Ashbury College - Review #5

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Ashbury College

About the Author:

Years Attended Boarding School:
Sports and Activities:
I participated in SMART Team, Track and Field, and Varsity Soccer.
College Enrolled:
Elon university
Home Town, State:
Wake forest, NC

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
Ashbury college offers a wide variety of beneficial teaching methods that differs from class to class, and always encourages students to pursue an international baccalaureate degree. They provide the right resources that the students need to prosper both on their academics, and as a person.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
Ashbury offers equal opportunity to every student to prosper and reach any type of leadership position they want. The sky is the limit at this school.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
I'd say don't be too worried about making friends. Ashbury students like new kids, and you'll make friends in no time.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
I love how every student is praised for their uniqueness, and no students need to worry about fitting in. Also, the uniforms at Ashbury are extremely nice.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Always get to the cafeteria as quickly as you can after your last class before lunch! It fills up in there REALLY fast.


1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
I like how much they encourage students to pursue an IB degree it is very challenging, but Ashbury provides all the right resources to each student to help them do well in their classes.


1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
I like how just about everyone you know is affiliated with some kind of school sport. Whether it be football, soccer, rugby, swimming, or ultimate frisbee, you're bound to know someone in every kind of sport.

Art, Music, and Theatre:

1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
I had a lot of friends who were in theater. They absolutely loves it. I went to their musical that they presented, and it was absolutely amazing. Ashbury College's theater, visual arts, and music sectors are nothing short of magnificent.

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
There were many extracurricular activities from sewing to science clubs to sports. I love the wide range of activities offered at this school. They're a great way to meet new people, and to have a fun time with your friends.

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
Ashbury's dorms are very neat and cozy. The resident advisors are kind and turn into family the longer you live there. You'll develop a bond with every other boarder that you'll find nowhere else.


1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
Ashbury boarding students get to eat as much dining hall foods as they want. For students living on campus that's a really good offer because their food is amazing for a high school.

Social and Town Life:

1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
The neighborhood the school is in is very cute, and a majority of the families living nearby are where the daytime students live. There are plenty of cute stores down the road, along with a large grocery store where boarders go to buy snacks.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Ashburys environment is unlike any other school I have ever been to. Students feel safe as there is no types of bullying whatsoever. Every student feels loved and needed, and is friends with everyone they meet.
Read more details about Ashbury College on their 2024 profile page.

Alumni Reviews Review School

Ashbury College Alumni #1
Class of 2015
5.00 6/17/2022
Ashbury College
Ashbury College allows students to dive into the community and passions. Also, Ashbury College has a four hour per week work program which allows students to give back to the school while learning life lessons. . .
Ashbury College Alumni #2
Class of 1998
5.00 8/28/2017
Carleton University
The approach to physical activity was surprising as a boarder. During warmer months, weekly runs were required (different lengths for boys and girls). Tennis, badminton, and basketball courts were available on-campus along with. . .
Ashbury College Alumni #3
Class of 2015
5.00 7/17/2017
Western University
One of the best aspects that I found with my experience at Ashbury was the fact that you had to take a mandatory amount of extra-curricular activities. At the beginning I was a bit worried. . .
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 750 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $76,830
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $33,720
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update