Best Military Boarding Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 17 military boarding schools serving 4,214 students located throughout the USA and Canada.
The military schools listed below are college-prep boarding schools that have rigorous admissions standards.
Learn more about military boarding schools and how they work.

Top Military Boarding Schools (2022)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Army and Navy Academy
Army and Navy Academy Photo
(4)
2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(888) 762-2338
Grades: 7-12
| 320 students
Camden Military Academy
Camden Military Academy Photo - A Proud Family!
(18)
520 Hwy. 1 North
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 432-6001
Grades: 7-12, PG
| 300 students
Fishburne Military School
Fishburne Military School Photo
(7)
225 S. Wayne Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980
(540) 946-7706
Grades: 7-12
| 150 students
Fork Union Military Academy
Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
(Baptist)
(6)
P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
Fork Union, VA 23055
(800) 462-3862
Grades: 7-12, PG
| 300 students
Hargrave Military Academy
Hargrave Military Academy Photo - Hargrave is first and foremost a college preparatory boarding school. Our objective is to develop our cadets into leaders of character prepared for lifelong success.
(Baptist)
(6)
200 Military Drive
Chatham, VA 24531
(800) 432-2480
Grades: 7-12, PG
| 171 students
Marine Military Academy
Marine Military Academy Photo - Nearly all MMA graduates earn acceptance at the college level or appointment to the service academies. Many matriculate to top-tier universities throughout the United States and the world: Arizona State University; Auburn University; Babson College; Baylor University; Berklee College of Music; Boston College; California Maritime Academy; California Polytechnic State University; California State: Chico; California State: Fullerton; California State: Sacramento; Carnegie Mellon University; Chaminade University of Hawaii; Clemson University;College of the Ozarks ; Colorado School of Mines; Colorado State University; Cornell University; Daniel Webster College; DePauw University; Delta State University; Duquesne University; East Carolina University; Embry Riddle University ; Florida Atlantic University; Florida International University ; Florida State University; Great Lakes Maritime Academy; Hawaii Pacific University; Houston Baptist University; Johnson & Wales University; Incarnate Word University; Illinois Institute of Technology; Indiana University; Lehigh University; Louisiana State University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Massachusetts Maritime Academy; McMurray University; Michigan State University; Montana State University; Murray State University; New Mexico Institute of Technology; New Mexico State University; North Carolina State; North Georgia State College; Northern Arizona University; Northeastern University; Norwich University; Ohio State University; Oklahoma State University; Otterbein College; Penn State; Purdue University; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Rice University; Rochester Institute of Technology; Sam Houston State University; San Diego State University; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Santa Clara University; Sarah Lawrence College; Sonoma State University; Southern Methodist University; Southern New Hampshire University ; Southwestern University; St. Edward’s University; St. Louis University; St. John’s University; St. Mary’s University; Stephen F. Austin University; Swarthmore; Texas A & M University; Texas A & M at Commerce; Texas A&M at Corpus Christi; Texas A & M at Galveston; Texas A & M at Kingsville; Texas Christian University; Texas Lutheran University; Texas State University; Texas Tech University; The Citadel; Trinity University; Tulane University; United States Air Force Academy; United States Merchant Marine Academy; United States Military Academy; United States Naval Academy; University of Alabama; University of Alaska: Anchorage; University of Arizona; University of California: Davis; University of California: Northridge; University of Central Florida; University of Chicago; University of Cincinnati; University of Colorado; University of Denver; University of Georgia; University of Houston; University of Louisiana at Lafayette; University of Massachusetts: Boston; University of Miami; University of Mississippi; University of Missouri: Rolla; University of Nebraska; University of Nevada: Las Vegas; University of North Carolina: Charlotte; University of North Dakota; University of North Texas; University of Oklahoma; University of Oregon; University of Puget Sound; University of Southern California; University of St. Thomas; University of The South (Sewanee); University of Texas at Austin; University of Texas at Arlington University of Texas at Dallas; University of Texas at San Antonio; University of Tulsa; University of Washington; University of Wyoming; Villanova University; Virginia Military Institute; Virginia Tech University; Wabash College; Webster University; West Virginia University; Westminster College; Yale University; London School of Economics (UK); University of Manchester (UK)…just to name a few!
(1)
320 Iwo Jima Blvd
Harlingen, TX 78550
Grades: 7-12, PG
| 261 students
614 South Main Street
Woodstock, VA 22664
(540) 459-2167
Grades: 5-12, PG
| 140 students
Missouri Military Academy
Missouri Military Academy Photo - Established in 1889, Missouri Military Academy has transformed young men into leaders who are well-educated, prepared gentlemen of character. Our long history and distinct traditions inspire a sense of pride and duty among the young men who seek to fulfill their potential at MMA.
(Non-denom. / Christian)
(6)
204 Grand Street
Mexico, MO 65265
(573) 581-1776
Grades: 7-12, PG
| 220 students
101 West College Blvd
Roswell, NM 88201
(800) 421-5376
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 871 students
78 Academy Ave.
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520
Grades: 8-12, PG
| 120 students
2317 Oak Ridge Road
Oak Ridge, NC 27310
(336) 515-8040
Grades: 7-12
| 120 students
Randolph-Macon Academy
Randolph-Macon Academy Photo - R-MA has a 100% university acceptance rate, every year. The Class of 2021 graduated 50 students who received over $12.3 million in scholarships.
(United Methodist)
(4)
200 Academy Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630
(540) 636-5484
Grades: 6-12, PG
| 292 students
Riverside Military Academy
Riverside Military Academy Photo
(5)
2001 Riverside Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501
(877) 692-2338
Grades: 6-12
| 290 students
Robert Land Academy
Robert Land Academy Photo - Robert Land Academy is Canada`s only military-inspired private school. Located in the Niagara Region, Ontario, the Academy began to accept students in 1978. "Robert Land Academy Instilled the Values of Hard Work, Respect and Perseverance in our Son"
6727 South Chippawa Rd
Wellandport, Ontario, Canada 12345
(905) 386-6203
Grades: 5-12
| 125 students
St. John's Northwestern Academies
St. John's Northwestern Academies Photo - Leadership training is one of the cornerstones of life at SJNA. The goal of the Academy is to prepare each of our students for success in life by instilling in them a solid work ethic, an understanding of the value of integrity and teamwork, and the ability to think critically, communicate well, and function in a diverse and ever-changing world.
(Episcopal)
(4)
1101 Genesee Street
Delafield, WI 53018
(800) 752-2338
Grades: 7-12
| 174 students
Southern Preparatory Academy
Southern Preparatory Academy Photo - Southern Prep Academy Corps of Cadets 2021-2022
(Non-denom. / Christian)
(3)
174 Ward Circle
Camp Hill, AL 36850
(256) 675-6260
Grades: 6-12
| 110 students
Valley Forge Military Academy
Valley Forge Military Academy Photo - VFMA offers college preparatory academics, credentialed faculty, competitive PIAA athletics, and individual attention, providing cadets with an environment focused on their academic success.
(Non-denom. / Christian)
(2)
1001 Eagle Road
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 989-1200
Grades: 7-12
| 250 students

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