International Students

International Student Boylan Catholic is a loving, caring, inclusive and community-based environment that offers a great education and experience for your international student!

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Students from international countries who are interested in enrolling at Boylan Catholic will be considered on an individual basis according to the following guidelines: 

  • The student has proficiency in speaking and reading English. All international students will be interviewed either in person or via Skype.
  • The student’s family is responsible for all tuition and fees.
  • All international students must work with an approved international exchange organization when seeking enrollment at Boylan.

Please note: In some cases, a student’s academic readiness and the educational requirements of their native country may limit Boylan’s ability to meet their academic needs. All interested international students will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

If student wishes to earn a diploma from Boylan:

  • Sponsorship is through a recognized and approved international exchange organization on an F-1 Visa. 
  • Boylan Catholic secures and holds an I-20/F-1 Visa through Sevis for each accepted student.
  • Host families are arranged by the recognized and approved international exchange organization. Host families accept full responsibility for the international student. Families hosting an F-1 Visa student may receive a host-family stipend.
  • Students wishing to earn a Boylan Catholic diploma must attend Boylan Catholic for a minimum of two full consecutive academic school years.
  • Students must abide by all school policies and graduation requirements. 

If student does not seek to earn a diploma from Boylan:

  • Sponsorship is through a recognized and approved international exchange organization on a J-1 Visa. 
  • Sponsorship is through a recognized international exchange organization that is responsible for securing a J-1 Visa for the student, arranging for a host family and otherwise accepting full responsibility for the student. 
  • The period of attendance will be for a maximum of one school year. 
  • The student will not be granted a Boylan diploma. 
  • Students must abide by all school policies. 

For more information or questions, contact Enrollment Director, Mr. Matt Weber '03 at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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