International Students Application Process

International students are encouraged to apply for admission to Academe of the Oaks. Academe is part of a growing international school movement; we have been pleased to welcome students from around to world to our community: Students from China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Venezuela, and Spain have enrolled at Academe, taking advantage of Academe’s challenging college-preparatory education and nurturing environment.

Academe of the Oaks accepts applications from international students entering the ninth, tenth, and eleventh grades. (Applications are not accepted for international students entering the twelfth grade.) While proficiency in English is not required, we do recommend that international students enter with basic English language skills in order to benefit from our program. All international students at Academe participate in the English Support Class to improve their command of spoken and written English.

International Student Application Requirements

  • Online application through TADS
  • AAIS teacher recommendations
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Copy of passport
  • Skype interview

Student Visa

When an international student is accepted and enrolled, Academe of the Oaks will issue the form I-20 (“Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status”). This form must be presented to the U.S. Consulate; the Consulate will then issue the student visa.

Boarding

Academe of the Oaks is not able to offer boarding facilities for international students. Our international students live with relatives or guardians selected by their parents. These arrangements (including any fees to be paid) are determined by the parents and the relatives or guardians.

Tuition and Fees (2017–2018)

  • Tuition:$ 17,850.00
  • Fees: 1,800.00
  • English Support: 4,500.00
  • Boarding: 10,000.00 (estimated)

For more information about Academe’s international student program, please contact the school directly at or call 404-405- 2173.