International students at Kimball Unionpromote a deep interconnectivity among people and cultures from all over the world. Our community is enriched by students from 24 countries.
We welcome international applicationsand are eager to work with families to ensure the transition to a high school in the United States is seamless for all involved.
Application requirements are generally the same for both domestic and international students. For more information about the general process, please visit our Application Process page.
International students whose primary language is not English are asked to take the TOEFL and SSAT. Our minimum TOEFL score for grade 9 is 65; grade 10 is 75; grade 11 is 85; grade 12 / Post Graduate is 95.
The minimum TOEFL score for scheduling an on-campus visit is 90 for grades 9 and 10. Kimball Union Academy's TOEFL code is 8012.
If the applicant's TOEFL score is below the minimum requirements then you may request a Skype interview and view our virtual tour of campus.
If the applicant has attended a school in the U.S. for at least the previous two years, please feel free to contact the admission office to see if the TOEFL score minimum for scheduling an on-campus interview can be waived.
We recommend that applicants, in order to develop a more comprehensive profile, submit a student file from Prestans Online Academy with their application. To learn more about Prestans Online Academy online courses and the student files that we accept as supplemental application material, please visit https://www.prestans.us/school-partnerships/.
Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.