W10085 Pike Plains Road
Dunbar, WI 54119
Northland Scholars Academy is an affordable boarding school that provides a true pathway to your education and career dreams.
NSA`s Early College dual-credit partnerships allow students to earn an associate`s degree and vocational certifications while still in high school, and provide a direct pathway into partner four-year colleges and universities to complete their bachelor`s degree in as little as two more years.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Students: 100 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $35,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $25,000
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
Northland Scholars Academy
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12, PG
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
2017
1907
Campus Size
435 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
100 students
300 students
% International Students
80%
20%
% Students Boarding
100%
70%
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Casual dress code. Some uniform requirements.)
Casual
Average Class Size
12 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
7:1
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$35,000
(Partial scholarships are available to both domestic and international students.)
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$25,000
$32,900
Summer Program Cost
$1,500
% Students on Financial Aid
70%
40%
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Director of Admissions
John Twohig
Associate Director of Admissions
Amanda Herb

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered
1
16

School Notes

    Northland Scholars Academy (NSA), located on 435 pristine acres in Dunbar, WI, is an innovative and dynamic college-preparatory boarding school that prepares every student for success in advanced studies, in future careers, and in life. NSA offers an environment of shared success where curious and ambitious students from around the world work together to achieve their goals. NSA challenges students with a rigorous high school and college curriculum, enriched through fun and exciting campus amenities, robust community involvement, and numerous clubs, sports and student organizations.One of the primary benefits is qualified American students can attend NSA tuition-free.NSA is also a true pathway to a college degree through our Early College Program, where our dual-credit partnerships allow students in all grades to take college courses for credit and earn up to an associate degree in 29 different subject areas. Students then have guaranteed transfer to 9 partner colleges and universities to complete their bachelor`s degree in as little as two more years.Degree fields include :
  • Art & Design Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Network Administration
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Molecular Biotechnology
  • Pre-Natural Resources
  • Pre-Professional Health
  • Accounting
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business
  • Computer Information Systems: Programming & User Support
  • Computer Information Systems: Software/Network Support
  • Computer Network Systems & Security
  • Corrections
  • Early Childhood Care & Education
  • Environmental Management
  • General Studies
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Human Services
  • Law Enforcement
  • Marketing
  • Mechatronics & Robotics Systems
  • Nursing
  • Office Systems/Administrative Assistant
  • Office Systems/Medical Office Specialist
  • Paramedic
  • Water Resource Management
  • In addition, 13 post-secondary vocational certifications are also available to complete while at NSA:
  • Accounting
  • Computer Applications
  • Corrections Officer
  • Early Childhood Care & Education
  • Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-Basic)
  • Entrepreneurial Small Business
  • Health Careers
  • Mechatronics
  • Office Assistant
  • Practical Nurse
  • Private Security
  • Sustainability
  • Welding
  • Northland Scholars Academy accreditations: The National Commission on Exceptional Schools
Profile last updated: 04/19/2022
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  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Students: 100 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $35,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $25,000
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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