International Students

International Student 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, Emily Schubert.

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Schedule Update


Due to the wintry conditions, Boylan Catholic High School will not have in-person learning on Tuesday, January 26.

All Boylan students will have remote learning plans delivered to them by Tuesday morning through their Canvas accounts. Students will be expected to check-in for Google Meets or other assignments that teachers have planned for Tuesday.

The schedule for the rest of the week will remain intact:

  • Wednesday, January 27: Remote learning, all students
  • Thursday, January 28: A-K group (in-person), L-Z group (remote)
  • Friday, January 29: L-Z group (in-person), A-K group (remote)

After school and evening activities at Boylan on Tuesday, January 26 are still TBD.