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EF Academy New York Academy

Address: 582 Columbus Avenue Thornwood, New York 10594 USA
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description EF Academy New York Academy

EF International New York (EF Academy New York) is one of the divisions of the major international educational company EF Education First. The main, but not the only specialization is the preparation of applicants for further studies in various foreign universities. Special attention in EF Academy New York is given to such nowadays popular and difficult specialties, as medicine or jurisprudence.

The emphasis in the EF Academy New York Private School is on preparing entrants to take national exams in the country in which they plan to continue their studies at the university. In this private school only highly qualified specialists with doctorates or masters of any discipline teach. Their solid experience of teaching is undoubtedly the key to get the desired result. In addition, preparations for national exams accompanies the individual coordinator of enrollment.

After obtaining an internationally recognized document on completed secondary education, graduates of a private school have the opportunity to enroll in the most prestigious universities in England and the United States. This can be universities of Oxford, Cambridge, London School of Economics, Harvard University or UCLA. And universities in other countries (ETH Zurich in Switzerland, University of British Columbia in Canada and many, many others) do not remain without student's attention.

The management of the private schools of the International Academy of New York awards its most talented and motivated graduates with a personalized foundation of EF founder Bertil Halt. It is quite enough to cover 50% of the cost of two-year studying programs A-Levels and IB Diploma.

The private school also offers International GCSE for intenational students aged 14-15 (9th and 10th High School).

The most cosmopolitan city in America, New York, with its abundance of exhibitions, theaters, dance studios, concert halls is also a city where students will undergo the learning process. Or rather, in his suburb, Thornwood.

This is a picturesque place with an area of ​​more than forty hectares. It is also houses the protected campus of the Academy. It is there for the services of students are the newest classes and auditoriums, laid trails for running, equipped fields for playing football and golf. In all private schools of the EF International Academy, there is a complete set of what is needed to obtain a high quality education.

This is the highest level of international teaching staff, personal consultations on teaching, and round-the-clock care for each student. And, of course, do not forget about the innovative global curriculum and the rich educational environment. It, along with the widest choice of out-of-class activities and interest clubs, allow foreign students to easily become valuable members of the Thornwood community. But if this does not seem enough for students of the private school EF International Academy, then they have a choice: in their spare time they can reach the center of New York - the largest city and the cultural center of the United States - in just 40 minutes on a comfortable train.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in EF Academy New York Academy

Program name

A program for pupils aged 14-18 years, from one year to four years old, following the results of which a diploma of U.S. High School Diploma is one of the criteria for admission to universities in North America.

Entry requirements:

  • graduation from primary school;
  • High school grades (8-9 grades),
  • Level of English - IELTS 4.5, TOEFL 103 CBT, 34 IBT, SLEP 43 or equivalent result in the free EF Academy test.
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    Tuition fees: $ 42,000 per year.

from 19 800 $ / term

A program for pupils aged 14-16 who want to study abroad and prepare themselves for such programs as A-level, International Baccalaureate, Diploma, etc.

After completing the course (1-2 Year) and passing examinations in five subjects, students receive a diploma of incomplete secondary education IGCSE, recognized throughout the world.

Admission requirements:

  • completed primary education;
  • documentary proof of English proficiency (IELTS 4.5, TOEFL 103 CBT, 34 IBT, SLEP 43 or equivalent result In the free test of the EF Academy.)

Tuition: $ 42,000 per year.

from 22 000 $ / term

A program for students aged 16 to 19 years old, which allows them to receive International Baccalaureate Diploma (an international diploma of full secondary education, recognized by universities around the world).

The course is designed for two years, allows you to prepare to enter the world's leading universities and develop the skills necessary for a further professional career.

Applicant requirements:

  • Certificate of passing five GCSE exams (including math, after two years of senior education) with a score of C or equivalent;
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  • The level of English is IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 194 CBT, 71 IBT, SLEP 57 or the equivalent result in the free EF Academy test.

Tuition fees: $ 42,000 per year.

