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Every September, teenagers from across Canada and beyond choose to step outside of their comfort zones at NJC. While studying Grade 12 curriculum and AP from their new home in Switzerland, they explore a dozen countries, mature rapidly, and make the best friends of their lives. Academic preparedness and international exposure lead to acceptances from the finest universities. New independence enables them to understand who they are and realize how their passions and talents will one day contribute on a global scale.


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  • Learn about applying for the 2023-24 Academic Year

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  • Take a Gap Year at NJC!

    Interested in taking a year of enrichment? Prepare yourself for university by gaining independence, confidence, and inspiration at NJC.

    Our students choose to embark on an adventure - one that makes them stand out and get noticed. NJC offers experiential learning, cultural immersion, international travel and networking opportunities.

    Click here to find out the benefits of taking a Gap Year!

Application Information

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A Complete Application Includes the Following:

  • Completed Application for Admission Form
  • Summary of Interests and Activities
  • Character Reference Letter
  • Official transcript listing all of your secondary school marks to date
  • Copy of each report card to date in the current academic year
  • 750-word essay from the applicant on a specified essay topic
  • Non-refundable application processing fee.

Charlotte Lane '20

NJC brought me the most wonderful people, my best friends, the people who make me the happiest and enhanced every single moment that I spent in Europe." 
Neuchâtel Junior College offers the unique opportunity to study Canadian curriculum abroad. While living in Switzerland in a French community, students enjoy an international education through travel and experiential learning in Europe. Gap year and Grade 12  high school students gain international experience and develop independence and life skills that prepare them for university and the global workplace.

A Canadian high school in Switzerland | Grade 12 & Gap