Randolph-Macon Academy

Randolph-Macon Academy is a co-ed private boarding school for grades 6-12.
We offer a superior university-preparatory curriculum with military values, preparing graduates to pursue lives of meaning and success. Each year, 100% of our students are accepted to top, globally ranked universities around the world. In the past 6 years, students have gained acceptances to Harvard, MIT, Cornell, UPenn, McGill, University of Toronto, UC-Berkeley, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern, Duke - and many more.
More than 50 R-MA graduates are currently enrolled in our nation's prestigious Service Academies an unprecedented achievement among any high school in America.
The Class of 2024 graduated 64 students who earned over $16 million in scholarships.The Classes of 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 graduated 230 students who earned over $56.6 million in scholarships.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Randolph-Macon Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, German Language IV, German Language V, German VI, Physics C: Mechanics, Psychology, Spanish IV, Spanish V, U.S. Government and Politics, United States History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Summer Program Cost Notes
Admissions Director
Amy Harriman



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Alpha Readers Book Club, Bible Study, Cadets-in-Action, CyberPatriot, Flight Program, Honor Council, International Club, National English Honor Society, National German Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Speech and Debate

Arts and Music Programs:

Recreational Athletic Programs:

School Notes

  • The Academy's focus on character and leadership development has served and continues to serve as a hallmark of an R-MA education. Providing Cadets the tools to be successful in the classroom and beyond, theCharacter and Leadership Development Program (CLDP)will focus on self-discipline; holistic health and fitness; emotional resilience; the Code of Conduct and citizenship; drill and etiquette; teamwork: applied and adaptive leadership; and ethical decision-making.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Randolph-Macon Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Randolph-Macon Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Randolph-Macon Academy offer?
Randolph-Macon Academy offers 26 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Cross Fit, Cycling, Drill Team, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Indoor Soccer, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track and Wrestling. Randolph-Macon Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for most sports offered.
What is Randolph-Macon Academy's ranking?
Randolph-Macon Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for: Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Randolph-Macon Academy?
The application deadline for Randolph-Macon Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

I have had the joy of serving this great Academy for over 16 years in a variety of roles. As the current Director of Student Life, Head Swim Team Coach, Middle School Interact Coordinator and Public Address Announcer for our home Football Games, the growth that I have been priviledged to be part of here at Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA) in bearing witness to the success of so many young people has been the most humbling honour of my personal and professional llife. The ability of "every" student to be part of a Varsity Sport at R-MA, as well as enjoy our small class sizes, state of the art classroom technology, STEM Masters Programme, individualised attention and extensive AP (Dual Enrollment) programmes, truly makes us an attractive resource for families seeking to offer their children a priceless "head start" towards a successful life at the University level and in life.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $13,669 for elementary schools and $18,012 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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