The College’s 2023 fees are set out below.
Annual Tuition Fees 2023
The following fees and charges have been approved for 2023. The fee charged per student is all inclusive of the costs associated with the College notebook program, software licences required and compulsory camps and retreats. These fees are to remain fixed throughout the year unless significant and unforeseen circumstances arise.
How much will I pay?
The approved methods of payment for Annual Tuition Fees are either payment in full at the beginning of the school year or scheduled monthly payments; please refer to the College Finance Pack for a full list of payment plan options.
Please note additional extra-curricular items such as elective trips/immersions or the Private Music Program are separate to Annual Tuition Fees and these costs will be charged to the parent should your son(s) participate.
A $65 (incl GST) non-refundable fee (per student) is payable on application of enrolment. Application for Enrolment Form. This fee must be paid for an application to be processed. Please note that an application for enrolment does not constitute an offer of a place.
A $300 (incl gst) non-refundable fee (per student) is payable upon acceptance of enrolment. This payment reserves the student’s place and confirms the acceptance of the offer of enrolment at the College.
Family Capital Levy
A compulsory levy is charged per family per annum to cover ongoing development and associated building and site costs across our three campuses.
The charge in 2023 is $500 per family.
Families with more than one student at the College will receive the following discounts:
Second child 15%
Third child 20%
Subsequent child/ren 40%
OLD COLLEGIAN DISCOUNT
The College recognises the importance of our Alumni and as such wishes to acknowledge and enhance this relationship by supporting Old Collegians who elect to send their sons to De La Salle College. Grandchildren, children or nephews of a past student who attended the College for a period of 4 or more years will be eligible for a $500 discount in the first year of attendance. This discount will be rescinded in the case where a student leaves the College prior to the anniversary of his fourth year at the College.
EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT
Please refer to the College Finance Pack. Billings for 2023 will be issued at the end of January 2023. An early payment discount of 3.5% of the net tuition fee will be applied per student if paid by close of business on 28 February 2023.
VET / VCAL
Please refer to the College Finance Pack.
Extra Curricula Activities
Overseas Tours and any additional Local Tours and Private Music Programs
Various student trips are offered annually. All costs associated with these trips are additional to the College Annual Tuition Fee charged.
For students to participate in these trips, it is expected families will be on a full fee scheduled payment plan and their Annual Tuition Fee account is not in arrears. Payment of the trip costs is via TryBooking, parents will receive a letter to identify the costs of the trips when they occur.
Insurance Excess on College-allocated Notebooks
The College will notify the family if the repairs to the device are not covered by the notebook warranty. An excess is payable on any insurance claim outside of the notebook warranty. Notification will be sent to parents to identify the amount to be paid. This excess is paid via the supplier portal.
Payment in full by the end of the school year
It is a College expectation that all family accounts are to be paid in full by the end of November each year. Student enrolment at the De La Salle College is based on, among other factors, acceptance of the College Fee Policy.
Where families are experiencing financial hardship, consideration can be given on a case by case basis. A fee reduction application form can be requested by calling 9508 2103 or emailing email@example.com. All applications are confidential and apply for one year only if any arrangement is agreed to.
For further information please refer to the College Finance Pack. Parents are strongly encouraged to contact the College when their financial position changes as we are generally always able to assist in some way. Continuity for our students is important to us.
Parents/guardians who hold a current Centrelink pension or health care card may qualify to receive an allowance from the Victorian state Government.
For further information or to find out if you qualify, read here.
Parents/Guardians of future and current students are invited to apply for a bursary,
Parents have the option of making a voluntary contribution to the College Building Fund which is fully tax deductible. For further information please contact the Business Manager firstname.lastname@example.org.
Obligation to Pay Fees
At the time of acceptance of enrolment, a students parent(s) / guardian(s) sign the Acceptance of Offer Agreement that incorporates their obligation to pay all Annual Tuition fees in full together with any other fees incurred throughout the year.