International Student Application Process

Archbishop Walsh Academy is an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme school that has rigorous spiritual, academic, and extracurricular programs designed to develop our student body into young men and women of the highest moral and ethical character.  Guided by the teachings of the Catholic Church, we are committed to helping our students realize their fullest potential to become mature, responsible and productive members of society.

International students along with their American friends participate in all aspects of school and community life, from the classroom where they receive a rigorous IB education, to the Athletic field where they participate in a full range of sports, including Basketball, Volleyball, and Soccer, to the Performing Arts stage where they can participate in our musical and theatrical productions. Our faculty and staff provide a caring and nurturing environment where the students’ confidence, individual worth and development are of utmost importance.


College Acceptances and Scholarships

We are an exemplary International Baccalaureate Programme, Catholic High School with a 100% college acceptance rate and a strong history of student placement in top-tier America colleges and universities. Archbishop Walsh Academy's class of 2019 earned over $2.7 million in scholarship offers, with half of the senior class receiving scholarship offers from prestigious and reputable American Colleges and Universities.


Located in Olean, New York

Archbishop Walsh Academy is located in Olean, NY which is about a 1.5 hours South of Buffalo, NY. Please visit the following websites for more information about our beautiful area.

Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce:

Enchanted Mountains of Western New York:

City of Olean:


                 Information about International Student Housing:

Our International Admissions and Services Staff knows how important it is to live in a safe and comfortable environment. At Archbishop Walsh Academy we are dedicated to making sure our international students have the best housing options with al the comforts of home.

International Housing Information


Questions about International Student Admissions:

If you have any questions about international student applications or the admissions process, please contact Danielle Michel, IBDP Coordinator, at (716) 372-8122 or by email at [email protected]


School Information & Brochures:

STCS/Walsh Brochure

College Counseling Brochures

Catholic Education Brochure




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