Wilbraham & Monson Academy, voted 7-time TheRepublican/MassLive Reader Raves winner for "Best Private School" in Western Massachusetts, is for students who are looking for a transformational education. WMA is a global experience featuring 23 Advanced Placement courses and various honors tracks and offers a curriculum that integrates the mastery of traditional core disciplines while also incorporating courses specific to our Center for Entrepreneurship, Economics & Finance and our financial Trading Center. Our brand new 4,800-square-foot state-of-the-art STEM Lab, new $6.2 million Library and athletic facilities complement our 400-acre campus, allowing students to engage in more than 30 competitive, recreational or civic activities. We aim to create future leaders, who investigate opportunities for intellectual growth, integrate by seeking intercultural connections, and innovate by practicing critical reasoning and entrepreneurial thinking.
Official information of Wilbraham & Monson Academy in 2024 | FindingSchool

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B+ Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
ESL: Yes
Tuition: $73,000
# of Students: 425
Teacher:Student: 1:6
International Student: 30%
AP Courses: 20
Endowment: $23,529/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 73%
SAT: 1207/1600

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AP Courses

(Total 20)
Calculus AB
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Music Theory
Spanish Language and Culture
United States History
Calculus AB
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Music Theory
Spanish Language and Culture
United States History
Calculus BC
English Language and Composition
Computer Science A
Human Geography
English Literature and Composition
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
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(Total 18)
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Track and Field
Water Polo
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(Total 2)
Music Theory
Studio Art
Music Theory
Studio Art

Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 39)
Dorm Prefects
Peer Counselors
Asian Student Alliance
Atlas newspaper
Best Buddies
Black Student Union
Book Club
Chinese Language Club
Dorm Prefects
Peer Counselors
Asian Student Alliance
Atlas newspaper
Best Buddies
Black Student Union
Book Club
Chinese Language Club
Chess Club
Club de Espanol
Cooking Club
DJ Club
Fashion Club
FEB Society & Investing Club
Film Club
Flying Discs Club
French Club
French Honor Society
Garden Club
Global Leaders
Global Scholars
Gold Key Club
Gay Straight Alliance
Jewish Club
Math Club
Science Club
Society for Philanthropic Youth
Stone Society
Student Government
Tea & Philosophy Club
Thespian Society
WMA Cares
Young Writers Association
Tai Chi
Rubicon Literary Magazine
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1804
Campus Size: 400 acres
Boarding Rate: 50%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 02/01
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Admission Travel to China
Pre Interview: No Requirement
School Code:
TOEFL: 8009
SSAT: 8206



Brief Reviews

(Total 23)
4.4/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 4)
4.0 / 5 Overall
4.5 / 5 Academics
3.8 / 5 Campus
4.0 / 5 Student Life
4.1 / 5 Athletic&Art
3.5 / 5 Transportation


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Frequently Ask Questions about Wilbraham & Monson Academy

Tell me a bit about Wilbraham & Monson Academy.
Wilbraham & Monson Academy is Co-ed private boarding school located in Boston, Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1804, and currently has about 425 students, 30.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.wma.us.
Where is Wilbraham & Monson Academy located?
Wilbraham & Monson Academy is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 71 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
Does Wilbraham & Monson Academy have rigorous academic requirements?
Wilbraham & Monson Academy is offering 20 AP courses.

In recent years, 36 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Wilbraham & Monson Academy also have 73% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
How popular is Wilbraham & Monson Academy on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Wilbraham & Monson Academy is among the most popular schools, within top 61 for all US schools.

Also Wilbraham & Monson Academy has been favorited by 532 users.
Where do Wilbraham & Monson Academy students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 19.15% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 4.26% go to top 25, and about 3.19% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
How to start with an application with Wilbraham & Monson Academy?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Wilbraham & Monson Academy. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Wilbraham & Monson Academy’s official site: http://www.wma.us or call them at 413-596-9107.
What is the application requirement for Wilbraham & Monson Academy?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Wilbraham & Monson Academy’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Wilbraham & Monson Academy?
Yes, here are few: Stevenson School, Cushing Academy and The Hun School of Princeton.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
What is the latest tuition for Wilbraham & Monson Academy’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Wilbraham & Monson Academy in 2024 is $76,060 , 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@wma.us .
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The overall rating for Wilbraham & Monson Academy is A-.

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