Overview

Founded in 1903, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is a college-preparatory school serving boarding and day students in grades 6-12. Challenging academics are offered in classes of 16 or fewer students, with honors and Advanced Placement courses available. Located on a 1400-acre campus in the north Georgia mountains only 2 hours from Atlanta, students may also pursue arts, athletic, and outdoor programs. This year's students come from 11 states and 49 countries. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church(USA), the school's motto is, 'Work, Study, Worship'.
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Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

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

Boarding Grades: 7-12
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Boarding Tuition: $72,250
Day S. Tuition: $23,400
# of Students: 675
Boarding Rate: 65%
Teacher:Student: 1:7%
International Student: 44%
AP Courses: 18
Endowment: $81,481/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 58%
SAT: 1178/1600
IB: No
#132

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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#9 Duke University 1
#14 Vanderbilt University 4
#23 University of Michigan 1
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#27 University of Southern California 1
#28 New York University 1
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#36 University of California: Irvine 1
#38 Georgia Institute of Technology 5
#38 University of California: Davis 1
#38 University of Texas at Austin 1
#48 University of Georgia 2
#49 Northeastern University 2
#49 Purdue University 1
#49 Villanova University 1
#57 University of Pittsburgh 1
#59 Syracuse University 1
LAC #13 Hamilton College 1
#68 Texas A&M University 1
#68 University of Minnesota: Twin Cities 1
#75 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
#94 Hampden-Sydney College 1
Auburn University 1
#103 Loyola University Chicago 1
#103 University of California: Santa Cruz 1
#103 University of South Florida 2
#104 University of Tennessee: Knoxville 1
#122 Chapman University 1
#124 Randolph College 1
#137 University of Alabama 1
LAC #28 Harvey Mudd College 1
#147 Wittenberg University 1
SUNY University at Albany 1
#182 Belmont University 3
#202 University of North Carolina at Wilmington 1
#219 University of North Carolina at Charlotte 1
#234 Bellarmine University 1
#234 Georgia State University 3
#234 University of Hartford 3
LAC #50 Dickinson College 1
LAC #50 The University of the South 1
#263 Western Carolina University 2
#299 Shenandoah University 1
LAC #61 Gettysburg College 2
#317 Concordia University Wisconsin 1
Berry College 3
Brenau University 1
Columbia International University 1
Georgia College and State University 1
Georgia Southern University 1
Kennesaw State University 1
Lees-McRae College 1
Mars Hill University 1
Montreat College 1
Oglethorpe University 2
Salem State University 1
Savannah College of Art and Design 1
Tennessee State University 1
University of North Georgia 5
Young Harris College 3
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AP Courses

(Total 18)
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Macroeconomics
United States History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Macroeconomics
United States History
Chinese Language and Culture
Physics 1
Physics 2
Statistics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Psychology
Computer Science A
Comparative Government and Politics
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Sports

(Total 12)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
American Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
American Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 14)
Global Awareness Panel
Inclusion Initiative
Community Service Club
Wellness Initiative
French Club Mandarin Club
Spanish Club
National Art Honor Society
Model United Nations
Philosophy Club
Culinary Club
Global Awareness Panel
Inclusion Initiative
Community Service Club
Wellness Initiative
French Club Mandarin Club
Spanish Club
National Art Honor Society
Model United Nations
Philosophy Club
Culinary Club
Chess Club
Book Club
Creative Writing Club
Spirit Squad
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Arts

(Total 9)
Dance
Music
Piano
Production
Theater
Film Production
Graphic Design
Studio Art
Design
Dance
Music
Piano
Production
Theater
Film Production
Graphic Design
Studio Art
Design
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1903
Campus Size: 1400 acres
Boarding Rate: 65%
Religious Affiliation: Other

Application Info

Deadline: Rolling
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Admission Travel to China
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE, TOEFL Jr, ITEP, iELTS
School Code:
TOEFL: 8534
SSAT: 5974
ISEE: 112460

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 14)
4.6/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 9)
4.7 / 5 Overall
4.7 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
4.4 / 5 Student Life
4.7 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.4 / 5 Transportation

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Frequently Ask Questions about Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School

Tell me a bit about Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School.
Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Georgia, US. It was founded 1903 , and currently has about 675 students, 44.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit www.rabungap.org/china.
Does Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School have rigorous academic requirements?
Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is offering 18 AP courses.

In recent years, 14 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School also have 58% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 8.57% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 3.81% go to top 25, and about 0.95% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, TOEFL for international students, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School in 2024 is $69,500 , 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@rabungap.org .
Where is Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School located?
Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is located in the State of Georgia of USA.
How popular is Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is among the most popular schools, within top 120 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School has been favorited by 216 users.
How to start with an application with Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School’s official site: www.rabungap.org/china or call them at 706-746-7720.
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School?
The overall rating for Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is B+.

The section ratings of Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School are:
B+ for Matriculation
A- for Academics
B+ for Extracurriculum
C for Community
B+ for Students and Parents reviews
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