Students come to Andover to join 1100 smart, engaged, passionate students from around the world; to work with brilliant, accomplished teachers; to have access to unparalled resources; and to feel a sense of limitless opportunity.
Education Week calls Andover "the quintessential boarding school [which] has remained true to its mission of building character while preparing students for college."
Phillips Academy Andover 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
Boarding Tuition: $73,780
Day S. Tuition: $41,900
# of Students: 1,154
Boarding Rate: 75%
Teacher:Student: 1:7%
International Student: 15%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $978,336/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 80%
SAT: 1446/1600
IB: No

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Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Nordic Skiing
Track and Field
Ultimate Frisbee
Water Polo
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

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Rock Climbing Society Alianza Latina Microfinance Initiative
Inc. VEX Robotics Club Af-Lat-Am Society Women’s Forum Baking Club Sports Analytics Club Under


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A Cappella
Music Studio
Music Theory
Play Production
A Cappella
Music Studio
Music Theory
Play Production
Public Speaking
Art History
Digital Photography
Mixed Media
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1778
Campus Size: 500 acres
Boarding Rate: 75%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 02/01
Interview: Skype, On Campus, 校友面试
Other Accepted Scores: IELTS
School Code:
TOEFL: 8127
SSAT: 5758
ISEE: 220030



Brief Reviews

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4.8/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 10)
4.9 / 5 Overall
4.8 / 5 Academics
4.9 / 5 Campus
4.6 / 5 Student Life
4.5 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.6 / 5 Transportation


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Frequently Ask Questions about Phillips Academy Andover

Tell me a bit about Phillips Academy Andover.
Phillips Academy Andover is Co-ed private boarding school located in Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1778 , and currently has about 1154 students, 15.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.andover.edu.

During Andover's long history, many of its notable alumni have graduated from the school, including U.S. Presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush, national leaders and Congressmen, 5 Nobelists, and 6 Medal of Honor recipients.
Does Phillips Academy Andover have rigorous academic requirements?
Phillips Academy Andover also have 80% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.

Phillips Academy Andover is one of the U.S. boarding schools that boasts exceptional selectivity, with a usual rate of 13%. In 2016, its acceptance rate was held lowest among the top 4 boarding schools for competitiveness with acceptance rate lower than 15%.
Where do Phillips Academy Andover students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 20.13% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 26.2% go to top 25, and about 20.13% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Phillips Academy Andover?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Phillips Academy Andover’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Phillips Academy Andover’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Phillips Academy Andover in 2024 is $69,600 , 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@andover.edu .

Andover admits students on a need-blind basis and provide financial aid covering 100% of students' demonstrated financial need. 45% of Andover students receive financial aid.
Where is Phillips Academy Andover located?
Phillips Academy Andover is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 20 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
How popular is Phillips Academy Andover on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Phillips Academy Andover is among the most popular schools, within top 1 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Phillips Academy Andover has been favorited by 1395 users.
How to start with an application with Phillips Academy Andover?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Phillips Academy Andover. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Phillips Academy Andover’s official site: http://www.andover.edu or call them at 978-749-4050.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Phillips Academy Andover?
Yes, here are few: Brooks School, The Governor's Academy and Lexington Christian Academy.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
What is the FindingSchool rating for Phillips Academy Andover?
The overall rating for Phillips Academy Andover is A+.

The section ratings of Phillips Academy Andover are:
A+ for Matriculation
A+ for Academics
A+ for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
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