Overview

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."
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Official information of Phillips Academy Andover in 2024 | FindingSchool

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

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Tuition: $66,290
# of Students: 1,187
Teacher:Student: 1:5
International Student: 11%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $951,137/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 80%
SAT: 1446/1600
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US Boarding School

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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 9
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 8
#3 Harvard College 12
#3 Stanford University 5
#3 Yale University 14
LAC #1 Williams College 3
#6 University of Chicago 14
#7 University of Pennsylvania 5
#10 Duke University 2
#10 Northwestern University 3
LAC #2 Amherst College 3
#12 Dartmouth College 3
#13 Brown University 7
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 4
#17 Cornell University 12
#18 Columbia University 6
#18 University of Notre Dame 1
#20 University of California: Berkeley 2
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 3
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 1
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 5
#22 Georgetown University 6
#25 New York University 7
#25 University of Michigan 7
#25 University of Southern California 4
#25 University of Virginia 7
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#29 University of Florida 1
#29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 3
#29 Wake Forest University 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 3
LAC #6 Carleton College 2
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 1
#32 Tufts University 10
#34 University of California: Irvine 1
#36 Boston College 5
#36 University of Rochester 2
#38 University of California: Davis 4
#38 University of Texas at Austin 1
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 2
#41 Boston University 3
#44 Case Western Reserve University 1
#44 Georgia Institute of Technology 1
#44 Northeastern University 4
LAC #9 Claremont McKenna College 1
#49 University of Georgia 1
#51 Lehigh University 2
#51 Purdue University 1
#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1
#55 Santa Clara University 1
#55 University of Miami 2
LAC #11 Middlebury College 4
#62 George Washington University 3
#62 Syracuse University 1
LAC #13 Smith College 1
#67 University of Massachusetts Amherst 7
#72 American University 1
#72 Fordham University 4
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#72 Southern Methodist University 3
#85 Lake Forest College 1
#89 Elon University 1
#89 Howard University 1
LAC #18 Barnard College 1
LAC #18 Colgate University 1
LAC #18 United States Air Force Academy 1
LAC #18 University of Richmond 1
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 4
#97 Clark University 1
#105 University of San Francisco 1
#115 University of South Carolina: Columbia 1
LAC #24 Colby College 2
#124 Morehouse College 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
LAC #27 Colorado College 1
LAC #27 Macalester College 1
#137 University of New Hampshire 1
LAC #31 Kenyon College 1
LAC #33 College of the Holy Cross 3
#176 University of Massachusetts Lowell 1
LAC #36 Mount Holyoke College 1
LAC #39 Lafayette College 1
LAC #39 Trinity College 3
#202 Loyola University New Orleans 1
#219 University of Maine 1
LAC #55 Connecticut College 1
Babson College 4
Bryant University 1
City University of New York: Queens College 1
College of William and Mary 3
Emmanuel College-Boston-MA 1
Ithaca College 2
McGill University 1
Milwaukee School of Engineering 1
Niagara University 1
Oberlin College 2
Ohio State University: Columbus Campus 1
Penn State University Park 1
Union College 2
United States Coast Guard Academy 1
United States Merchant Marine Academy 1
University of Alberta 1
University of Colorado Boulder 2
University of Minnesota: Twin Cities 1
University of St. Andrews 3
University of Toronto 2
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Sports

(Total 23)
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Cycling
Dance
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Cycling
Dance
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Nordic Skiing
Pilates
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Water Polo
Wrestling
Yoga
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Arts

(Total 25)
A Cappella
Ballet
Acting
Dance
Directing
Improvisation
Jazz
Music Studio
Music Theory
Play Production
A Cappella
Ballet
Acting
Dance
Directing
Improvisation
Jazz
Music Studio
Music Theory
Play Production
Playwriting
Public Speaking
Art History
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Drawing
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Video
Weaving
Architecture
Design
Mixed Media
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 2)
Rock Climbing Society Alianza Latina Microfinance Initiative
Inc. VEX Robotics Club Af-Lat-Am Society Women’s Forum Baking Club Sports Analytics Club Under
Rock Climbing Society Alianza Latina Microfinance Initiative
Inc. VEX Robotics Club Af-Lat-Am Society Women’s Forum Baking Club Sports Analytics Club Under

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
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: IELTS
School Code:
TOEFL: 8127
SSAT: 5758
ISEE: 220030

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 56)
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

Q&A

(Total 142)
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Frequently Ask Questions about Phillips Academy Andover

01.
Tell me a bit about Phillips Academy Andover.
Phillips Academy Andover is Co-ed private boarding school located in Boston, Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1778, and currently has about 1187 students, 11.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.andover.edu.
06.
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.
02.
Does Phillips Academy Andover have rigorous academic requirements?
Phillips Academy Andover also have 80% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
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 US schools.

Also Phillips Academy Andover has been favorited by 1395 users.
03.
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.
08.
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.
04.
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, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Phillips Academy Andover?
Yes, here are few: Choate Rosemary Hall, The Hotchkiss School and Phillips Exeter Academy.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
05.
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 .
10.
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
A+ for Students and Parents reviews
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