Emma Willard School is a dynamic and joyous place that values drive and curiosity. The girls from the school represent 36 countries and 20 states. The community inspires and supports students to seek out, identify, and meet challenges, following the idea that “if you educate a girl, you will transform the world”. Known as one of the finest girl’s schools in the world, the faculty, and staff love to teach and empower students, challenging them and putting their talents to a good purpose.
Amnesty International, Animal Rights Club, Community Service, Computer Club, Diversity Club, Dorm Proctors, Environmental Club, Fencing, Habitat for Humanity, International Clubs, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, Newspaper, Outing Club, Peer Counseling, Peer Tutoring, Quiz Bowl, Science Bowl, Sexualities Club, Student Activities, Student Government, Student Publications, SADD, Yearbook, Fair Trade
American University, Boston College, Boston University, Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Dickinson College, Elon University, George Washington University, Hamilton College, Johns Hopkins University, New York University, Northeastern University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Skidmore College, Smith College, St. Lawrence University, Syracuse University, Tufts University, Union College, University of Rochester, Wellesley College.
Housing and Dorms
The school offers on-campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students. There are a total of 8 dorms, and the average student per dorm is 20. The dorm amenities are a game room, laundry facilities, lounge, wireless internet, and vending machines. The dress code is casual.
All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.