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    Application Information

     

    Admission to Horizon Academic is competitive, with an average acceptance rate of 26% for the last academic year. Our admissions committee considers a variety of criteria in our decision to accept, waitlist, or decline a candidate, including the applicant's demonstrated interest in the subject they wish to study, accomplishments outside of the classroom (eg. extracurricular activities, internships, or service work), performance in traditional school coursework, writing samples, and oral interview.

  • Application Procedure

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    Go to Apply Now and fill out the Horizon Academic application form. Once the online form is submitted, our admissions committee will review your application and invite a select few for an interview. Horizon staff will contact you within seven days after the submission of your application.

    2

    Interviews may be conducted over Zoom, Skype, Facetime, or Wechat. We will inform you if you have been admitted to the program within three days after interview.

    3

    If necessary, an interview will be conducted with your prospective professor.

    *Not all professors require a secondary interview following the interview with Horizon staff.​

    4

    Students receive an offer of admission with the relevant details of their research area and professor.

    5

    The remainder of course tuition is paid and the student begins the program.

  • Program Costs and Requirements

    Program Requirements

    Horizon Academic has the following admissions requirements:

    • Students must be enrolled in high school at the time of application (defined as grades 9-12).
    • Students must have a strong GPA and demonstrate meaningful interest or achievement in their subject field.
    • Students must have a strong command of the English language.
    • Students must be punctual and have excellent time management skills.
    • Students must have reliable access to an internet connection, a microphone, and headphones.

    Program Costs

    At Horizon Academic, it’s important for us that applicants fully understand the program's details and costs. Please contact a Horizon representative for more complete program information. Needs-based financial aid is offered.