Missouri Military Academy

  • Missouri Military Academy helps young men in grades 6-12 realize their potential via a structured program that emphasizes academics, leadership, character development and physical health.
  • One hundred percent of MMA graduates are accepted into at least one college, earning an average $48,000 in college scholarships (per cadet).

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Military Colleges and Schools
National Independent Private Schools Association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
AdvancED
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1889

Student Body

Total Students231 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeMissouri Military Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size10 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP American History, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Economics, AP English Composition, AP English Literature, AP Honors Physics, AP Spanish IV, AP Statistics
Average SAT score1100
Average ACT score23
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Military Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$34,700
Tuition NotesDay student tuition is $9100
% on Financial Aid
36%
Average Financial Aid Grant$8,500
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDavid Adams
Admissions AssociateGary Stewart '72

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Drill Team, Fencing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Rugby, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Drill TeamFencing,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseMarksmanship,
RugbySoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
WeightliftingWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.27 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Boy Scouts, Cadet Council, Chess Club, Chorus, Color Gaurd, Delta Phi (Honor Society), Drill Team, Drum and Bugle Corp, Flag Football, Intramural Basketball, Intramural Soccer, Intramural Sports Sampler, Intramural Swimming, Intramural Tennis, Literary Magazine, M Club (Letterman's Club), Marching Band, Military History Club, Military Police, Military Skills (Raider), National Honor Society, Newspaper, Rifle Marksmenship, Saber Club, Weights and Conditioning Training, WWII Re-enactment Club (Railsplitters), Yearbook

School Notes

  • Located in scenic central Missouri, MMA’s 288-acre campus is an ideal setting for a unique boarding school experience. New students join a diverse Corps of Cadets, which has accepted young men from all 50 states and more than 20 foreign nations. With classes, athletics and after school organizations designed for boys of every interest and skill level, there is a place for you at MMA. MMA features:
  • Classes to benefit students of every skill level, from a learning resource center to Advanced Placement and dual-credit college courses.
  • A dedicated College Placement Officer who guides cadets through the college application and selection process.
  • A nationally recognized JROTC program, honored 30 times over with the US Army's highest distinction.
  • Exceptional facilities, including a new state of the art academic building.
  • 10 varsity sports and a wide array of intramurals, featuring some of the finest athletic facilities in the Midwest.
  • An internationally diverse student body.
  • Extensive recreational and extracurricular programs and facilities, from music, chorus, and drama to military-style competitions and flight training.
  • On-site paintball course for use by cadets.
  • Constantly updated computer labs and Internet access in cadet rooms.
  • Comfortable, secure dormitories, complete with recreation areas.
  • School accreditations: ISACS, NCA, ISSL, TABS, National Honor Society
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Mr. Dale Dye, 1962 - Author, Actor and Military advisor to many Hollywood movies
    • Judge William Berry, 1930 - Chief Justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court
    • Dr. Lloyd Worner, 1936 - Former President of Colorado College
    • LT. General Jack Fuson, 1939 - Deputy Chief of Staff, US Army
    • Mr. Cody Fowler, 1908 - Former President of the American Bar Association
    • General Clifton Cates, 1910 - 19th Commandant of the US Marine Corp
    • Mr. Joaquin Dabdoub, 1981 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Japan
    • Bridgadier General Carl Tegtmeier, 1962 - Former Deputy Commanding General, 102nd Army Reserve Command
    • Howard Hughes I - Father of businessman Howard Hughes, founder of family corporation
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The average private school tuition in Missouri is $6,777 for elementary schools and $12,435 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Missouri is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).