Mon-Fri 8-17, Sat 10-16
(UK time)
from $CAD 3750.00

Ridley College Ridley College Ridley College

Address: 2 Ridley Road, St Catharines, ON L2R 7C3, Canada
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Ridley College

  • Founded: 1889
  • Location: St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Age: 11-18 years
  • Type of training: joint
  • Number of students at Ridley College: 600, of which 20 % Of foreigners
  • Programs: High School, High School Program (with AP courses), Academic English, IB
  • Accommodation: Residence
  • The cost of Ridley College: from 19200 CAD per term with accommodation
  • Ranking: is included in the top 50 boarding schools in Canada

Ridley College near Lake Ontario is one of Canada's most prestigious schools. It is located in a picturesque location in Ontario. From Ridley College not far from Toronto (just over an hour drive), the American city of Buffalo in New York State, Niagara Falls.

The private school covers an area of 36 acres. The campus includes educational, residential complexes, sports infrastructure, recreation areas. At the boarding school for a comfortable stay, training has everything you need. There are strong moral principles, academic traditions. The school is proud of its famous graduates. The college was completed by the first Canadian pilot and the famous aviator-engineer Frederic Baldwin, professor of medicine JI Bell, nominee for Oscar Hume Cronin, and many others.

The education here is built on the traditional for the Canadian educational system principles. In secondary school, this is the laying of the foundations for future development. In the eldest - the disclosure of the potential of students, giving them the maximum number of opportunities for academic growth, creative, physical development. Standard programs are supplemented with the necessary disciplines in the 21st century. In particular, in high school students study computer technology, design, business, and other subjects. Ridley College is one of those boarding schools that are known for their high level of academic preparation. Almost 100% of the graduates of the educational institution enter prestigious universities in Canada and the United States. Of these, 80% - in high schools for themselves.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Ridley College

Program name
01.09.2017 -30.06.2018
from 63 700 $CAD / year

Enroll in Ridley College children can from 11 years. Studies in the middle classes are conducted under the state program of the province of Ontario. After the completion of the secondary school, the official Ontario Diploma will be issued. The level of development in the school of academic disciplines meets the pre-university training and is suitable for admission to universities in Canada, the United States of Europe.

Mathematics, French, art and design, English (academic or foreign), history, physical culture, music, geography and the natural-science complex are studied at the Canadian school.

01.09.2017 -30.06.2018
from 63 700 $CAD / year

In high school (9-12 grades) pupils undergo the same subjects, but the list increases due to special creative courses (theater, music and visual arts). The college introduces a compulsory study of the history and geography of Canada, increases the academic burden on languages ​​and natural subjects.

The passage of subjects at the Advanced Placement level (AP) will allow, after receiving the final diploma, to apply to the universities of the USA and Canada. AR Courses is distinguished by the increased intensity and complexity, this program is called preliminary admission to the university.

Examinations of AR are taken into account in higher education institutions, so schoolchildren can choose from subjects those that they will study in higher education. The choice of Advanced Placement includes math, foreign languages, physics, economics, English, design and music, biology, geography, history, chemistry.

01.09.2017 -30.06.2018
from 63 700 $CAD / year

In 11-12 grades, students can choose a sophisticated program that provides an international IB Diploma together with a secondary school diploma (Ontario Diploma). Of the six subjects, half of the students go through in-depth study, three subjects - with the standard. As part of the program, students write an analytical essay (Extended Essay) for 4,000 words.

15.07.2018 -28.07.2018 05.08.2018 -18.08.2018 08.07.2018 -28.07.2018 05.08.2018 -25.08.2018
from 3 750 $CAD / 2 week

For international students, Ridley College offers a special English language program (ESL) that allows you to quickly master the conversational and academic level. The program for foreigners makes it possible to engage in 5-10 classmates in a group and lasts for one academic year.

To study English as a non-native (foreign) college, students check the degree of language proficiency in a telephone interview. After enrolling and coming to school, students write standard tests and confirm their knowledge. The choice of the complexity group depends on the results. ESL is an optional discipline and is included in the list of extra paid.

Accommodation and food

There are 11 residences on the campus of the Ridley College. In each, an average of 35 children live. For girls, boys are provided with different enclosures. In the rooms of the residences students are usually accommodated for 2 people. For each one there is a sleeping, study place, wardrobe furniture. Shower rooms are located on the floors of the residences. In each building there are kitchens, laundries (with drying machines). There are also rest rooms. The residence offers children free wireless internet.

Meals are full board. The school canteen prepares healthy, varied dishes. Maybe vegetarian, diet food.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: algebra, applied Science, art, Art and design, biology, business, chemistry, civil position, computer techologies, drama, economics, English, English literature, extended essay, Financial accounting, French, geography, Geography of canada, Geometry, healthy lifestyle, history, History of canada, Latin language, Management of energy resources, Materials Science, maths, music, musical art, philosophy, physical Culture, physics, sociology, Spanish, theater, World literature,  Creative writing,  History of america
Events list: badminton, basketball, Chamber orchestra, Circle of singing, curling, Dramatic circle, Duke of Edinburgh prize, fencing, field hockey, fitness, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, Jazz band, rowing, rugby, sailing, softball, sport competitions, Sports running, Squash, swimming, tennis, Theatrical arts, volleyball, yoga


  • The quality of education, a large number of opportunities for the creative development of children.
  • Particular attention to the sport. The sports infrastructure of the school practically does not restrict students in choosing the direction of physical development.
  • Cadet Corps. All students of the boarding school are members of Canada's largest cadet community. Compliance with disciplinary standards, participation in joint activities is mandatory for students.
  • Specificity of the educational process. In the educational institution students are taught to learn. This valuable skill brings many benefits later in the university. In addition, the boarding school pays special attention to the development of leadership qualities, analytical thinking of children, the formation of their motivation for achievements.
  • Technological training. The students of the boarding school are provided with computer equipment, through which they carry out the tasks of teachers in the process of studying, prepare projects.

Equipment Ridley College

The school classes of the boarding school are equipped with everything you need, starting with materials, ending with interactive techniques. Modern equipment is present in the library, music, dance class, scientific laboratories, studios for art. The sports infrastructure of the boarding school is also on top. For children there are tennis courts, squash, swimming pool, gymnasium. On the playing fields and platforms of Ridley College, students are offered badminton, volleyball, hockey, American football. Also in the school are opened sections of rowing, snowboarding, soccer, skiing.

Term dates and fees

Parents of students entering the Ridley College should pay an additional fee for the deposit (500 Canadian dollars), registration (3 thousand dollars) and health insurance. To pay for their studies are added a small amount for supervision and school supplies. As in many other Canadian colleges, flights and transfers are paid separately.

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


3d tour

Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge
Your comment/review/question:

Similar schools
Callback Selection of course free Online consultant