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Cost of study for international students

2017-2018 & 2018-2019
Application Fee

(one-time only & non-refundable)
$250
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)

$125

*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 northstarcurrency.com/cbe.
  2. Visa, or MasterCard: Please initiate payment at northstarcurrency.com/cbe.
  3. Cheque or Money Order payable to “Calgary Board of Education.”

Refund policy

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

  • Your Study Permit is denied:  You will receive a full refund (less a $250 refund fee), if your Study Permit application is denied by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. A copy of the rejection letter must be submitted with the refund request.
  • 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 the program 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  • You withdraw or are withdrawn from the Calgary Board of Education:  Once your program has begun (your program dates are indicated in the Duration of Study on this letter of acceptance), no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.
  • Parent’s immigration status changes: If parent’s immigration status changes (and meets the eligible criteria) before September 30 of the school year (September to June program) or before the end of February (February to January program), you will receive a full tuition refund (less a $250 administration fee).  If parent’s immigration status changes (and meets the eligible criteria) before January 31 of the school year (September to June program) or before June 30 (February to June program), you will receive a 50% tuition refund (less a $250 administration fee).  Status changes after those deadlines will not receive a refund.  Proof must be presented to Kingsland Centre (7430 – 5 Street S.W, telephone: 403-777-7373) prior to the last business day of specified deadline.

Families will be required to pay full year fees at the time of registration.

Please note:  The original application fee is not refundable.  Also, tuition can only be refunded by the same method of payment and to the same person who originally paid.