Menaul School

United States of America, New Mexico, Albuquerque

Menaul School is a college preparatory day and boarding school (grades 8-12 for international students) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, founded in 1896 by a Presbyterian minister, with a long history of welcoming international students from around the world (last year we had 18 countries represented). Menaul provides the foundation for life-long learning and ethical leadership and prepares students – in mind, body, and spirit – to be World Smart and serve as responsible global citizens.

While at Menaul School, students can earn Advanced Placement (AP) and dual credits (high school and college level), participate in short-term global exchanges, and prepare for their future. We offer comprehensive support for English Language Learners, including academic support, essay writing, public speaking, and one-on-one help with classroom work.

Situated on 32 acres, the tree shaded campus provides a quiet, college-like environment. Menaul School has 12 buildings, two gyms, soccer and football fields on campus. The school provides a variety of extracurricular activities, music, drama, fine arts, athletics, after school clubs and weekend activities for students. Dedicated dorm parents supervise boarding students.

Menaul School is certified to issue the paperwork for the visas and offers a welcoming environment where international students can fully prepare for the university of their choice. With a total student body of 200, students at Menaul receive individualized attention with a 7:1 student to teacher ratio and average class sizes of 12-15. Our students have been accepted to world-class universities, including Harvard, American, Amherst, Brown, St. Andrews, King’s College London, and New York University.

It’s also important to note that students who graduate with a diploma from Menaul School receive resident/local/in-state tuition at public universities in New Mexico (which can represent tuition savings of over $15,000 per year).  In addition, they are eligible for other competitive scholarships based on academic performance.  The three most common choices for universities within New Mexico include the University of New MexicoNew Mexico State University, and New Mexico Tech (focuses on science and engineering).

Menaul School


Services & Amenities

Student Enrollment
Foreign Student Enrolment
Homestay, Optional On Campus Dorms
Arid, Warm
Gender Restriction
Study Types
High school
United States of America
Gap year
Sport Teams
Men’s Basketball, Men’s Cross Country, Men’s Football, Men’s Soccer, Men’s Track and Field (Outdoor), Women’s Basketball, Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Track and Field (Outdoor), Women’s Volleyball