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International Students

We warmly welcome international students and are fully committed to cultivating a school community that provides an encouraging and supportive atmosphere.

Over the years we have welcomed students from Angola, Russia, Korea, China, and Vietnam. Lutheran High North seeks academically minded students who are looking for a school where they will be involved in a variety of activities as part of their school life. We offer enrichment activities in the arts, athletics, and extracurricular activities.


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Grades 9-12 International Tuition: $22,600.00 

Includes books, activity fees, academic fees, technology fees, and yearbook


(Does not include fees for freshman and sophomore retreats, senior class trip, graduation fee, athletic and fine arts fees, dual credit college classes, Advanced Placement (AP) test fees)


Application Fee: $100.00

International New Student Enrollment Fee: $750.00

Returning International Student Enrollment Fee: $295.00

  • Application and enrollment fees are non-refundable.
  • Tuition is refundable only if the applicant is denied an F-1 Visa.
  • International students are not eligible for financial assistance or discounts.
  • Students must have written and spoken English proficiency. A Skype conversation between a school administrator and the international student applicant will be conducted to ensure spoken English proficiency.
  • International students are required to live with a host family unless the parents reside in the Houston area. Students may NOT live on their own. Host parents are required to schedule a meeting with Dana Gerard, head of school.

  • Upon acceptance, tuition must be paid in full.  Tuition is non-refundable unless the visa is denied. 

    Please note: LHN does not help students find host families. 

In order to apply for a student visa, an I-20, you must complete the following:</

1. Submit Online Application with non-refundable $100 application fee

2. Obtain and forward the following records in English to the LHN Admissions Office

  • A Transcript (high school) or most recent report card.
  • Complete Immunization Records.
  • A Current Photo of the student.
  • A copy of the student's Passport.
  • Submit documentation (translated into English) of funds available which will be used to cover the cost of tuition and fees.

3. Complete the Athletic Foreign Student Application. This is required, whether you plan to participate in sports or not.

*An I-20 will only be issued when ALL of the above tasks have been satisfactorily completed.

frank fang

For an unforgettable study abroad experience, LHN is a great choice. You can feel the care of the teachers. They have helped me a lot to improve my English language skills and prepare for tests by spending extra time with me after class."

Shixin "Frank" Fang '19
from China