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International Admissions

Welcome International Applicants!

An international student and a world map

We're excited to introduce you to San Domenico, a distinctive K-12 global day and boarding community celebrating 173 years of exceptional college preparatory education. Our 680 students hail from the San Francisco Bay Area and 23 countries worldwide. The combination of SD’s diverse community of international, regional, and local students, our beautiful 515-acre campus, and our rich heritage of exceptional, purpose-driven education creates an unparalleled environment for International students to develop as scholars and changemakers. As members of an international school, our students gain a deep understanding of different cultures, develop independence, and forge lasting friendships that span a lifetime. 

Connect with our community!

Learn more about San Domenico. Getting started is as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. The first step is to complete an inquiry form. Please complete using an email address you will check often.  
  2. Next, learn more about San Domenico by attending our virtual and in person events. To register, select an event and date and complete the RSVP form. 
  3. To apply to San Domenico, go to Ravenna or SAO to submit your application. 
Students on Campus

As an international student at SD, you will be welcomed and celebrated as an integral part of our diverse, talented, and global student body. Our friendly and supportive community will help you find connections and your special place in your new “home away from home.” 

Learn more about Life at SD

Important Admissions Dates 

August 15, 2023: Fall 2024 applications are available through Standard Application Online (SAO) and Ravenna. 

January 5, 2024: Fall 2024 Financial Aid Application deadline for grades 9-12

January 9, 2024:  Fall 2024 Enrollment deadline for Grades 9-12 

February 15, 2024: Final date to submit Fall 2024 required documents, including transcripts, interviews and recommendation letters. 

March 11, 2023:  Fall 2024 Admission decisions released (for applicants who applied by January 9th)

April 10, 2024: Fall 2024 Applicant decisions due by accepted students

April 11, 2024: Rolling admission begins for new applicants

Where Our Students Come From

In recent years San Domenico has welcomed international students from many countries around the world, including Afghanistan, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Malawi, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Taiwan, Vietnam, Rwanda, Uganda, Ukraine, and Zimbabwe.