All fees are Goods and Service Tax (GST) inclusive, where applicable.
Tuition fees per student per year*
Years K to 6
Years 7 to 10
Years 11 and 12
Intensive English Centre
*Tuition fees cover:
Other school fees
A$250 - $300
Overseas Student Health Cover **
A$600 for 12 months
*School transfer fee applies to students who request a change of school after a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) has been issued.
** Medibank Private is DE International’s preferred supplier for OSHC. Medibank Private updates its rates on an annual basis. The rate shown is the 2018 rate. Rates vary with duration of cover required. More information on Medibank OSHC.
Homestay accommodation fees
Parent nomination for homestay*
A$300 - $330
Airport pick-up fee
*Parent nomination for homestay must be inspected annually for the duration of the course or until the student turns 18, whichever occurs first, to ensure the home continues to meet DE International standards. The fees for these visits must be paid upfront, once DE International has confirmed the homestay meets DE International’s minimum standards.
NSW Department of Education reserves the right to review its fees. If tuition fees are increased you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. If you defer the commencement date of your course, you will be required to pay the fees which apply at your new commencement date.
The Department of Home Affairs has estimated annual living costs as A$20,290. As part of the student visa application process students must demonstrate that they have access to sufficient funds to cover both tuition and living costs for the duration of their studies.
For the full refund policy, refund procedure, and complaints procedure please refer to the Terms and Conditions of the NSW Government Schools application form.
Most temporary resident students pay the temporary resident administration fee and education fee to enrol in a NSW government school. Visit our Education Fee fact sheet for more information.
If the temporary resident student has a parent or step-parent who is an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you may be eligible for a fee exemption. Visit our Link to an Australian citizen or permanent resident fact sheet for more information.
The Exemption Review Panel considers individual appeals for exemption from the education fee for low-income families. Visit the Application for Fee Exemption based on low income for more information.
Your child may be entitled to a pro-rata refund of the education fee if:
Visit the Application for refund of the Temporary Residents Program education fee for more information.
The cost of a study tour will vary based on a number of factors such as:
Study tours can only be booked through registered study tours operators. Locate a Study Tours agent by clicking the link below.Find an Agent page