The Hun School of Princeton

176 Edgerstoune Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
The Hun School of Princeton is an independent college preparatory school in Princeton, NJ. A Co-educational day and boarding school, The Hun School serves 650 students from 16 states and 26 countries in grades 6-PG.The Hun School provides a diverse community that places a high value on creative and rigorous traditional college preparatory curriculum in a structured environment; develops character, community and values; meets the students` differing talents, interests and academic needs through a supportive staff in a variety of programs; and encourages students to widen their horizons, gain an appreciation for and an excitement about learning and achieve their full potential.The Hun School combines deep roots in Princeton with a truly national and international student body. We balance the traditional college preparatory curriculum with one-on-one attention to the unique talents of every student, academic rigor with exciting arts and competitive athletics. The Hun School is a dynamic community where learning is a passion and each day is infused with a spirit of joy.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 680 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $69,900
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $47,700
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
The Hun School of Princeton
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12, PG
Grades Offered (Day)
6-12, PG
School Type
ADD/ADHD Support
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded
Campus Size
45 acres
126 acres

Student Body

680 students
320 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Offers Post-Grad Year

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Classroom Dress Code
Khaki Pants, collared shirt, neck tie for boys. Girls may wear blouses or tops with or without collars that match a standard similar to professional women
Average Class Size
14 students
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
ESL Courses Offered
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program Offered
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$32 million
$28 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
(Need-Based Financial Aid only)
Merit Scholarships Offered

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Jan. 31 / rolling
Jan. 15
Director of Admissions
Steven C. Bristol
Associate Director of Admissions
Megan McNally



Total Extracurricular Organizations
Club or Organization:
Black Student Alliance, Chess Club, College Democrats, College Republicans, Diversity Club, Forensics Club, French Club, Honor, Key Club, School Newspaper, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:

College Matriculation

Year: 2005 - 2009
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Lehigh University
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Pennsylvania State University at University Park
Princeton University
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Carnegie Mellon University
Colgate University
Cornell University
Babson College

School Notes

    Location: Princeton, NJ
  • The School is within walking distance of Princeton University, and about an hour's drive from both New York and Philadelphia.
Enrollment: 650 students in grades 6-PG
  • Upper School: 550 70% day, 30% resident)
  • Middle School: 100 (day only)
  • Students come from 18 states and 26 countries
  • Average Class Size: 13
 Faculty and Administration: 117
  • 60 men, 57 women
  • 52 hold Master's degrees
  • 3 hold Doctorate degrees
  • 29 live on campus
  • 12 are graduates of The Hun School
 Academic Program: Over 100 courses offered
  • Computer Science, English, English as a Second Language, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Health, History, Mathematics, and Science
  • Honors and Advanced Placement courses are offered in every discipline.
 Campus: 45 acres
  • There are two Academic buildings that contain thirty-two classrooms, six science laboratories, three computer centers, a photography darkroom, an art studio, and a ceramics and sculpture studio. Other academic facilities include a newly renovated 35,000-volume library and television and radio broadcast studios.
  • There are two boys' dormitories and two girls' dormitories. Each dorm has lounges equipped with televisions and cooking facilities. Students eat in a centrally located dining hall. A nurse who resides on campus staffs the clinic.
  • The Wilf Family Global Commons houses a snack bar, mail center, two dormitories, and the school store.
  • Athletic facilities include a gymnasium, a health and fitness center, five tennis courts, a cross-country course, a turf playing field, six playing fields, and a 400-meter all-weather track.
  • Interscholastic competition in baseball, basketball, crew, cross country, fencing, field hockey, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, and track and field.
  • Intramural programs are offered in seasonal sports, weight lifting, and dance. The goal of Intramural programs is to promote physical fitness.
 Extracurricular Opportunities:
  • There are over fifty student clubs and organizations on campus. Organizations are student run and driven under the direction of faculty advisors. Clubs and activities are often organized around curricular and career interests. Students work on the student newspaper and yearbook, and take part in the plays, dance performances, foreign language dinners, math and science competitions, student elections, peer leadership groups, and community service activities.
  • The Hun School of Princeton accreditations: Middle States Association of Colleges and School, New Jersey Department of Education NJAIS TABS
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Hun School of Princeton cost?
The Hun School of Princeton's tuition is approximately $69,900 for boarding students and $47,700 for day students.
What sports does The Hun School of Princeton offer?
The Hun School of Princeton offers 22 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Track and Field and Winter Track.
Does The Hun School of Princeton offer a summer program?
Yes, The Hun School of Princeton offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
When is the application deadline for The Hun School of Princeton?
The application deadline for The Hun School of Princeton is Jan. 31 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 31 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 680 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $69,900
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $47,700
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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