A two-year residential, university-prep, two-year high school, part of a final two-year IB Diploma Program (IBDP) for either mostly grades 11 and 12, or 12 and an additional year (PG). Students at UWC-USA start working to become agents for change the minute they set foot on campus. Building bridges to understanding with students of radically diverse nationalities, races, beliefs and economic backgrounds. Partnering with a local homeless shelter, tutoring children, and renovating a community center. Learning to respect nature as they test their endurance in the wilderness. And completing a rigorous IB diploma program at the same time. Our students learn lessons in practical idealism that equip them to become changemakers for life.
UWC-USA offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB), one of the most recognized and respected high school diplomas in the world.
-Students and faculty conduct over 17,000 hours of community service every year putting into practice the values fundamental to the UWC mission.
-85% of students attend UWC-USA on full or significant scholarships.
-We build a strong community on campus so our students learn how to build strong, just, and positive communities wherever they end up. We believe our diversity is our strength.
-Many UWC-USA alumni attend prestigious universities after graduation and go on to careers serving others.
**Applicants must be US citizens or US permanent residents and be either 16 or 17 years old on September 1 of the year they intend to enroll.**