MakersProblem SolversSeekers Wanted

JohnUpper | Madison, CT

“What’s beautiful about our makerspace—we call it The Nest—is that it democratizes making. Anybody can do this. Being a maker isn’t about the equipment—the 3D printers, the vinyl cutters. It’s a mindset. You’re an entrepreneur. You see a need, and you respond to it.”

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Student Population

Student Population

Students from

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49

Countries

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44

States/Territories

47%

Students receive
financial aid

  • 47
  • 53

47%

Students receive
financial aid

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11 years

of need-blind admission

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300+

courses with

150

electives

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13

students in the
average class

60+

interscholastic teams in

20

different sports

125+

student clubs & 30 community engagement programs

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21

miles to Boston

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10

minute walk to the
town of Andover

At A Glance

Learning at Andover   

Intensely interactive and distinct courses

Our Head of School   

John G. Palfrey P’21 is devoted to Andover’s highest ideals

Become Your Best Self   

Fostering bold, thoughtful, and engaged student leadership

Tang Institute   

Developing and sharing innovative approaches to teaching and learning

Headlines From Campus

A winning weekend

141st meeting of Andover and Exeter provides thrills, chills, and a final victory

Andover ’58 and ’59 represented among 2018 Nobel laureates

George Smith ’58 and William Nordhaus ’59 both earn distinguished honor

Through the eyes of a soldier

Dick Durrance II ’61 reflects on his experience as a combat photographer

A harmonious new home for music

Inside Andover’s commitment to artistic discovery