We are all

Through School Year Abroad, thousands of families have watched their children become self-assured global citizens. Over 8,000 alumni now influence communities and professions in 77 nations and counting. Together, we know the value of looking at the world from an utterly different point of view. We are all ambassadors—for SYA itself and for the values we share of understanding, empathy and intellectual curiosity. Through The Campaign for SYA, we send more maverick thinkers and bridge builders into the world. There is no more important gift we can give to the future. Join the campaign today.

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What does SYA mean to you?

Our Aspirations

We are the champions of SYA.
And this is our call to action.

Story Central

A Tale of Three Cities

With over 60 years of service to SYA between them, three iconic educators reflect on the joys of working in a unique place where language immersion meets place-based academics. From Viterbo to Zaragoza to Rennes, their mission to prepare SYA students for a changing world continues to energize and inspire.

Family Ties

For the Alger family, SYA weaves a common thread of confidence and a love for foreign culture.

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Twice the Adventure

Mirielle Eaton ES’04 CN’06 shares her reasons for attending SYA a second time.

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Our Progress

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18,000,000 Goal

Your support will influence the world through SYA graduates.