405 North Subiaco Avenue
Subiaco, AR 72865
Subiaco Academy is a Benedictine, Catholic college preparatory boarding and day school for young men in grades 7-12.
Subiaco is located in the Arkansas River valley just 45 miles east of Fort Smith.
We offer 100% college placement and an average class size of 15 and a 10/1 Teacher /Student ratio.
We also offer 13 AP courses.   Subiaco offers 9 major athletic teams that compete with the public schools and phenomenal visual arts, drama, and instrumental music programs.
Outdoor activities include hiking, fishing, and camping.  Our students hale from 15 states and 9 countries.
Your son will have the opportunity to develop character, faith, and brotherhood as he attends Subiaco Academy.  Come join us at Subiaco Academy!.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $29,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $8,750
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Subiaco Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 298 schools) for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
Subiaco Academy
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
7-12
5-12
School Type
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1887
1906
Campus Size
1600 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
150 students
310 students
% Students of Color
30%
25%
% International Students
9%
20%
% Students Boarding
60%
70%
Average SAT Score
1346
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
24
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Khaki slacks and polo shirt
Casual
Average Class Size
15 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
13
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
55%
71%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$3.5 million
$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$29,000
$61,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$8,750
$33,900
Tuition international students
$37,500
$55,000
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$24,500
$44,616
% Students on Financial Aid
38%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$14,500
(Aid awarded based on family need.)
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
85%
58%
Director of Admissions
Jesse Fortney
Kinzer Matjzic

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
13
17
Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Composition I, Composition II, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Macro and Micro Economics, Physics, Statistics, U.S. History

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
11
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Art Club, CASA Club (Cultural Awareness of Subiaco Academy), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Science Club, Senior Leaders, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club, Jazz Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
ESports Team

College Matriculation

Year: 2007 - 2014
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
37
Arkansas Tech Univeristy-Russellville
22
University of Central Arkansas-Conway
14
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
12
Lyon College (AR)
11
Penn State University
8
University of Dallas
6
Benedictine College, Univ of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, Hendrix College (AR), Univ of the Ozarks (AR
5
Military Academies, Louisiana Tech University, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Texas Tech Unive
4
Purdue, Notre Dame, St. Johns University, University of Indiana-Bloomington, Univ of North Texas
3

School Notes

  • Subiaco Academy, a Catholic boarding/day school, is dedicated to providing young men with the opportunity for a college preparatory education in a stable and structured environment nourished by Christian values. The Subiaco experience also provides the opportunity to create a sense of community, which is a reflection of Catholic Benedictine traditions of service to God, respect for self and others, mutual support and the value of work.
  • U.S. boarding tuition is $28,000. The rate is $36,080 for international boarding students.
  • Safe, natural outdoor environment
  • Multiple opportunities for each student
  • Academics
  • Arts
  • Music
  • Athletics
  • Spiritual education for the Catholic and non-Catholic alike.
  • Subiaco Academy accreditations: ANSAA (Arkansas Nonpublic Schools Accrediting Association
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Henry Wheeler - Harvard, Harvard Professor, Author
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Subiaco Academy cost?

Subiaco Academy's tuition is approximately $29,000 for boarding students and $8,750 for day students.

What is the acceptance rate of Subiaco Academy?

The acceptance rate of Subiaco Academy is 85%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 58%.

Who are famous alumni from Subiaco Academy?

Subiaco Academy famous alumni include: Henry Wheeler.

What sports does Subiaco Academy offer?

Subiaco Academy offers 13 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Football, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Track and Field and Wrestling.

What is Subiaco Academy's ranking?

Subiaco Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Least expensive tuition.

When is the application deadline for Subiaco Academy?

The application deadline for Subiaco Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

Alumni Reviews Review School

Review
Description

Class of 2008
5.00
New York University
Since its foundation, Subiaco Academy have sought to nourish students not only knowledge but also moral principles through Catholic teachings and education. Subiaco's emphasis on the Catholic value includes mandatory attendance in Wednesday mass during. . .

Class of 1990
5.00
University of Central Arkansas
There is no place in the world quite like Subiaco Academy and there is no experience in the world like the Subiaco Academy experience. It has changed and evolved substantially since I started there. . .

Class of 1980
5.00
Dallas College
2022-2023 will be my 3rd year at Subiaco Academy. I am a senior. Subiaco is an awesome school where students develop character, faith, and Brotherhood. It is a. . .
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $29,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $8,750
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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