SVSA International Students

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Embrace the Adventure

At Sun Valley Ski Academy, you will benefit from an education at one of the best independent schools in the United States while pursuing your passion for snow sport competition.

International students from all over the world have made Sun Valley Ski Academy their home. Whether choosing to join our community for a single academic year abroad or for all four years of high school, our international students have embraced the opportunities our school and mountain town community.

Located in Sun Valley, Idaho, the original destination ski resort in the U.S., Sun Valley Ski Academy embraces the rich ski heritage of our community and offers students a unique combination of academics and athletic training.

As an international student, when you choose Sun Valley Ski Academy, you will choose:

  • To join a friendly, welcoming community in Sun Valley, Idaho;
  • An academic program that is flexible and faculty who understand the challenges of balancing school and skiing;
  • A supportive team and school environment of students who are also committed to training to pursue the highest levels of snow sport competition;
  • A stunning new Residence Hall, which includes the state-of-the-art Julia Argyros Training Center.

International students from the following countries have made their home at Sun VAlley community school:

  • Italy
  • Australia
  • Philippines
  • Japan
  • Norway
  • China
  • Brazil
  • Germany
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Canada
  • Switzerland

Learn About Guidelines for International Applicants





Meet International SVSA Students and Families