International Students

Located in one of America’s top 10 Best Communities to live in, Veritas Academy is a SEVIS-certified school and is authorized to issue Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status. We are currently accepting students entering grades K-12 who aspire to graduate from Veritas Academy’s rigorous academic program and attend college. To complete your admissions process, follow the steps below:

How to Apply

  1. Review our application checklist below and prepare to apply to Veritas Academy.
  2. Complete our online application from the following link: International Student Application.
  3. Interview: once the application is submitted, the student will be contacted by Veritas Academy to schedule a video conference. Based on the interview experience, students may be asked to take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or iTEP (International Test of English Proficiency).
  4. Acceptance: acceptance is based on students application and interview. You will be notified of your acceptance status no later than two weeks after the interview.
  5. Payment of tuition and other fees.
  6. Affidavit of Financial support: Students will be required to provide a financial statement. This information will be used for completing the I-20 certification required for visa application. Once full payment has been received, the student is officially enrolled at Veritas Academy for the academic year.
  7. I-20 certificate is issued.
  8. Housing arrangements are finalized. Students choose from the following housing options:
    • Standard housing plan: student lives on campus in our on site dorm rooms (2 per room).
    • Self-arranged housing plan: the school does not get involved in housing arrangements.
  9. Arrival.

International Application Checklist

To complete your admissions process, the following items must be completed and submitted:

  1. General online application: International Student Application
  2. Student Essay: see guidelines on the international student application form
  3. $155 registration fee per student (non refundable)
  4. Affidavit of Financial Support Form (this will be emailed to you after your application has been received). The international student program cost is broken down below:
    • $12,500/year: International students’ tuition, administrative and instructional fees.
    • $8,000/year: Room and board for on campus living.
    • $2,000: Optional 4-week (mid July-mid August) Intensive Language and Culture immersion. This includes field trips, a Minnesota summer experience and much more.
    • $1,000: Uniform, personal school supplies and any additional items such as winter boots and coat).
  5. Immunization records (if applicable) or doctor’s letter summarizing student’s health history
  6. Evidence of health insurance, expatriation and repatriation insurance
  7. Copy of birth certificate
  8. Official school transcripts for the last two years (translated in English)
  9. Signed covenant statement indicating that you understand Veritas Academy’s covenant of life and agree to abide by the rules
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