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The UWC-USA Bartos Institute is proud to present Arjun Sethi and David Barsamian, who will be giving a Global Issues talk Friday, November 16 in the Kluge Auditorium.
UWC-USA will host its first ever TEDx event in November featuring nationally acclaimed and student speakers.
An open house meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 5 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM at United World College-USA in Kluge Auditorium. The purpose of this meeting is to share information about issues relevant to the management of the hot springs and discuss potential options for the property.
Announcing a comprehensive alumni engagement survey...
The UWC-USA community again rose to the challenge and delivered on our promise to our students with a successful Annual Fund campaign.
  • Saturday, January 26, 2019
    • Caribbean & Latin American Day (CLAD) Cultural Show 7:00 PM to 8:30 PMKluge Auditorium
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019
    • Annual Conference Around campus
    Friday, February 22, 2019
    • Annual Conference Around campus
    Saturday, February 23, 2019
    • Annual Conference Around campus
  • Friday, March 15, 2019
    • Travel Day (Second-year students)

      Buses depart campus, 11:45 pm (3/15) and 7 am (3/16)

The UWC-USA Education

UWC-USA is one of 17 United World College (UWC) campuses located on five continents. A two-year residential school, UWC-USA serves students age 16-19 who typically represent more than 75 different countries. They participate in a unique program that combines academic challenge with an experiential, hands-on approach to learning. Learn more.

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Letter From President
Dr. Victoria Mora

Greetings from Montezuma,
It is paradoxical but it is true: one of the great benefits of being a teacher is the opportunity to learn from our students. Often I’ve come to see a complex idea or problem a little differently because of a student’s insight, because of the experience and values she or he brings to bear on our work together.
Early this spring, I had the chance to see more deeply into the current debate around immigration and the refugee crisis across the globe. With poise and passion, our students became my teachers as they shared their powerful stories.


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UWC-USA is one of 17 UWCs on five continents. Other countries that have UWCs include Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Swaziland, Thailand, and Wales.


UWC-USA students perform more than 18,700 hours of service every year through our association with 25 community partners. More than 2,500 people in Las Vegas, N.M. and the surrounding community have benefited from service projects led by UWC-USA students.


UWC-USA has 228 students representing more than 70 countries, from Armenia to Zimbabwe. Eleven students come from countries identified as conflict regions. Representation within our student body includes: Africa 10%, Asia 28%, Europe 29%, North America 23%, South America 10%.


Students don’t apply directly to the school; they are selected by committees in their home countries based on academic achievement, leadership, and curiosity about and involvement with global events and cultures.


Philanthropist Shelby Davis has created a $40 million endowment that provides 50 U.S. students with full scholarships to attend a UWC every year.


Our more than 3,357 UWC-USA alumni are spread across the globe: North America 26%, Latin America and Caribbean 16%, Africa 10%, Middle East 6%, Asia 14%, Europe 21%, Pacific 2%


UWC-USA offers the International Baccalaureate diploma program. Students can choose from IB classes in 28 subjects – a remarkable number given the size of the school.

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