth College have long made it the preferred choice for students seeking an educational experience that develops the whole person as scholar, athlete, artist and global citizen. Our beautiful 1300 acre acre campus includes state-of-the-art facilities and many opportunities to enjoy its pristine, rural, village setting.
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Kimball Union Academy 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, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: No
Boarding Tuition: $77,200
Day S. Tuition: $48,900
# of Students: 338
Boarding Rate: 80%
Teacher:Student: 1:5%
International Student: 20%
AP Courses: 24
Endowment: $242,604/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 85%
SAT: 1360/1600
IB: No
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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 1
#2 Columbia University 1
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
#5 Yale University 1
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#6 University of Chicago 1
#8 University of Pennsylvania 1
#9 California Institute of Technology 1
#9 Duke University 1
#9 Northwestern University 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#13 Dartmouth College 1
#14 Vanderbilt University 1
#17 Cornell University 1
#17 Rice University 1
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
#21 Emory University 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 1
#23 Georgetown University 1
#23 University of Michigan 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
#36 Boston College 1
#42 Boston University 1
#42 Tulane University 1
#49 Ohio State University: Columbus Campus 1
#49 Purdue University 1
#55 University of Miami 1
#59 University of Washington 1
#63 George Washington University 1
#68 St. Lawrence University 1
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1
#72 Reed College 1
#72 Sarah Lawrence College 1
#83 Elon University 1
LAC #17 Colby College 1
LAC #17 Colgate University 1
#93 University of Denver 1
#117 University of Vermont 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
#136 University of New Hampshire 1
LAC #38 Bucknell University 1
LAC #50 Connecticut College 1
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AP Courses

(Total 24)
Chinese Language and Culture
English Literature and Composition
Latin
Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
Environmental Science
Chinese Language and Culture
English Literature and Composition
Latin
Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
Environmental Science
European History
French Language and Culture
Studio Art: 2-D Design
United States History
World History
Music Theory
Computer Science A
Spanish Language and Culture
Physics 2
Studio Art: Drawing
Studio Art: 3-D Design
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Sports

(Total 16)
Alpine Skiing
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Mountain Biking
Soccer
Alpine Skiing
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Mountain Biking
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and Field
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

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Baking for Benefit
BIPOC Affinity Group
Broadcasting Team
Chinese Culture Union
Investment Club
Model UN
Queer-Straight Alliance
Recreational Skiing & Snowboarding
Tea Club
Fire Brigade
Baking for Benefit
BIPOC Affinity Group
Broadcasting Team
Chinese Culture Union
Investment Club
Model UN
Queer-Straight Alliance
Recreational Skiing & Snowboarding
Tea Club
Fire Brigade
Film Club
Penny Fellowship (community service)
Math Team
Boy Scouts
Book Club
Math Peer Tutors
Chess Club
Yearbook
Neuroscience Club
One Love Club
Jewish Student Club
Young Americans Club
Farm Team
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Arts

(Total 30)
Art History
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Drawing
Film Production
Painting
Sculpture
Studio Art
Woodworking
Design
Art History
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Drawing
Film Production
Painting
Sculpture
Studio Art
Woodworking
Design
Digital Fabrication
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1813
Campus Size: 1300 acres
Boarding Rate: 80%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 02/01
Interview: On Campus
Pre Interview: Required Vericant
School Code:
TOEFL: 8012
SSAT: 4390

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Brief Reviews

(Total 37)
4.5/ 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

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Frequently Ask Questions about Kimball Union Academy

Tell me a bit about Kimball Union Academy.
Kimball Union Academy is Co-ed private boarding school located in New Hampshire, US. It was founded 1813 , and currently has about 338 students, 20.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.kua.org.
Does Kimball Union Academy have rigorous academic requirements?
Kimball Union Academy is offering 24 AP courses.

In recent years, 64 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Kimball Union Academy also have 85% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Kimball Union Academy students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 9.4% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 13.4% go to top 25, and about 2.4% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Kimball Union Academy?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Kimball Union Academy’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Kimball Union Academy’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Kimball Union Academy in 2024 is $0 , 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@kua.org .
Where is Kimball Union Academy located?
Kimball Union Academy is located in the State of New Hampshire of USA.
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How to start with an application with Kimball Union Academy?
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Also it is highly recommended to visit Kimball Union Academy’s official site: http://www.kua.org or call them at 603-469-2100.
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The overall rating for Kimball Union Academy is A.

The section ratings of Kimball Union Academy are:
A- for Matriculation
A- for Academics
A+ for Extracurriculum
B+ for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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