The Hun School of Princeton

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Tel: (609)921-7600
  • The Hun School of Princeton is a co-educational, private day and boarding school in Princeton, New Jersey.
  • On the 45-acre campus between Philadelphia and New York City, student-centered, hands-on learning prepare students for the global community in which they will live and work.
  • The Hun School is comprised of 630 students in its Middle School, Upper School, and Postgraduate Program.
  • The Hun School is home to students from twenty-three countries and eighteen states.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1914

Student Body

Total Students630 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeThe Hun School of Princeton Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size13 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost$36,550
Tuition NotesDay student tuition - $36,550 Resident student tuition - $53,150 ESL Program - $12,500 Academic Learning Skills Program - $18,500
Admissions DirectorSteven C. Bristol


Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
FencingField Hockey,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.54 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Amnesty International, Backgammon Club, Black Student Union, Certamen - Latin and Mythology Competition League, Chemistry and Science Competition Club, Chess Club, Community Service Club, Craft Club, Diversity Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Film Club, Forensics – Speech and Debate, French Club, Gender and Sexuality Awareness Club, Girls’ Learn International, Guitar Club, Humans of Hun, Hun Culinary Club, Hun Gaming Society – World Domination League, Hun Model United Nations, Hun Review – Student Literature and Art Publication, Hun School Lookbook, Hun TV, International Exchange Club, Jewish Studies Club, KanJam Squad – Frisbee Competition Club, Knitting and Tea Club, Masala Club, Math Competition Club, Meditation Club, Middle Eastern Society, Mock Trial, Model Congress, Outdoor Club, Photography Club, Red Shield Society, Ski Club, Squash Club, STEM Club, The Edgerstounian – Yearbook, The Mall – Student Newspaper, The Mechanicals – Shakespeare Society, UNICEF Club, Winter Running Club, Young Alumni Association, Z-Squad: Zombie Apocalypse Weekend

Arts and Music Programs:
Acapella, Ceramics, Choir, Dance, Orchestra, Photography, Studio Art, Theatre - drama and musical theatre

School Notes

  • The Hun School of Princeton is a co-educational, private day and boarding school in Princeton, New Jersey. On the 45-acre campus between Philadelphia and New York City, student-centered, hands-on learning prepare students for the global community in which they will live and work. The Hun School is comprised of 635 students in its Middle School, Upper School, and Postgraduate Program. The Hun School is home to students from twenty-three countries and eighteen states.
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5  5/17/2016
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