Academics at Exeter

Phillips Exeter Academy offers a unique college preparatory education. Exeter's academic program is characterized by the breadth and depth of its curriculum and its collaborative learning environment. Exeter offers more than 400 courses across 18 subject areas. Students are able to explore topics that interest them from the introductory to the college level. The curriculum balances breadth of exposure with in-depth pursuit of a student's strongest interests.

At Exeter, experienced teachers work with motivated students. Walk into any classroom at Exeter and you will find students and faculty fully engaged around the Harkness table. Every student plays an important role in the success of each class.

The Exeter experience provides opportunities for special study as well as support for students who wish to stretch beyond the bounds of the classroom. 

For full details on courses offered, diploma requirements and special programs, see Courses of Instruction 2016-2017.