Established in the year 1781 by John Phillips, Phillips Exeter Academy is a coeducational independent school for high schoolers, particularly between the 9th and 12th grade. Phillips Exeter Academy is one of the oldest and prestigious secondary schools of the United States of America and is situated in New Hampshire. Being regarded as a school for the American political elite, it has been valued at an enormous 1.2 billion dollars, making it the largest endowment of all New England boarding schools. The school roughly consists of 1000 students who pursue their secondary education in various programs. With the student body representing over 33 countries and the option to study in 5 continents, the school provides a diverse platform to excel beyond boundaries, globally. With over 450 courses, in 18 core areas of study, the students can intellectually challenge themselves with the unparalleled opportunities they have in hand. The school also boasts a remarkable panel of faculty, with well-accomplished and qualified teachers who have created a mark in their respective areas of study. Phillips Exeter Academy has produced various distinguished personalities over time. The numerous alumni’s of the school went on to achieve greatness in various fields of study. David Rockefeller Jr., Mark Zuckerberg, Daniel Webster, John Knowles and Franklin Pierce all attended Phillips Exeter Academy. We are certain that you will be quite surprised to know the rest of the celebrities who started their humble beginnings here.
Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg
(Co-founder of Facebook, Computer Programmer)

14 May 1984

American

Dan BrownDan Brown

22 June 1964

American

Gore VidalGore Vidal

03 October 1925

American

Franklin PierceFranklin Pierce

23 November 1804

American

Daniel DennettDaniel Dennett

28 March 1942

American

Daniel WebsterDaniel Webster
(Former United States Senator)

18 January 1782

American

John IrvingJohn Irving

02 March 1942

American

Arthur M SchlesingerArthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
(Historian)

15 October 1917

American

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
(Humorist)

15 October 1889

American

Edward EverettEdward Everett
(Former American senator)

11 April 1794

American

Trish ReganTrish Regan
(Journalist, Beauty pageant contestant)

13 December 1977

American

Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
(Tennis player, Engineer, Economist, Golfer, Management consultant, Mechanical engineer, Lecturer, Writer)

20 March 1856

American

David EisenhowerDavid Eisenhower
(Officer)

31 March 1948

American

Win ButlerWin Butler
(Songwriter, Singer, Composer, Poet, Guitarist)

14 April 1980

American

Fred GrandyFred Grandy
(Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Politician, Radio personality)

29 June 1948

American

Peter R. OrszagPeter R. Orszag
(Economist, Banker, Politician)

16 December 1968

American

Benmont TenchBenmont Tench
(Musician, Organist, Keyboard player)
John NegroponteJohn Negroponte
(Politician, Diplomat)

21 July 1939

American

Booth TarkingtonBooth Tarkington
(Novelist, Author, Writer)
John KnowlesJohn Knowles
(Writer, Novelist, Journalist)

16 September 1926

American

Nicholas KatzenbachNicholas Katzenbach
(Lawyer)

George BancroftGeorge Bancroft
(Diplomat, Historian of the modern age, Historian, Academic, Writer, Politician)

03 October 1800

American

David MumfordDavid Mumford
(Mathematician, University teacher)

11 June 1937

American

John Parker HaleJohn Parker Hale
(Diplomat, U.S. Representative, Lawyer)

1806 AD

John Irving BloomJohn Irving Bloom
(Novelist, Screenwriter, Author)

27 January 1953

American