450 Dufferein
Stanstead, 05830, Canada
Located in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada, Stanstead College is a private boarding school for boys and girls in Grades 7 through 12.
Surrounded by the rolling hills of Quebec and Vermont, Stanstead College is an English school that embraces French in and out of the classroom.
With a student population of roughly 260, our school is also uniquely placed to open doors to top universities and colleges in the United States, Canada and around the world.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 268 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $59,900
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $23,900
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Stanstead College ranks among the top 10 schools with 200-400 students (out of 106 schools) for:

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
Stanstead College
School Focus
College Preparatory
Grades Offered
7-12, PG
School Type
ADD/ADHD Support
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded

Student Body

268 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Offers Post-Grad Year

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$20 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(CAD; includes tuition and residence fee)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Tuition international students
Summer Program Cost
(CAD; $4800 CAD international students)
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
Merit Scholarships Offered

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Director of Admissions
Patrick Fraser
Associate Director of Admissions
Logan Vanasse

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Comparative Politics, AP Economics, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Human Geography, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art



Total Extracurricular Organizations

College Matriculation

10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • In keeping with the school motto - Sanitas, Sapientia, Religio or Health, Wisdom, Integrity - Stanstead College builds its program around the pillars of academics, athletics and student life. Academically, caring teachers and small class sizes are paired with rigorous academics and an advisor support system to help students become aware, self-disciplined young women and men prepared for life after high school. In addition, our University Guidance team works closely with senior students to assist them in determining and achieving their post-secondary goals.
  • Based on the Quebec Ministry of Education curriculum in Grades 7 through 11, the Stanstead College academic program also offers a Grade 12 option that provides students with an intensive university preparatory experience, including many Advanced Placement (AP) options.
  • Stanstead College`s structured athletics program encourages teamwork, fair play, perseverance and, above all, health. Each term, students participate in their choice of athletic options. The school is perhaps most famous for its elite varsity girls and boys hockey teams, which compete at the top high school levels in Canada and the U.S.
  • Finally, students at Stanstead College enjoy the unforgettable experience of being part of a Canadian boarding school with an international student body. In addition to making lifelong friends, Stanstead students have endless opportunities to express themselves creatively and socially through clubs, weekend activities, school events as well as academic and service trips.
  • Stanstead College accreditations: TABS, NEASC, CAIS
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Mark Jankowski - Class of 2012, Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins
    • Kevin O'Leary - Canadian businessman
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Stanstead College cost?

Stanstead College's tuition is approximately $59,900 for boarding students and $23,900 for day students.

Who are famous alumni from Stanstead College?

Stanstead College famous alumni include: Mark Jankowski and Kevin O'Leary.

What sports does Stanstead College offer?

Stanstead College offers 16 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee and Volleyball.

Does Stanstead College offer a summer program?

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

What is Stanstead College's ranking?

Stanstead College ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for High percentage of international students.

When is the application deadline for Stanstead College?

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

Alumni Reviews Review School


Class of 2017
Concordia University
Stanstead College is a very close-knit co-ed school, which I really liked because it allowed me to be close to everyone no matter the age or gender. I was able to make many friendships with. . .

Class of 2008
Queen's University and McGill University
The dedication of teachers and staff is unbelievable at Stanstead. I don't think I've ever been to or heard of a school where teachers are that invested in both classes and extracurricular activities.School spirit. Everyone. . .
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 268 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $59,900
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $23,900
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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