The Student Experience - The International School of Minnesota

International Students

The Student Experience

The International School of Minnesota is nestled in a beautiful, private, 54-acre campus in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, a southwest suburb of the Minneapolis St. Paul metropolitan area.


Campus Activities:

There is lots to do here on campus all year long with four distinct seasons in Minnesota.

Fall: hiking, biking, rollerblading, soccer, running, volleyball

Winter: sledding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, basketball

Spring: hiking, biking, track & field, Frisbee

Summer: swimming, biking, hiking, running

Students benefit from a structure of support with on-site residence hall advisors. 

The ISM Campus is also frequently visited by beautiful wildlife, including:


Wild turkeys

Red fox

Bald eagles

Canadian geese

Song birds



Residence Hall:

The ISM residential facility is located on the north-east side of a 54-acre campus that provides an ideal backdrop for a unique educational experience. The three-story, state of the art facility can house up to 32 students in private/semi-private rooms and includes a theater recreation center, fitness center, laundry facilities, common areas, secure access with 24-hour security, and two live-in supervisors.

Everything was excellent in the residence halls. I always enjoyed living in there." -- International Student, Grade 12, Chinese


For a full list of features of the rooms and more details, click here.

Nearby Attractions & Activities:

The Mall of America: The largest indoor mall in the U.S. with 40 million visitors per year, includes a wide variety of shops, an indoor amusement park, an aquarium, and other attractions is 12-13 miles away.

Bryant Lake Park: One hundred and seventy (170) beautiful acres of rolling hills, woodlands, wetlands, and grasslands, Bryant Lake Park is a short 15-minute walk from ISM. At Bryant Park students can bike, fish, swim, go boating, picnic, hike, and more!

Check out the Explore Minnesota Guide Here

Minnesota is home of several professional sports teams:


Other Attractions:

To see our weekened activity schedule from the previous year, click here.  

About ISM

Founded in 1985, The International School of Minnesota is a private school located in the heart of Eden Prairie, Minnesota. For over 35 years, ISM has been educating students in the local and international community using the SABIS® Educational System™, an academically rigorous program that provides students with a solid foundation of knowledge and valuable 21st century skills to ensure their success in college and beyond.




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