New York Military Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (845) 534-3710 Ext. 4272
78 Academy Avenue
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520
  • 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.

Alumni Reviews
  Review School

  • Review Description
  • Butler University
    The setting for learning in a military environment, prepared me for a wide range of challenges that other students not in such an environment would be exposed to. Learning military protocols, rules, regulations, rules. . .

Top 10 Placements

Similar Size Schools Military Schools

New York Military Academy is listed among the top 10 schools with < 200 students (out of 93 schools) for:

Definition of Terms
 | 2020 School Data
New York MilitaryBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege-Prep MilitaryCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered8-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded18891907
Campus Size120 acres120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment100 students310 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score1200* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)900 - 1300-
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
Average Class Size10 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:81:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1318
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYesYes
Summer Program Cost$2,500
(2-week day program (10 days) - $1,350 2-week boarding program (14 days) - $2,500 (additional fees may apply for international attendees) 2-week boarding program (14 days with NYC trip on weekend) - $2650 (additional fees may apply for international attendees) Pay in full by April 1st and receive a discount.)
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(Additional fees may apply.)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
(Additional fees may apply.)
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$13,000$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo


Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsJohn Dolan

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1318
CoursesAP Biology, AP Government, AP Macro Economics, AP Mandarin, AP Physics I, AP Physics II, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish, Calculus A/B, Calculus B/C, Statistics


# Interscholastic Sports Offered1716
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Orienteering, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling


Total Extracurricular Organizations1224
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
JROTC, Math Honor Society, National Honor Society, Raiders, Senior Strings, Student Government, Student-directed plays, United People of Many Colors, Weekend Off-campus Activities, Yearbook, Youth Service Fellowship

Arts and Music Programs:
Blue Grass/Fiddle Club

College Matriculation

Year: 2008 - 201710 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
SUNY Maritime7
Iona College6
Norwich University5
Pennsylvania State University5
University of Hartford5
American University3
Hofstra University3
Northeastern University3
SUNY Albany3
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Founded in 1889, the New York Military Academy is one of America's oldest boarding schools and a premier college preparatory school posting a 100% college placement record.  NYMA is a private, co-ed, international boarding school currently serving students from grade 8 to 12. Located at the foot of Storm King Mountain in the heart of the Hudson Valley, NYMA has been producing character-driven leaders of industry, politics, and local communities for over a century.
  • Open House Dates:
  • If you are interested in finding out more information about the New York Military Academy, please call (845) 534-3710, Ext. 4272.
  • New York Military Academy accreditations: Middle States Association, The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Donald Trump '64 - 45th President of the United States
    • Francis Ford Coppola '56 - Oscar-winning film director
    • Robert Stiller '61 - Founder and CEO of Green Mountain Coffee
    • 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
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grades: 8-12 | 320 students 1065.1 miles501 Park Street North
    St. PetersburgFL 33710
    (727) 384-5500
  • Randolph-Macon Academy
    Randolph-Macon Academy Photo - Randolph-Macon Academy's Flight Program includes a drone class called Unmanned Flight Operations. Students finish with the knowledge base for the FAA exam so they can obtain their commercial drone license if they so desire. This class is just one of the innovative offerings at R-MA.
    (United Methodist)
    Grades: 9-12, PG | 246 students 280.8 miles200 Academy Drive
    Front RoyalVA 22630
    (540) 636-5484
    280.89-12, PG246
  • Grades: 7-12, PG | 300 students 614.6 miles520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800) 948-6291
    614.67-12, PG300
  • Grades: 7-12 | 250 students 119.7 miles1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087
    (610) 989-1200
  • Grades: 7-12, PG | 411 students 59 miles1 Chapman Parkway
    Stony BrookNY 11790
    (631) 751-1800
    597-12, PG411
Recent Articles
Several things make boarding school special. The learning, the community, the sports. All these and more.
A private school in its infancy is quite different from the mature community it becomes over time. I wonder what the founders of these five schools would think about them today. I bet they would be very proud of their creations.
Sending our children off to boarding school in the fall of 2020 raises questions about their safety and other corona virus issues. We address some of your concerns here.
Featured Schools
Request Information
I am a:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Country of Citizenship:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)