THERE’S A KIND OF BOY WHO THRIVES HERE

He doesn’t have to be the smartest, the most confident, the most popular or the most athletic. He just has to be a good lovable guy, who’s willing to try. We’ll take care of the rest.  

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An Empowering Education

Missouri Military Academy's 360° Education is uniquely suited for boys seeking to prepare for college and life. The rigorous daily schedule helps high school and middle school boys mature into young men by providing them with structure and responsibility. 

They learn how to lead a goal-oriented and balanced lifestyle, incorporating academics, leadership training, sports, character development, weekend trips, and activities. See where cadets have been accepted to college recently here.

Let's Make a Plan

We offer financial aid packages and payment plans customized to meet your family’s specific needs, in addition to grants and scholarships. We will do everything we can to help ensure young men have access to MMA's unique, transformative military school education.

Take Command of the Future

“His grades were night and day improvement. He said he felt like it was easier to make friends (at MMA). His self-confidence has improved, and he is a happier child. Landon takes initiative in his own life. We have a conversation about a potentially bad grade and he just takes it upon himself to get a teacher, figure out tutoring and do what he needs to do to get that grade up.” — Jennifer Kjohlede, MMA Mom 

See For Yourself

We strongly encourage all families to schedule a private appointment, which includes a personal campus tour, parent consultation, student interview and more. You can also visit our campus for an open house event, where you can speak with Academy leadership, admissions counselors and faculty, or speak with an admissions counselor in your area

Apply Now

MMA is currently enrolling for the fall 2021-22 academic year and 2022 summer camps. 

Upon receipt of your inquiry or application, a member of our admissions team will be in contact the same day or immediately following the weekend. If you prefer to schedule a phone appointment, feel free to send us an email with the best day and time to reach you. 


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A Message to New MMA Parents from the President

Every family who joins MMA enters into a partnership with the Academy — a partnership to motivate, guide, and educate their cadet so he perseveres to reach his full potential with confidence and the academic and life skills he needs to triumph. 


Founded in 1889, Missouri Military Academy is an accredited non-profit independent private school. MMA offers both boarding and day school options for boys, grades 7-12, as well as a variety of summer camps. Missouri Military Academy is located in the Midwest on 288 acres in Mexico, Missouri, approximately 2 hours from St. Louis and 2.5 hours from Kansas City.