Tuition Fees

2017-2018

Tuition and Fee Structure 2017-2018
Grade Amount
Early Childhood Division (Preschool: 3-4 years old) Full day 21,525,000 KRW
Early Childhood Division (Preschool: 3-4 years old) Half day 10,762,000 KRW
Lower School (Kindergarten-Grade 5) 27,848,500 KRW
Upper School (Grade 6-12) 27,848,500 KRW

Fees
Category Amount
Application Fee (Payable at time of application) 100,000 KRW
Assessment Fee (Due prior to interview & assessment) 300,000 KRW
School Development Fund for New Students 5,000,000 KRW (Non-Refundable)
School Development Fund for Returning Students (2nd year only) 3,500,000 KRW (Non-Refundable)
School Development Fund for Preschool Returning Students (2nd year only) 500,000 KRW (Non-Refundable)
Library Book Deposit (One time) 200,000 KRW (Refundable)
Parents’ Association Fee (Annual) 25,000 KRW1 (Non-Refundable)

1. The Parents’ Association Fee is invoiced by the school on behalf of the Parents’ Association for their future activities.

Optional
Category Amount
Busing: Preschool-Grade 12 (Round Trip – Annual) 2,500,000 KRW 2
School Meal (Daily) 5,500 KRW (Asian/Western)
10,500 KRW (Halal)
Full Quest Program 50% of tuition 3
Yearbook and Photographs 70,000 KRW 4

2. An additional KRW 200,000 will be billed for extended service.
3. For students offered admission conditional on Quest participation, this fee is not optional.
4. Yearbook fees may be subject to change.

Middle Years Programme/Diploma Programme (Grades 10-12) Additional Fees
Grade Category Amount
10 MYP Examination Fees (Due upon enrollment) 500,000 KRW
11/12 Textbooks Deposit 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 2017-18 School Year
Dates Late Entry Tuition Discount Early Withdrawal Refund5
Tuition Busing
March 11 – June 15, 2017 N/A 90% of annual tuition 100% of annual busing
June 16 – August 15, 2017 N/A 80% of annual tuition 100% of annual busing
August 16 – October 16, 2017 N/A 70% of annual tuition and busing
October 17 – December 15, 2017 20% 50% of annual tuition and busing
December 16 – March 23, 2018 40% 20% of annual tuition and busing
March 24 – June 13, 2018 (end of school year) 60% No refunds will be made

5. Early withdrawal and refund of tuition & fees shall be subject to the school policy. The school development fund and enrollment deposit are not refundable.

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 2017. 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 received by March 31, 2017 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 2017-18 school year:
        • Prior to re-enrollment, all outstanding balance must be paid in full.
        • A non-refundable re-enrollment deposit of 3,000,000 KRW must be made on or before March 10, 2017. The re-enrollment deposit will be applied to 2017-18 tuition.
        • The balance of tuition and fees is due on or before April 30, 2017.
        • A 5% late fee will be charged for outstanding balances paid May 1 to May 31, 2017.
        • If payment has not been received by June 1, 2017, 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, 2017. 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.

FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS

The School offers a limited number of annual financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Financial aids are intended as short-term financial assistance and are means tested. If offered, aid can be reviewed on a term by term basis and is a fixed figure amount. Scholarship examinations, auditions and interviews take place in January next year and are applied for the following August tuition. 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.

2018-2019

Tuition and Fee Structure 2018-2019
Grade Amount
Early Childhood Division (Preschool: 3-4 years old) Full day 22,171,000 KRW
Early Childhood Division (Preschool: 3-4 years old) Half day 11,085,500 KRW
Lower School (Kindergarten-Grade 5) 28,684,000 KRW
Upper School (Grade 6-12) 28,684,000 KRW

Fees
Category Amount
Application Fee (Payable at time of application) 100,000 KRW
Assessment Fee (Due prior to interview & assessment) 300,000 KRW
School Development Fund for New Student 5,000,000 KRW (Non-Refundable)
School Development Fund for Existing Student (2nd year only) 3,500,000 KRW (Non-Refundable)
School Development Fund for Existing Preschool Student (2nd year only) 500,000 KRW (Non-Refundable)
Library Book Deposit (One time) 200,000 KRW (Refundable)
Parents’ Association Fee (Annual)1 25,000 KRW (Non-Refundable)

1. The Parents’ Association Fee is invoiced by the school on behalf of the Parents’ Association for their future activities.

Optional
Category Amount
Busing: Preschool-Grade 12 (Round Trip – Annual)2 2,500,000 KRW
School Meal (Daily)3

6,000 KRW (Asian/Western)
10,000 KRW (Halal)
Full Quest Program4 50% of tuition
Yearbook5 70,000 KRW
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 – June 13, 2018 N/A 90% of annual tuition 100% of annual busing
June 14 – August 12, 2018 N/A 80% of annual tuition 100% of annual 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. The school development fund and enrollment deposit are not refundable.

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 re-enrollment deposit of 3,000,000 KRW 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 annual 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 tuition. 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.