Application Process and Materials

The application process for Kimball Union is still open and all submitted applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If you have questions regarding financial aid for rolling admission please e-mail or contact an admission officer.


  • Interview/Tour
  • Application for Admission
  • Transcript (current year and two previous years)
  • Guidance Counselor/Principal/Advisor Recommendation
  • Math Teacher Recommendation
  • English Teacher Recommendation
  • Standardized Test Scores (SSAT, PSAT, SAT or ACT)
  • Additional Recommendation
  • Parent/Guardian Statement
  • Financial Aid Application
Applications may be completed via, Standard Application Online, or Gateway to Prep.

International Student Information: 
  • Application Fee of $100
  • TOEFL score report, for those whose native language is not English (minimum for grade 9 is 65, grade 10 is 75, grade 11 is 85 and grade 12 is 95)

Additional information for students applying from mainland China:
  • Students from mainland China (not including Hong Kong or Taiwan) may apply to Kimball Union Union Academy for limited spaces in grades 9 and 10.
  • The minimum TOEFL score for an application for grade 9 is 85 and for grade 10 is 95.
  • If a campus visit if not possible, students may submit a video interview to Kimball Union via Vericant in China. 
SSAT tests are administered on Saturdays each month in many locations.  Please click on the above link to find the one most convenient to you. Kimball Union Academy's SSAT code is 4390. In addition, Kimball Union Academy is a test site on the following dates:

Saturday, November 11, 2017
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Click the link above to The Toefl Test - The Test of English as a Foreign Language. Kimball Union Academy's TOEFL code is 8012.

Financial Aid Application

Standard Online Applications

SAO Online        

Additional Information

Kimball Union Academy admissions decisions are made without regard to race, gender, creed, or national origin.


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Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA offers the best of the traditional New England Boarding School experience to 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. Terms of Use and Privacy Policy