Tuition Fees

2018-2019

Tuition and Fee Structure 2018-2019

Tuition

Grade

Early Childhood Division (Preschool: 3-4 years old) Full day

KRW 22,171,000

Early Childhood Division (Preschool: 3-4 years old) Half day

KRW 11,085,500

Lower School (Kindergarten-Grade 5)

KRW 28,684,000

Upper School (Grade 6-12)

KRW 28,684,000

Fees

Category

Application Fee (Payable at time of application)

KRW 100,000

Assessment Fee (Due prior to interview & assessment)

KRW 300,000

School Development Fund for New Student

KRW 5,000,000 (Non-refundable)

School Development Fund for Existing Student (2nd year only)

KRW 3,500,000 (Non-refundable)

School Development Fund for Existing Preschool Student (2nd year only)

KRW 500,000 (Non-refundable)

Library Book Deposit (One time)

KRW 200,000 (Refundable)

Parents’ Association Fee (Annual) 1

KRW 25,000 (Non-refundable)

Optional

Category

Busing: Preschool-Grade 12 (Round Trip - Annual) 2

KRW 2,500,000

School Meal (Daily) 3

KRW 6,000 (Asian/Western)

KRW 10,000 (Halal)

Full Quest Program4

50% of tuition

Yearbook5

KRW 70,000

1. The Parents’ Association Fee is invoiced by the school on behalf of the Parents’ Association for their future activities.
2. An additional KRW 200,000 will be billed for extended service.
3. Subject to change upon minimum wage increase.
4. For students offered admission conditional on Quest participation, this is not optional.
5. Yearbook fees may be subject to change.

Middle Years Program/Diploma Program (Grades 10-12) Additional Fees

Grade Category Amount
10 MYP Examination Fees (Due upon enrollment) 500,000 KRW
11/12 Textbooks Deposit (Due upon enrollment) 200,000 KRW (Refundable)
12 Diploma Exam Registration and Fees (Due upon enrollment) 1,500,000 KRW

Late Entry/Early Withdrawal Refund Schedule for the 2018-19 School Year
Dates Late Entry Tuition / Bus Discount Early Withdrawal Refund6
Tuition Busing
March 10 – May 31, 2018 N/A Annual tuition and busing excluding 3m
June 1 – August 12, 2018 N/A 80% of annual tuition and 100% busing
August 13 – October 17, 2018 N/A 70% of annual tuition and busing
October 18 – December 14, 2018 20% 50% of annual tuition and busing
December 15, 2018 – March 22, 2019 40% 20% of annual tuition and busing
March 23 – June 12, 2019 (end of school year) 60% No refunds will be made

6. Early withdrawal and refund of tuition & fees shall be subject to the school policy.

PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS

Payment of tuition and fees should be made by bank transfer to the KEB Hana bank account indicated on the invoice which will be issued in January of 2018. Parents are responsible for all bank fees, charges and clearing costs. Cash or personal checks are not accepted. Please note that the School requires that payment of tuition be paid in Korean Won.

PAYMENT DUE DATES

  • Early payment discount rate of 1% will be applied to the tuition and School Development Fund Fee received by March 31, 2018 for newly enrolled and returning students.
  • Newly enrolled students - Payment of all tuition and fees is due within 14 days after admission acceptance or prior to the first day of classes, whichever date occurs first.
    • A 5% late fee will be charged on all outstanding balances for any payments received after applicable due date.
  • Returning students: To continue enrollment for the 2018-19 school year:
    • Prior to re-enrollment, the outstanding balance must be paid in full.
    • A nonrefundable enrollment deposit of KRW 3,000,000 must be made on or before March 10, 2018. The re-enrollment deposit will be applied to 2018-19 tuition.
    • The balance of tuition and fees is due on or before April 30, 2018.
    • A 5% late fee will be charged for outstanding balances paid from May 1 to May 31, 2018.
    • If payment has not been received before June 1, 2018, the student's place is forfeited and student must re-apply through the Admissions Office subject to available space.

PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

Dwight School Seoul is pleased to offer a third child discount of 15% (tuition and School Development Fund) for families enrolling three or more children. All other applicable fees are payable immediately upon billing. However, as a convenience to parents, the balance of tuition, School Development Fund and Quest fee may be paid in installments with 2% installment interest, with prior approval by April 30, 2018. To discuss installment payments as well as any special circumstances, please contact Mrs. Hailey An, Accounting Manager; direct line: 82.2.6920.8645; email: accounting@dwight.or.kr.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID

The School offers a limited number of yearly financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Financial aids are intended as short-term financial assistance and are means tested. If offered, a financial aid can be reviewed on a term by term basis and are fixed figure amounts. Scholarship examinations, auditions and interviews take place in February next year and are applied for the following August. To discuss financial aid options, please contact the Admissions Office; direct line 82.2.6920.8799, email: admissions@dwight.or.kr.

*Please note that in the event of force majeure, tuition and fees will not be refunded. Force majeure is defined as an event such as war, civil strife, labor unrest or extreme weather that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled by the school.