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Number of Students

300 (30% international)

SAT Average



8-12 PG

Marine Military Academy

Private Boarding School – Harlingen , Texas

The Marine Military Academy (MMA) is a private college preparatory military school for young men, 8th through 12th grades, which develops disciplined, morally strong, college-ready young men who are prepared for responsible leadership.

While MMA is a College Preparatory school, they do more than prepare students for college. MMA prepares students for Life. It emphasizes academics, self-discipline, teamwork and leadership. They help young men succeed by offering a structured learning environment. Of all the military boarding schools, the Marine Military Academy is the only one in the world based on the traditions, values, and ideals of the United States Marine Corps.

Dormitories and Student Residences
The cadet barracks are located on the central quadrangle of the Academy. Cadets are billeted two to a room, with adjoining bathrooms between rooms. Each barracks has a television room, a study room with computer workstations and a computer game room for the weekends. A barracks can house up to 80 cadets and has an apartment for each company drill instructor and his family.

Marine Military Academy is found in the city of Harlingen which is about five and a half hours southwest of Houston.

Area population: 64,849
City website: City of Harlingen

Estimated Start Date: Mid-August
Estimated End Date: Late May

School Facts

Student Population

All Boys School

Number of Students

300 (30% international)


8-12 PG

Teacher/Student Ratio


Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Campus Size

140 Acres

Religious Affiliation


SAT Average


Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Acceptance Rate


  • Band
  • Cinematography
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Music Appreciation
  • Photography

AP Courses

  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • US History


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cross Country
  • Cycling
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Jiu-Jitsu
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Weightlifting
  • Swimming
  • Wrestling
  • Track and Field

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Band
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Chess
  • Climbing
  • Community Service
  • Conditioning
  • Drill Team
  • Interact
  • Key Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Rifles
  • Rotary Club
  • Sailing
  • The High School Network Defense Competition
  • Weightlifting

School Location

School Descripition

Berklee College of Music, Boston College, California Polytechnic State University, Carnegie Mellon University, Clemson University, Cornell University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Lehigh University, London School of Economics (UK), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Pepperdine University, SUNY Binghamton, Swarthmore College, Texas A & M University, University of California - Davis, University of Chicago, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, University of Miami, University of Missouri - Columbia, University of Texas at Austin, Yale University

University Acceptance Rate:

Closest International and Local Airports: Harlingen - Valley Airport (HRL)
For Details Visit Website: Marine Military Academy

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