Fork Union Military Academy is a private college prep military boarding school for boys in grades 7-12, PG. It is a Christian school affiliated with the Baptist General Association of Virginia. It is located on a 1,300 acre campus in the Piedmont region.
The Academy was originally founded as Fork Union Academy in 1898 with a class of 19 boys and girls. In 1902 the academy became an all-male military academy.
Post graduate athletic programs include a football team and a basketball team. There are Prep teams for Baseball, Basketball, Wrestling, Football, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Cross Country, Track & Field.
There are also many clubs and organizations available for cadets to participate in while attending the academy.