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TOP-14 Irish boarding schools for foreign students in Ireland - rankings and study fees

Education information

Nowadays, prestigious boarding schools in Ireland allow to receive excellent education that meets high British standards. SMAPSE offers you 15 best Irish boarding schools available for foreign students. Irish boarding schools provide excellent level of education that gives essential knowledge and skills for further studying.

Actually, all boarding schools and boarding houses in Ireland are very well equipped. Students have big and comfortable campuses, get an opportunity for sports and creativity. Practically, all students during their free time attend various clubs and coteries that help to develop their talents and abilities. There are a lot of different competitions where foreign students can take part, including the famous school orchestra review and the Duke of Edinburgh Prize. Participation in such events is a chance to prove themselves, develop leadership skills, ability to take responsibility for their words and deeds, teamwork skills, cohesion and unity with the team.

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Tuition fees at Irish private boarding schools. What documents are required to apply?

The price for secondary education in Ireland at prestigious boarding schools varies from 16,000 to 32,000 euros per year.

In order to enter a private boarding school in Ireland, following documents are required:

  • A copy of the student's passport or ID card
  • School scores for the last 2 academic years + quarterly / trimester grades for the current academic year
  • Language certificates (preferably as new as possible)
  • Recommendation letters from teachers of English and mathematics
  • Motivation letter (not always)
  • Registration forms and school forms
  • Skype interview with the student or a personal visit to an educational institution

In addition to the above list, it's also required to pass internal tests of the school in mathematics and English. Such tests determine the level of preparation to enter a private school.

Please, don't hesitate to contact SMAPSE experts at any time as they are always ready to help you and answer all questions.

Advantages and disadvantages of English schools

Advantages Disadvantages
The opportunity to enter the best universities in England, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Europe, the world Expensive
High quality of education and academic standards Strong workload
Perfect English after graduation The need to change the social environment; it takes time to adapt
Useful contacts The difficulty of choosing the most suitable school for the child, requires a qualified specialist
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Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management).
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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