New York Military Academy

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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.

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    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. . .

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Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
New York MilitaryBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege-Prep MilitaryCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered8-12, PG9-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded18891910
Campus Size120 acres110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment90 students310 students
% Students of Color
20%
21%
% International Students
40%
20%
% Students Boarding
90%
67%
Average SAT Score1200* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)900 - 1300-
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)
Casual
Average Class Size10 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:81:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1317
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
80%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes
Summer Program Cost$2,450
(2-week day program (10 days) - $1,300 2-week boarding program (14 days) - $2,450 (additional fee may incur for international attendees))
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$41,210
(Additional fees may apply.)
$54,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$14,410
(Additional fees may apply.)
$30,550
% Students on Financial Aid
75%
37%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$13,900$23,500
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
50%
55%
Director of AdmissionsJohn Dolan

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1317
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

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1715
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Orienteering, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1224
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Community Service Club, Games Club, JROTC, Math Honor Society, National Honor Society, Outdoors Club, Photography, Raiders, Student Government, Weekend Off-campus Activities, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band

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 eight to postgraduate. 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: https://www.nyma.org/admissions/open-houses-tours/
  • If you are interested in finding out more information about the New York Military Academy, please call (845) 534-3710.
  • 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

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