Overview

The six million acre Adirondack Park sets the stage for Northwood School. An academic program focusing on college preparation is the standard. Coed athletic offerings include ski racing, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, golf, crew, and a first-rate wilderness skills program. Indoor tennis courts, a squash court, an indoor climbing wall, and a state-of-the-art fitness center support our students' love of the outdoors. Opportunities for community service and a unique cross-cultural program are offered.
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Northwood School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

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

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Boarding Tuition: $70,000
Day S. Tuition: $33,925
# of Students: 178
Boarding Rate: 1%
Teacher:Student: 1:5%
International Student: 0%
AP Courses: 8
Endowment: $56,180/stu.
SAT: 1190/1600
IB: No
#189

US Boarding School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#2 Columbia University 1
#5 Yale University 1
LAC #1 Williams College 2
#6 Stanford University 1
#9 Northwestern University 3
#13 Dartmouth College 2
#17 Cornell University 4
#19 University of Notre Dame 2
#23 University of Michigan 1
#25 University of Virginia 2
#28 New York University 2
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#34 University of Rochester 1
#36 Boston College 2
#38 University of Texas at Austin 1
#42 Boston University 1
#42 Brandeis University 2
#42 Case Western Reserve University 1
#42 University of Wisconsin-Madison 1
LAC #9 Middlebury College 2
#49 Lehigh University 1
#49 Northeastern University 1
#49 Purdue University 2
#49 Villanova University 1
#55 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 5
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#57 University of Pittsburgh 1
#59 Syracuse University 2
#63 Lawrence University 1
#63 St. Olaf College 2
#63 University of Connecticut 2
LAC #13 Hamilton College 2
#68 Fordham University 1
#68 St. Lawrence University 12
#68 University of Massachusetts Amherst 2
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 6
#75 Clemson University 1
#76 Allegheny College 1
#79 North Carolina State University 1
#83 Texas Christian University 1
#85 Washington College 1
LAC #17 Colgate University 2
SUNY University at Buffalo 3
#93 University of Delaware 2
#93 University of Denver 1
#99 University of Oregon 1
#99 University of Utah 2
#103 Clark University 1
#103 Creighton University 1
#103 Miami University: Oxford 1
#103 University of Arizona 2
#103 University of South Florida 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 2
#107 Luther College 1
#111 Goucher College 1
#111 Ohio Wesleyan University 2
#115 Fairfield University 1
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology 3
#117 University of Vermont 6
LAC #25 Bates College 1
#127 Clarkson University 3
#136 SUNY College at Purchase 1
#136 University of New Hampshire 2
#148 San Diego State University 1
#148 University of Cincinnati 1
LAC #30 Bryn Mawr College 1
LAC #30 Kenyon College 1
#151 Colorado State University 1
#151 James Madison University 1
#162 Oregon State University 1
#166 California State University: Fullerton 1
#166 Quinnipiac University 1
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LAC #35 Pitzer College 1
#182 University of Rhode Island 1
LAC #38 Bucknell University 1
LAC #38 Franklin & Marshall College 1
LAC #38 Lafayette College 2
LAC #38 Skidmore College 3
#212 University of New Mexico 1
#219 Sacred Heart University 2
#219 University of Maine 1
LAC #45 Union College 3
LAC #46 Trinity College 3
#234 Maryville University of Saint Louis 1
#234 Pace University 3
#234 Suffolk University 1
#234 University of Massachusetts Boston 1
LAC #50 Connecticut College 2
#263 Montana State University 1
#285 University of Montana 1
LAC #61 Gettysburg College 1
#317 Alvernia University 1
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Assumption College 1
Babson College 2
Bentley University 4
Bryant University 1
Castleton University 1
Christopher Newport University 1
Coastal Carolina University 4
College of Charleston 1
Concordia University 2
Fort Lewis College 2
Hamline University 1
Herkimer County Community College 1
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Johnson & Wales University: Providence 1
long island university-liu post 1
McGill University 2
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Moore College of Art and Design 1
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Niagara University 1
Norwich University 1
Oakton Community College 1
Onondaga Community College 2
Otis College of Art and Design 1
Pacific Lutheran University 1
Pratt Institute 2
Providence College 4
Rivier University 1
Saint Anselm College 1
Saint Joseph's College of Maine 1
Saint Mary's College of California 1
Saint Michael's College 1
Schoolcraft College 1
Siena College 2
Southern New Hampshire University 1
St. John's University 2
St. Mary's University of Minnesota 1
SUNY College at Cortland 1
SUNY College at Geneseo 1
SUNY College at New Paltz 1
SUNY College at Oswego 3
SUNY College at Plattsburgh 3
SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill 1
SUNY College of Technology at Canton 2
Tallahassee Community College 1
University of British Columbia 1
University of Nebraska - Omaha 6
University of Ottawa 2
University of Salford 1
University of Southern Maine 1
University of Tampa 1
Utica College 2
Wagner College 1
Wheaton College 1
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AP Courses

(Total 8)
Calculus AB
English Literature and Composition
United States History
Environmental Science
Psychology
Biology
Macroeconomics
World History
Calculus AB
English Literature and Composition
United States History
Environmental Science
Psychology
Biology
Macroeconomics
World History
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Sports

(Total 10)
Crew
Dance
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Mountain Biking
Outing Club
Recreational Snow Sports
Skiing
Snowboarding
Soccer
Crew
Dance
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Mountain Biking
Outing Club
Recreational Snow Sports
Skiing
Snowboarding
Soccer
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 10)
Drama Club
Sustainability Club
Multicultural Student Club
CARE - Northwood's Community Service Club
Student Activities Committee
Food Committee
Gay-Straight Alliance
Investment Club
Blue Key Society
National Honor Society
Drama Club
Sustainability Club
Multicultural Student Club
CARE - Northwood's Community Service Club
Student Activities Committee
Food Committee
Gay-Straight Alliance
Investment Club
Blue Key Society
National Honor Society
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Arts

(Total 4)
Dance
Music
Drawing
Painting

Basic Info

Year Founded: 1905
Campus Size: 80 acres
Boarding Rate: 1%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: Rolling
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Other Accepted Scores: TOEFL Junior, ISEE
School Code:
TOEFL: 7531
SSAT: 5416

Brief Reviews

(Total 10)
4.6/ 5

Detailed Review

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

Q&A

(Total 12)
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Frequently Ask Questions about Northwood School

Tell me a bit about Northwood School.
Northwood School is Co-ed private boarding school located in New York, US. It was founded 1905 , and currently has about 178 students, 0.35% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.northwoodschool.com.
Does Northwood School have rigorous academic requirements?
Northwood School is offering 8 AP courses.

In recent years, 17 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Where do Northwood School students typically go for their colleges?
In 2019-2023, some students attended Columbia University, Yale University, Williams College, Stanford University and Northwestern University.
What is the application requirement for Northwood School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Northwood 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 Northwood School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Northwood School in 2024 is $73,210 , 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@northwoodschool.com .
Where is Northwood School located?
Northwood School is located in the State of New York of USA.
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The overall rating for Northwood School is B.

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