The girls of Linden Hall have been defying expectations since 1746. We fly airplanes, paint murals, study economics, psychoanalyze Batman, win chemistry competitions, compete on the national stage in equestria, earn millions in college scholarships, and make friends for life! Girls come to Linden Hall from 40 different Pennsylvania towns, 13 US states, and more than two dozen nations around the globe. Join us for an Admissions event or a private visit, and see how you can reach your highest potential at America's oldest boarding and day school for girls.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 148 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $26,800
  • Acceptance rate: 71%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
148 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Linden Hall Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
10 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
2-D Art and Design (Photography), 2-D Art and Design (Studio), Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Computer Science, Computer Science Principles, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, French Language and Culture, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics 1, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, United States History, World History
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
uniform (plaid skirt or khaki pants and blue or white polo shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Need-based financial aid and merit scholarships available; largest packages awarded to 1/15 applicants. Day School: $26,800. 5-Day Boarding: $51,800. 7-Day Boarding: $60,870.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lauren Dennis
Admissions Associate
Anna Kreitzer



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
17 extracurriculars
Drama Competition Team, Global Council

Club or Organization:
Echo Literary Magazine, Film/Photography, Go Green - environmental initiatives, Hallmarks, International Night, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Photography, Student government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Dance, Drama, Handbells

School Notes

  • Linden Hall is 30 years older than the United States itself, and we pride ourselves on our long history of educating women for the future. Signature programs include aviation, equestrian (hunters/jumpers, dressage, eventing), public speaking, and STEAM, including a robust arts program and advanced mathematics.
  • Linden Hall students benefit from 22 Advanced Placement classes (average AP exam score of 4.1), an average class size of only 10 students, and outstanding college counseling. Colleges such as Yale, Princeton, Northwestern, Barnard, Amherst, Harvard, Wellesley, Cornell, and Duke enroll our students every year. Our rankings place us in the top 25 nationall for girls' boarding schools, top 4% nationall among all college prep schools, and in the top 1% nationally for diversity among all high schools. But rankings don't tell our whole story. Hear from our students!
  • Boarding students can choose between several area airports including Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. Washington, DC is only 2 hours away, and we're 3 hours from the airports of New York City. We also have an Amtrak station 15 minutes from campus.
  • Our 49 acre campus is in the heart of downtown in America's Coolest Small Town of Lititz, PA. Students have the luxury of walking to bakeries, candy shops, cafes, pizza shops, restaurants, book stores, a chocolate factory, and small boutiques, all just steps from our front door.
  • We can't wait to help you learn if Linden Hall is the place where you can reach your highest potential!
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Linden Hall cost?

Linden Hall's tuition is approximately $26,800 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Linden Hall?

The acceptance rate of Linden Hall is 71%, which is lower than the national average of 86%. Linden Hall's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Pennsylvania with low acceptance rates.

What sports does Linden Hall offer?

Linden Hall offers 17 interscholastic sports: Archery, Ballet, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Linden Hall is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for most sports offered.

What is Linden Hall's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Linden Hall?

The application deadline for Linden Hall is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
My daughter has been attending for almost 2 years now. This school is wonderful! I love every teacher, and all the staff., and our Head of School is a gift to LH and our daughter. They all believe in your student and help them reach their highest potential. They interact with the students in an intelligent way. The workload is rigorous but students have full support to reach their goals. Students are mature, well-spoken, and highly involved in activities. The environment is peaceful. The students respect and care for each other across all grades.
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I go to linden hall and I love it there. There academic program is great and anyone who goes there could tell you they wouldn't want to be anywhere else!
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My daughter started at Linden Hall in 6th grade and graduated 2 years ago. It was an amazing experience for her. She took advanced classes that weren't even offered at her public school. The teachers were well supportive, knowledgeable, and caring. I do not feel that my daughter would have had the same great experience at any other local school.
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 148 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $26,800
  • Acceptance rate: 71%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Lancaster County, PA is $10,257 for elementary schools and $12,471 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lancaster County, PA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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