Fees Schedule For 2017
The School Council has determined that the following schedule of fees shall apply for the 2017 school year.
2017 Full Year Tuition Fees - Full Time Enrolment $9,090 2017 Services Fee# $1,600 Application fee, including GST (once only, non-refundable) $70 Enrolment fee (once only, non-refundable) $220 TOTAL $10,980 University Senior College Building Fund Levy
(Voluntary annual contribution, tax-deductible)
Year 11 students enrolling in Semester 2 will be charged $4,545 (being 50% of the annual tuition fee) and a Services Fee of $1,070. TOTAL charge for Semester 2 including application and enrolment fees is $5,905.
Full time enrolment for Year 11 students is defined by:
- 6 Stage 1 subjects
- If necessary, PLP is to be completed off-line
(PLP Administration Charge - $350)
- 5 Stage 1 subjects and the Research Project or
- 6 Stage 1 subjects
Full time enrolment for Year 12 students is defined by one of the following combinations:
- 5 Stage 2 Double Unit subjects or;
- 4 Stage 2 Double Unit subjects coupled with the Research Project or;
- 4 Stage 2 Double Unit subjects and 1 Stage 2 Single Unit subject.
Part time status
A part time study program is not recognised as an appropriate pathway through USC and enrolment cannot be guaranteed for students who wish to pursue study programs other than those listed above. The Principal may consider individual cases on merit. Students may undertake hybrid courses across both year levels.
All students will be charged on a Full Time Enrolment basis. Only those students who are studying a SACE language externally or who are enrolled in the University of Adelaide Headstart program will be provided with a tuition fee reduction. The fee reduction will be calculated on a pro rata basis, per subject.
# Services Fee
The Services Fee will be charged with the first instalment of fees and is non-refundable once the student has completed the first week of Term 1. The Services Fee includes charges for the use of University of Adelaide facilities, insurance, library membership, IT charges, internet access and intranet services, ID cards, year book, student diary and life time membership of USCOSA (“USC Old Scholars’ Association”).
University Senior College Building Fund Levy
The voluntary levy of $150 will be billed in March 2017, and is tax-deductible.
Please refer to the separate fee schedule titled “Music Fees Schedule 2017”.
The School will also bill students for the following where applicable
Subject specific text books from the School’s book list where purchased through the School, subject study guides, Personal Learning Plan (PLP) administration charge ($350), art supplies, excursions, English and Drama performances, safety glasses and competition fees.
Schedule and Terms of Payment
Tuition Fees will be invoiced in three instalments (as below):
All outstanding accounts are to be finalised without exception by 31 August 2017.
Instalment Due By Amount Due Instalment 1 15 December 2016 $4,630 (Instalment 1 $3,030 + $1,600 Services Fee) Instalment 2 28 April 2017 $3,030 Instalment 3 31 August 2017 $3,030 TOTAL $10,980 (including application and enrolment fees)
- Full Year Tuition Fees paid in full prior to 9 December 2016 will attract an early payment discount of 2% off tuition fees ($181.80).
- Family Discounts are 10% off tuition fees for the Second Child ($909) and 20% off tuition fees for Other Children ($1,818). Sibling discounts generally do not apply where some other form of assistance, such as a scholarship, has been provided.
Please also note the following
- Fees billed outside these periods (i.e. for enrolments after 9 December 2016 or for Semester 2 enrolments) must be paid by the end of the following month.
- Other Charges (i.e. text books and study guides) must also be paid by the end of the following month.
- Fees can be paid weekly, fortnightly or monthly however an annual account keeping fee of $33 (GST inclusive) will be charged to cover administrative costs.
- Payment can be made by cash, cheque, money order, credit card, and direct debit, EFT or B-PAY. Payment can also be made by American Express, subject to a 3% surcharge.
- A late payment fee of 1% per month will be charged on overdue accounts.
- Any expenses incurred by the use of debt collectors or other collection agencies are the responsibility of those guaranteeing fee payments.