International students from Vietnam

Welcome to Van Houston Academy, the destination of choice for international students from Vietnam seeking a world-class education. We understand the unique needs and aspirations of Vietnamese students, and we are dedicated to providing exceptional opportunities for academic growth and college preparation.

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Our Highlights


Fast Processing Time

for I20 - you can receive the I20 within one week to start applying for the student visa process. Processing Fee is $200

Scholarship & Grant

We have scholarships available for students that meet the criteria.

Great Communication

Because our principal is Vietnamese American, the communication between oversea parents and the school is clear, precise and seamless.

FREE ESL Classes

Students do not need to have special certifications to qualify to study at Van Houston Academy. We have Free ESL classes to assist our international students.

Free After School Program

Our free after-school program is the best to help our students work on their homeworks, challenging subjects or just to get ahead on academic materials.

Flexible Payment Plans

We have payment plans for international students

Safe HomeStay Program

We also have a homestay program for our international students to board with families that have children attending our school. Our homestay program includes boarding, transportation and meals (if needed).

Admission Form

Click here to download the Admission Registration Form:

Application Form

Please download the form above and fill it out completely. Then enclose the documents noted below into the following form.

Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 10 files.


• Two years’ previous school records, transcripts Notarized English translation of these documents is required (where applicable)

• Scan of Birth Certificate (Notarized English translation)

• Application Form

• Application Fee

Note: Current Passport has to be valid for at least 6 months.

Admissions Process & the i20 – F-1 Visa Process

Van Houston Academy is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students. To attend the school, international students must submit an international enrollment application and obtain a US Visa.


Contact our school either by phone 832.359-3417 or email us at to let us know that you’re interested in applying for your child


Copy of Passport


Translated Academic Transcripts from 9th Through 12th Grade


Copy of Immunization Records (If Available)


Copy of Proof of Financial Ability


Upon receiving these documents, Van Houston Academy will email you a DRAFT i20. Check this carefully and request changes to any errors before the i20 is finalized.


Once the i20 has been finalized, you will receive a soft copy via email and the original document through the US Postal Service. Expedited mail is available for an additional fee.


After receiving the original i20, schedule an appointment online or at the nearest US Consulate, and fill out the DS-160 Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application form.


Bring all of your original documents to your consulate interview. If you pass the interview, the consulate will inform you and award you an F-1 Visa.


Once you have your F-1 Visa, you can plan your travel and contact Van Houston Academy as soon as possible to schedule your enrollment date.