A KUA Education

    • The Best Environment for Learning

      The Best Environment for Learning

82% of recent graduates agree:
KUA prepared them well for the demands of college.

Within a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum, Kimball Union students find themselves: 
  • enrolled in Global programs beyond the classroom
  • building critical 21st century learning skills
  • problem-solving real life scenarios
  • able to select from over 130 unique course offerings

Our academic program lays the groundwork for students to become intellectually curious and creative lifelong learners.
In small classroom settings, supported and challenged in positive ways by peers, and encouraged by talented faculty members, KUA ensures that every student will develop a set of essential skills through the breadth of programs offered. Additional mastery and depth of knowledge can be attained by participation in Signature and Scholar Programs, which promote leadership and add academic rigor to the student experience.

Every student is exposed to the breadth of the KUA academic, social, residential, athletic, and artistic programs through:

  • Traditional coursework
  • Integrated advising
  • Compass leadership program
  • Athletics and arts requirements
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To schedule a tour, please call our Admission Office at (603) 469-2100 or email We look forward to seeing you.

Visit Times:
  • Mondays 8:30 AM – 1:45 PM
  • Tuesdays 8:30 AM – 1:45 PM
  • Wednesdays 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
  • Thursdays 9:30 AM – 1:45 PM
  • Fridays 8:30 AM – 1:45 PM
  • Saturdays 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Note: We may have special schedules throughout the year, but we will let you know when you call.
NAIS National Association of Independent Schools

 Council for Advancement and Support of Education

Independent Schools Association of Northern New England

 The Association of Boarding Schools

 North American Boarding Schools Initiative

Global Alliance for Innovative Learning


Kimball Union Academy

603-469-2000  · 603-469-2040 (fax)  ·
Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.