College Counseling

Welcome to Kaohsiung American School (KAS), located in southern Taiwan in a vibrant city of 3 million. KAS is an IB World School dedicated to educational excellence and to rigorous preparation for challenging university study in the United States and throughout the world. As students progress through our high school, they become increasingly more knowledgeable, principled, curious, balanced, independent, engaged and open-minded. The KAS College Counseling team works individually to advise students on university admissions worldwide, including a strong history of admission to many of the most selective and prestigious colleges.


Senior Class Students


Students who choose us colleges


High School Students


DP Students Receiving an IB Diploma (’20)


Student:Teacher Ratio


Average IB DP Points

KAS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and a member of the Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS), the East Asia Region Council of Schools (EARCOS), and the Council of International School (CIS), and the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE).

KAS schedules and manages college visits through CIALFO College Visits

Request a Visit

You can also request a visit by directly contacting Cerise Roth-Vinson, College Counselor, at We will work with your schedule to optimize time with students and parents, and can make recommendations about visiting nearby international schools as you plan your Taiwan itinerary to make the most of your time. College visits are managed in CIALFO and students are actively updated as visits are scheduled.

Contact your College Counselor

Contact Information

Kaohsiung American School

889 Cueihua Road
Zuoying District
Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

+886 7 586 3300
WhatsApp: +886 909057315

Meet The Counselors

Cerise Roth-Vinson

College Counselor

Lori Dietrich

HS Counselor