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Explore, Learn and Impact the World.

IMSA fosters the discoverers. The thinkers. The problem solvers of the future. Our diverse, residential Academy of 652 students grades 10-12 promotes curiosity and exploration. We’re about more than great college prospects and jobs, we’re about making our families proud. We’re about a better world for everyone through amazing learning experiences.

In 2017, the Academy adopted the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a call to action that commissions IMSA to make the right choices now to improve life for all, in a sustainable way, for our future generations.

Live and Grow.

IMSA is a place to fit in and branch out. You’ll stay on campus in our residence halls where living and learning meet. You’ll make new friends, encounter new ideas and have the opportunity to explore 75 clubs, organizations and athletic programs. With the help of our resident counselors, you’ll develop independence and responsibility in and out of the classroom. Plus, you’ll be in a safe, nurturing environment with a comprehensive safety and security program and a 24-hour security center.

Celebrate Who You Are.

When you live alongside others from different backgrounds, you create lifelong friendships. You appreciate other cultures and you celebrate your own. IMSA creates an inclusive community of global citizens through a commitment to equity and excellence. At IMSA, all students have the opportunity to realize their full potential.You’ll keep connecting, you’ll keep growing and you’ll make a difference.

Look How Far You Can Go.

At IMSA, you’ll be challenged with a rigorous curriculum, innovative learning methods with close access to teachers and institutional partners outside the classroom. You’ll leave equipped to realize your full potential.