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Hun School of Princeton US

The Hun School of Princeton

Year established 1914

The Hun School of Princeton

Year established 1914


Nearest Airport: Newark International

Nearest Station: Princeton

Boarding School Type: Co-Education

Number of Students

Age range: 14-19

Number of students: 550

Number of boarders: 180


The Hun School of Princeton is an independent college preparatory school in Princeton, New Jersey, 1.5 hour drive south west of New York city. The Hun is a co-educational day and boarding school. 



Founded by Dr. John Gale Hun, a Math Professor at Princeton University, the Hun School provides a vigorous and experiential academic experience. The academic program at Hun offers both depth and breadth in the traditional academic disciplines, while also exposing students to interdisciplinary academic opportunities. 


Scholars tracks allow students with significant passion in: Arts, Civics, Global Studies & STEM to pursue in depth study in their chosen area, and earn special designations upon graduation.  Similarly, the  NextTerm semester allows students the chance to pursue a single program for three weeks, that promotes real world learning, offers world-wide travel, and allows for collaborative project-based learning.   



The Hun School is committed to providing both academic, social and emotional support for students.  Through a program that emphasizes personal health and wellbeing, the Hun School community is supportive, kind, and comfortable.  Each student has a designated faculty advisor, who partners with the student and family in ensuring that our students have the support, tools and skills to be their best selves, and to do their best work. 



Through a residential life curriculum, Hun creates a homelike life for its boarding students.  Within the residential community, Hun students develop lifelong skills of cultural competency that allow them to join and learn from students from a range of backgrounds.  “Whacky Wednesdays” provide programming that celebrates the cultural and geographic diversity of our community through shared food, music and fun. 



Hun offers a broad range of athletic, artistic, and co-curricular programs to meet the needs and passion of its students.  Athletes can join competitive inter-scholastic teams in a broad range of sports.  Students interested in Visual and/or Performing Arts will find in range of opportunities to develop and showcase their talents and passions.  In addition, through a menu of clubs and activities, Hun students can share and pursue their talents and interests that range from Robotics to Model UN to cooking, and much more.  The extra-curricular life of the school is an essential part of a balanced Hun educational experience. 

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