International Students

Menaul School has a long and rich history of welcoming international students to study. Currently approximately 20% of our student body is made up of international students from all around the globe. Students from China, Vietnam, Democratic Republic of Congo, Finland, Argentina, Honduras, Spain, Germany, Nigeria, Morocco, Jordan, Norway, South Korea, Rwanda, Russia, Turkey, and more countries, attend or have attended Menaul School in recent years.

Academic Program
School Year
SEVP Certified for F1 Visas
ESL Curriculum
Living Arrangements
January Start
College Prep
Mid-August to End of May
Yes
Yes
Boarding (Boarding Life) or Host Family (pre-arranged)
Yes

COLLEGE PREP
As a college preparatory school, international students attend classes with local students who share their same academic goals for attending college. Our challenging academic curriculum includes not only advanced science, math, and humanities courses but also has a broad and rich spectrum of visual and performing arts classes. Visit the college guidance page for more information about the colleges Menaul graduates have attended.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADMISSION STEPS
Admission to Menaul School is competitive. Students admitted must demonstrate an ability to succeed in a college preparatory environment and demonstrate a willingness to contribute to our community.

APPLICATION

  • Complete the Online Application
  • Teacher Recommendation Form (current English and Math teacher)
  • Official transcripts for the current year plus 2 previous years
  • English Proficiency Assessment
  • TOEFL, Jr., TOEFL iBT, or IELTS score
  • Skype interview
  • Documentation for VISA
  • Copy of passport
  • Proof of financial resources

VISA and I-20 INFORMATION
Menaul School is SEVP certified to issue F-1 visas to international students. Once an international student has been accepted, a letter of acceptance and enrollment contract will be sent. When the contract is signed and returned with the $2000 deposit, an I-20 will be issued and an appointment with the US Consulate can be scheduled. Visa Information

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION AND FEES (2018-2019 School Year)

Total Tuition and Fees Boarding Student Day Student with Host Family
$39,055 $21,700* Does not include host family stipend

INFORMATION FOR AGENTS
Menaul School welcomes agents to facilitate the application logistics for placing international students. Our primary goal is to ensure that students are well-matched to the school. Menaul School values good working relationships with our agents. Please contact the International Admission Office for more information.

ESL PROGRAMS
Menaul School offers support and summer programs for English as a Second Language students in their academic coursework. For more information, see our ESL Program page.

OPPORTUNITIES IN OUR AREA AFTER GRADUATING FROM MENAUL SCHOOL

College Scholarships

Technology and jobs in science related fields, at Los Alamos National Labs, Sandia National Labs, Kirtland Air Force Base, INTEL, and more

Film Industry

Please contact the Admission Office to find out more about opportunities in our area, beyond what is listed here.

Testimonials

Menaul School is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and the State of New Mexico