New York Military Academy

78 Academy Avenue,
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520
Tel: 888-ASK-NYMA (888-27
Gr: (Boarding) 8-12 | 80 students
The mission of New York Military Academy is to develop our cadets in mind, body and character to prepare them for further education and to be effective leaders and responsible citizens.
Inherent in this mission are the four pillars of success:

ACADEMICS: Developing a desire for knowledge every cadet is prepared for college with a program that is individually tailored.  Qualified, conscientious teachers and small classes offer opportunities and success stories that make the NYMA educational experience so sought after and valued. 

ATHLETICS:  Instilling a lifelong appreciation for wellness physical fitness dovetails with developing a cadet's mind and all cadets must participate in sports throughout the school year.  The academy offers varsity, junior varsity and modified athletic teams that compete in soccer, football, cross country, fencing, volleyball, basketball, swimming, wrestling, baseball, softball, track and field, tennis, golf, lacrosse, drill, rifle and Raiders. 

CHARACTER:  Doing the right thing developing good citizens requires developing the essentials of Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship.  NYMA's honor code, "A cadet will not lie, cheat, or steal, or tolerate those who do," constantly reinforces the character lessons taught every day, in and outside the classroom.

LEADERSHIP:  Real life leadership lab developing future leaders is one of the unique aspects of the New York Military Academy experience.  Self-discipline, leadership, and citizenship are integrated into daily life for the Corps of Cadet.  As cadets move up in rank, they are given increasing levels of responsibility in supervising, leading and instructing subordinates. 

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
New York Military Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College-Prep Military College Preparatory
Grades Offered 8-12 8-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1889 1908
Campus Size 120 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 80 students 300 students
% Students of Color 20% 18%
% International Students 17% 20%
% Students Boarding 88% 67%
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)
Casual
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:10 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 2 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 80% 66%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$36,190 $47,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$14,190 $26,110
Tuition international students $41,340 $44,500
% Students on Financial Aid 40% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $6,455 $19,410
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate 68% 58%

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 2 15
Calculus A/B Statistics

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 19 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Orienteering, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 16 24
ExtracurricularsBand, Community Service, French Club, Gaming Club, JROTC, Leo Club, Literary Magazine, Math Honor Society, National Honor Society, Outdoors Club, Photography, Raiders, Spanish Club, Student Government, Weekend Off-campus Activities, Yearbook

College Matriculation

Year: 2008-2013 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Penn State University 14
John Jay College of Criminal Justice 10
United States Military Academy 7
Binghampton University 6
SUNY Maritime 6
Hofstra University 5
Iona College 5
Johnson & Wales University 5
Northeastern University 5
Stony Brook University 5
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Craig C. Harnett '70 - EVP & CFO National Hockey League
    • Matt Joyce '90 - NFL - Tackle, Detroit Lions
    • Robert Stiller '61 - CEO Green Mountain Coffee
    • Donald Trump '64 - Pres. & CEO Trump International
    • James E. Brown '84 - CEO Invisible Hand Network
    • Robert H. Benmosche '62 - CEO Met Life, Chairman AIG (2008-Present)
    • Stephen Sondheim '46 - Composer, Lyricist
    • Les Brown '32 (Deceased) - Musician, Composer, Arranger, Conductor of the Les Brown Band
    • MG Robert McClure '15 (Deceased) - Decorated commander in World War I, World War II, and Korea, Recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross
    • Farleigh Dickinson '37 (Deceased) - Philanthropist, Businessman, Political Leader

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is South Kent School (32.8 miles away)
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  • South KentSouth Kent School
     
    40 Bulls Bridge Road
    South KentCT06785
    860-927-3539 ext.201
    32.8 mi | 180 students | Gr. 9-12
  • WashingtonThe Gunnery
     
    99 Green Hill Road
    WashingtonCT06793
    (860)-868-7334
    39.1 mi | 288 students | Gr. 9-12
  • LakevilleThe Hotchkiss School
     
    11 Interlaken Road
    LakevilleCT06039
    (860) 435-3102
    45.7 mi | 594 students | Gr. 9-12
  • SheffieldBerkshire School
     
    245 North Undermountain Road
    SheffieldMA01257
    413-229-1003
    56 mi | 399 students | Gr. 9-12
  • BlairstownBlair Academy
     
    2 Park Street
    BlairstownNJ07825
    908-362-2024
    58.1 mi | 450 students | Gr. 9-12
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