Knoxville Catholic High School hosts international students from all around the world including Brazil, China, Africa, and Germany. Our faculty, staff and students are appreciative of the opportunity to study, work and socialize alongside our international students, who are full and active participants in our community.

You Belong Here!


To be considered for admission, applicants should complete the online international student application. The nonrefundable $500 application fee and supporting documents must be submitted before the I-20 will be issued.

  • International students are only admitted at the beginning of the school year. Students are not admitted after the school year begins in August

  • Knoxville Catholic does not consider international students applying for grade 12

  • Applicants will be expected to submit a Junior TOEFL or TOEFL score report

  • Zoom interviews will be arranged between the admissions office and the applicant

  • When requested, we will help place international students with host families. Host family fees of $900/month are not included in tuition and are the student’s responsibility

  • Medical insurance and optional extra-curricular activities are not included in the tuition amount and are the student’s responsibility

"I came to KCHS as an international student from Brazil. The language and social barrier was there, but I knew if I didn't try to create memories, it wouldn't make it worth it. Catholic has helped me to grow and mature as a person, always giving me the best support in and out of school."

2023-24 International Tuition & Fees

Student Fees: $900
Textbook Rental: $600
Total tuition, books, fees: $18,400

Tuition payments are divided into two payments:
$9,200 per semester paid directly to Knoxville Catholic High School.

Payment Schedule:
August 1, 2022 – First payment due – $9,200.00
January 10, 2023 – Second payment due – $9,200.00

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