Concord Academy International

Concord Academy is honored to host approximately 15 international students annually.

The Concord Academy international community has included students from China, Brazil, Spain, The Bahamas, Denmark, Cote D’Ivoire, Serbia, Canada, Nigeria, Vietnam, Mongolia, Nigeria, France, Poland, and Thailand.  International students wishing to attend school in the United States can apply to Concord Academy, and if accepted will receive an I-20 from Concord Academy with which a F1 VISA can be obtained. This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.

Top Reasons International Students Choose Concord Academy

  • Concord Academy offers an after school class designed to assist international students succeed academically and prepare for the SAT, ACT and TOEFL tests.  An after school study hall for international students is also provided.

  • Concord Academy offers honors and AP courses, which coupled with academic rigor, have enabled students to gain admissions into top universities such as Rutgers, Duke and UNC Chapel Hill

  • Concord Academy employs an International Student Coordinator and two School Counselors to assist students.

  • Concord Academy is a Christian school where students are blessed to be taught by loving, compassionate and dedicated teachers. The teachers have been described by the international students as “kind, nice, patient, and consistently helpful.”

  • Concord Academy offers 18 different high school athletic teams and superior options to participate in the fine arts

  • Concord Academy is able to secure great host families for international students to live while attending Concord Academy.




The first step in applying for Concord Academy is carefully reading through the quick-start guide! There you will find detailed information on what steps to take next!


After reading the Quick Start Guide, you are now ready to begin the application process! 





Before the application process is completed, there will be several forms you will be asked to fill out. Follow this link to download those required documents! 

What our exchange students have to say...

“I have made friendships for life at cfa Academy.  I am a better student, improved athlete, and I feel like a better person thanks to cfa Academy.”

—  Nenad


Kristen Cantadore

Admissions/Curriculum and International Student Coordinator

Sherry Fields

Administrative Assistant to Head of School, Admissions & International

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