International Students

Over the years, students from 32 different countries have attended our Summer Program. We welcome your application and look forward to learning more about you. 

Former international students embraced the opportunity to learn with academically motivated peers from around the world, try out boarding school, immerse themselves in English language and American culture, and, well, have fun!

Cecilia's Summer Program Experience

English Proficiency

Our Program is conducted exclusively in English; therefore, students must be proficient in the English language in order to thrive here. All international students who attend an academic year school in which English is NOT the primary language of instruction are required to submit one of the following standardized testsTOEFL, TOEFL Junior, or SSAT.


Visa Information

All enrolled international students are encouraged to obtain a Tourist Visa (B-2 visa). Applicable information is available from the United States Department of State.


Health Forms and Immunization Records

Medical requirements are mandatory for all students and must be completed prior to arrival on campus. Forms are available through an online system once the student is enrolled. All international students require documentation of a physical exam in the past year, tuberculosis testing, and completion of the series of immunizations that are required by the State of Connecticut. All documents and results should be submitted in English. We will only accept officially translated documents. 

If you have questions, please contact the Summer Program Office directly.

Student Testimonials

“Sports, I got to play my favorite sport with people I did not know before and I had a lot of fun” – Jefu, Brazil

“The trips, because it’s a great way to get to know people.” – Osama, Saudi Arabia

“Meeting new friends and I have made strong connections, something I cherish strongly.” –Adiv, Indonesia

“Learning Geometry and meeting new people. I got to study a lot with new people and learn more about them.” – Lynette, Thailand

“I learned a lot about Algebra, which will help me next year in school.” – Ege, Turkey

“I improved a lot in my writing class. The teachers were very nice and correct my answers patiently. They helped me a lot at grammar and writing, which is the two main categories that I wanted to improve this summer.” – Yuhan, China