Ridley College is a world prep boarding school located in St. Catharines, Ontario. Home to day and boarding students from across Canada and 31 countries around the world, Ridley students are engaged in academics, athletics, arts, leadership, and community service. While Ridley currently offers the Ontario Secondary School Diploma and Advanced Placement (AP) curriculum, in September 2012, the school will offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program as well. We invite you to consider what the Ridley experience would mean to you: a ticket to the world in your hand, the keys to knowledge in your pocket, true friends by your side, and the resources of a legacy at your back. Ridley is a school of the world that prepares students for the world.

Application deadlines (DD-MM-YYYY)

Rolling admission

(No longer allowed in class after February 1st)

Application Documents

  • Online application completed
  • Current grades
  • Last 2 years of grades
  • Confidential Recommendation Form
  • An English Language Assessment
  • Personal interview

IB Courses: Starting in 2012

AP Courses

Art, Art History, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, English, European History, French, German, Latin, Mandarin, Physics, Spanish

Students/ Grades       

Total number: 622

International: 200

Vietnamese: 0

Grades: 9-PG

Top 5 Higher Education Institutions (that graduates enter)

University of Toronto





English Proficiency

TOEFL (Paper/Computer/Internet): not required

IELTS: not required

SSAT: only for scholarship purposes

Intensive English Program: Yes

Top 5 Extracurricular Activities

Ice Hockey




Community Service

Cost (CDN$) per Academic Year

Tuition and fees (including room & board): $49,950

Book and Supplies: $1,000

Health Insurance: $700

Transportation: $250

Other expenses: field trips/coop store/personal - $3,000 estimate

Financial Aid & Scholarships for Intl Students: Yes

Financial Aid: 0 to 40,000

Merit Scholarship: 0 to 15,000 

Housing Options

Boarding:  Yes

Homestay: No (Only during campus closures)

Housing Placement Service: No 

For further information, please contact:

Capstone Vietnam

Hanoi Office: 8C Hai Ba Trung, Hoan Kiem

Hotline: 84 94 2244 186 | Tel: 84-4-3938 8455 

Ho Chi Minh Office: 212 Huynh Van Banh, Phu Nhuan

Hotline: 84 904553459 | Tel: 84-8-3844 1393