Oak Ridge Military Academy is a college preparatory school serving young men and women grades 7-12. The campus is situated on 103 acres in rural Oak Ridge, North Carolina. ORMA is a private school with a student body of 64 cadets.
The institute offers a 4:1 teacher ratio and accepts approximately 59% of applicants. Tuition for day attendance is $14,000 and $27,000 for boarding students. Oak Ridge Military Academy was founded in 1850 as Oak Ridge Male Institute.
In 1929 the name was changed to Oak Ridge Military Institute and was deemed an all boys institute.
In 1981 the name was change for the final time to Oak Ridge Military Academy and became a co-ed institution. Oak Ridge Military Academy focuses on character development and academic excellence.