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University School of Nashville models the best educational practices.
In an environment that represents the cultural and ethnic composition of Greater Nashville, USN fosters each student`s intellectual, artistic and athletic potential, valuing and inspiring integrity, creative expression, a love of learning, and the pursuit of excellence.
The school seeks to provide an educational experience which facilitates intellectual, aesthetic, social, emotional, and physical growth of students, who are regarded as individuals and are encouraged and expected to exercise an increasingly large measure of initiative and self-discipline as they mature.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,071 students
  • Acceptance rate: 30%
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 10 / rolling

Top Rankings

University School Of Nashville ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1915
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
USN Summer Camps range from $175 to 400 per week depending of the type of camp and whether its meets for half-day or full-day.
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,071 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
University School Of Nashville Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
129 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
20 courses
Average SAT score
1331
Average ACT score
29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 10 / rolling
Tuition Notes
Lower School: $21,624 Middle School: $24,628 High School: $26,832
% on Financial Aid
22%
Acceptance Rate
30%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Juliet Douglas
Admissions Associate
Scott Collins

Sports

School Notes

  • University School of Nashville models the best educational practices. In an environment that represents the cultural and ethnic tapestry of Greater Nashville, USN fosters each student`s intellectual, artistic and athletic potential, valuing and inspiring integrity, creative expression, a love of learning, and the pursuit of excellence. The school seeks to provide an educational experience which facilitates intellectual, aesthetic, social, emotional, and physical growth of students, who are regarded as individuals and are encouraged and expected to exercise an increasingly large measure of initiative and self-discipline as they mature.

School Reviews

5  
Both of my children attended USN for high school. They came from a private K-8 in Nashville. They came to a welcoming community of students and top notch educators. Our family felt fortunate that our children went there. Both had full educational experiences with great extra-curricular opportunities.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,071 students
  • Acceptance rate: 30%
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 10 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Nashville, TN is $15,667 for elementary schools and $19,639 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nashville, TN is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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