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Least Expensive Tuition (2020)

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  • Boarding School Tuition Grades Location
  • 1.-2.Rank: #1-2
    $9,600
    Grades: 9-12
    4 Lustre High Circle
    LustreMT 59225
    (406)392-5735
  • 2.-3.Rank: #2-3
    $10,000
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    W10085 Pike Plains Road
    DunbarWI 54119
    (715)324-6900
  • 3.-4.Rank: #3-4
    $10,340
    Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day)
    400 Sunshine Drive
    MillerSD 57362
    (605)853-3071
  • 4.-5.Rank: #4-5
    $13,500
    Grades: 6-12
    315 South Grove Avenue
    OwatonnaMN 55060
    (507)214-2200
  • 5.-6.Rank: #5-6
    $13,688
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    101 West College Blvd
    RoswellNM 88201
    (800)421-5376
  • 6.-7.Rank: #6-7
    Freeman Academy
    Freeman Academy Photo - Freeman Academy - Faith-inspired learning for LIFE
    (Christian)
    $14,723
    Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day)
    PO BOX 1000748 S. Main St.
    FreemanSD 57029
    (605)925-4237
  • 7.-8.Rank: #7-8
    $14,900
    Grades: 6-12, PG
    93 Camp School Road
    WolfeboroNH 03894
    (603)569-3451
  • 8.-9.Rank: #8-9
    $15,595
    Grades: 9-12
    615 East Marquette Woods Road
    St. JosephMI 49085
    (269)429-7861
  • 9.-10.Rank: #9-10
    $19,450
    Grades: 9-12
    1350 Gardena Avenue NE
    MinneapolisMN 55432
    (763)586-6318
  • 10.-11.Rank: #10-11
    $19,475
    Grades: 10-12 | 5-12 (day)
    610 Hillcrest Dr.
    Fergus FallsMN 56537
    (218)739-3371
  • 11.-12.Rank: #11-12
    Mount Michael Benedictine School
    Mount Michael Benedictine School Photo
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    $19,650
    Grades: 9-12
    22520 Mount Michael Road
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402)238-1457
  • 12.-13.Rank: #12-13
    $19,800
    Grades: 9-12
    88 Bronte College Court
    Mississauga, OntarioCanada L5B1M9
    (905)270-7788
  • 13.-14.Rank: #13-14
    $22,750
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    330 N. Glenview Avenue
    Milwaukee WI 53213
    (414)453-4567
  • 14.-15.Rank: #14-15
    St. Croix Academy
    St. Croix Academy Photo - St. Croix's lakeside family-style dormitory was built in 2015 and is located on a beautiful lake with walkways to the Mississippi River and within walking distance of over 50 shops and restaurants.
    (Christian)
    $23,600
    Grades: 6-12
    1200 Oakdale Ave.
    St. PaulMN 55118
    (651)455-1521
  • 15.-16.Rank: #15-16
    $23,995
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800)948-6291
  • 16.-17.Rank: #16-17
    $24,800
    Grades: 6-9
    253 Bushy Hill Road
    IvorytonCT 06442
    (860)767-0848
  • 17.-18.Rank: #17-18
    $25,500
    Grades: 9-12
    1000 Green St.
    AtchisonKS 66002
    (913)367-5482
  • 18.-19.Rank: #18-19
    $26,000
    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    Calle Poniente 20, Urb. Monte Alina.
    Pozuelo de Alarcon, MadridSpain 28223
    +34 917 99 34 41
  • 19.-20.Rank: #19-20
    $28,258
    Grades: 6-12
    174 Ward Circle
    Camp HillAL 36850
    (256)675-6260
  • 20.-21.Rank: #20-21
    St. Francis High School
    St. Francis High School Photo - Friars' Hall
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    $28,700
    Grades: 9-12
    4129 Lake Shore Road
    HamburgNY 14075
    (716)627-1200
  • 21.-23.Rank: #21-23
    $29,000
    Grades: 5-12, PG
    614 South Main Street
    WoodstockVA 22664
    (540)459-2167
  • 21.-23.Rank: #21-23
    Subiaco Academy
    Subiaco Academy Photo - Subiaco Students with Father Cassian
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    $29,000

    Grades: 7-12
    405 North Subiaco Avenue
    SubiacoAR 72865
    (479)422-9775
  • 23.-24.Rank: #23-24
    $29,530
    Grades: 7-12
    1600 St. Bernard Drive, S.E.
    CullmanAL 35055
    (256)255-5890
  • 24.-25.Rank: #24-25
    $31,000
    Grades: 11-11
    485 Chewonki Neck Road
    WiscassetME 04578
    (207)882-7323
  • 25.-26.Rank: #25-26
    $31,200
    Grades: 9-12
    41 W Santa Clara St.
    ArcadiaCA 91007
    (626)623-6339
  • 26.-27.Rank: #26-27
    Saint Stanislaus High School
    Saint Stanislaus High School Photo - Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    $31,250
    Grades: 7-12
    304 S. Beach Blvd.
    Bay St. LouisMS 39520
    (228)467-9057
  • 27.-29.Rank: #27-29
    Academy of the Holy Family
    Academy of the Holy Family Photo - Basketball Team
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    $31,500
    Grades: 9-12
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    (860)822-6279
  • 27.-29.Rank: #27-29
    $31,500

