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Please read this page carefully before beginning your application: Admissions requirements and process

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All classes at the Montessori Institute of San Diego are given in English.  International students incur an additional $500 International Student Fee, payable to MISD.  International students from non-English speaking countries must take either the TOEFL (Internet- 80, Paper Based 550) or the IELTS (Score 6.5), unless they hold a degree from a university in an English-speaking country or will be accompanied by a translator.

Application Options:

1. Apply and Pay Online

If you decide to apply online, you must use a major credit/debit card or PayPal account to pay in order to submit your application. If you wish to use another method of payment (check or wire transfer), please apply with our PDF application below.

Online Application

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2. Paper Application

With this application option, you will download our PDF application below, fill it out, gather all other supplementary items, and submit them in the mail or via email to You will be required to pay your application fee by check or wire transfer. If you prefer this application option, please download and print the application below:

Download Printable Application