Canadian College Italy

via Cavour 13
Lanciano (CH) 66034, Italy
Tel: 905-709-7401
  • Canadian College Italy is Canada`s first high school in Italy.
  • CCI is a co-educational boarding school that offers an academically rigorous curriculum in a semester format.
  • Founded in 1995, we have provided a unique high quality English-language based educational experience that prepares students for success in their university studies. Our professional teaching staff dedicates itself to ensureextensive individual attention is available for every student. CCI prides itself on its excellent student achievement andgraduates have accepted offers and received scholarships from a variety of universities throughout Canada, the U.S.A., the U.K., Australia and Europe.

Top 20 Placements

All Schools

Listed among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 322 schools) for:

Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
Canadian College Italy
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades (Boarding)Grades 10-12, PG
School TypeCo-ed
Religious AffiliationNon-denominational
Year Founded1995

Student Body

Enrollment60 students
% International Students
% Students Boarding

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School uniform)
Average Class Size12 students
Teacher : Student Ratio1:8
Number of AP Courses Offeredn/a
ESL Courses OfferedNo
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedNo


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(*36,300 Euro - dollar cost may vary with exchange)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
% Students on Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships OfferedNo


Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Director of AdmissionsJocelyn Manchee

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • The essence of CCI is that challenging learning takes place in the country of the Renaissance where archaeological, historical and art treasures are visited as a formally instructed integral part of the CCI educational experience. Classroom and book learning, upon which the School places the highest value, is dramatically enhanced when students are learning in the very places where the events being studied occurred. All students visit the major art cities within Italy and optional trips are also organized throughout Europe. The Town of Lanciano, where CCI is located, is an ancient-yet-modern, safe, and well serviced small city of 45,000 in the eastern Abruzzo Region. It is a 15 minute drive from the sand and stone beaches of the Adriatic Sea and less than three hours by bus from Rome. An important part of the student experience is to live in an Italian town and be immersed in its culture, and Lanciano has warmly embraced CCI and our students. Students attend CCI from Canada, Europe, the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, South America and Italy to name a few. This assemblage of students and concentration of experience promotes strong friendships with classmates from all over the world. CCI's main building is a four-story medieval house centered around a bright covered atrium that rises a full four stories. Surrounding the atrium are classrooms, the library and administrative offices.  The Allegria, is a charming 500 year-old inn where our students have their meals. CCI students enjoy excellent Mediterranean food, where all fruits and vegetables are locally grown. The Allegria is the oldest Inn in Lanciano; it also houses the boys` residence on the second floor. The girl`s residence, Santa Maria is a larger building about a five minute walk from the school.  We encourage each residence to develop into a mini-family so that it operates as much as possible as a home away from home. Each residence has excellent WiFi service.  It is invariably residence life, with its friendships, necessary accommodations, agreements and understandings, that students have reported they remember and will forever treasure as an important bonding and enriching part of their CCI lives. 
  • Canadian College Italy`s mission:  To provide a unique environment in which students
  •                                                          experience a renaissance academically, socially and
  •                                                          culturally.
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grades: 7-12, PG | 340 students 462.3 milesChemin de la Source
    LeysinSwitzerland 1854
    462.37-12, PG340
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 400 students 945.2 milesColdharbour Lane
    Thorpe, Surrey TW20 8TEUnited Kingdom tw20 8te
    44 0 1932 582316
    945.29-12, PG400
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 515 students 5657.2 miles2735 Mt. Baker Road
    Mill Bay, BC V0R 2P1Canada 1
    5657.29-12, PG515
  • Grades: 9-12, PG

    K-12, PG (day)
     | 400 students
    8089.4 miles65-1692 Kohala Mountain Road
    KamuelaHI 96743
    8089.49-12, PG

    K-12, PG (day)
  • Grades: 9-12 | 400 students 4477.2 miles88 Bronte College Court
    Mississauga, OntarioCanada L5B1M9
Recent Articles
What's It Like At Boarding School?
May 09, 2018
Inevitably at some point while you are looking at boarding schools, your child will ask what it's like living at boarding school. Here are some answers to those questions.
Looking For Some Great Summer Programs?
May 03, 2018
The quality of a summer camp depends very much on the quality and experience of the folks running it. When you select a summer program run by a boarding school, you are getting a program with experienced, well-organized professionals at the helm. More here.
What's Wrong With The Boys?
March 22, 2018
Some cynics think single-sex education is old-fashioned. The Kiski School shows how educating boys in a single-sex school is successful.
Featured Schools
Request Information
I am a:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Country of Citizenship:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)