Valley Forge Military Academy

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AFFORDING VFMA

Valley Forge Military Academy: The best investment you can make for your son’s rewarding future

The Road to Success

When you invest in your son’s education, you are investing in his future success.

For nearly a century, the parents of our students and alumni have seen the life-changing impact of a Valley Forge Military Academy education on their children. Lives have been shaped, futures changed for the better—all because their parents believed in the value of financially investing in their child’s future.

Read on for our current tuition rates and other school fees, as well as for information on tuition payment options .

Tuition, Fees and Scholarship Information

Tuition and Fees

If you have any questions about applying, please contact Elizabeth Toole at 267.473.5227 or Natalie Lahiff at 610.389.3832 in Admissions for assistance.

2024-2025 Middle & High School Tuition:

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Tuition, Room & Board$39,304$23,779$50,689
Uniform Fee*$2,500$2,500$2,500
Chromebook Fee*$500$500$500
Total$42,304$26,779$53,689**

These costs encompass tuition and fees, room and dining, uniform fee, required personal supplies, laundry and dry-cleaning, haircuts, shoe repair, and health care.

Additional Expenses:
Other expenses include textbooks, personal allowance, and paid activities, such as SCUBA training, Judo, driver’s education, or membership in artillery battery (E Battery). A fee is charged for Health Center care that lasts more than 24 hours and requires a medical management plan.

*These are one-time fees, only due during a Cadet’s first year enrolled at VFMA. A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 (domestic) and $1,500 (international) is also included in this tuition and must be paid to reserve a Cadet’s spot at the Academy.
**All International tuition must be paid in full before reporting to campus. A $695 Medical Management Fee will be assessed to any Cadet prescribed medications that are taken on a regular basis.

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AFFORDING VALLEY FORGE MILITARY ACADEMY

At Valley Forge Military Academy, our exemplary education paired with the military structure and discipline that shapes the whole young man is unmatched. 

Our dedicated faculty and staff work tirelessly to impart the values that will ensure his success after high school and beyond, both educationally and personally. While we are confident that a Valley Forge education is the most valuable investment you can make in your son’s future, we also understand that it can be a considerable financial commitment, and may not be within reach for every family. We are dedicated to assisting families through need-based financial aid and scholarships as we strive to make sure that a VFMA education is accessible to all.

 


FINANCIAL AID FOR ACCEPTED STUDENTS

  • After you have submitted an application and your son has been accepted into the #ForgeFamily, you may use our Clarity application to apply for financial aid. Clarity determines a family’s level of financial need based on the information submitted in the application.
  • To get started, please go to the Clarity Application and create an account. At the end of the application, there is a $60 fee to submit.
  • Any family who wishes to be considered for any scholarships, grants, or financial aid must complete a financial aid application through Clarity. This aid is limited, and will be re-evaluated year to year.


Scholarship Opportunities

  • We offer a variety of scholarships and grants to help alleviate tuition costs. Please reach out to the Admissions Team for more information.


OUR MISSION

To develop individuals to be fully prepared for the responsibilities of being citizen leaders.
We produce graduates who are strong in mind, body, and soul.


OUR PHILOSOPHY

To develop the whole person within an integrated academic and military environment. Our tightly structured and supervised Cadet-led community helps to inculcate a deep enduring commitment to be responsible and informed citizenship in a democratic society.


OUR VISION

To be a shining beacon, calling young people from around the world to achieve their full intellectual, physical, moral, and leadership potential.