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24 schools found

Surval Montreux +

Surval Montreux is a private international all-girls school for students between 13 and 19 years old offering internationally acknowledged curriculum and a personalised enrichme...
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Academic programs
ESL/US High School Diploma/EAL/A Level / GCSE
Extra Curricular
Tennis/Music/Football/Dance/Horse-riding/Debating Club/Art/Table Tennis/Theatre / Drama
Boarding Tuition
CHF 72,750 (Foundation Year)/CHF 81,480 (American High School/IGCSE/A-Levels/Pre-University)
Total Enrollment
60
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:6
Language courses offered
Italian/French/Spanish/German/ESL/EAL/Russian
Main language
English
Age of Entry
13+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
13+
Full Boarding
Yes
Day Students
No
Preparation Course
Yes/UCAS Preparation
University Counselling
Yes

Chantemerle +

Location The chalet-like campus of the Chantemerle School is beautifully located near Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps, on an amazing piece of land ...
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Extra Curricular
Theatre / Drama/Swimming/Art/Chess Club/Badminton/Sailing/Basketball/Football/Choir/Music/Tennis/Archery/Martial arts/Fitness/Swiss Ski Academy/Juventus soccer academy/Film club/Survival skills/Circus skills/Ballroom dancing/Etiquette
Academic programs
language certifications (DELF, Cambridge, Goethe)/French National Brevet des Collèges/IB/Swiss Matura
High School (Swiss Matura and IB diploma)*: Boarding Tuition
*Residency program in collaboration with the Haut-Lac and Alphalif schools/CHF 45'000 to 65'000
Scholarships
Sports scholarships/International student/Academic
Primary to middle school: Day Tuition
CHF 18'500 to 20'500
Primary to middle school: Boarding Tuition
CHF 30'500 to 42'500
Setting
Village
Total Enrollment
50 boarders + 15 day school
Average Class Size
12
Language courses offered
Farsi/Japanese/Russian/English/Mandarin/German/French/Spanish
Main language
French/Bilingual English and French
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
5+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
5+
Day Students
Yes
Flexi-boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Full Boarding
Yes
Occasional Boarding
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes

Monte Rosa +

Students blossom when growing up in an atmosphere of trust and confidence that encourage them to experience true values, to interact with other nationalities and cultures, and to m...
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Academic programs
AP Diploma
Day Tuition
From CHF 36,300
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:6
Main language
English
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/German/Mandarin/Russian
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes/Yes
Age of Entry
9 - 19
Preparation Course
Yes - Oxbridge/Yes - other Universities/TOEFL

Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil +

Founded in 1910 in the scenic Swiss Alps, Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil is one of the oldest private boarding schools in Switzerland as well as one of the most pictur...
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Academic programs
ESL/French Baccalaureate/EAL/English Curriculum/French Curriculum/IGCSE
Extra Curricular
Tennis/Skiing/snowboarding/Choir/Hockey/Film Club/Dance/Basketball/Badminton/Horse-riding/Theatre/Chess Club/Debating Club/Art/Golf/Swimming/Table Tennis/Climbing/Hiking
Type
Outdoor adventures/Language courses
Duration
2 – 4 weeks (summer)
Time of year
Summer
Boarding Tuition
CHF 98,500
Oxbridge Entrance
1%
University Entrance
95%
Russel Group Entrance
1%
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:4
Total Enrollment
230
Setting
Mountain Resort
Average Class Size
10 - 12
Main language
English/French
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/German/Portugese/Mandarin/ESL/EAL/Russian/Japanese/Arabic
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
11+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
11+
Full Boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
No
Day Students
No
Preparation Course
UCAS Preparation
Career Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes

Collège Champittet +

Set a short walk away from the scenic Lake Geneva, Collège Champittet offers students a relaxed yet urban environment perfect to pursue primary and secondary education and make...
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Academic programs
Swiss Matura/IB/French Baccalaureate
Extra Curricular
Tennis/Music/Choir/Football/Dance/Basketball/Sailing/Badminton/Art/Swimming/Theatre / Drama/Hiking
Time of year
Summer
Boarding Tuition
CHF 70,000-90,000
Day Tuition
CHF 9,600-30,550
Setting
Urban
Main language
Bilingual English and French/English
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/Latin/German/ESL/EAL/Russian/DELF
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
3+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
12+
Full Boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Day Students
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes