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    454 Academy Drive
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-5898
  • 29.-30.Rank: #29-30
    $32,900
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1951 Delta Avenue
    West BranchIA 52358
    (319)519-1856
  • 30.-31.Rank: #30-31
    $33,400
    Grades: 9-12
    3535 Commerce Rd.
    Orchard LakeMI 48324
    (248)683-0517
  • 31.-32.Rank: #31-32
    $33,500
    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    PO Box 3050, 198 Main St.
    Chester/Lake AlmanorCA 96020
    (530)596-3343
  • 32.-33.Rank: #32-33
    Fork Union Military Academy
    Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    $33,940
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    (800)462-3862
  • 33.-34.Rank: #33-34
    $34,325
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    45 Waterloo Street South
    Stratford, ONCanada L0R1B
    (519)272-1900
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    320 Iwo Jima Blvd
    HarlingenTX 78550
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    Saint Bede Academy
    Saint Bede Academy Photo - With an average student population of 300, our small class sizes offer students one-on-one interaction with their instructors.
    (Catholic)
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12
    24 W US Highway 6
    PeruIL 61354
    (815)250-0285
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12 | 6-12 (day)
    9790 Thayer Street
    HoughtonNY 14744
    (585)567-8115
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
    201 Campus Drive, PO Box 10
    Tallulah FallsGA 30573
    (706)754-0400
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    Olney Friends School
    Olney Friends School Photo - Each Wednesday, students take part in a dedicated three-hour art block with advanced art electives offered throughout the week. Recently, Olney has offered Murals, Digital Video, Impressionistic Art, Scaling and Scenery, Theater, Guitar, Native Art, Woodworking and Box Making courses.
    (Society of Friends)
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12
    61830 Sandy Ridge Road
    BarnesvilleOH 43713
    (740)425-3655
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    Oak Hill Academy
    Oak Hill Academy Photo
    (Baptist)
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12
    2635 Oak Hill Road
    Mouth of WilsonVA 24363
    (276)579-2619
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12
    225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (540)946-7706
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 6-12
    40 College Hill Road
    Rothesay, New BrunswickCanada E2E 5H1
    (506)847-8224
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12
    1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087
    (610)989-1200
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265
    (573)581-1776
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12
    2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    (800)462-2338
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    804 Dr Robert K Wallace Drive
    FairfieldIA 52556
    (641)472-9400
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12
    1101 Genesee Street
    DelafieldWI 53018
    (800)752-2338
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    4254 Colonial Avenue
    RoanokeVA 24018
    (540)989-6641
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    Hargrave Military Academy
    Hargrave Military Academy Photo - Respect! Integrity! Success! Earn it at Hargrave!
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    (800)432-2480
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    2800 Monterey Road
    San MarinoCA 91108
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    6385 Beach Rd
    Eden PrairieMN 55344
    (952)918-1800
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 5-12
    1950 S. Academy Dr
    MelbourneFL 32901
    (321)723-3211
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 190, 66 Cutler Road
    East MachiasME 04630
    (207)255-8301
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    2 Valleywood Drive
    MarkhamCanada L3R8H3
    (905)477-4999
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    St. Catherine's Academy
    St. Catherine's Academy Photo - Our outstanding music department provides classroom instruction in music theory, music history, and musical experiences. Students are also welcome to play in the marching band and take private piano or guitar lessons.
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    >$35,000

    Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day)
    215 N. Harbor Blvd.
    AnaheimCA 92805
    (714)772-1363
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
    60 Knox Lane
    WheelingWV 26003
    (304)233-1436
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 6-12 | K-12 (day)
    2801 Ranch Road 12
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (800)428-5120
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12
    2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    (888)762-2338
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    6279 Hobbs Road
    SalisburyMD 21804
    (410)742-4464
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    295 Main Street
    PittsfieldME 04967
    (207)487-2282
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12 | 6-12 (day)
    319 Webb Road East
    Bell BuckleTN 37020
    (931)389-6003
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    505 Spring Street
    Friday HarborWA 98250
    (360)378-6393
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12
    EF House, Castle Road
    TorquayUnited Kingdom 13
    00441803202932
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    via Cavour 13
    Lanciano (CH)Italy 66034
    +39 0872 714969
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12
    2001 Washington Street
    BraintreeMA 02184
    (857)400-9700
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    Randolph-Macon Academy
    Randolph-Macon Academy Photo - Randolph-Macon Academy's Flight Program includes a drone class called Unmanned Flight Operations. Students finish with the knowledge base for the FAA exam so they can obtain their commercial drone license if they so desire. This class is just one of the innovative offerings at R-MA.
    (United Methodist)
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    200 Academy Drive
    Front RoyalVA 22630
    (540)636-5484
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12
    78 Academy Avenue
    Cornwall-on-HudsonNY 12520
    (845)534-3710
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Via Aventina 3
    RomeItaly 00153
    +39 06 575 0605
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 6-12
    425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    (314)692-6640
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12
    PO Box 127, 168 Institute Circle
    Lyndon CenterVT 05850
    (802)535-3700
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 5-12, PG | K-12, PG (day)
    54-230 Kamehameha Hwy
    HauulaHI 96717
    (808)670-1909
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    PO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI 48303
    (248)645-3610
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12
    955 Harbourside Drive
    North Vancouver, BCCanada V7P 3S4
    (604)998-1000
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    Branksome Hall Asia
    Branksome Hall Asia Photo - Confident female leaders of the future
    All-Girls 
    >$35,000

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    234 Global edu-ro, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si
    Jeju-doSouth Korea 63644
    +82 64-902-5000
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    Saint James School
    Saint James School Photo - Saint James' picturesque 689-acre campus is conveniently located only 70 miles from the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.
    (Episcopal)
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12
    17641 College Road
    HagerstownMD 21740
    (301)733-9330
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    McCallie School
    McCallie School Photo - Current students and alumni will tell you that a single-sex academic environment makes classes at McCallie more dynamic, honest, and productive.
    All-Boys 
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    (800)234-2163
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12
    501 Park Street North
    St. PetersburgFL 33710
    (727)384-5500
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Port Arthur Road
    LadysmithWI 54848
    (715)532-0201
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 6-12
    438 Main Street
    SacoME 04072
    (207)282-5383
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    The Kiski School
    The Kiski School Photo - Kiski's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) class.
    All-Boys 
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1888 Brett Lane
    SaltsburgPA 15681
    (724)639-8035
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    42605 RCR 36
    Steamboat SpringsCO 80487
    (970)879-1350
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    1051 N Houston
    BullardTX 75757
    (903)894-5000
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 6-12
    22000 Hwy 27
    Lake WalesFL 33859
    (863)676-6091
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    1 Community School Drive
    Sun ValleyID 83353
    (208)622-3955
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    (440)275-2811
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    (434)823-4805
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1000 Orme School Road, H.C. 63, Box 3040
    MayerAZ 86333
    (928)632-7601
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1079 Firetower Road
    ColoraMD 21917
    (410)658-9279
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    59550 East Highway 26
    SandyOR 97055
    (503)622-8931
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    5521 East Warm Springs Avenue
    BoiseID 83716
    (208)424-5000
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    290 Quintard Rd.
    SewaneeTN 37375
    (931)598-5651
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    Dorfstrasse
    6085 Hasliberg GoldernSwitzerland 6085
    41339729292
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    La Lumiere School
    La Lumiere School Photo - La Lumiere School is a private, independent boarding and day school founded in 1963, located in La Porte, Indiana, on an idyllic 190-acre wooded campus. Mission: At La Lumiere, we form character, cultivate scholarship, and explore faith in order to grow into more complete versions of ourselves.
    (Catholic)
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    6801 N. Wilhelm Road
    La PorteIN 46350
    (219)326-7450
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    745 Main Street
    FryeburgME 04037
    (207)935-2013
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 8-12
    1975 Renfrew Road
    Shawnigan Lake, BCCanada V0R2W1
    (250)743-6207
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 1-8
    128 Oakland Farm Way
    TroyVA 22974
    (434)293-9059
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    17235 Seventh Street
    MontverdeFL 34756
    (407)469-2561
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo - Wyoming Seminary's athletic success stretches across all three seasons of competition. The Blue Knights field hockey team won their seventh state championship in 2018, while the wrestling team is ranked No. 2 in the country. Sem offers 22 varsity sports, including rowing and girls wrestling.
    (United Methodist)
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    201 North Sprague Ave.
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)270-2160
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12
    423 Fox Chapel Road
    PittsburghPA 15238
    (412)968-3180
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    Christchurch School
    Christchurch School Photo - "Set your course at the river. " Established in the Episcopal tradition, Christchurch is inclusive, welcoming students and families of all faiths and backgrounds.
    (Episcopal)
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12
    49 Seahorse Lane
    ChristchurchVA 23031
    (804)758-2306
  • 34.-308.Rank: #34-308
    >$35,000

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    975 West Main Street
    Dover FoxcroftME 04426
    (207)564-8664
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