International Students

We welcome bright, inquisitive, and imaginative students from outside the United States who are interested in a one-year to multiple-year high school program. English skills must be at an intermediate level for consideration.

  • Discover an inspiring academic program used in schools around the world.
  • Prepare for admission to U.S. universities.
  • Make lifelong friends with native English speakers and students from other countries.
  • Gain leadership experience through participation in clubs and sports.
  • Become part of American culture in a vibrant and diverse city.
  • Improve English-language skills.

What are the details?

  • One-year and multiple-year high school programs are available.
  • Full language immersion program. The program is designed for international students whose English-language skills are sufficient to attend classes alongside all other high school students.
  • TOEFL/English proficiency tests are recommended or the ability to demonstrate a proficient level of English.
  • The school helps students contact a home-stay agency to find a local host family.
  • International students are assigned a faculty mentor and a student “buddy.”
  • The school provides the I-20 form upon admission to the school.
  • Tuition for 2019-2020 is $41,700; tuition is prorated for the six-month program, based on a ten-month school year.

“The small, seminar-style classroom setting, personal attention from teachers, and interaction with a diverse student body all prepared me to excel at Stanford and secure summer internships.”  

- Yuan (Dilys) Sun
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