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Fees & Dates

Academic Programs Costs

10 Month Academic Program (Full Year)

Full year tuition with medical insurance, homestay and custodianship: $27,100.00
Full year tuition with medical insurance and homestay (no custodianship): $26,800.00
Full year tuition with medical insurance (no homestay or custodianship): $16,800.00

One Semester (5 Month) Academic Program

Semester tuition with medical insurance, homestay and custodianship: $14,175.00
Semester tuition with medical insurance and homestay (no custodianship): $13,875.00
Semester tuition with medical insurance (no homestay or custodianship): $8625.00

Canadian School Experience Program (Non-academic, short-term program)

Total monthly fees with homestay (first month): $3516.00
Total monthly fees with homestay (subsequent months): $3016.00
Total monthly fees without homestay: $2166.00

Summer Camp 2019 (July & August)

Following prices are for Grade 3 to University  ** Please contact Anita Huang at ahuang@sd38.bc.ca for K to Grade 2 prices **

Tuesday, July 2 – Friday, July 19: $2205 
Monday, July 22 – Friday, August 9: $2205
Tuesday, July 2 – Friday, August 9: $4290

Additional Fees if Applicable:

Homestay placement fee: $200
Homestay fee/night: $35
Custodianship fee: $100
Additional medical insurance fee/day: $2

Extra Information

  • Unless otherwise stated, fees are inclusive of application fees, medical insurance and administration, ELL assessments and documentation fees.
  • All program fees are listed in Canadian Dollars.
  • All program fees are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the Board of Education No. 38 (Richmond).

Program fees can be paid by certified cheque, bank draft, money order, or Electronic Bank Transfer (ETF) payable to the Richmond School Board. Full program fee payment is due upon receipt of the student’s letter of confirmed acceptance.

Refund Policy

It is a fundamental condition of the Board of Education of School District No.38 (Richmond) agreement to provide your education, and the Board shall not be liable for losses or expenses you may incur as a result of the Board being unable to provide a program due to labour disputes or other causes beyond its control. Fees will only be refunded if the education program in which you are enrolled cannot be completed within the school year.

All refund requests must be submitted in writing with all supporting documents listed on the Refund Request Form. The following refund policy will apply to all international students.

Richmond International Education Refund Policy

1. The application and documentation fees are non-refundable.

2. Full refund of tuition fee, less non-refundable fees and $250 administration fee, if the initial study permit and/or entry visa is not approved by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The new student must submit a copy of the original IRCC letter of denial.

3. One half (1/2) of tuition fee if a study permit extension and/or entry visa is not approved by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The returning student must submit a copy of the original IRCC letter of denial.

4.  One-half (1/2) of tuition fee if the new student withdraws from the program after the Letter of Acceptance (LOA)

5. No refund of the tuition fee, for any reason, if the new student withdraws after the first calendar month of the program.

6. No refund of the tuition fee if the student is withdrawn from the program for being in violation of program terms and conditions, the district’s code of conduct, school rules, provincial or Canadian laws, or Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conditions and regulations. 

7. One-half of tuition fee if for any reason the returning student withdraws from their next year or semester of study prior to May 30th (September intake) or October 31st (January intake).  No refunds will be provided after this date. 

8. New or returning students who change immigration status after tuition fees are paid will not be eligible for refunds other than as stated in the above refund policy.

Important Dates

Date: Monday, August 26th, 2019 to Friday, August 30th, 2019
Time: (All day)
Date: Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
Time: (All day)
Date: Friday, January 24th, 2020
Time: (All day)
Date: Saturday, January 25th, 2020
Time: (All day)
Date: Sunday, January 26th, 2020
Time: (All day)
Date: Monday, January 27th, 2020
Time: (All day)
Date: Thursday, June 25th, 2020
Time: (All day)
Date: Saturday, June 27th, 2020
Time: (All day)