UNIS Manhattan is located on a site overlooking the East River one mile south of the United Nations. This campus enrolls children in kindergarten through 12th grade. UNIS Queens is located in Jamaica Estates, a suburb approximately 17 miles east of the Manhattan Campus. This campus enrolls children in kindergarten through 8th grade. At the 9th grade level, UNIS Queens students may automatically transfer to the Manhattan Campus.
The Manhattan campus was designed and built specifically for UNIS in 1973 away from the center of the city and situated in a safe neighborhood overlooking the East River at 25th Street. The building is modern and spacious, housing well-designed classrooms, gymnasiums, two excellent libraries, a state-of-the art media center, sound-proof music rooms, bright art studios, language, science, computer and media labs, two student lounges, outdoor play facilities, a cafeteria, Nurse's Office, and a theater. An inner courtyard filled with plants and a small waterfall provides a tranquil setting for small groups or for art or music lessons. A garden with river views in front of the building offers another place to relax.
Approximately 1,320 students are enrolled at the Manhattan campus.
The Queens campus is located in residential Jamaica Estates. The spacious, two-story modern building on Croydon Road includes outdoor play facilities. The campus's computer network provides every classroom, lab, and office with access to the internet, library catalogs and shared electronic resources. The School has a library/Media Center, a science lab, computer lab, music classroom, art studio, gymnasium/auditorium, French, Spanish, and ESL classrooms; a Resource room, and a first aid station.
Approximately 190 students are enrolled at the Queens Campus.