Valley Forge Military Academy

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Discipline, structure and teamwork don’t care where you were born. Students from around the world come to Valley Forge Military Academy to achieve their full potential.

A VFMA Education Helps Shape the Future

Student Diversity Helps Shape the World.

One of the great strengths of Valley Forge Military Academy is the incredible diversity of the student population. Students from around the world have attended Valley Forge Military Academy in preparation for success in life, and many have gone on to become respected leaders.

International Application Process

If you have questions about international admissions, please contact: Elizabeth Toole at 267.473.5227.

The International Student Application Process:

We accept applications on an ongoing basis for January or September enrollment.

An application file is complete when we receive:

  • Completed application
  • Grades, translated to U.S. equivalent for the last three years. If in another language, grades must be translated into English through WES
  • Standardized test scores: Band 5: Modest User — Has partial command of the language despite some inaccuracies; can use and understand fairly complex language TOEFL is 35-45 or Duolingo 80-90
  • Evaluations or recommendations from Math or Literature teacher and Principal/Dean/Guidance Counselor
  • Copy of Bio section of passport (Photo Page)
  • Current Bank Statement (Must be in English and in US dollars)
  • Contact information for any family or agents in the United States who will take guardianship of student during their time of study in the U.S
  • After a Visa is secured and a deposit is made:  completed Registration forms must be submitted before arrival. Forms include, but are not limited to medical history, current physical, and official transcripts.
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International Tuition and Fees

If you have any questions about applying, please contact Elizabeth Toole at 267.473.5227 in Admissions for assistance.

2023-2024 Middle & High School International Tuition:

Tuition TypeFull-YearMid-Year
International Tuition$50,689$28,954

These costs encompass tuition and fees, room and dining, required personal supplies, laundry and dry-cleaning, haircuts, shoe repair, and health care for middle and high school students arriving at VFMA from abroad.

Additional Expenses:
Other expenses include uniforms, textbooks, personal allowance, and paid activities, such as SCUBA training, Judo, driver’s education, or membership in artillery battery (E Battery). A fee is charged for Health Center care that lasts more than 24 hours and requires a medical management plan.


To develop individuals to be fully prepared for the responsibilities of being citizen leaders.
We produce graduates who are strong in mind, body, and soul.


To develop the whole person within an integrated academic and military environment. Our tightly structured and supervised Cadet-led community helps to inculcate a deep enduring commitment to be responsible and informed citizenship in a democratic society.


To be a shining beacon, calling young people from around the world to achieve their full intellectual, physical, moral, and leadership potential.