We are delighted that your child will be applying to HudsonWay Immersion School (HWIS). For your convenience and the security of your application, HWIS utilizes the SchoolAdmin application and enrollment portal.

After you have registered for an information session, we welcome you to select either the New York or New Jersey campus and begin your application below. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact the admission advisor.

Thank you for applying to HudsonWay Immersion School.



Information Session

Register for an Info Session about HudsonWay Immersion School.

Admission Application

HudsonWay Immersion School has a rolling admission process. To facilitate financial aid requests, HWIS recommends that families apply for admission by Jan 15 (NY campus) and Jan 29 (NJ campus) of the desired year of enrollment.

Release of Records

For prospective students of Kindergarten through Middle School, HWIS requires a teacher recommendation and transcript from the student's current school. This form is part of the application checklist available once the admission application has been submitted. For incoming grades 4, 5 and 6, ISEE test are required as well as copies of any standardized test results such as ERB.

Student Visit & Family Meeting

Upon receiving a completed admission application, HWIS will be in touch with families about how to continue the process virtually.


Financial Aid Request

Submit a letter outlining the need for financial aid to Bill Hicks, Chief Administrative Officer for HudsonWay Immersion School, at

Financial Aid Documentation

Submit parents’ or guardians' W-2s and IRS Form 1040s for the last two years via School & Student Services. Documents should not be submitted directly to HWIS.

Financial Aid Decision

Receive notification by the Chief Administrative Officer within two weeks of the submission of all required documentation to School & Student Services.

Admission Decision

The admissions committee carefully reviews each candidate before a decision is made, and each family will be notified of the outcome of this process via email or phone call.

Admissions Deadlines for 2021-2022 School Year

Students applying in the NY campus are invited to submit an application for early decision which enables a student to receive notification in December.
There will be a commitment on the part of the student to enroll if admitted under early decision.

New York Dates:
Early decision application deadline: Nov 30, 2020
Early decision notification: Dec 21, 2020
Regular decision Application and FA deadline: Jan 15, 2021
Notification on enrollment & financial aid decision: Feb 26, 2021

New Jersey Dates:
Regular decision Application and FA deadline: Jan 29, 2021
Notification on enrollment & financial aid decision: Feb 26, 2021

Do you have questions about language immersion? Read some Frequently Asked Questions.

Apply to HudsonWay Immersion School NY

Nicole Liu

Admissions & Program Director, New York

(212) 787-8088


Apply to HudsonWay Immersion School NJ

Tracie Xiong

Admissions & Program Director, New Jersey

(908) 598-8088

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