Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande

Chemin de Rovéréaz 20
Lausanne, 01012, Switzerland
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The Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande (ENSR) is a co-educational private school operating as a limited, not-for-profit organisation. Founded in 1906, our renowned private institution is over a century old and now welcomes over 600 students.
The school provides a spectacular setting for an international education infused with the spirit of innovation.
ENSR is situated in Lausanne, Switzerland's French-speaking region, near Lake Geneva (Lac Lman).
Close to both the Latin and Germanic worlds, the school enjoys a privileged position in the centre of Europe.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $60,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande
School Focus
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
6-12
Grades Offered (Day)
Pre-K-12
School Type
Co-ed
Dual Language Immersion Program
Secondary Immersion Language
Spanish
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded
1906
Campus Size
6 acres

Student Body

% Students of Color
10%
% International Students
30%
% Students Boarding
10%
Offers Post-Grad Year
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
Classroom Dress Code
Average Class Size
15 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
30:1
Number of IB Courses Offered
15
ESL Courses Offered
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
80%
Summer Program Offered

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$60,000
Merit Scholarships Offered

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Director of Admissions
Nadia Egger
Associate Director of Admissions
Isabel Matos

School Notes

    Ecole Nouvelle / International Boarding School of Lausanne ENSR / IBSL is a co-educational, private school, operating as a limited, not-for-profit organisation. Founded in 1906, this renowned private institution is over a century old and now welcomes over 600 students.
  • ECOLE: the school provides a spectacular setting for an international education.
  • NOUVELLE: infused with the spirit of innovation.
  • SUISSE ROMANDE: situated in Switzerland's French-speaking region near Lake Geneva (Lac Lman), close to both the Latin and Germanic worlds, the school enjoys a privileged position in the centre of Europe.
Mission Statement Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande is a private educational establishment committed to helping students become responsible individuals in an ever changing global society and in whatever communities they may later live. The School is non-denominational and strives to ensure that the personal beliefs of each student are respected. At ENSR our core values are as follows:
  • The global development  of our  students, not only from  an academic point of view, but also the body and mind.
  • The development of their sense of responsibility and mutual respect.
  • The development of their feeling of belonging to a local community, particularly the school community.
  • The development of an open-minded attitude to an international perspective and to multiculturalism.
  • The adaptation to the individual needs of our students.
Education The Founder of ENSR, Edouard Vittoz, believed that a quality education rests on valuing individuality, interpreting educational programs with flexibility and promoting harmonious collaboration.
  • Quality of teaching: highly qualified and competent teachers, committed to their students and enriching the educational offering.
  • Quality of the environment: the school overlooks the medieval cathedral city of Lausanne and enjoys access to numerous sporting facilities. 
  • Internationalism: ENSR / IBSL promotes global understanding and the welcoming of non French-speaking students and multilingualism through the early introduction of English, then German.
  • More info on https://ensr.ch The school also offer a summer camp every year - see ensr-summer.ch
  • Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande accreditations: Swiss Private Schools (ADVEP), Federation of Swiss Private Schools (FSPS), Swiss Group of Private Boarding Schools
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande cost?
Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande's tuition is approximately $60,000 for boarding students.
When is the application deadline for Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande?
The application deadline for Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $60,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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