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Join us for a Wilderness First Aid course on the UWC-USA campus. Participants can choose to stay in the guest rooms of the historic Montezuma Castle.
The board of trustees of UWC-USA is pleased to announce the appointment of New Mexico native Dr. Victoria Mora as the fifth president of UWC-USA.
UWC-USA is pleased to announce that Oscar-winning director Gavin Hood (Ender's Game, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and most recently Eye in the Sky) will be the featured speaker at Graduation 2016 on campus on May 22.
Amos Guiora will speak (April 17 @ 7:15 pm) to students and members of the community on the Middle East, drone warfare, the peace process, and counter-terrorism. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for a concert in Santa Fe on April 23!
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The UWC-USA Education

UWC-USA is one of 16 United World College (UWC) campuses located on five continents. A two-year residential school, UWC-USA serves students age 16-19 who typically represent more than 70 different countries. They participate in a unique program that combines academic challenge with an experiential, hands-on approach to learning. Learn more.

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UWC-USA is fortunate to have the support of a fantastic group of donors and we're pleased to announce that we were the only UWC to complete the Davis-UWC IMPACT Challenge in just six months, unlocking an additional $1 million for scholarships. While we continue to work on increasing the number of donors to UWC-USA, we want to take a moment to say "Thanks a Million!!"

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UWC-USA is one of 16 UWCs on five continents. Other countries that have UWCs include Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Germany, 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.


UWC-USA has 228 students representing more than 70 countries, from Armenia to Zimbabwe. Eleven students come from countries identified as conflict regions. Representation within our student body includes: Africa 10%, Asia 28%, Europe 29%, North America 23%, South America 10%.


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 more than 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 the International Baccalaureate diploma program. Students can choose from IB classes in 28 subjects – a remarkable number given the size of the school.

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