Wentworth Military Academy & College

We are a private co-educational boarding military high school and two-year college. For 9th-12th graders, Wentworth provides an exemplary college-prep education, which builds self-discipline and self-confidence. In our college, small class sizes and personal interaction with faculty allows our traditional and military students to achieve success in academics and in life. Wentworth is one of only five schools in the country to offer a commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Army after just two years of college.

Established in 1880, Wentworth provides a high quality education to our young men and women. The military environment allows our cadets to learn and practice the basics of leadership each and every day, developing important skills they carry with them the rest of their lives. All of Wentworth’s students participate in athletics. A clear set of rules means our cadets are free to focus on achievement without the distractions so common in most schools today. Wentworth produces mature young men and women who are self-motivated, well-educated, highly principled, self-confident, respectful of others, and loyal to family, friends, and country.

Latest News from WMA

Commissioning & Commencement Ceremonies: Weekend Schedule

Posted on 15 May 2014
COMMENCEMENT WEEK 2013-14 Academic School Year Schedule of Events Friday, May 16, 2014     5:00-6:00 PM              Graduates and Graduate’s Parents Reception           Groendyke Hall   5:00 PM                      All other cadets Supper                               

New Members Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa and National Honor Society

Posted on 24 Apr 2014
The annual induction ceremony for the high school and college honor societies was recently held in the Wentworth Chapel at the Wentworth Military Academy and College in Lexington. Phi Theta Kappa is the official honor society for two-year colleges. The Wentworth chapter is sponsored b

Jim Worthington Teacher Appreciation Dinner Honors Faculty and Staff Members

Posted on 23 Apr 2014
Staff, faculty and administrators from Lexington R-V School District and Wentworth Military Academy and College joined together recently on the Wentworth Campus for the 2014 Jim Worthington Teacher Appreciation Dinner. Initiated by the late Jim Worthington to honor teachers in 1990, t