Each year we have 25-35 international students from as many as 15 different countries and 4 continents enrolled at AC! You will be among diverse, smart, talented students at Allendale Columbia School. We offer AP courses, an excellent college-preparatory curriculum, the opportunity for internships, May Term, and a welcoming community that feels like an extended family. AC has an experienced college counselor who has visited more than 170 colleges and universities. Our students consistently attend some of the most competitive colleges and universities and they go on to achieve in life beyond college. We have an extraordinary, personalized boutique residential opportunity for students to live in a home away from home.
Allendale Columbia School embraces diversity, enrolling students from all over the world. Over the last few years our school community has included students from China, France, Germany, India, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Nepal, the Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, South Korea, Sweden, and Zimbabwe. We welcome new international students each year. Our students and faculty truly value the opportunity to learn about new cultures while helping our international students experience life and education in America. Our international students are high achieving, strong English speakers and writers who are excited to contribute fully to our community while being fully immersed in classes at AC. We are confident that the AC experience prepares our graduates to excel at some of the most competitive colleges or universities in the United States and around the world.
In addition to host family accommodations that provide the opportunity to experience the American culture in a supportive family environment, Allendale Columbia School has a residential option adjacent to campus for international students. AC owns two homes walking distance from campus that provide top quality living experiences, a chef, and transportation to and from the doctor as needed. We house up to 10 boys in the Tait International House and 8 girls in the International House for Girls.