The Best Environment for Learning

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website today. Hopefully, you will get a good feel for the strength and depth of the academic and extracurricular opportunities that exist within our community and what makes Kimball Union The Best Environment for Learning while browsing through the different sections of the website. To receive more information about Kimball Union Academy, as well as an application, please complete the online inquiry form. Please be as specific as possible so that you are provided with all the relevant information pertaining to your interests. The Admission Office will participate in a number of different school fairs throughout the country, and students and parents are invited to come and ask questions, gather information, and learn about the school at these events. KUA's admission officers look forward to seeing you in your hometown!

As you continue your virtual tour of the KUA community, please do not hesitate to ask any questions. You can e-mail or reach out to the Orange Key Leaders by e-mail at All your queries will be answered promptly!

To schedule a tour for you and your family, just call our Admission Office at (603) 469-2100 or e-mail Fax 603-469-2041. The best way to experience the vibrant learning community that is KUA, is to come and visit us in person!
Admission decisions are made at Kimball Union Academy without regard to race, gender, creed or national origin. 

At a Glance

Our School
Founded in 1813
Location: 1300-acre campus in Meriden, NH 13 miles from Dartmouth College
Type: Co-ed Boarding School; and Day School
Grades: 9-12 and PG
Size: 339 students; 22% international

Our Faculty
Ratio: 6:1 students to faculty
Number: 50 full-time faculty
Fact 1: 70% hold advanced degrees
Fact 2: 75% live on campus

Our Academics
Honors: 15 courses in all disciplines
AP courses: 19 offered
Class Size: average is 12 students
Notable: STEM, ILP - Integrated Learning Program

Our Arts
Facilities: Theatre, dance studio, practice music rooms, digital media lab, and ceramics studio
Offerings: Visual and performing arts curricular and extra-curricular options

Our Athletics
Facilities: ice rink, indoor turf, outdoor turf, total of 8 playing fields, gymnasium, fitness center, tennis courts, locker rooms and training facility
Opponents: Lakes Region Athletic League
NEPSAC schools in NH, VT, MA, RI and CT

Our Admissions Office
Phone: (603) 469-2100      

Boarding Schools Facts

If you are interested in some insights into the advantages of boarding schools you can visit
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) website here:

Contact Information

Admission Office                                                        Physical Delivery Address
64 Main Street (use this for GPS)                                7 Campus Center Drive
PO Box 188                                                                      Meriden, NH 03770
Meriden, NH 03770-0188
Phone (603) 469-2100
Fax (603) 469-2041

A Look Into Afternoon Sports and Activities

Take a Virtual Tour of the Campus

Recent Graduates on KUA

SSAT Dates

SSAT Testing Dates 2016-2017
Saturday, October 15
Saturday, November 12
Saturday, December 10
Saturday, January 7
Saturday, February 11
Saturday, March 4
Saturday, April 22

Kimball Union will host the SSAT test on all dates listed above. 

Register here.
For information email Admission or call 603-469-2100


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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