2019 Open Houses

Mercersburg Academy's Office of Admission cordially invites prospective students and their families to attend our Open House on  Monday, October 14, or Monday, December 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The day includes a campus tour, information sessions, lunch in the dining hall, and opportunities to meet Mercersburg students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni. Interviews are also available by appointment for prospective boarding students.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admission at 717-328-6173 or admission@mercersburg.edu. We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Sample Schedule for the Day:
9 a.m. - Registration
Edwards Room, Keil Hall

9:25 a.m. - Opening remarks
Edwards Room, Keil Hall

9:45 a.m. - Campus tours

11 a.m. - Class visits

12 p.m. - Family-style lunch
Ford Hall

12:30 p.m. - Coaches/Arts Department faculty available
Ford Hall/Cofrin Gallery, Burgin Center for the Arts

1 p.m. - Information session for prospective students
Hale Studio Theatre, Burgin Center for the Arts

1 p.m. - Information session for parents/family members
Simon Theatre, Burgin Center for the Arts

1:30 p.m. - Application Tips and Closing Remarks
Simon Theatre, Burgin Center for the Arts

2 and 3 p.m. - Interviews (pre-registration required)*
Traylor Hall

4 p.m. - Performance group activities**

*In an effort to accommodate families traveling a considerable distance to Mercersburg, interview sessions on Open House day are reserved for prospective boarding families. Prospective day families are encouraged to schedule an interview on a different day.

**Families are invited to stay and attend our PGAs after the class day ends, including athletics practices, dance, theatre, etc. Please contact the athletics coach or arts faculty member in advance whose group you wish to observe.
Online registration will be available later this summer.
Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 435 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center.
Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236
GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236