ben-lippen-school-sDate of Establishment: 1940
Location: Colombia, South Carolina
Nature: Boarding and Day School (Co-ed)
Religion: Christianity
scale: 100 acres
Total No. Of Students: 370
Teacher-Student Rate: 1:12
Grades: 9-12

About Ben Lippen School

Established in 1940 and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Ben Lippen School (middle school/high school) is located in Colombia International University, South Carolina. Many students in the boarding houses come from every corner around the world. The school provides excellent teaching quality and a varied cultural climate. Its name originated from a phrase of Scotland, meaning “unfeigned mount”. During classes, teachers emphasise responsibility and honesty. Every year, 90% of graduates are admitted to famous universities in the U.S.

Teaching and Sport Facilities

Teaching building, library, three science labs, computer labs, an art hall, a music hall, gymnasium, rugby court, hockey court, baseball court, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, soccer court and softball court.


Grades K-4-12, college preparatory courses and ESL courses, AP courses, Biology, Calculus, Studio Art, French, Spanish, Latin, Optional Computing, Sports, Art, Music and summer vacation courses.

Extracurricular Activities

Sports: Football, basketball, volleyball, softball, golf, rugby, baseball, tennis, wrestling, swimming, trail running, cheering squad, weight lifting, track and field.

Club Activities

Music, music drama, choir club and drama society.

Weekend Activities: Students will be arranged activities every weekend, including climbing, walking, skiing, cinema, literature performance, and other activities with American culture.

Other Services

Airport reception, freshman training, necessary books and materials, holiday accommodation, travel services in the holidays, course progress reports and activities.