Overview

The Hun School of Princeton is an independent college preparatory school in Princeton, NJ. A Co-educational day and boarding school, The Hun School serves 645 students from 18 states and 30 countries in grades 6-PG.

The Hun School provides a diverse community that places a high value on creative and rigorous traditional college preparatory curriculum in a structured environment; develops character, community and values; meets the students’ differing talents, interests and academic needs through a supportive staff in a variety of programs; and encourages students to widen their horizons, gain an appreciation for and an excitement about learning and achieve their full potential.

The Hun School combines deep roots in Princeton with a truly national and international student body. We balance the traditional college preparatory curriculum with one-on-one attention to the unique talents of every student, academic rigor with exciting arts and competitive athletics. The Hun School is a dynamic community where learning is a passion and each day is infused with a spirit of joy.
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The Hun School of Princeton With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

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

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Suburban
ESL: Yes
Boarding Tuition: $73,700
Day S. Tuition: $44,500
# of Students: 691
Boarding Rate: 40%
Teacher:Student: 1:7%
International Student: 17%
AP Courses: 24
Endowment: $43,415/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 75%
SAT: 1271/1600
IB: No
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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 1
#3 Yale University 1
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#6 University of Chicago 1
#7 University of Pennsylvania 5
#10 Duke University 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#13 Brown University 4
#13 Vanderbilt University 1
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 2
#17 Cornell University 2
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#22 Emory University 3
#22 Georgetown University 1
#25 New York University 2
#25 University of Michigan 1
#25 University of Southern California 1
#25 University of Virginia 1
#29 Wake Forest University 4
#32 Tufts University 3
#34 University of California: Irvine 1
#36 Boston College 2
#36 University of Rochester 2
#38 University of Texas at Austin 1
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 1
#41 Boston University 2
#44 Case Western Reserve University 1
#44 Northeastern University 7
#51 Lehigh University 4
#51 Purdue University 2
#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1
#51 Villanova University 1
#55 University of Miami 2
#55 University of Washington 1
LAC #11 Washington and Lee University 1
#62 George Washington University 4
#62 University of Pittsburgh 1
#62 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
LAC #13 Smith College 1
LAC #13 Vassar College 1
#67 University of Massachusetts Amherst 1
#72 American University 1
#72 Fordham University 2
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 1
LAC #15 Hamilton College 1
#77 Clemson University 1
#83 Stevens Institute of Technology 4
#83 University of Iowa 1
#89 Elon University 1
#89 University of Delaware 1
LAC #18 Barnard College 1
LAC #18 Colgate University 1
LAC #18 Haverford College 1
LAC #18 University of Richmond 2
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 2
#97 University of Illinois at Chicago 1
#105 Drexel University 1
#111 Drew University 1
#115 Fairfield University 2
#115 Loyola University Chicago 1
LAC #24 Colby College 1
#121 University of Vermont 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
#127 Thomas Jefferson University: East Falls 1
#127 University of Oklahoma 1
LAC #31 Bryn Mawr College 1
#182 University of Rhode Island 1
LAC #37 Bucknell University 3
LAC #39 Denison University 1
LAC #39 Lafayette College 3
LAC #39 Skidmore College 1
LAC #39 Trinity College 1
LAC #51 Dickinson College 1
#285 Portland State University 1
#317 Alvernia University 1
#317 Morgan State University 1
Alfred University 1
College of Charleston 1
Community College of Baltimore County 1
Concordia University 1
Franklin & Marshall College 1
Marist College 1
Minneapolis College of Art and Design 3
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University 1
parsons school of design 1
Penn State University Park 1
Providence College 1
Rollins College 2
Rutgers University 1
Saint Joseph's University 1
Savannah College of Art and Design 1
The College of New Jersey 1
United States Coast Guard Academy 1
United States Military Academy 1
University of Colorado Boulder 1
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 4
University of Maryland: College Park 1
University of New Brunswick 3
University of Tennessee: Knoxville 1
University of Waterloo 1
Washington & Jefferson College 1
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AP Courses

(Total 24)
Biology
Computer Science A
Environmental Science
European History
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
Chemistry
English Literature and Composition
United States History
Psychology
Biology
Computer Science A
Environmental Science
European History
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
Chemistry
English Literature and Composition
United States History
Psychology
Latin
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Studio Art: Drawing
United States Government and Politics
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics C: Mechanics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Computer Science Principles
Physics 1
Physics 2
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Statistics
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Sports

