news calendar
List View | View All

List View | View All

The novel "Zero Alternative" by Luca Pesaro '90, is a complex thriller that features the Montezuma Castle and a UWC-USA alumnus as the lead character.
Jenish Amatya '13 received a "Resolution Fellowship" from former President Bill Clinton to create a sustainable fish farm in Nepal.
Alumnus Brendan O'Connor '04 works to make sure your private info stays private.
Award-winning filmmaker Rick Rowley '94 has been nominated for an Academy Award for his documentary, Dirty Wars.
Six alumni will return to campus for Alumni:Connect, an event designed to unite generations of UWCers.
  • Sunday, April 20, 2014
    • Climbing trip
    • Project Weekend
    • Wilderness trip
    Monday, April 21, 2014
    • No major assignments due
    Friday, April 25, 2014
    • Last day of CAS

Help Students Like Abdullah

"From 2006 to 2010 were the worst years of our lives," says Abdullah Alshawk '15, Iraq. In his audio story, Abdullah recalls constant bombs and threats. Now Abdullah is at UWC-USA, where he will learn how to become a peacemaker.

You can help students like Abdullah who come from regions of conflict. Philanthropist Shelby Davis has offered to give UWC-USA $1 million to create a scholarship fund for these students if we can raise a matching $1 million in new and increased gifts. Read more about the Davis Challenge.


site map >

hello, world!

mailing address:  post office box 248,  Montezuma NM 87731-0248  USA

© UWC-USA 2012      Privacy Policy     Credits


UWC-USA is one of 14 UWCs on five continents. Other countries that have UWCs include Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Swaziland, and Wales.


UWC-USA students perform more than 18,700 hours of service every year through our association with 25 community partners. More than 2,500 people in Las Vegas, N.M. and the surrounding community have benefited from service projects led by UWC-USA students.


We have 211 students representing 73 countries, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Twenty-four students come from countries identified as conflict regions. Representation within our student body includes: Africa 12%, Asia 19%, Europe 26%, North America 24%, South America 7%.


Students don't apply directly to the school; they are selected by committees in their home countries based on academic achievement, leadership, and curiosity about and involvement with global events and cultures.


Philanthropist Shelby Davis has created a $40 million endowment that provides 50 U.S. students with full scholarships to attend a UWC every year.


Our nearly 3,000 UWC-USA alumni are spread across the globe. North America 48%, Europe 24%, Latin American & Caribbean 11%, Africa & Middle East 6%, Pacific 2%


UWC-USA offers 28 IB subjects. That number is remarkable, given the size of the school. The International Baccalaureate diploma is one of the most recognized high school diplomas in the world.

email page print page small type large type
powered by finalsite