Lycée Rodolphe Töpffer +

Founded in 1954 and ideally located in the residential area of Florissant, Lycée Rodolphe Töpffer is an International French day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 9 ...
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Academic programs
French Baccalaureate
Extra Curricular
Theatre/Arts/Robotics/Informatics/Ice skating/Table Tennis/Swimming/Track and Field/Science Competitions/Chess Club/Badminton/Basketball/Film Club/Football/Music/Skiing/Tennis/Rugby
Day Tuition
From 14 800 CHF to 22 800 CHF
Boarding Tuition
47 000 CHF including weekends/36 000 CHF without weekends
University Entrance
100%
Total Enrollment
220
Setting
Suburban/Urban
Average Class Size
17
Language courses offered
Arabic/Russian/English/ESL/EAL/Mandarin/Portugese/German/Latin/Italian/French/French for non-French speakers/Spanish/English for native English speakers/Availability of other languages on demand
Main language
French
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
9+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
11+
Flexi-boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Full Boarding
Yes
Day Students
Yes
Preparation Course
Yes - other universities/Yes - US universities/Yes - UK universities/Preparation course for scientific studies
Career Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes

Leysin American School +

Set in its stunningly beautiful Alpine location overlooking the Rhone valley, the village of Leysin makes an excellent home for this excellent co-educational boarding school, ca...
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Academic programs
IB/US High School Diploma/EAL/AP Courses
Boarding Tuition
77, 500 CHF
Scholarships
Founders Scholarship Program for Corporate Sponsored Students/Limited financial aid available
University Entrance
99% to university/80% to US universities
Total Enrollment
ca 350
Setting
Mountain Resort
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:8
Average Class Size
12
Language courses offered
Spanish/French
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
12+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
12+
Full Boarding
Yes
Day Students
No
University Counselling
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes

Tasis American School +

Founded back in 1956, The American School in Switzerland is the oldest American boarding school in Europe and is endorsed by the New England Association of Schools & College...
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Academic programs
AP Courses/EAL/Bilingual IB Diploma/US High School Diploma/ESL/IB
Day Tuition
CHF 27,100–46,300
Boarding Tuition
CHF 80,000
IB Exam Results 2016
93% at 4 or above; 74% 5 or above; 53% 6 or above; Pass rate 98%; Bilingual Diplomas 63%
AP Exam Results 2016
47% at 4 or above; 24% at 5
Total Enrollment
700
Setting
Urban
Language courses offered
ESL/EAL/Italian/French/Spanish
Main language
English/Italian Section (9th Grade)
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
4+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
12+
Full Boarding
Yes
Day Students
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes

La Garenne School +

The many years of experience, strong family values and high academic standards continue to make the private boarding school of La Garenne in Switzerland a popular choice amongst pa...
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Academic programs
English Curriculum/French Curriculum
Extra Curricular
Skiing/Hockey/Dance/Karate/Theatre
Boarding Tuition
CHF 68, 000
Day Tuition
CHF 34, 000
Average Class Size
13
Total Enrollment
110
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:2
Setting
Mountain Resort
Main language
Bilingual English and French
Age of Entry
5 - 13
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
5 - 13
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Day Students
Yes

Ecole d’Humanité +

The stunning natural setting of this leading Swiss boarding school provides a wholesome learning environment and exceptional opportunities for hiking, skiing, climbing, and other o...
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Academic programs
US High School Diploma/ESL/Swiss Matura/EAL/AP Courses/AP Diploma
Extra Curricular
Hiking/Singing/Climbing/Handicrafts/Theatre / Drama/Table Tennis/Swimming/Art/Theatre/Basketball/Dance/Football/Choir/Music/snowboarding/Skiing/Tennis
Scholarships
Limited financial aid available
Boarding Tuition
CHF 50,000
Day Tuition
CHF 25,000
AP Exam Results 2011-2015
51% at 4 or above; 27% at 5
Teacher - Student Ratio
1 : 5
Average Class Size
6 - 10
Setting
Rural
Total Enrollment
130
Main language
English/German
Language courses offered
ESL/EAL/German/French
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
12+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
14 +
Full Boarding
Yes
Day Students
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Preparation Course
UCAS Preparation

Lemania-Verbier International School +

Lemania-Verbier International School has a unique setting that creates a unique and attractive educational atmosphere. Pupils ...
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Extra Curricular
Dance/Hockey/Football/snowboarding/Skiing/Tennis/Basketball/Horse-riding/Chess Club/Art/Swimming/Ice skating/Handicrafts/Ballet/Climbing/Singing
Academic programs
IB
Boarding tuition fee
CHF 22 430 - 34 690
Main language
French/English
Language courses offered
French/Mandarin/English/Russian
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Full Boarding
Yes

Le Régent College +

Through a rigorous approach to teaching and learning, The College aims to help students become well-rounded, internationally-minded young men and women. ...
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Boarding Tuition
CHF 60,000 - 85,000
Scholarships
Means-tested Bursaries
Day Tuition
CHF 30,000 - 55,000
Setting
Ski Resort
Total Enrollment
Maximum 100 in Junior School and 230 in Senior School
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:8
Average Class Size
14
Main language
English
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/German/Mandarin/ESL/EAL/Russian
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
5+
Age of Entry
5+
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Preparation Course
Yes - Oxbridge/UCAS Preparation/Yes - other Universities
Career Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes

