Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA)

1000 Green St.
Atchison, KS 66002
Maur Hill-Mount Academy (MH-MA) in Atchison, Kansas provides a respected education to students from across the United States and internationally. As a Catholic boarding and day school, students will experience a challenging and supportive atmosphere with a residential program that provides a safe, nurturing, and structured environment.
MH-MA has a diverse student body that comes from several states and countries to be challenged, supported, and grow in a faith-filled college prep environment that sees 98% of graduates entering college.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 208 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $32,500
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $7,250
  • Acceptance rate: 72%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA) ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 285 schools) for:

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA)
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1863
1906
Campus Size
90 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
208 students
319 students
% Students of Color
10%
25%
% International Students
25%
20%
% Students Boarding
45%
68%
Average SAT Score
1310
(Out of 1600)
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
26
(Out of 36)
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
khaki pants, collared shirt, dress shoes
Casual
Average Class Size
15 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
18
18
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
55%
71%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$3.2 million
$27 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$32,500
$64,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$7,250
$35,900
Tuition international students
$41,150
$57,300
% Students on Financial Aid
54%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$8,000
$24,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
72%
60%
Director of Admissions
Dr. Derya Rix

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
18
18
Courses
College Anatomy & Physiology, AP Calculus BC, AP History, College Algebra, College English, College Government, College Psychology, College Spanish

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
12
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Debate Club, Forensics Club, House System, International Club, Journalism, Robotics, Student Ambassador Program, Video Weekly News Report

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama Club, Photography, Theatre

College Matriculation

Year: 2021
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Boston College
1
Kansas State University
1
Pennsylvania State University
1
University of California
1
University of Kansas
1
University of Michigan
1
University of Notre Dame
1
University of Pennsylvania
1
University of Texas
1
Vanderbilt University
1

School Notes

  • Preparing students academically, socially, physically and spiritually
  • 29 hours of college credit
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses
  • Safe, structured, and supportive campus, school, and dorms
  • Academic, Athletic, art, & music programs
  • 31 clubs and sports available
  • Teacher Advisor Program
  • International Students: ESL Program, TOEFL Prep (on site testing center)
  • 5 athletic fields, 2 gyms, athletic center/weight room
  • Academic Assistance Program
  • 98% of graduates continue on to college
  • Tuition assistance and payment plans available
  • Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA) accreditations: North Central Association (NCA), Catholic Boarding Schools Association (CBSA), National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), Secondary School Admissions Test Board (SSATB),Small Boarding School Association (SBSA)
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Lufti Firdaus '88 - Minister of Trade - Indonesia
    • Steve Bartulica '88 - Croatian Parliament. Professor at Catholic University of Croatia in Zagreb
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA) cost?
Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA)'s tuition is approximately $32,500 for boarding students and $7,250 for day students.
What is the acceptance rate of Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA)?
The acceptance rate of Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA) is 72%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 60%.
Who are famous alumni from Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA)?
Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA) famous alumni include: Lufti Firdaus '88 and Steve Bartulica '88.
What sports does Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA) offer?
Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA) offers 15 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.
What is Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA)'s ranking?
Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA) ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Least expensive tuition.
When is the application deadline for Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA)?
The application deadline for Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA) is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 208 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $32,500
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $7,250
  • Acceptance rate: 72%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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