At a Glance

Culver educates its students for leadership and responsible citizenship in society by developing and nurturing the whole individual - mind, spirit, and body - through integrated programs that emphasize the cultivation of character.Culver Mission

Culver Academies provides the best whole-person education in the country. Whether it’s in the classroom, on the athletic field, or in residential life, our students are preparing to become contributing leaders of society. Our commitment to fostering belonging and community is reflected in our students, faculty, and staff.
Our School  
Founded 1894
Location Culver, IN
Campus Acreage 1,800 acres
Head of Schools Dr. Douglas Bird
Grades 9-12
Endowment $540 million
Our Students  


Female 43%
Male 57%
Living on campus 98%
International 20%
Our Faculty  
Faculty 132
Holding MS/MA degrees 87%
Holding PhD/ EdD degrees 22
Student:Faculty ratio 6:1
Average class size 14
AP exams taken 761
AP classes 26
Honors programs 21
Fine Arts disciplines  4
Tuition & Aid  
Boarding tuition Learn more
Financial aid and merit $14 million
Receiving need-based financial aid 35%
Distinguished Scholarships Programs  
Distinguished Scholarships (Learn more) 5
Current Scholars 54
New scholars selected this year 14
Four year value $225,000+
Teams 4
Units 4
Equestrian Center stalls 94
Presidential Inaugural Parades 18
Spiritual Life  
Spiritual Life programs 8
Spiritual Life services 8
Teams 59
Sports for boys 21
Sports for girls 19
Students in athletics 82%