Willows offers students from other countries the opportunity to experience a premier English Immersion Program and American culture while participating in a college preparatory academic environment. While many students choose to attend Willows for multiple years, single half-year, and quarter programs are available. The I-20 is issued to students after they are accepted into the program in conformance with Federal law governing non-immigrant alien students. For more information on studying in the United States, please visit the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Study in The United States – Private Schools Each student must demonstrate proficiency in written and spoken English. Willows does not offer English as a Second Language (ESL) or English for Language Learners (ELL).

International tuition rates for the 2021-22 academic year:

First Year Students

Grades 6-8: $16,500
Grades 9-12:  $21,000

Returning International Students

Grades 6-8: $13,250
Grades 9-12: $17,750

Additional Fees

Comprehensive fee: $1,250
Room & Board: $12,500
Field Trip Fee: $1,000
Graduation fee $50 for 8th grade; $100 for 12th grade

Download the International Tuition Schedule here.

All international student tuition is due in full by July 1st or 6 weeks prior to the student’s first day of classes at Willows.

International students may also attend Willows for a semester or quarter; tuition and fees are calculated proportionally.

For more information on how to apply, contact Kathy Penner: penner@willowsacademy.org or  847-824-6900 x 288.