Admission Requirements

Personal Essay: 
All applicants must submit an essay with the topic indicated in the application for both Upper and Middle Schools. 

Proof of Identity: 
Copy of birth certificate or passport.

School Records: To include all applicable school information. Provide a School Record Request Form to each school the student has attended in the last three years. 

Recommendation: 
One completed Recommendation Form is required for Fall and Spring applicants. Applicants may download a Word or PDF version of the Form. 

Interview: 
This will be scheduled with your Admission Counselor upon receipt of the items listed above. 

Signed Application and Fee:
Online application will be signed by both the parent and student. An Application Fee is required at the time of online application submission: $75 for Domestic and $125 for international applicants

Once all application requirements have been met, the Admission Committee will review the material to determine the applicant’s qualifications for acceptance and the family will be promptly notified of the decision.  

International Students:
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R-MA is a college preparatory school. Candidates who do not plan to attend a school of higher education or who cannot function within an environment of high standards and an Honor Code are discouraged from applying.

Students under a physician’s care for a severe medical condition(s) may not be eligible for admission. Such admissions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the appropriate physicians and the R-MA medical staff. The primary consideration is the health and safety of the child. The Academy is not obligated to accept any student that could potentially present a liability for the school.

Randolph-Macon Academy offers equal opportunity for admissions, regardless of race, sex, color, religion, national or ethnic origin.