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Fees

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 fees 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 
  • 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.

(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 www.nzqa.govt.nz

Refund Policy

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:
    • NZ$150 application fee
    • NZ$1,500 administration fee
  2. If the parents wish to cancel the student’s further study after the course has commenced, tuition fees 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 fees for the current school term plus one subsequent term’s fees will be retained.

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