(Total 16)
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Fencing
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Fencing
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 71)
Business Club
Computer Science Club
Debate Club
Edgerstounian (yearbook)
Environmental Awareness Club
Females in Finance
FTC Robotics
Hun Review
Investment Club
Math Competition Club Mind Games
Business Club
Computer Science Club
Debate Club
Edgerstounian (yearbook)
Environmental Awareness Club
Females in Finance
FTC Robotics
Hun Review
Investment Club
Math Competition Club Mind Games
National Junior Classical League
Philosophy Club
Poetry Society
Rocketry Club
Scientific Research Club
The Mall (student newspaper)
Asian Culture Club
Black Student Union
Buongiorno Italia Diversity Club
European Culture Club
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Female Athlete Network
Francophone Culture Club
Gender and Sexuality Awareness
Gender Equity Matters
Greek Culture Club
Hispanic Culture Club
Jewish Culture Club
Masala Club
Middle Eastern Society Young Able Voices
Animation Club
Arts in Action Club
Asian Rap Club
Calligraphy and Modern Art Fashion Club
Film Club
Guitar Club
Improv Club
Music Unite
Music Production Club
Photography Club Conservative Club
Model Congress
Model UN
Politicon
Afghan Outreach Club
Cancer Awareness Club Community Service Club
Doctors Without Bordersm
The First Book
First Responders Club
The Gift of Sight Club
Operation Smile
Paws Cause
Red Cross Club
Special Olympics of New Jersey
Automotive Enthusiast Club
Badminton Club
Cereal Club
Connections Club
The Golf Club
Hungeon Club
Lettuce Club
Outing Club
Ping Pong Club
Poker Club
Rubik’s Cube Club
Self-Starters Club
Ski Club
Spikeball Club
Sports Stats and Analytics
Tabletop Games Club
Tasting Club
Zombie Appreciation Club
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Arts

(Total 21)
Chamber Orchestra
Chorus
Dance
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Tech Theater
Acting
Theater
Animation
Chamber Orchestra
Chorus
Dance
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Tech Theater
Acting
Theater
Animation
Ceramics
Drawing
Media
Painting
Photography
Studio Art
Architecture
2D Studio Art
Sculpture
Video Production
Woodworking
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1914
Campus Size: 40 acres
Boarding Rate: 40%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/31
Interview: On Campus
Other Accepted Scores: IELTS
School Code:
TOEFL: 9235
SSAT: 4042
ISEE: 311260

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 30)
4.8/ 5

Detailed Review

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

Q&A

(Total 165)
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Frequently Ask Questions about The Hun School of Princeton

Tell me a bit about The Hun School of Princeton.
The Hun School of Princeton is Co-ed private boarding school located in New Jersey, US. It was founded 1914 , and currently has about 691 students, 17.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.hunschool.org/.
Does The Hun School of Princeton have rigorous academic requirements?
The Hun School of Princeton is offering 24 AP courses.

The Hun School of Princeton also have 75% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do The Hun School of Princeton students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 8.4% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 13.74% go to top 25, and about 3.05% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for The Hun School of Princeton?
Similar to most private schools in the US, The Hun School of Princeton’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for The Hun School of Princeton’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for The Hun School of Princeton in 2024 is $69,900 , 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 admiss@hunschool.org .
Where is The Hun School of Princeton located?
The Hun School of Princeton is located in the State of New Jersey of USA. The closest major city is Philadelphia, which is about 36 miles away from school. Most families can choose Philadelphia International Airport to travel in and out of school.
How popular is The Hun School of Princeton on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, The Hun School of Princeton is among the most popular schools, within top 16 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also The Hun School of Princeton has been favorited by 1022 users.
How to start with an application with The Hun School of Princeton?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about The Hun School of Princeton. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit The Hun School of Princeton’s official site: http://www.hunschool.org/ or call them at (609)921-7600.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to The Hun School of Princeton?
Yes, here are few: Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science, The Lawrenceville School and The Pennington School.

The closest major city is Philadelphia. You can find out more schools near Philadelphia here.
What is the FindingSchool rating for The Hun School of Princeton?
The overall rating for The Hun School of Princeton is A.

The section ratings of The Hun School of Princeton are:
A for Matriculation
A- for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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