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College Admissions FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Who should I contact about admissions?
Please email admissions@rundle.ab.ca for general inquiries about Rundle College. 

When are the open house dates?
At this time we are unable to invite guests into our schools; however, we are excited to offer online tours so you can virtually walk the halls of our schools.

Visit here to tour Rundle College Primary Elementary school or Rundle College Junior Senior school.

What are the tuition fees?
Detailed information regarding fees can be found here.

What kind of student thrives at Rundle College?
We have many unique and talented students at Rundle who help create our dynamic learning environment. Our students are confident in small working environments and are highly motivated and engaged learners with a strong desire to participate and contribute to our school community. Volunteerism and humanitarian efforts are important to our culture at Rundle College. Our students are leaders of strong character and are compassionate local and global citizens. 

What are your intake years?
Our most common intake years are Kindergarten and Grades 3, 4, 6, 7 and 10. As we experience unpredictable enrolment changes throughout the year, we encourage and accept applications to other grades.

Do you offer sibling discounts?
Rundle is proud to offer an exceptional educational experience for our students with competitive tuition without the requirement of bonds. At this time, we do not offer multi-child discounts.   

Do siblings and/or children of alumni have admissions priority?
Provided all admission requirements are met, priority status is given to applicants who currently have siblings in our program and/or whose parents are Rundle alumni.

Can I talk to current students or parents?
Our Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is an excellent source of information and each school has a Community Liaison Committee. These parents would be able to answer any questions you may have about their Rundle College experience. Please contact admissions@rundle.ab.ca to be connected with the committee members. 

Is there a bus service available?
Rundle College Kindergarten to Grade 12 is conveniently located on one campus close to numerous bus routes and the 69th LRT Station. Rundle College does not offer a private bus service.

Do you offer before and after school care?
Rundle College offers an exemplary program for students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 with drop-off starting at 7:30 am and pick-up available until 5:30 pm.  For more information, please email childcare@rundle.ab.ca.

Do your students wear a uniform?
Yes, at Rundle we encourage children’s individuality to shine through their actions, behaviours and thoughts. Fostering a sense of school pride and instilling a sense of responsibility for their attire, wearing a uniform allows students’ attention to focus on their academics and character building. See our detailed uniform requirements

What other fees are associated with attending Rundle?
Tuition and uniform costs make up the required costs of a Rundle education; however, we do offer exceptional complementary courses and co-curricular programs that incur various expenses. Our students are given numerous local and international travel opportunities for athletics, fine arts or humanitarian pursuits, which are not covered by tuition.

Do you offer scholarships and bursaries?
Rundle offers numerous merit scholarships each year to current Rundle junior and senior students who demonstrate excellence in academics, athletics, the arts and/or citizenship. Bursaries in the form of tuition assistance are available for our current students. For more information, please contact our Director of Finance – Foundation, Doug Hodgins.

Are the teachers qualified and do they have university degrees?
Yes, all of our teaching faculty have university degrees, many hold graduate degrees and all have earned valid teaching certification. More often than not, our teachers are subject specialists in their area.

Where do Rundle graduates go for their post-secondary studies?
For our college program, nearly 100% of all our graduates are accepted to a university or college program of their choice. Our graduates enroll in a variety of programs at universities across Canada, in the United States and abroad. Many of our alumni continue on to graduate school, earning multiple degrees including their Masters and Ph.D. designations.