362 Mariposa Avenue
Ottawa, K1M 0T3, Canada
Established in 1891 with a long-standing reputation both nationally and internationally, Ashbury College is a leading coeducational IB World boarding school located in the heart of Canada`s capital city, Ottawa.
Ashbury students have access to all the resources and multicultural elements that this capital city offers, in a safe and pristine environment.
With an average class size of 17, this university preparatory school offers 100% university placement with 83% of students gaining access to their first choice university.
National award-winning teachers help Ashbury students reach their potential both academically and athletically.
Come and see for yourself -- the world starts here!.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 740 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $74,230
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $30,585
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Ashbury College ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 301 schools) for:

Category
Attribute
Offering Breadth

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
Ashbury College
School Focus
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12
Grades Offered (Day)
4-12
School Type
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded
1891
Campus Size
13 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
740 students
% International Students
20%
% Students Boarding
15%
Average SAT Score
1270
Offers Post-Grad Year
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
Classroom Dress Code
Average Class Size
17 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
Number of IB Courses Offered
30
ESL Courses Offered
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
95%
Summer Program Offered
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$12 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$74,230
(includes boarding, meal plan, medical insurance, and tuition refund insurance)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$30,585
Tuition international students
$74,230
% Students on Financial Aid
10%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$7,500
Merit Scholarships Offered

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
65%
Director of Admissions
Bruce Mutch
Associate Director of Admissions
Barbara Saville

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
18
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Camera Club, Dance Club, Debate Club, Drama Club, Knitting, Lego, Robotics, Spanish, World Affairs, yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Musical Theatre, School Magazine

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Badminton Club, Tennis, Touch Rugby, Triathlon, Yoga

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • Located on 13 acres in the heart of Canada`s beautiful capital city of Ottawa, Ashbury College is a coeducational independent school for day and boarding students. Ashbury has over 540 students in Grades 9 through 12, including109 boarders from over 40 countries, and 175 students in our Junior School which serves Grades 4 to 8.
  • An IB World School since 1976, Ashbury College is known for its academic excellence, with 100% university placement, with 83% of graduates being accepted into the university of their first choice. Ashbury graduates are accepted into universities around the world, including Harvard, Oxford, Cornell, University of Toronto, Queen's, McGill, University of Ottawa, Dartmouth, Duke, Johns Hopkins and more.
  • Our core values are academic excellence, caring community, ethical and spiritual development, personal growth and international engagement. We pride ourselves on our small class sizes, award-winning athletic and performing arts programs and over 70 co-curricular activities offered by our dedicated faculty.
  • Community involvement is an essential element of an Ashbury College education, complementing our innovative academic curriculum.
  • Key Facts: Coeducational since 1982, first International Baccalaureate High School in Canada, founded Peace Camp Canada, 2003, founded Forum for Young Canadians, 1975. Established 1891, moved to present campus 1910. Ashbury campus open to neighbours and community, hosting provincial sporting events, charity functions, diplomatic community events, national conferences, guest speakers. Distinguished alumni include a former Prime Minister, former leader of Her Majesty`s Loyal Opposition, a Nobel Prize winner, a national radio host, and distinguished community leaders.
  • Ottawa boasts all the benefits of a major capital city without losing its small-town feel. Ottawa is home to two universities, two community colleges, Canada`s Parliament, renowned green spaces in Gatineau Park and the UNESCO World Heritage Rideau Canal,a National Hockey League franchise and a Canadian Football League franchise, countless theatre companies, galleries and year-round festivals.
  • Our diplomatic community infuses internationalism into our bilingual city and our prosperous business sector-from advanced technology, to government, research and development, health, education and trades-contributes to the local economy and markets all around the world.
  • Website: ashbury.ca
  • Telephone: +1.613.749.5954
  • Fax: +1.613.749.9724
  • Address: 362 Mariposa Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1M 0T3 Email: info@ashbury.ca
  • Ashbury College accreditations: TABS, CAIS, CIS, IB, NAIS, Round Square
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Ashbury College cost?

Ashbury College's tuition is approximately $74,230 for boarding students and $30,585 for day students.

What is the acceptance rate of Ashbury College?

The acceptance rate of Ashbury College is 65%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 58%.

What sports does Ashbury College offer?

Ashbury College offers 28 interscholastic sports: Alpine Skiing, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Nordic Skiing, Orienteering, Paddle Tennis, Rock Climbing, Rugby, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee and Volleyball. Ashbury College is ranked as one of the top boarding schools for most sports offered.

Does Ashbury College offer a summer program?

Yes, Ashbury College offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What is Ashbury College's ranking?

Ashbury College ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for High percent faculty with advanced degrees and Most sports offered.

When is the application deadline for Ashbury College?

The application deadline for Ashbury College is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

Alumni Reviews Review School

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Description

Class of 2016
5.00
Elon university
Ashbury college offers a wide variety of beneficial teaching methods that differs from class to class, and always encourages students to pursue an international baccalaureate degree. They provide the right resources that the students need. . .

Class of 2015
5.00
Ashbury College
Ashbury College allows students to dive into the community and passions. Also, Ashbury College has a four hour per week work program which allows students to give back to the school while learning life lessons. . .

Class of 2015
5.00
Western University
One of the best aspects that I found with my experience at Ashbury was the fact that you had to take a mandatory amount of extra-curricular activities. At the beginning I was a bit worried. . .
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  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 740 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $74,230
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $30,585
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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