International Students Overview

At Mount Michael Benedictine, students come from many different schools in Nebraska and the United States and from many different countries. This mix of students represents a variety of cultures and traditions.  International students have the opportunity to live and learn within a safe, supportive and academically-enriched environment as they prepare for college.  In addition, students will get a first hand understanding of American culture and life-long friendships. 


Why Mount Michael Benedictine?

Because of Mount Michael’s Benedictine foundation, the school believes that every young man needs the gift of challenge to reach his full academic potential. Mount Michael Benedictine provides the solid, core college prep curriculum that competitive colleges and universities demand.  Classes are small and every student's progress is monitored closely. The motivated student body and strong faculty work closely together to create an atmosphere of academic intensity.  This is the Mount Michael Benedictine advantage.


I-20 Document

Mount Michael Benedictine School issues an F-1 visa to allow international students to apply for a student visa. Mount Michael Benedictine has extensive experience in assisting students from many different countries to earn visas. Students who are accepted will receive a packet that will include the I-20 document along with other information and forms to complete the registration process. 



Use Omaha Eppley (OMA) when scheduling arrivals and departures. Mount Michael Benedictine will provide transportation to and from the airport when arrival and departure times are scheduled appropriately. Please provide your travel information to the seven day residential dean as soon as it has been scheduled.


Payment Options

Contact the Business Office ( for information on tuition payment, deposits, application and test fees.


International Student Application Process

Students must submit an application form, $100 application fee, photo, official copy of transcript, school and personal recommendation forms, admissions essay and a TOEFL (80+), a Mount Michael entrance exam for freshman, iTEP (4.5+) or SSAT test score.  International students will also have to complete a Skype Interview.



Class of 2013


*?^JOHN WHEE-JIN CHOI is the son of Kyung Boo and Hung Sik Choi of South Korea.  He has received offers of admission to the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of California at Berkeley, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  John will attend the UNIVERSITY of CALIFORNIA at BERKELEY and plans to major in Mechanical Engineering.


*Yutong Gao (Tony) is the son of Feng Gao and Xiaoying Li of China. He has received offers of admission to Boston College, Boston University, Creighton University, George Washington University, the University of California at Davis, the University of California at Santa Barbara, the University of California at San Diego, the University of Rochester, and the University of Southern California.  Yutong will attend the University of Southern California and plans to double major in Business Administration and Accounting.


?YOON HO KIM is the son of Joohyun Kim and Kyungsook Ham of South Korea.  He has received offers of admission to Bates College, Boston College, Grinnell College, Reed College, and the University of California at San Diego.  Yoon Ho will attend BOSTON COLLEGE and plans to major in Computer Science.

Yun sik oh is the son of Heung Taek Oh and Young Ran Kim of South Korea.  He has received offers of admission to Creighton University, Emory University, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of California at San Diego, and Vanderbilt University. Yun Sik will attend VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY and plans to major in Chemistry. 


*?JIHOON PARK (ALBERT) is the son of Jong Seob Park and Sun Hee Lee of Daejeon, Korea.  He has received offers of admission to Carnegie Mellon University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Pratt Institute, Southern California Institute of Architecture, Syracuse University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.  Albert will attend CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY and plans to major in Architecture.






(*) An asterisk beside a name signifies students who are currently members of the National Honor Society. 

(^) Signifies a National Merit Scholarship Finalist - Top 0.5% or 8,400 students out of 1.5 million entered

(¤) Signifies a National Merit Commended Student – Top 5% of 1.5 million entered in the competition

(×) Signifies a World Herald Scholar – Top 4% of students in the State of Nebraska




Mount Michael Benedictine School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origins to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at Mount Michael Benedictine School.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan program, and athletic and other school-administered programs.