Get your hands dirty with real-world challenges

Our philosophy provides a fully immersive education designed to ignite curiosity, growth and well-being


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Great teachers who are experts in their field

A great education always starts with great teachers. Over 90% of our faculty members have advanced degrees. Our teachers share their deep knowledge and real-world experience to inspire the best in you. Many have led successful, professional careers in their subject areas and offer first-hand insight into how it really works on the ground.

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Customized counseling: 25,000 universities, but only one you

Applying to university can be overwhelming. One-to-one advising with a professional counselor helps you get into your dream school. They work with you from your first year to choose the right courses and co-curricular activities, then craft applications that showcase your talents and skills—so you can get into the right university program to meet your goals in life.

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Real-life learning—way beyond textbooks

The best way to learn is to roll up your sleeves and make your own discoveries—in and outside the classroom. We keep class sizes small so you can focus on building skills and knowledge through group projects that bring concepts to life. You also tackle real challenges and find real solutions through field study and service learning.

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Courses at EF Academy New York

You have a variety of courses to choose from, including IB courses and AP courses.

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Co-curricular activities

Whether through a physical education class, competing in a sport with one of our varsity teams, or engaging in an active club, you will move and strengthen your body here.

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Our students get into leading universities

EF Academy students secure spots at the world’s top universities. More importantly, the vast majority get into their first-choice school for their career plans.

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