Our goal is for
​​​​​​​our students to be...

Compassionate and caring
Creative and motivated
Critical thinkers and problem solvers
Internationally minded
Fluent in two languages, conversational in a third
Change agents in a diverse world

2023-2024  Admissions FAQ

The preferred deadline for both the admission and tuition assistance applications is January 13, 2023. Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a rolling basis and offers made based on space availability. 

Please visit the Tuition and Fees page for more information.

For more information, sign up (link is external) for an information session or a tour, contact our Admissions department (link sends e-mail) or fill out our inquiry form (link is external) to receive periodic admissions announcements from EBI. You can also read reviews of EBI on the Berkeley Parents Network, Yelp, Niche and more.

Meet our
​​​​​​​Admissions Director

Sara Varela-Acevedo
Director of Admissions

Sara was born in Mexico City and grew up in San Diego, CA. Raised in a bi-cultural household, travel between Mexico and the U.S. set her strong roots in cross-cultural understanding and a love of travel. Sara completed her Bachelors in Biology and graduate studies in Teaching English as a Second Language at Gonzaga University. Her professional background is in international higher education, focused on student services, English language instruction, recruitment, admissions and enrollment. EBI's mission resonates with Sara's own educational philosophy and she is excited to be a part of and promote EBI's community.

In her free time, Sara enjoys trying new foods, reading, travel, staying active through exploration and being the world's best Tía to her nephews and nieces. 

Sara Varela-Acevedo

Director of Admissions
svarela@ebinternacional.org (link sends e-mail)