International Community

Board with us at your home away from home.


New England Innovation Academy is a global community of learners that embraces diverse backgrounds, explores cultures, and seeks out unique perspectives. Our boarding program is built around cultural celebrations, student organizations, fun clubs, and memorable events. It is our goal to provide a transformative experience for both our international and domestic students, as well as create a sense of community, lifelong friendships, and a foundation for future success.

Students have joined us from Uganda, Rwanda, Switzerland, Jamaica, and South Korea.

We are delighted to announce that we are approved by the Student Exchange and Visitor Program to provide I-20 documentation for international students. 

Our Location

Welcome to Marlborough, Massachusetts! Our residential life program enjoys many exciting and fun-filled attractions in the area that include entertainment centers, theaters, festivals, parades, outdoor activities, and immersive field trips to nearby Boston!

Why Board With Us?

To learn more about our amazing boarding program and community, check out our Residential Life page to see why NEIA’s campus would be a great fit for you!

At NEIA, we believe that diversity enriches our community. Moving to a new country can be exciting and challenging, and our mission is to ensure that every international student feels welcomed, valued, and empowered.
Tamara Smith, Director of Residential Life; Theater Arts Teacher

International Application Process

International students must complete the same application as our domestic students. Our team will work with your family to ensure a smooth application process as you complete the following steps:

  • Application: Provide all application materials (see How to Apply)
  • English Proficiency: For non-native English speakers, submit your results from TOEFL (school code: D273) or Duolingo English Test

Applying internationally doesn’t need to be stressful or scary. Please reach out to our admissions team if you have any questions:

Enrolling International Students

After new international students enroll in April, they will complete the Nonimmigrant (F-1) Student Registration Form form. The form asks for information about financial certification, parent affidavit, and a copy of the student passport page. Due to legal regulations, NEIA cannot issue I-20s for enrolled students more than 120 days prior to the start of school.


Whether you're seeking more information about our grade 7-12 academy program, summer programs, or have any questions at all, this is the right place to start. Please take a few minutes to fill out this form, and our dedicated team will get back to you as soon as possible.