Application Process

Thank you for selecting YCIS Qingdao to help prepare your child for a competitive and multicultural world. We accept applications throughout the academic year.

  1. Step 1: Complete the Online Admissions Application Form

    Submit the completed Online Admissions Application Form and upload the required  documents on the checklist. Please include the application fee payment confirmation. You will then receive an automatically generated confirmation email.

  2. Step 2: Placement Test & Interview (if necessary)

    The Admissions Division will contact you for any necessary placement tests and/or meetings/ interviews.

  3. Step 3: Application Review and Decision Notification

    The Admissions Division will review your application, and the Offer of Placement will be emailed to successful applicants. You will also receive a separate email with the payment notification of school fees.

    Notification of Results (for completed applications)

    Students enrolled in August (1st semester) will normally receive the notification starting early March.

    Students enrolled in January (2nd semester) will normally receive the notification starting early November.

    Students enrolled in the middle of a semester will normally receive the notification within five working days (subject to availability of space) ).

    Applicants in the waiting pool will be notified when space is available.

  4. Step 4: Payment

    Payment of the deposit and other school fees must be made by the specified due date on the notification of payment.

  5. Step 5: Starting School

    Parents should complete all preparation, which includes signing the Offer of Placement, confirming arrangements of school uniform collection, lunch, and school bus (if applicable), and preparing the items needed for your child’s very first day of school.

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