Overview

Set on 2,000 wooded acres in New Hampshire's capital city, St. Paul's is one of a few U.S. schools that remains fully boarding, both for students and faculty. SPS is committed to the three essential elements of adolescent development – mind, body, and spirit. Students encounter rigorous academics and the highest levels of college preparation, with a new mathematics and science building opening in 2011. An expansive athletic center, two climbing walls, two indoor hockey rinks, two boathouses, and a 2,000-meter rowing course speak to the School’s emphasis on sports and fitness. The Episcopal tradition supports students of every faith, encouraging open discussion of spirituality in the modern world. Close adult-student relationships are at the core of SPS community life, with its emphasis on personal responsibility and service. Over $7.6 million in financial aid is awarded annually to support 37% of students.
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Official information of St. Paul's School in 2024 | FindingSchool

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

Boarding Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: No
Tuition: $62,000
# of Students: 535
Teacher:Student: 1:5
International Student: 16%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $1,183,738/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 73%
SAT: 1395/1600
#5

US Boarding School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 7
#2 Columbia University 21
#2 Harvard College 15
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 8
#5 Yale University 19
LAC #1 Williams College 4
#6 Stanford University 5
#6 University of Chicago 12
#8 University of Pennsylvania 14
#9 California Institute of Technology 1
#9 Duke University 2
#9 Johns Hopkins University 3
#9 Northwestern University 7
LAC #2 Amherst College 2
#13 Dartmouth College 8
#14 Brown University 28
#14 Vanderbilt University 1
#14 Washington University in St. Louis 3
LAC #3 Swarthmore College 1
#17 Cornell University 17
#19 University of Notre Dame 4
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 4
LAC #4 Pomona College 2
#21 Emory University 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 3
#23 Georgetown University 27
#23 University of Michigan 3
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 4
#25 University of Virginia 15
LAC #5 Wellesley College 2
#27 University of Southern California 4
#28 New York University 9
#28 Tufts University 13
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#28 Wake Forest University 9
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 7
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 2
#34 University of California: San Diego 2
#34 University of Rochester 2
#36 Boston College 12
#36 University of California: Irvine 1
#38 Georgia Institute of Technology 1
#38 University of Texas at Austin 2
LAC #8 Claremont McKenna College 2
#42 Boston University 5
#42 Brandeis University 1
#42 Case Western Reserve University 1
#42 Tulane University 6
LAC #9 Middlebury College 8
#47 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
#49 Lehigh University 4
#49 Northeastern University 9
#49 Villanova University 1
#51 Spelman College 1
#55 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2
#55 Rhodes College 1
#55 Santa Clara University 3
#55 University of Miami 1
LAC #11 United States Military Academy 3
LAC #11 Washington and Lee University 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#59 Syracuse University 3
#63 George Washington University 1
#63 University of Connecticut 1
#63 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2
LAC #13 Davidson College 10
LAC #13 Grinnell College 1
LAC #13 Hamilton College 7
#68 Fordham University 2
#68 Indiana University Bloomington 3
#68 Southern Methodist University 6
#68 St. Lawrence University 3
#68 Texas A&M University 2
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 7
#72 Reed College 1
LAC #16 Haverford College 2
LAC #17 Colby College 10
LAC #17 Colgate University 5
LAC #17 Smith College 1
LAC #17 Wesleyan University 1
#89 Stonehill College 1
#93 University of Denver 2
#103 New Jersey Institute of Technology 1
#103 University of California: Santa Cruz 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 4
LAC #22 University of Richmond 1
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#117 University of Vermont 3
#122 University of Missouri: Columbia 1
LAC #25 Bates College 4
LAC #26 Colorado College 4
#136 University of New Hampshire 4
#137 University of Alabama 1
LAC #28 Harvey Mudd College 1
LAC #30 Kenyon College 2
SUNY University at Albany 1
LAC #35 College of the Holy Cross 1
LAC #35 Pitzer College 1
#176 University of Massachusetts Lowell 1
LAC #36 Oberlin College 1
LAC #38 Bucknell University 3
LAC #38 Skidmore College 4
LAC #42 Denison University 1
#219 Texas Tech University 1
LAC #46 Trinity College 3
LAC #50 Connecticut College 1
LAC #50 Dickinson College 2
#263 Montana State University 4
LAC #55 Centre College 1
Babson College 5
City University of New York: Baruch College 1
City University of New York: New York City College of Technology 1
College of Charleston 1
Concordia University Texas 5
Johnson & Wales University: Providence 1
Juilliard School 1
McGill University 7
Mount St. Mary's University 1
Oxford College of Emory University 1
Queens University of Charlotte 2
Rhode Island School of Design 1
Roger Williams University 1
Savannah College of Art and Design 1
School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1
Southern New Hampshire University 1
St. John's University 1
University of Texas at El Paso 1
Wheaton College 1
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Sports

(Total 17)
Alpine Skiing
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Floor Hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Nordic Skiing
Alpine Skiing
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Floor Hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Nordic Skiing
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Arts

(Total 20)
Dance
Ballet
Drawing
Painting
Photography
Computer Graphic
Architecture
Sculpture
Glass
Ceramics
Dance
Ballet
Drawing
Painting
Photography
Computer Graphic
Architecture
Sculpture
Glass
Ceramics
Portfolio
Music Theory
Music
Acting
Improvisation
Directing
Theater
Public Speaking
Metal
Scene Study
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 5)
FUNKDEFIED
CHESS CLUB
ST. PAW’S CLUB
GAINS
HORAE SCHOLASTICAE
FUNKDEFIED
CHESS CLUB
ST. PAW’S CLUB
GAINS
HORAE SCHOLASTICAE

Basic Info

Year Founded: 1856
Campus Size: 2000 acres
Boarding Rate: 100%
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: On Campus, zoom (线上面试)
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE,SAT,PSAT
School Code:
TOEFL: 2342
SSAT: 6886
ISEE: 300110

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 44)
4.9/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 3)
4.7 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
4.7 / 5 Student Life
4.5 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.3 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 103)
Recommended
Recommended
4.9 (25 reviews)

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Frequently Ask Questions about St. Paul's School

01.
Tell me a bit about St. Paul's School.
St. Paul's School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Boston, New Hampshire, US. It was founded 1856, and currently has about 535 students, 16.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.sps.edu.
06.
Where is St. Paul's School located?
St. Paul's School is located in the State of New Hampshire of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 63 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does St. Paul's School have rigorous academic requirements?
St. Paul's School also have 73% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
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How popular is St. Paul's School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, St. Paul's School is among the most popular schools, within top 28 for all US schools.

Also St. Paul's School has been favorited by 882 users.
03.
Where do St. Paul's School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 17.4% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 19.26% go to top 25, and about 21.79% 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 St. Paul's School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about St. Paul's School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit St. Paul's School’s official site: http://www.sps.edu or call them at 603-229-4700.
04.
What is the application requirement for St. Paul's School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, St. Paul's School’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 St. Paul's School?
Yes, here are few: The Hotchkiss School, Peddie School and Deerfield Academy.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for St. Paul's School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for St. Paul's School in 2024 is $65,860 , 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@sps.edu .
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What is the FindingSchool rating for St. Paul's School?
The overall rating for St. Paul's School is A+.

The section ratings of St. Paul's School are:
A+ for Matriculation
A+ for Academics
A+ for Extracurriculum
B+ for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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