Domestic Student Fees 2017

Application fee $150
Acceptance fee $1000 - payable once a place is offered,with $500 held as a final credit
Annual tuition fee $23,500
Annual boarding fee $15,750
Our tuition fees cover all compulsory curricular and co-curricular costs. 
Additional items now covered in the fee include: 
• All NZQA fees
• Year 13 Founders’ Dinner
• Learning enhancement (support and extension) 
• Curriculum based excursions 
• House levies 
• Camp costs 
• Entry fees to competitions and registrations
Excluded items include:
• All uniforms and sports clothing items 
• Personal items and elective options such as instrumental music, speech and drama tuition, dayboy lunches, attendance at functions such as dances, balls, etc. 
• Major prefabricated components and extraordinary materials costs in Years 11-13 technology classes 
• Travel, food and accommodation costs for trips beyond Canterbury. College will continue to subsidise such trips to the level of 25% for boys representing the school in sport, academic or cultural events and the fund for excellence will continue to support exceptional and extraordinary students who may be representing College nationally or internationally
Direct Debit
Parents have the option of payment by monthly instalment (direct debited in ten equal instalments) or full payment in advance.
Fees Protection Scheme
The College has in place, without cost to parents, a scheme to ensure the continued education of a boy who is a pupil at College, in the event of the death of a nominated fee-paying parent.  Further information is provided once a place has been offered and accepted.

International Student Fees 2017


International student fees are payable in advance. All fees are inclusive of GST. Annual fees are the same for all year groups.


Inclusive of: 

- Tuition 
- Accommodation (Boarding) 
- College Uniform 
- Insurance 
- College incidental expenses (excluding laptop) 
- NCEA examination fee 
- ESOL support 
- Administration fee 
- Old Boys lifetime membership

(a) The total cost of tuition must be paid in full. Once payment has been made in full a Letter of Fees Receipt and Official Offer of Place will be issued.

(b) Christ’s College has arranged Fees Protection Insurance in compliance with the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students.

(c) Christ’s College agrees to observe the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Ministry of Education. Copies of the Code are available on request from this institution or from the NZQA website at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/


In order to be eligible for any refund the parents must apply in writing to the Executive Principal, stating the reasons for withdrawal from the course of study.

1. If notice of cancellation is received in writing two weeks before the commencement of the course, full tuition fees and boarding fees will be refunded, less: 

(a) NZ$150 application fee 

(b) NZ$1,500 administration fee

2. If the parents wish to cancel the student’s further study after the course has commenced, tuition fee for the current school term plus one subsequent term’s fees will be retained.

3. No refund when enrolment is withdrawn by the school.

4. When the passport status has been changed to permanent residence or work visa status, tuition fee for the current school term plus one subsequent term’s fees will be retained.