Founded in 1814, the school boasts twenty-three buildings on a campus of 137 acres. Currently, Emma Willard has around 330 students; of those, roughly two-thirds reside on campus.
The school also has a low student-teacher ratio of 6:1 with an average class size of thirteen girls.
There are over 120 academic course offerings as well as a dozen interscholastic sports and a variety of other extracurricular activities. Tuition is just over $51,400, including room and board, while the day program is approximately $31,100. Financial aid is available.