Founded in 1911, Columbus Academy is a coeducational school enrolling 1,171 students from our Explorers Program to Grade 12. Academy offers a challenging liberal arts, college preparatory program. Located on a 231-acre campus nine miles northeast of Columbus, the school draws a diverse student body of 434 students in grades 9 through 12, from a 30-mile radius in central Ohio. Approximately 25% of the student body receives financial assistance to help with the cost of tuition.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Yearly Tuition: $30,900
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling

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School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1911
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
170 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
88%
Average Class Size
7 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus 1, Calculus 2, Chemistry, Chinese, Comparative Government, Computer Science 1, Economics, English Composition, English Literature, Latin, Modern European History, Physics 1, Physics 2, Spanish Language, Statistics, US Government, US History, World History
Average SAT score
1325
Average ACT score
29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Khaki pants/skirts, polo shirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Each year, students in PreK through Grade 12 receive grants totaling more than $3.2 million from Academy, with the average grant just over $11,000.00.
Summer Program Cost Notes
More information at www.columbusacademy.org/summer
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$11,000
Admissions Director
John Wuorinen
Admissions Associate
Lisa Spolter
Endowment Size
$34 million

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School Notes

  • Founded in 1911, Columbus Academy is a coeducational school enrolling 1,171 students from our Explorers Program to Grade 12. Academy offers a challenging liberal arts, college preparatory program. Located on a 231-acre campus nine miles northeast of Columbus, the school draws a diverse student body of 434 students in grades 9 through 12, from a 30-mile radius in central Ohio. Approximately 25% of the student body receives financial assistance to help with the cost of tuition.
Profile last updated: 08/18/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Yearly Tuition: $30,900
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Columbus, OH is $11,938 for elementary schools and $15,035 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Columbus, OH is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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