Fees and Disbursements

Fee payers should note that the following items are included with the tuition fee:

  • Most class textbooks, workbooks and stationery
  • Transport to sporting fixtures in the Auckland area
  • Transport to curriculum field trips in the Auckland area
  • Visits to Ahuroa Camp
  • ID cards, House photographs (note that lost or replacement cards are charged)
  • Student admission to College productions
  • For Boarders, House entertainment

Summary of Fees

Fees are reviewed annually by the Board of Governors. Changes normally take effect from the beginning of Term One. The fees for 2017 are as follows (all figures are GST inclusive).

New Zealand Citizens and Permanent Residents

Fee Schedule Per Annum

  Year 9 Year 10 Day Year 10 Boarding Years 11 - 13
Tuition  $  22,995.00  $  22,995.00  $  22,995.00  $  23,995.00
EOTC  N/A  $    1,250.00  $       750.00  N/A
Boarding  $  13,995.00  N/A  $  13,995.00  $  13,995.00
Tuition & Boarding  $  36,990.00  N/A  $  37,740.00  $  37,990.00

A discount of 10% of tuition and boarding fees (GST inclusive) will be given where there are three or more family members currently attending the College. This relates to the net portion of fees actually paid by the parents/guardians of the student, so therefore excludes any scholarship relief provided to one or more of the students.

Direct Debit Payment Amounts

Monthly direct debits will commence on Thursday 26 January 2017
(9 monthly instalments – finishing on Tuesday 26 September 2017)

Fortnightly direct debits will commence on Wednesday 25 January 2017
(18 fortnightly instalments – finishing on Wednesday 20 September 2017)

Weekly direct debits will commence on Wednesday 25 January 2017
(36 weekly instalments – finishing on Wednesday 27 September 2017)

Payment of Fees - New Zealand Residents

Fees are payable by direct debit only, over periods which are showing and selected in the Admission Agreement commencing 26 January 2017 for monthly direct debits, or the last Wednesday of January 2017 for fortnightly and weekly direct debits.

Direct debit forms are available from the College Accounts Office and once completed, should be forwarded to that office.

If payment of the full annual fee is made, a 2% discount is offered off tuition only. 

If payment of the full annual fee is made by credit card, a 2% surcharge will apply.

Bank details for direct credits are:

ASB Bank
Account name: King's College Trustees

Account number: 12-3237-0000467-00

International Students

For fees for international students, information can be obtained from:

Mrs Michelle Klaassen
International Manager
Email Michelle Klassen


Mr Graeme Syms
Head of Admissions
Email Graeme Syms

All Students

Application Fee (non-refundable): NZ$275.00

Confirmation of Enrolment Fee - charge payable on acceptance (does not count towards tuition fees), note that this fee is non-refundable: NZ$1,100.00

Fee-paying parent life insurance scheme
The College operates a fee-paying parent life insurance scheme whereby, upon the death of the fee-paying parent or guardian, who has signed the application form, the residual tuition and boarding fees of the student are indemnified. The scheme is available to all fee-paying parents/guardians (excluding those with pre-existing terminal illness or aged over 65 years). There is no additional cost as the scheme is covered by the tuition and boarding fees.


There are expenses incurred by students over and above the tuition/boarding fees. These are recovered via the student's Disbursement Account. Personal shopping outside the College may NOT be charged to this Account. Disbursement Accounts are strictly monthly and must be paid by direct debit. A breakdown of the major items is set out below.

Purchases from The Uniform Shop - Parents/guardians may place a monetary limit on their son's/daughter's spending by contacting the Accounts Office.

Photographs - Recovering the cost of House, sports and cultural photographs ordered by the student.

Medical Centre Attendance Fee - Standard fee ($15.00) per visit.

Hospital Fee - For non-boarders where ACC does not apply.

Physiotherapy Fee - For visits to the College physiotherapists. Please note there is a $10.00 surcharge on ACC visits. 

House Disbursements - Student personal items - haircuts etc.

Lost or unreturned class textbooks

NCEA and Cambridge Examination Fees

Queries concerning Fees and Disbursements should be directed to: 

Kirsty Preston
Assistant Accountant
Telephone (09) 276 0618


Karen Hughes
Finance Manager
Telephone: (09) 276 0617

King's College Old Collegians' Association Subscription Levy

This covers pre-payment of lifetime membership of the King's College Old Collegians' Association (KCOCA) for the student. The subscription is currently $759.00. Membership of the KCOCA is compulsory. If the student does not commence at the College and sufficient notice is given, the KCOCA Levy is refundable.

The Association of the Friends of King's College Subscription Levy

This covers payment of an annual (family) membership of the Association of the Friends of King's College and is a levy on parents/guardians. The subscription is currently $50.00. Membership of the Association is compulsory.