Subjects, specialties, faculties and sport

Subjects list : Academic English, English, English for Beginners, English for the summer, General English, IGCSE, Intensive English
Events list: basketball, football, mountaineering, sailing, Snowboarding, tennis

Events EF Academy New York Academy

The institution offers international students a unique variety of clubs, sports sections and extracurricular activities that help them broaden their horizons and provide comprehensive development. Personal growth is of no small importance for future students of prestigious universities.

Students can practice in the gymnasium, on the basketball courts or on the tennis court directly on campus.

Sports: Professional school coaches will help students learn from the basics or perfect the skills of football, skiing and snowboarding, hockey, water polo, swimming, hiking and running.

If the student has creative inclinations, he can do art, literature, photography, play in a drama or rock band, sing in the choir, improve in cooking or chess.

Computer club, science clubs, business, robotics, mathematics, physics, discussion club, international politics and the UN model - this is not a complete list of educational interest clubs in the EF International Academy.

In addition This Academy students can do canoeing, kayaking, sailing on the Hudson River, taking part in the Lunar New Year festival, taking a weekend trip to Boston or Philadelphia.

The International Academy of New York offers its foreign students a visit to leading US universities such as Columbia University and New York University. The Academy holds regular university fairs, attended by various US universities, and some fairs with universities from the UK and other countries. The administration is trying to provide students with the maximum number of options for further education. A lot of attention is paid to helping them find a better university.


On the campus of the International Academy of New York, everything seemed to be provided. However, in addition to this, students have the opportunity to go shopping at the nearby Rosehill shopping center, visit the restaurants of Asian, European and American cuisine there. For walking, mountaineering or sailing, there are many opportunities.

In New York, where everyone can find a lesson for themselves, students can explore its possibilities and take advantage of all the benefits of living in America's largest city. To do this, it is enough to sit in a comfortable train and after forty minutes to be in Manhattan.

A visit to the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building, chic boutiques on Fifth Avenue, popular musicals on Broadway, baseball or basketball matches - all this is quite affordable for New Yorkers who never sleeps, in which there is always something interesting and exciting.

And if it's available to a New Yorker, then, of course, it's available to a student at the EF International Academy's private school.


  • Showing outstanding academic results, 100% of EF Academy New York graduates enter various universities. More than 90% of graduates are admitted to the university they have chosen.
  • The students of the Academy can travel around the world and gain practical experience thanks to the fact that the EF Academy New York private school has a set of core "global competencies".
  • In a short period of time, students have the opportunity to learn several languages. This is also facilitated by their communication with the contemporaries as they are international students from 75 countries around the world. This communication is not restricted to classes only.
  • Young people communicate among themselves during rest, joint sports or creativity, on numerous excursions.
  • Of no less importance is the post-graduate education of the teaching staff. It has about 90% of teachers. In addition, many of them lived or taught abroad. This invaluable experience helps to make the learning process more effective.
  • But, of course, the welfare of each student is the main priority of the administration of the International Academy of New York. Schools and residences of the Academy are supported round the clock by a well-trained teaching staff and staff.


100% of graduates successfully enter the leading universities in America and Europe. Nine out of ten of our students are admitted to the chosen university.



Equipment EF Academy New York Academy

EF International Academy New York provides the best conditions for international students. Thanks to this they show the maximum of their academic abilities. Teachers of the Academy have a high level of education in prestigious universities, many of them have master's and doctoral degrees. All classes of students of the International Academy of New York are held in modern classrooms with multimedia equipment. Modern language laboratories, an interactive scientific laboratory, a technology center and an art studio are created. All these rooms are equipped with the most modern teaching tools, so that students can learn by the best methods.

The school administration provides everything that is necessary for study, recreation and leisure activities. In addition to academic facilities on campus, there are recreation areas, meeting places, a library and a large cafeteria.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Beginning of studies: September, ending June

Cost: $ 42,000 per year, including accommodation (three students in the residence on campus), study, meals.

Additional costs:

  • visa services and fees
  • supervision
  • admission services
  • accommodation in double rooms an additional 1235 dollars per trimester

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course)

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution

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EF Academy New York Academy reviews

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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