United Nations International School

24-50 FDR Drive
New York, NY 10010-0114
Tel: (212)584-3071
Grades: K-12 | 1413 students
UNIS is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents for the purpose of establishing, maintaining, and operating a United Nations International School, including a kindergarten, elementary school, and secondary school which will fit the specific needs of children of the different nationalities comprising the United Nations.
The school is open to families from the United Nations and families outside it, and both international and New York families.  UNIS is accredited by the European Council of International Schools.
The secondary program culminates in the International Baccalaureate, and the school's internationally recognized academic standards enable its students to transfer to international and national schools and to be eligible for admission to universities in the United States and other countries.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 1413 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade United Nations International School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $34,500
Admissions Director John Nichols


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Indoor Soccer, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBadmintonBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
Indoor SoccerRock Climbing,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Churchill School & Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The British International School of New York (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The British International School of New York (0 miles away)
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  • New York
    Grades: NS-8 | 260 students
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    20 Waterside Plaza
    New York, NY 10010
  • New York
    The Churchill School & Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: KG-12 | 396 students
    0.4 miles
    301 E 29th St
    New York, NY 10016
  • New York
    Grades: NS-8 | 563 students
    0.5 miles
    234 East 22nd Street
    New York, NY 10010
  • New York
    Grades: PK-8 | 267 students
    0.6 miles
    419 E 13th St
    New York, NY 10009
  • New York
    Grades: NS-8 | 164 students
    0.7 miles
    111 E 22nd St
    New York, NY 10010

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