International Students

Unity has hosted students from South Korea, China, Spain, and the Netherlands. We celebrate and embrace students as they embark on their educational and spiritual journey here at Unity Christian.

International Student Coordinator

All International Student inquiries shall be processed through Unity’s International Student Coordinator (ISC) Julie Essebaggers. She can be reached by email at or by phone at Unity (616) 669-1820.

The Application Process


Apply to Unity Christian through an approved agency


Once the application is reviewed, a Skype interview will be scheduled through the ISC and Agency Representative


Acceptance will be granted or denied


If accepted, I-20 will be processed


The student is required to attend the New Student Orientation for an evening the week before school begins. This orientation includes registration for classes.

International Coordinating Agency Requirements

International students considered for admission to Unity Christian High School must come through a US-based International Coordinating Agency. Please see the following list of our partnering agencies and their contact information: 

CHANS International
Contact: Chanho Song

Student Management Group
Contact: Diana DeClemente

Partners in Learning Across Culture
Contact: John & Elaine DeJager
616.246.6302 or 616.633.7106 (cell)

Rotman Education Technology Group (RETG)
Jenison, MI
Contact: Jessie Clay