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High schools for international students

Our portfolio includes more than 350 prestigious high schools, each carefully selected based on our experience with what international students value. We’ve been partnering with high schools in the USA and worldwide for 20 years. By collaborating with our schools throughout each student's lifecycle, we ensure that students are prepared and happy with their choices. While the schools focus on academic excellence, Educatius takes care of the rest.

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  • Program
  • Accomodation
  • Meals
  • Local Support
  • Resilience Training
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Orientation and student handbook


Accept both EU and Non-EU students.

School and Academics:

St. Columba's College in Dublin, nestled in the scenic Dublin Hills, is dedicated to the holistic development of its pupils. While aiming for academic excellence, the school emphasizes that true education goes beyond exams. With a commitment to a 7-day boarding system, the school fosters a strong sense of community and encourages the exploration of talents and interests through a vibrant program. The educational journey at St. Columba's is presented as an exciting and enjoyable adventure of discovery.


Spread across a 140-acre campus in the Dublin Mountains, St. Columba's College boasts a rich history since its establishment in 1843. Over the years, the campus has seen significant development, including modern additions like the 9-hole golf course, sports hall, art center, and the complete refurbishment of various buildings. The continuous investment in facilities ensures a conducive environment for learning and personal growth.

Sports and Arts:

Sports play a central role in the "Columban life," with a daily sports program promoting teamwork, fair play, and overall student well-being. The school offers a wide range of team and individual sports, including rugby, hockey, cricket, tennis, athletics, golf, archery, polocrosse, and a unique Athletic Gymnastics Conditioning program. The splendid setting and extensive grounds provide ample space for diverse sporting activities.

In the realm of arts, St. Columba's College prioritizes visual arts, music, and drama. The school's commitment to nurturing artistic talent is evident in its well-equipped facilities, such as the Cadogan for music and dedicated spaces for drama and visual arts. The school actively encourages students to participate in choirs, drama productions, and various artistic endeavors, contributing to a vibrant and expressive school culture.


St. Columba's College places a strong emphasis on boarding, with over 80% of its pupils opting for seven-day boarding. The school promotes a sense of community, and the majority of teaching and boarding staff live on-site, creating a unique and supportive environment. Boarding is seen as a way to enhance independence, build close bonds of friendship, and provide maximum time for sports and activities, contributing to overall personal development.

Local Area:

Situated on the edge of the Dublin Hills, St. Columba's College benefits from a picturesque location overlooking the vibrant capital city of Ireland. The school's proximity to Dublin allows students to enjoy a blend of urban and natural surroundings. The surrounding area provides opportunities for cultural exploration, and the school actively participates in external competitions, debates, and other activities, fostering engagement beyond the campus. The school encourages students to seize the day and make the most out of their educational journey at St. Columba's.

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School Information

11 - 18

Art, Design, Graphic Arts, Pottery and Sculpture, Drama Production

Accounting, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Economics, English, Geography, Geology, History, Mathematics, Physical Education, Physics, Religious Studies, Construction

French, Spanish

Art Club, Debate

Rugby, Hockey, Basketball, Cricket, Tennis, Athletics, Golf, Archery, Hockey, Polo

Multiple Year, Fall Year