Missouri Military Academy

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 200 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $38,000
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 9 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Missouri Military Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History
School Resources

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1889
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
200 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Missouri Military Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
14 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP 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 score
1100
Average ACT score
19
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Military Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Aug. 9 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Day student tuition is $9,300. Financial aid and scholarship options available.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Varies depending on summer program.
% on Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$18,439
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Greg Seibert
Admissions Associate
Gary Stewart '72
Endowment Size
$49 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts, Cadet Council, Chess Club, Chorus, Color Gaurd, Delta Phi (Honor Society), Drill Team, Drum and Bugle Corp, Honor Guard, Intramural Basketball, Intramural Soccer, Intramural Sports Sampler, Intramural Swimming, Intramural Tennis, Literary Magazine, M Club (Letterman's Club), Marching Band, 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 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.
  • More than 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
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Mr. Dale Dye, 1962 - Author, Actor and Military advisor to many Hollywood movies
    • Tony Gervino, 1984 - Senior vice president of culture and content at TIDAL, a global music entertainment platform. Co-founder of two leading media brand magazines: SLAM, a basketball magazine, and XXL, a hip-hop magazine.
    • Michael Aubuchon, 1994 - Leading game designer who has contributed to the creation of some of the most well-known games in the industry, including “Doom,” “Rage,” and the “America’s Army” saga
    • Venustiano Reyes, 1988 - World-renown composer and musician and composer
    • Dr. William Burch, 1989 - Medical director of Methodist North Hospital in Tennessee and program medical director of the Sound Emergency Medicine Fellowship in Texas and Louisiana
    • 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
    • Mark Ledford, 1978 - Famous jazz trumpeter, vocalist and guitarist
    • Jesús Guzmán, 1985 - Stand up comedian, late night talk show host
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Missouri Military Academy cost?
Missouri Military Academy's tuition is approximately $38,000 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Missouri Military Academy?
The acceptance rate of Missouri Military Academy is 75%, which is lower than the national average of 90%. Missouri Military Academy's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Missouri with low acceptance rates.
Who are famous alumni from Missouri Military Academy?
Missouri Military Academy famous alumni include: Mr. Dale Dye, 1962, Tony Gervino, 1984, Michael Aubuchon, 1994, Venustiano Reyes, 1988, Dr. William Burch, 1989, General Clifton Cates, 1910, Mr. Joaquin Dabdoub, 1981, Bridgadier General Carl Tegtmeier, 1962, Mark Ledford, 1978 and Jesús Guzmán, 1985.
Does Missouri Military Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Missouri Military Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Missouri Military Academy offer?
Missouri Military Academy offers 15 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Marksmanship, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Missouri Military Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for most sports offered.
What is Missouri Military Academy's ranking?
Missouri Military Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered, Oldest founding date and Largest endowments.
When is the application deadline for Missouri Military Academy?
The application deadline for Missouri Military Academy is Aug. 9 / rolling (applications are due on Aug. 9 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Reviews

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Some of the best years of my life were spent at this school. The teachings, relationships, and overall experience last a lifetime. Highly recommend anyone considering a boarding school gives MMA a close look.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 200 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $38,000
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 9 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Missouri is $10,180 for elementary schools and $12,535 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Missouri is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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