Kimball Union Academy

Po Box 188, 7 Campus Center Drive,
Meriden, NH, 03770-0377
Tel: (603)469-2100
Grades: 9 - 12 | 314 students
Since our founding nearly two hundred years ago by revolutionary war hero Daniel Kimball, the Kimball Union spirit of independence has created strong, self-reliant, community-oriented men and women, curious about the world, eager to engage with others, motivated by new experiences and opportunities, and most of all, well prepared to meet the challenges of all life's tests.
Beyond challenging and innovative academic programs, creative performing and visual arts, competitive athletics, and in-depth social programs, our greater community provides countless opportunities to extend learning outside the traditional classroom setting on our 1300-acre campus and beyond.
Born out of the gorgeous hilltop village of Meriden and nearby Dartmouth College, we are an integral part of a thriving and extensive cultural, intellectual, artistic, and outdoor community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1813

Student Body

Total Students 314 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade Kimball Union Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
Advanced Courses Art History, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, Human Geography, Latin: Literature, Latin: Vergil, Physics B, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art, U.S. History, World History, 
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $45,990
Tuition Notes Day $28,850.
% on Financial Aid 45%
Average Financial Aid Grant $18,000
Admissions Director Rich Ryerson
Admissions Associate Emme Duncan


Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Rugby, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, TennisAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
EquestrianField Hockey,
Freestyle SkiingGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Mountain BikingNordic Skiing,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Aerobics, Alpine Skiing (recreational), Architecture Club, Camping, Chess Club, Community Service, Dance, Diversity Club, Dorm Proctors, Environmental Club, Fitness Training, Foreign Language Clubs, Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA), Habitat for Humanity, Honor Council, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Model UN, Newspaper, Outing Club (canoeing, hiking, etc), Peer Tutoring, Photography, Student Government, Yearbook Aerobics, Camping, Chess Club, Dance, Diversity Club, Dorm Proctors, Honor Council, Math Club, Model UN, Newspaper, Peer Tutoring, Photography, Yearbook, Alpine Skiing (recreational),
Architecture Club,
Community Service,
Environmental Club,
Fitness Training,
Foreign Language Clubs,
Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA),
Habitat for Humanity,
Literary Magazine,
Outing Club (canoeing, hiking, etc),
Student Government,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 02/25/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Potter S House School (9.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dhmc Child Care Center (9.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Dhmc Child Care Center (9.1 miles away)
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