Fork Union Military Academy

4744 James Madison Hwy, PO Box 278
Fork Union, VA 23055
Tel: (434)842-4212
  • 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 AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild learning differences with limited resource assistance
Year Founded1898

Student Body

Total Students480 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeFork Union Military Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAnatomy 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 DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$31,700
Tuition NotesTuition, room/board and uniforms
% on Financial Aid
65%
Average Financial Aid Grant$10,000
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTripp Billingsley
Admissions AssociateBob Grant

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, 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.Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts of America, Chess Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, International Club, National Honor Society, School Newspaper, School Yearbook, Woodworking Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Bagpipers, Band, Choir, Chorale

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Orienteering
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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $10,731 for elementary schools and $15,558 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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