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 prekindergarten, 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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,483 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $42,190
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

United Nations International School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1947
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
1,483 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
United Nations International School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
189 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Nov. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
10%
Admissions Director
John Nichols

Sports

School Notes

  • 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 prekindergarten, 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does United Nations International School cost?

United Nations International School's tuition is approximately $42,190 for private students.

What sports does United Nations International School offer?

United Nations International School offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is United Nations International School's ranking?

United Nations International School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for United Nations International School?

The application deadline for United Nations International School is Nov. 15 / rolling (applications are due on Nov. 15 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,483 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $42,190
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in New York, NY is $41,286 for elementary schools and $44,802 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New York, NY is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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