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Cost of study for international students

2017-2018 & 2018-2019
Application Fee

(one-time only & non-refundable)
International Student Tuition Fee

$12,000 per school year or
$6,000 per semester (high school only)
Health Insurance (mandatory)

$500 per school year or
$275 per semester (high school only)


Co-Validation Fee
(required by Mexican/Brazilian students)


*For elementary and junior high students (Grades K-9) who will study for periods of less than one full year (September to June), please contact Global Learning for fee amounts.

It is the student’s responsibility to meet all of the other costs associated with attending a Calgary Board of Education school (for example school books and supplies, special course materials, resource fees, and activities and ground transportation).

Payment methods

Payment can be made by any of the following:

  1. Wire Transfer:  NorthStar Currency Exchange offers local currency payment in 40+ currencies including CNY, KRW, USD, EUR, JPY, HKD, GBP. Please initiate payment at
  2. Visa, or MasterCard: Please initiate payment at
  3. Cheque or Money Order payable to “Calgary Board of Education.”

Refund policy

All refund requests must be submitted using our Refund Request Form with supporting documents if applicable. Please click here to submit your Refund Request Form

Please ensure you have read and understand our refund policy. If:

  • Your Study Permit is denied: You will receive a full tuition refund (less a $250 administration fee), if your Study Permit application is denied by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. A copy of the rejection letter must be submitted with the refund request.
  • Your immigration status changes: You will receive a full tuition refund (less a $250 administration fee) if parent’s immigration status changes and meets the eligible criteria. Proof must be presented to Kingsland Centre (7430 – 5 Street S.W, telephone: 403-777-7373) prior to the last business day of September of the current school year. After that date, no refund will be granted under any circumstances.
  • You cannot attend for other reasons: You will receive two-thirds (2/3) refund of the tuition if you withdraw prior to the commencement of classes as per the Duration of Study (program) dates on the letter of acceptance.
  • You withdraw or are withdrawn from the Calgary Board of Education:  Once your program has begun (your program dates are indicated on the letter of acceptance), no refund will be given.
  • Late arrivals: When a student arrives late, there will be no refund for the time period missed.