Class Afloat – West Island College International

Co-Education (15-19)
Boarding School
+1 902-634-1895
97 Kaulbach St, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0, Canada
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Year of Foundation1984
Enrollment Phase / GradesGrade 11, 12 and first year university
BoardingBoarding School
Number of students60
Nationalities10+ per year
Teacher Student Ratio1:7
AccreditationsStudents earn transferable credits from the Nova Scotia, Canada, Department of Education, Quebec Ministry of Education, Acadia University
HeadmasterMegan Macleod
Yearly Tuition Fee (Min)$52,000 CAD
Yearly Tuition Fee (Max)$57,500 CAD


Class Afloat is one of the world’s leading experiential education programmes. Students sail a magnificent tall ship to 20 ports on 4 continents, while earning full academic credits through rigorous and highly acclaimed grade 11, 12 and first-year university programs. The specialized learning environment aboard the ship and in diverse ports of call offers an unparalleled academic experience and the opportunity for personal growth and life-changing cultural exploration.



High School Curriculum for grades 11 & 12, fully accredited by the Ministry of Education, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1st year university courses offered in partnership with Acadia University, Experiential Learning, Global Citizenship

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We offer students the opportunity to visit 20+ ports on 4 continents during their year at sea with Class Afloat. Both while on the ship and during port stays, students are encouraged to partake in extracurricular activities that include sports, social clubs and more.
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