LE CAMPVS Sion +

LE CAMPVS is a group of private boarding schools in Switzerland, which collectively offer young people a unique environment for their education in the heart of the welcoming canton...
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Academic programs
Swiss Matura/IB/French Baccalaureate/Grade 5 - 10/Summer Camps
Extra Curricular
Tennis/Football/Hockey/Basketball/Badminton/Horse-riding/Golf/Skiing/Swimming/Table Tennis/Music/Art
Boarding Tuition
18'000.- CHF to 27'000.- CHF
Day Tuition
14'600.- CHF to 23'000.- CHF
Scholarships
Academic/International student
Setting
Urban
Total Enrollment
300
Average Class Size
16
Main language
Bilingual English and French
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/German/Mandarin
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
11+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
13+
Full Boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Flexi-boarding
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes

Aiglon College +

The Swiss Alps setting creates a safe and beautiful environment for learning, and the school embraces a body, mind, and spirit educational philosophy to help pupils become truly ro...
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Academic programs
EAL/IB/IGCSE
Extra Curricular
Table Tennis/Swimming/Golf/Horse-riding/Badminton/Sailing/Basketball/Dance/Football/Tennis/Rugby
Day Tuition
70,180 Senior/31,150 CHF Junior
Boarding Tuition
97,280 CHF Senior/63,000 CHF Junior
Scholarships
Academic
Russel Group Entrance
25%
Oxbridge Entrance
5%
University Entrance
100%
A Grade Pass rate
27%
Teacher - Student Ratio
1 : 5
Total Enrollment
ca 350
Average Class Size
8
Language courses offered
Japanese/Russian/Mandarin/German/Italian/French/Spanish/Arabic
Main language
English
Age of Entry
9+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
9+
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Full Boarding
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes
Preparation Course
Yes - Oxbridge

Institut Montana +

The Swiss and International Boarding and Day School Institut Montana Zugerberg is set on a large, 60-acre campus which extends over the picturesque and natural setting of the Zu...
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Academic programs
Swiss Matura/IB/Bilingual Elementary
Boarding Tuition
53 800 - 67 500 CHF
Day Tuition
26 200 - 31 400 CHF
Setting
Urban
Total Enrollment
ca. 320
Average Class Size
maximum 15 (12 in Bilingual Elementary)
Main language
Bilingual German and English
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/ESL/EAL/Russian/DAZ
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
4+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
10+
Full Boarding
Yes
Day Students
Yes

Lemania College +

Since 1908, the school has provided an outstanding education for more about 150,000 students, each of whom has benefited from the highest standards of teaching in a select environm...
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Extra Curricular
Track and Field/Debating Club/Badminton/Sailing/Basketball/Cricket/Dance/Film Club/Hockey/Football/Music/Tennis/Rugby/Art/Golf/Swimming/Table Tennis/Rowing/Theatre / Drama
Academic programs
Language Certificates (Cambridge, DELF, Goethe)/A Level / GCSE/Summer Camps/French Baccalaureate/IB/Swiss Matura
Scholarships
Academic
Boarding tuition fee
CHF 37 700 - 101 000
Day Tuition
CHF 18 000 - 27 000 per year
Total Enrollment
1100
Setting
Urban
Average Class Size
15 - 19
Language courses offered
Russian/Mandarin/Portugese/German/Italian/French/Spanish/Japanese/Arabic
Main language
French/English/Bilingual English and French
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of Entry
14+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
15
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes

International School of Schaffhausen +

47 nationalities are represented in the student body at the International School of Schaffhausen. This diversity of cultures, languages, faiths and experiences creates a learning a...
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Academic programs
IB/ESL/EAL
Extra Curricular
Rugby/Football/Basketball/Rowing/Art/Theatre / Drama/Choir
Boarding Tuition
49 500 CHF
Scholarships
Academic
Day Tuition
28 500 CHF
University Entrance
95%
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:8
Average Class Size
12
Setting
Semi-rural
Total Enrollment
270
Main language
English
Language courses offered
French/German/Mandarin/ESL/EAL
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
16+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
16+
Full Boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes

