Edu City Ro
Jeju, 63644, South Korea
NLCS Jeju was established in 2011.  It is an award winning boarding and day School located on the island of Jeju in South Korea, for boys and girls aged 4 to 18.
The School follows a British Curriculum in an English speaking environment.
Students achieve higher than world average results in their IGCSE and IBDP, securing offers from prestigious universities around the world.
NLCS Jeju students are well rounded and accomplished individuals which is thanks to a pupil centered and large pastoral provision as well as an extensive co-curricular programme.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 5-12, PG
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $9,000
  • Acceptance rate: 40%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
School Focus
Grades Offered (Boarding)
5-12, PG
Grades Offered (Day)
K-12, PG
School Type
ADD/ADHD Support
Dual Language Immersion Program
Secondary Immersion Language
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded

Student Body

Offers Post-Grad Year

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Frequency of Saturday Classes
Classroom Dress Code
Average Class Size
22 students
ESL Courses Offered
Summer Program Offered

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Merit Scholarships Offered

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
Director of Admissions
Helen Lock

College Matriculation

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School Notes

    NLCS Jeju draws on the experience and history of it's founding school, which was established in 1850 in London. The educational expertise, values and ethos of NLCS UK are evident in NLCS Jeju today. The School believes in three pillars of education:Academic Excellence  From a young age, students are encouraged to have a passion for learning and a curiosity to explore to a greater depth. Students are supported by excellent teachers who have years of experience and who are passionate about their subject area. Students are given the tools and encouragement they need to succeed. The curriculum is rigorous and challenges students to be the best they can. At NLCS Jeju they advocate 'floors, not ceilings'. Students in boarding also benefit from an Academic Enhancement Programme during the evening. Pastoral Support At the heart of everything is the student's health and wellbeing. Students have a network of support to ensure they are happy as happy students perform better and thrive at school. A structured house system with tutors ensures that all students are known. In addition, students have access to a range of professional services including Emotional Guidance Counsellors, University Guidance Counsellors and Learning Support Teachers. The students who live on campus in one of seven fully equipped and spacious boarding homes also have the support of Boarding Home Masters/Mistresses, Matrons and other adults. Co-curricular Programme  A study and life balance is key to success and students at NLCS Jeju have access to over 150 different co-curricular activities. In addition to the after school options the students take part in a Saturday programme known as Bryant. Students can select from sport, art, drama, dance, music, academic enrichment,  outdoor education and community service work to undertake in their spare time. Students excel in all areas and often win competitions or awards for their pursuits. Their students are well rounded and passionate individuals who have a range of skills and experience outside of the classroom. Boarding  Many students live on campus and enjoy the many benefits that come with being a boarding student. Students who board are more independent and confident young people. A dedicated team support the boarders and provide a range of activities in the evening and weekends. Boarding is at the heart of the NLCS Jeju community. Students are encouraged to board from Year 5 onwards. Results  Students are taught in English and despite this being their second language they excel academically. Over 65% of students achieved A*-A for their IGCSEs in 2023 and the IBDP students achieved an overall point score average of 36 - higher than the world average. Destinations  Students secure offers to prestigious universities around the world, including Oxford, Cambridge and Ivy League. Over 50% of students undertake their higher education in the US and around 20% in the UK. The dedicated University Guidance Counsellors start to work with students from Year 9 onwards. Accreditation and Awards
  • COBIS - Council of British International Schools - Patron's Award
  • IBO - IB World School (top 60)
  • CIS - Council of International Schools 
  • FOBISIA - member 
  • BCCK - member I
  • nternational School Awards - winner of the Safeguarding category 2023
  • Winner - Independent School of the Year 2021
  • Spears Top 15 School (China and Southeast Asia) 2022
  • Top 10 - World Best School Prizes 2023
  • NLCS Jeju accreditations: COBIS, CIS, IBO
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does NLCS Jeju cost?
NLCS Jeju's tuition is approximately $9,000 for boarding students.
What is the acceptance rate of NLCS Jeju?
The acceptance rate of NLCS Jeju is 40%, which is lower than the boarding school average of 60%.
What is NLCS Jeju's ranking?
NLCS Jeju ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Least expensive tuition.
When is the application deadline for NLCS Jeju?
The application deadline for NLCS Jeju is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 5-12, PG
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $9,000
  • Acceptance rate: 40%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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