International Academy

World Changers

Discipline, structure and teamwork don’t care where you were born. Students from around the world come to Valley Forge to achieve their full potential.

The Academy

Watch this brief overview video to learn how your son can make his academic future a reality while learning skills he’ll use the rest his live.

International Academy Admissions

One of the great strengths of Valley Forge Military Academy is the incredible diversity of the student population. Students from around the world have attended Valley Forge in preparation for success in life. If you have questions about international admissions, please contact: Kerry Sethi, Director of Academy International Admissions610-989-1315.

Application Process:

We accept applications on an ongoing basis for January or September enrollment. The earlier you apply, the earlier you can be accepted and considered for scholarship opportunities.

An application file is complete when we receive:

  • Completed application
  • Grades, translated to U.S. equivalent for the last three years. If in another language, grades must be translated into English through WES
  • Standardized test scores if available (TOEFL/TOFEL Jr./SSAT/SAT) – no minimum score required
  • Evaluations or recommendations from Math or Literature teacher and Principal/Dean/Guidance Counselor
  • Copy of Bio section of passport (Photo Page)
  • Current Bank Statement (Must be in English and in US dollars)
  • Contact information for any family or agents in the United States who will take guardianship of student during their time of study in the U.S
  • After a Visa is secured and a deposit is made:  completed Registration forms must be submitted before arrival. Forms include, but are not limited to medical history, current physical, and official transcripts

We recommended that international students attend the English Language & Leadership Summer Program,  depending on English proficiency in an academic setting.

Tuition and Fees

2019-2020 Middle School International:

Full-Year Mid-Year
Tuition $27,475 $17,950
Room $9,450 $4,725
Dining $7,550 $3,775
International Processing $2,000 $1,500
Uniforms Included Included
Health Insurance $2,147 (estimated) $1,071 (estimated)
ESL (if needed) $4,440 $2,220
Total $48,622 $29,021
Total with ESL $53,022 $31,221

2019-2020 High School International:

Full-Year Mid-Year
Tuition $28,975 $18,950
Room $9,450 $4,725
Dining $7,550 $3,775
International Processing $2,000 $1,500
Uniforms Included Included
Health Insurance $2,147 (estimated) $1,071 (estimated)
ESL (if needed) $4,400 $2,200.00
Total $50,122 $30,021
Total with ESL $54,522 $32,221