St George's International School +

Founded in 1927 by two former Oxford University graduates, St. George’s International School was conceived as a secure haven where children of all nationalities could grow unafra...
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Extra Curricular
Theatre / Drama/Table Tennis/Swimming/Golf/Art/Debating Club/Chess Club/Badminton/Basketball/Cricket/Film Club/Football/Choir/Music/Skiing/Tennis/Rugby
Academic programs
Common Entrance Exam/EAL/US High School Diploma/ESL/IB
Russel Group Entrance
6/43
Oxbridge Entrance
2%
University Entrance
99%
Setting
Urban
Total Enrollment
450
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:6
Average Class Size
15
Main language
Bilingual English and French/English
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/German/Portugese/Mandarin/ESL/EAL/Russian/Japanese/Arabic
Age of Entry
3+
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
9+
Full Boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Flexi-boarding
Yes
Day Students
Yes
Preparation Course
UCAS Preparation
Career Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes
Senior School Counselling
Yes

Swiss Alpine Secondary School +

Surrounded by inspiring scenery, pupils at Davos have the added advantage of access to a wide range of facilities for culture and sport in the neighbouring Alpine resort. ...
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Academic programs
Swiss Matura
Extra Curricular
Football/Hockey/Basketball/Tennis/Sailing/Badminton/Skiing/snowboarding/Dance/Horse-riding/Choir/Theatre/Chess Club/science/Debating Club/Science Competitions
Boarding tuition fee
CHF 15'000 to 18'000
Scholarships
Academic/Gifted Program
A Grade Pass rate
23%
University Entrance
80%
Oxbridge Entrance
1%
Russel Group Entrance
1%
Setting
Mountain Resort
Total Enrollment
260
Average Class Size
18
Teacher - Student Ratio
6:8
Main language
German/Bilingual German and English
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/Latin
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
11+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
11+
Full Boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
Yes
Preparation Course
Yes
Career Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes

Collège du Léman +

With 1,900 students from over 100 different countries across day and boarding programs, CDL is the largest private for-profit K-12 school in Switzerland. Within 50 y...
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Academic programs
US High School Diploma/French Baccalaureate/TOEFL/IELTS/ESL/IB/Swiss Matura/A Level / GCSE/AP Diploma
Extra Curricular
Theatre / Drama/Art/Track and Field/Volleyball/Basketball/Dance/Hockey/Football/Music/snowboarding/Skiing/Tennis/Rugby
Type
Language courses/Art, dance & theatre/Ski & snowboard/Outdoor adventures
Duration
2 – 4 weeks
Time of year
Winter/Summer
Boarding Tuition
CHF 89,000
Day Tuition
CHF 22,130 – 34,200
Total Enrollment
2000
Main language
English/French
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/German/Mandarin/English
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Age of Entry
2+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
8+

Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz +

With 210 boarders from over 30 nations and 110 local day students, the Lyceum Alpinum campus and sports fields occupy an extensive site overlooking the picturesque alpine village o...
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Academic programs
Swiss Matura/IB/German Abitur/ESL/SAT/ACT/IELTS/TOEFL
Extra Curricular
Tennis/Football/Basketball/Badminton/Volleyball/Track and Field/Music/Choir/Theatre/Debating Club/Model United Nations/Art
Boarding tuition fee
70'700 -78'400CHF
Scholarships
Academic
Day Tuition
28'100CHF per year
University Entrance
99%
Setting
Village
Total Enrollment
300
Average Class Size
16
Teacher - Student Ratio
1:4
Main language
Bilingual German and English
Language courses offered
Spanish/French/Italian/Latin/German/Portugese/Mandarin/ESL/EAL
Age of Entry
12+
Age of Entry to Boarding Houses
12+
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
Full Boarding
Yes
Weekly Boarding
No
Preparation Course
Yes - Oxbridge/UCAS Preparation/Yes - other Universities
Career Counselling
Yes
University Counselling
Yes

Higher Education- SSTH +

SSTH is unique in that the school has two parallel divisions on campus, studying in either the English or the German language. Undergraduate programs lead to a Bachelor of Art...
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Academic programs
Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management/Swiss HF Professional Education and Training Degree
Setting
Semi-rural
Main language
German/English
Career Counselling
Yes

Institut auf dem Rosenberg +

Founded in 1889, this co-educational boarding school has a long history of providing an outstanding education in the broadest sense. ...
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Academic programs
Swiss Matura/German Abitur/US High School Diploma/AP Courses/Essame di Stato/US High School Diploma/A Level / GCSE/Language Certificates (Cambridge, DELF, Goethe)
Boarding Tuition
CHF 84'000 per year
Day Tuition
CHF 21, 000 - 31, 000 per year
Setting
Urban
Main language
Anglo-American Section/German Section/Swiss Section/Italian Section
Language courses offered
ESL/EAL/DAZ/DELF

Swiss Federation of Private Schools +

Swiss education: worth its weight in gold Some of the world’s best boarding schools are located in the country, offering instruction in a multitude of la...
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