Applying to UWCSEA
UWCSEA invites applications for the coming academic year, one year in advance and does not keep a rolling wait list. Applications generally open in September of the year prior to the commencement of the next academic year, but please contact Admissions if you are looking for earlier entry, or more information.
In most grades, the College adds an additional 22 places in August each year. All applicants who meet our entrance criteria are considered for one of these places, and for places made available by students leaving the College. If demand for places exceeds the number of students we can enrol, we determine how we allocate the available places to support our commitment to diversity, which is explained on our Q&A page.
UWCSEA follows the northern hemisphere academic year, with school running from mid-August to late June of the following year.
Commencing in 2020/2021 academic year
We have had exceptional demand for places to start in August 2020, and in January 2021. As a result, there are a large number of qualified applicants already in the application pools for most grades and we are no longer able to accept applications.
If you would like to be notified when August 2021 applications open, please register your interest on the form below.
Future years—August 2021 and beyond
UWCSEA's annual application process opens in September of the year prior to the commencement of the next academic year i.e., applications for August 2021 entry will open in September 2020
If you are interested in applying for entry in the academic year beginning in August 2021 or later, please complete this Registration of Interest so that we can let you know when applications are open.