Thank you for your interest in Seattle Lutheran High School International Student Program.
Seattle Lutheran High School is located in West Seattle, a suburb of Seattle, Washington. We are a bus, ferry or bike ride away from downtown Seattle where one may attend concerts and theater, visit art museums, the Seattle Science Center and the historic waterfront. Skiing, sailing, biking and hiking opportunities abound in the Pacific Northwest.
We are currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year which begins August 16, 2017 for International Students (orientation, school and city tours, etc.) and August 23 for domestic students.
Applicants from China and Korea
International students coming from China and Korea should work through the Cambridge Institute of International Education to apply to Seattle Lutheran High School. We partner with Cambridge to help Chinese and Korean students work through the admissions process and ensure proper placement. To submit an application, please contact the Cambridge Institute at
Applicants from other countries
Application – A non-refundable application fee of $200.00 is due with the international application.
Registration – A non-refundable registration fee of $1000.00 is due with the student enrollment contract.
Tuition and fees for the 2017-2018 school year may be found on the international student application. Tuition for international students is due in full by August 1, 2017.
Housing – Housing for international students is handled through USA International. Please click the link for more information.
The following information is needed to begin the international student application process.
- Application signed by parent or guardian with the application fee of $200.00.
- Official transcript including grades from the past three years with the school seal showing your grades
- Letter of recommendation from your current English teacher translated into English
- Letter of recommendation by your current Math or Science teacher translated into English
- Standardized test scores (SLEP, TOEFL Jr., TOEFL, iTEP OR SSAT) Seattle Lutheran High School is able to administer the iTEP. Contact Admission Director, Rachel Bigliardi to schedule iTEP.
- Signed bank statement showing ability to pay from your personal funds
- Signed Certificate of Immunization or signed Certificate of Exemption
- Copy of your passport/visa
- Recent photo of yourself
- Skype interview
Upon receiving your completed application and fee, we will consider your application and inform you of our decision. After acceptance and receipt of the non-refundable registration fee, we will send you form I-20, which you must take to the nearest United States Embassy for approval. If you are transferring from a school within the United States, be sure to include your SEVIS identification number along with a copy of your visa.
We are not a boarding school. Seattle Lutheran High School and USA International, Inc. work together to provide quality housing for our students. Upon acceptance at SLHS, if you are in need of housing, please click here and go to application forms. There is a service fee payable to the agency for assistance in finding housing. You may secure your own housing, however it must be approved by the school prior to your arrival. We prefer that students live with an English speaking family close to school.
Medical insurance is required. You may purchase insurance on your own or it is available through the school. Proof of insurance will be required for all students.
Please mail all application materials to:
Director of Admissions
Seattle Lutheran High School
4100 SW Genesee Street
Seattle, Washington 98116
Phone 206.937.7722 Ext. 18