We are pleased that you are considering Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School!

If you haven't already spoken to an admission counselor, we encourage you to call 706-746-7720 or e-mail admissions@rabungap.org to ask questions, request materials, or schedule a campus visit. If you would like to have printed materials sent to you, please select Request Information and follow the instructions.

International Applicants

All international applicants and parents should apply online. The online application reduces paper and allows us to process your application more quickly. Click Apply Online here or follow the link found on the Admission drop-down menu at the top of the page. You will be prompted to establish a user name and password, and then complete the forms. The non-refundable online application fee is $85.00.

It is critical for international students to apply early as space is limited.

Rabun Gap offers:

  • New international students the opportunity to attend a fun and informative International Student Orientation held the week before school begins. The first day of this Orientation includes sessions for parents who can travel to campus.
  • English Immersion (ESL) courses during the school year for Middle and Upper School students.
  • An international student advisor, international club, and special international student support services.

We are now considering applications on a rolling basis, space permitting. Please contact the Admission Office to inquire about space. 


The Admission Office at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is your direct resource for answers to any questions that may arise as you move through the application process. If at any time you need further assistance, please call us at 706-746-7720 or email us at admission@rabungap.org. We look forward to getting to know your family during the admission process.

Read More About International Application

Checklist for International Students

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  • Transcript

    Please submit 3 academic years of official translated transcripts.
  • Recommendations

    Once you begin the application process, you can use our online forms to submit at least three recommendations. You will need the recommendor's email address to request that they complete the forms electronically.
    • Math Teacher
    • English Teacher
    • Principal or Counselor
    You may also submit recommendations from other teachers, coaches, or a pastor.
  • Testing

    We offer the ISEE on our campus. For ISEE testing information and on campus test dates, please view our document.
    • All applicants should submit scores from the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) or the SSAT. If these tests are not available in your area, please contact the Admission Office.
    • If English is not your first language you must submit scores from the TOEFL, TOEFLJr or iELTS. 
    • Find the SSAT testing center nearest you.
    • Find the ISEE testing center nearest you.
    • Find the TOEFL testing center nearest you.
    • Please have the score report sent directly to Rabun Gap using the following codes: ISEE 112460; SSAT 5974; TOEFL 8534.

    Chinese applicants: Duolingo englishtest.duolingo.com/applicants.
  • Interview

    Once all the above documents have been submitted, applicants must interview with an admissions representative or via SKYPE. We will arrange your Skype interview once your application is complete.

    Chinese applicants must interview with Vericant or Duolingo. You may contact them directly to schedule an interview: 
    www.vericant.com/students  or englishtest.duolingo.com/applicants.

Contact the Admission Team

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Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is a private, coeducational day and boarding school for grades Pre-K through 12, located in Rabun Gap, GA. Centrally located between Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Asheville, NC, we combine our strong academic program, mountain setting, and Presbyterian heritage to inspire young people who are eager to learn and grow.


Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School does not discriminate regardless of race, color, religion, gender, disability, creed, or national origin.