How to Apply

Please reach out with any questions as you navigate the application process. The Office of Admission is here to help guide you every step of the way.

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  • Inquire

    Please complete the inquiry form so that we can get to know you and you can get to know us. We’ll share information that will help guide you in the process and learn more about KUA.
  • Attend an Event

    We offer both virtual and in-person events so you can get to know KUA from wherever you are in the world! Register now to hear from our students and faculty about what it's like to live and learn on the Hilltop.
  • Schedule an Interview

    KUA believes the interview is an important part of the admission process. Contact the Office of Admission to schedule an in-person or virtual interview.
  • Visit Campus

    We're open for campus visits Monday-Saturday! Or, join us for a virtual tour. Contact the Office of Admission to get started.
  • Complete Testing

    For the 2022-2023 school year, Kimball Union is recommending the submission of test scores, but not requiring for the admission process.  

    Domestic Applicants:
    • Applicants in grades 9-11 typically submit SSAT scores. KUA’s SSAT code is 4390.
    • If an applicant has taken the PSAT, SAT, or ACT those scores may be submitted in place of SSAT scores.
    International Applicants:
    • Applicants in grades 9-11 typically submit SSAT scores. KUA’s SSAT code is 4390. These are recommended but not required for the 2021-2022 school year.
    • If English is not the applicant’s first language, an English language proficiency test is required. The preferred tests are the TOEFL or Duolingo
  • Complete Your Application

    Complete and submit the application through either the Standard Application Online (SAO) or Gateway to Prep. Applications are due February 1 for a decision release date of March 10. We begin accepting applications on a rolling basis after this time. 

    Additional information you will need for your application:
    • Student Biographic Profile
    • Student Essays
    • Parent/Guardian Statement
    • Principal/Guidance Counselor Recommendation
    • Transcripts (current year and two previous years)
    • Math teacher recommendation
    • English teacher recommendation
    • Application fee ($50 Domestic; $100 International)
  • Apply for Financial Aid

    Learn more about KUA’s financial aid process. Financial aid applications should be submitted by using the Clarity Financial Aid application.

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