St. Michaels University School

3400 Richmond Road,
Victoria, Canada
Tel: (250) 370-6170
Gr: (Boarding) 8-12 | 923 students
At St. Michaels University School, we believe many of the most important lessons — both intellectual and personal — enable students to discover not only who they are as individuals but who they have the potential to become.

Upcoming Events and News

  • Reception - Fri., October 24, 2014 - get more information!
  • Take a (Virtual) Tour Around Campus - 12/13/2013 - Visit St Michaels University School without leaving home - our new virtual campus tour is *almost* as good as actually being here! Copy the link into your browser to see for yourself: http://goo.gl/Yw2eHd
  • SMUS Student Wins Google Science Fair - 11/05/2013 - In Grade 10, Ann Makosinski designed a flashlight that is powered solely from the heat emitted from the human hand. Her invention took her to the finals of the international competition where she took home the top prize in her age ...more

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2013 School Data
St. Michaels University School
School Focus College Preparatory
Grades (Boarding) Grades 8-12
Grades (Day) Grades K-12
School Type Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes
Religious Affiliation Anglican
Year Founded 1906
Campus Size 20 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 923 students
% International Students 15%
% Students Boarding 45%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
Average Class Size 18 students
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:18
Number of AP Courses Offered 24
ESL Courses Offered Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 45%
Summer Program Offered Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $6 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
n/a
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
% Students on Financial Aid 21%
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling
SSAT Score No
Acceptance Rate 0%
Director of Admissions Paul Leslie
Associate Director of Admissions Shannon Drew

AP / Advanced Courses

Total Advanced Courses Offered 24
AP/Advanced Courses
Art History Biology
Calculus AB Calculus BC
Chemistry Chinese Language and Culture
English Language English Literature
Environmental Science European History
French Language German Language
Government and Politics Human Geography
Japanese Language Macroeconomics
Microeconomics Physics B
Physics C (Electricity & Mag.) Physics C (Mechanical)
Psychology Spanish Language
Studio Art (2D Design) Studio Art (Drawing)

School Notes:

  • School accreditations: CAIS, WBSA, NAIS, PNAIS, TABS, IECA, SSAT
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Steve Nash '92 - Two-time NBA MVP, founder and president of the Steve Nash Foundation for growing health in kids
    • Stewart Butterfield '91 - Co-founder of Flickr
    • Kenneth Oppel '85 - Award-winning author
    • Manoj Sood '81 - Star of CBC's hit show

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is St. Margaret's School (2.6 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • VictoriaSt. Margaret's School
     
    1080 Lucas Avenue
    VictoriaBritish ColumbiaV8X 3P7
    250-479-7171
    2.6 mi | 379 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
  • Mill BayBrentwood College School
     
    2735 Mt. Baker Road
    Mill Bay
    250 743 5521
    17.4 mi | 460 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Shawnigan Lake, BCShawnigan Lake School
     
    1975 Renfrew Road
    Shawnigan Lake, BCV0R2W1
    250-743-6207
    20 mi | 465 students | Gr. 8-12
  • Vancouver, BCSt. George's School, Vancouver
     
    West 29th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC
    (604) 221-3915
    55.4 mi | 1150 students | Gr. 1-12
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