Application Process

Thank you for selecting YCIS Beijing to partner with you in preparing your child for a competitive and multicultural world! We are able to accept international school applications all throughout the year.

  1. Step 1: Complete the Online Application

    Submit the Online Application and upload the required Application Checklist items, including the payment confirmation of the application fee. You will then receive an automatically generated confirmation email.

  2. Step 2: Placement Test & Admission Interview (if needed)

    Admissions Department will contact you to arrange any necessary placement testing and/or meetings/interviews.

  3. Step 3: Application Review and Decision Notification

    The Admissions Committee will review your application, and the decision will be sent to you by email. If your application has been approved, you will also receive a separate email shortly afterwards with the invoice for payment of school fees.

    Notification Timing (for completed applications)

    For August-start applicants (1st semester), decisions are generally sent starting early spring.

    For January-start applicants (2nd semester), decisions are generally sent starting early November.

    For mid-semester-start applicants, decisions are generally sent within three working days, if space is available.

    For applicants in the waiting pool (for full year levels), decisions will be sent when space becomes available.

  4. Step 4: Fees Payment

    To confirm the offer, payment of the Reservation Fee and other school fees must be made by the specified due date on the invoice.

  5. Step 5: Starting School

    Before starting school, parents will complete the preparation steps provided by Admissions, which includes signing the Offer of Placement documents, confirming school uniform collection, lunch, and bus arrangements (if applicable), and preparing the items needed for your child’s very first day of school.

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