Toronto, Ontario, Canada
All Boys, Non-Denominational
Founded in 1829, Upper Canada College enjoys a reputation as one of North America’s great independent schools. UCC alumni include renowned politicians, scholars, business leaders, artists and Olympians. UCC’s main campus is in the heart of Toronto, a beautiful, safe city that proudly promotes itself as one of the world’s most ethnically diverse. The school comprises 1,160 students in Senior Kindergarten through Grade 12 (IB2) with Boarding from Grade 8. Our campus blends heritage architecture with unsurpassed facilities, including a double-pad hockey arena, two large libraries, modern science and technology labs and the Norval Outdoor School, UCC’s 400-acre nature sanctuary, located rurally 50 kilometres northwest of Toronto. UCC is committed to offering “big school” opportunities and facilities combined with a “small school” approach to individualized learning. UCC blends the best of its long-standing traditions with the best of innovation in education and society. Within our diverse community of learners, we help individual personalities develop their unique passions, be it history, jazz or sports. Students have opportunities to develop personal strengths through both international service trips and local community initiatives. Our graduates receive both the International Baccalaureate Diploma and the Ontario Secondary School Diploma.