How to Apply for International Students - Mid-Pacific Institute

How to Apply

You may apply by using our online application via Ravenna, or click here to request an application packet be mailed to you. Please know that you will also need to upload your teacher reference and transcripts as well as submit a $125 application fee.


A student is considered International at Mid-Pacific unless he/she falls under both of the categories below:

  1. The student is a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident of the U.S. 


  2. At least one Parent is a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.

    *Documentation of U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident of U.S. must be verified.


INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS (Grades 7 -12) Priority Due Date: 10/30/17


Application and Payment
Complete online application and $125 non-refundable fee.

Teacher Reference Reports (2)
After December 1, delegate two teachers to complete the Teacher Reference Report provided through your online application. Forms are due by January 31.

Transcripts/Progress Reports
Upload report cards and standardized test results (if applicable) from the previous school year through the first semester/trimester of the current school year. Grade reports are due by January 31.

Copy of Passport
Upload a copy of applicant's current passport.

Bank Statement
Students who require the Form I-20 to study at Mid-Pacific on the F-1 visa must verify sufficient funds for one year of study. Financial assistance is not available to international students. Students must verify a minimum of: $23,185 (Tuition) + $18,000 (Housing) + $2,000 (International service fee) + $2,275 per ELD class (Will be determined through the admissions process).

Required Testing
International applicants must take a Language Assessment Test, such as TOEFL, TOEFL Jr., or CaMLA.

If offered in your home country, students are also encouraged to take the SSAT. Designate Mid-Pacific to receive the scores by adding our code below.

Grades 7-8: Middle Level SSAT (Secondary School Admissions Test), Mid-Pacific Institute Code: 5080

Grades 9-11: Upper Level SSAT (Secondary School Admissions Test), Mid-Pacific Institute Code: 5080

Individual Interviews (to be scheduled)
Individual interviews are required for our international applicants. Once the Admissions Office has scheduled your child's appointment, a message will be sent confirming the appointment. Skype/Facetime interviews are conducted for international applicants.

The Character Skills Snapshot (CSS) Test
Character and personal growth are an integral part of a child's education. Grades and test scores just don't tell us the whole story of your child. The Character Skills Snapshot gives us richer holistic information and illuminates areas where Mid-Pacific can help your child grow and thrive.

Mentor Forms/Extracurricular Activities (optional)
Mentor forms are not required, but are available if you wish to submit them. You may also access these directly through your online application.


August 15 Applications Available
September 23 HAIS School Fair, Hawaii Visitors and Convention Center, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
October 14 SSAT Test Date
October 14 Admissions Open House 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, or 11:00 AM
October 30 Application Priority Due Date for Grades 6-12
November 11 SSAT Test Date
December 9 SSAT Test Date
January 6 SSAT Test Date
January 31 Teacher Reference Reports, Report Cards, and Additional Documents Due
February 23 Decisions for Grades 6-12 Delivered
March 16 Common Reply/Deposit Due for Grades 6-12