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BECOME A GLOBAL STUDENT WITH SYA

Are you ready to reach beyond the classroom, the country, and even the normal limits of life? School Year Abroad (SYA) is your chance to make this great big world your own. Spend your junior or senior year of high school in Italy, Spain, France or China. Immerse yourself in a language while living with a local host family. Participate in the art, politics, sports, and adventures of a country. Create friendships that will last a lifetime. SYA alumni bring an increased understanding of the world to the top colleges they attend - and the lives they go on to lead. Start that life today.

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN A NEW CULTURE
Our schools are specifically designed for you, the American high school student, and also for students who enroll from international schools, and organized to ensure that you have the most rewarding experience possible. We recruit and retain faculty from around the world who are dedicated to providing a high quality American-style education in an international setting. Our study abroad model that combines the challenge of classes taught in the target language, and total cultural immersion outside of school, with the support of studying alongside American peers. Plus, you'll keep up with English and math, taught by faculty from top independent schools.