Students celebrate graduation

US High School Diploma Year

Attend a US High School your senior year and graduate with a diploma!

International students, through many of Educatius Group’s partner public, private and boarding high schools, have the opportunity to attend 1 year at a US high school and earn a high school diploma and graduate.

Why study abroad in the US your senior year?

Perfect for students with dreams of attending an American university! Enrolling for a year at a US high school is one of the best ways to prepare international students for success at a US university. Not to mention, US high schools are equipped to help foreign students navigate the university application process. American high school college advisors help exchange students through the college application process including enrolling in SATs or ACTs, understanding which universities are the best fit, scheduling college tours, writing their college essay and more!

After graduating, Educatius Group students have been accepted to some of the top universities across the US and globe, such as:

  • New York University (#29 tied US University)
  • University of California (#22 US National University)
  • University of North Carolina (#29 tied US National University)
  • Babson College (#1 Entrepreneurship Program in US)
  • Vanderbilt University (#14 US National University)
  • Royal College of Music (Music Conservatory – United Kingdom)

Check-out the college process through the eyes of an international student with Yi from China HERE

Can I choose my high school?

Partnering with many top US high schools gives F-1 international students the choice of where they would like to study. Imagine graduating from a US private high school in Virginia, south of Washington DC. Or receiving a diploma from a US public high school in Boston with university acceptances to leading universities such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Why study high school at an Educatius partner high school?

During their study abroad adventure, international students receive incredible support with Educatius Group. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff helps exchange students throughout the process of studying abroad. Students stay in Educatius’ caring host family with our 100% Host Family Happiness Guarantee. Or choose a boarding school with dorm located right on campus! Not to mention, Educatius' Day School High School program has been listed by CSIET for 5 years and Educatius Group in the USA is certified by ISO 9001 - a testament to our ongoing quality management.

Educatius Group is the largest organization that helps international students apply to and study at F-1 high schools in the USA and Canada. Want more information about Educatius Group? Click here to learn more about us and how we can help you achieve your dream.

Check-out some of our favorite top high schools accepting International students for Diploma Year

Orono High School students

Orono High School

Orono, Maine 

An elite public school located in Central Maine, Orono High School offers all graduates the unique opportunity of automatic conditional acceptance to the neighboring University of Maine. Orono High School offers college preparatory, AP, and intensive ESL courses. Students are also able to take dual enrollment courses with the University of Maine.

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Front of Newburyport High School

Newburyport High School

Newburyport, Massachusetts

Established in 1831, Newburyport High School is one of the 30 oldest public high schools in the United States. In addition to foreign languages and ESL, students at Newburyport High School can take 15 AP Courses, Honors Courses, and Virtual High School online courses. The school also has an award-winning theater program that performs at festivals across the region.


Norfolk Christian School students

Norfolk Christian School

Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk Christian School is a private high school in southern Virginia. With a college preparatory curriculum, including a selection of Advanced Placement courses and a dual credit program with a local university, the high school prepares students for success. Past graduates have been accepted to universities such as Pennsylvania State University, Yale University, and Dartmouth College to name a few

Alrington High School students in front of the Massachusetts State House

Arlington High School

Arlington, Massachusetts

Located less than half an hour from Boston, Arlington High School offers a rigorous academic curriculum including an internship program and more than 15 AP courses. Boston’s public transit system stops by the high school allowing easy access into the city. The school’s outstanding STEM program has a unique video game and web development program.

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