3400 Richmond Road
Victoria, V8P 4P5, Canada
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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Students: 1000 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Class of 2019
Northeastern University
I liked SMUS because there was a focus on community building, which is something I didn't realize I needed until I got there. I liked the grade 10 experiential program (rocket building, camping, yoga retreat). . .

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
St. Michaels University School
School Focus
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
Grades Offered (Day)
School Type
ADD/ADHD Support
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded
Campus Size
19 acres

Student Body

1000 students
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Offers Post-Grad Year

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Classroom Dress Code
Average Class Size
17 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
ESL Courses Offered
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program Offered
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Merit Scholarships Offered

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Director of Admissions
Alexis Lang Lunn
Associate Director of Admissions
Michael Drew

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Comparative Government & Politics, Computer Science Principles, Computer Sciences A, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, French Language, Government and Politics, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics C (Electricity & Mag.), Physics C (Mechanical), Psychology, Research, Seminar, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art, World History



Total Extracurricular Organizations
Club or Organization:
Academic Council, Amnesty International, Arts Council, Athletic Council, Book Club, Bridge Club, Business Club, CAIS Conference, Chess Club, Chinese Culture Club, Entrepreneur Club, Film Club, Food Committee, FreeThinkers' Club, Grad Committee, Grade Councils, Green Club, Hack Club, History Club, House Games Council, Intercultural Club, Knitting Club, Leadership Conferences, Math Challengers, Outdoor and Sustainability Club, Outdoor Leadership, Peer Tutors, Photo Club, Politics and International Relations Club, Pride Alliance, Psychology Club, Radio Club, Robotics Club, Service Council, Set Design Club, Spoken Word Club, Student Newspaper, Volunteer Club, Wellness Club, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Brass Ensemble, Choir, Fall Theatre Production, Jazz Band, Musical Theatre, Opera, Strings, Swing Band, Theatre

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance Club, Hiking, Outdoor Adventure, Rock Climbing, Strength and Conditioning, Table Tennis, Yoga

School Notes

  • St. Michaels University School is among the foremost independent day and boarding schools in Canada and in the world.
  • Our commitment to academic excellence provides exceptional preparation for the challenges of post-secondary education.
  • Our students are tomorrow`s leaders in the making, and come from more than 30 countries around the world.
  • Our faculty are passionate specialists who believe in the potential of every student.
  • Our key programmes focus on five areas of development: academics, athletics, the arts, leadership, and community and global service.
  • From Junior to Middle to Senior School, students develop a love of learning and learn to think critically and creatively.
  • University preparation is at the heart of the school`s mission, with 99% of our students going on to postsecondary education.
  • With boarding facilities starting at Grade 8, students become part of a diverse community where they create life-long friendships, develop independence and enjoy a wide range of activities.
  • St. Michaels University 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 and Slack
    • Kenneth Oppel '85 - Award-winning author
    • Manoj Sood '81 - Star of CBC's hit show Little Mosque on the Prairie
    • Bryce Soderberg '98 - Musician and member of band "Lifehouse"
Profile last updated: 08/24/2021
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Students: 1000 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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