Fork Union Military Academy

4744 James Madison Hwy, PO Box 278
Fork Union, VA 23055
Tel: (434)842-4212
Grades: 7-12 | 480 students
  • Our mission is to educate, develop, and inspire young men in a college preparatory, Christian, military environment. Cadets build character, and learn leadership, independence, confidence, responsibility, and discipline in a setting that encourages mental, physical, and spiritual growth.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Military Colleges and Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences with limited resource assistance
Year Founded 1898

Student Body

Total Students 480 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Fork Union Military Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Anatomy and Physiology (4 credits) - Dual Enrollment, AP Biology, AP Calculus (AB), AP Calculus (BC), AP English IV, AP Government, AP U.S. History, Calculus (5 credits) - Dual Enrollment, English Composition (6 credits) - Dual Enrollment, International Relations (6 credits) - Dual Enrollment, Political Science (6 credits) - Dual Enrollment, Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry (5 credits) - Dual Enrollment,

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $31,700
Tuition Notes Tuition, room/board and uniforms
% on Financial Aid
65%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,000
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Tripp Billingsley
Admissions Associate Bob Grant

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Drill Team, Football, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
Drill TeamFootball,
LacrosseMarksmanship,
RiflerySoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Bagpipers, Band, Boy Scouts of America, Chess Club, Choir, Chorale, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, International Club, National Honor Society, Orienteering, School Newspaper, School Yearbook, Woodworking Club Bagpipers, Band, Chess Club, Choir, Chorale, Orienteering, Boy Scouts of America,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
International Club,
National Honor Society,
School Newspaper,
School Yearbook,
Woodworking Club,
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