International Students


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Cost of Study for International Students

Application Fee

(one-time only & non-refundable)
International Student Tuition Fee

$12,500 per school year or
$6,250 per semester (high school only)
Health Insurance (mandatory)

$500 per school year or
$275 per semester (high school only)

Transcript Co-Validation Fee
(Brazil, Spain, Italy)


For elementary and junior high students (Grades K-9) who will study for periods of less than one full year (September to June), please contact Global Learning for fee amounts.

It is the student’s responsibility to meet all of the other costs associated with attending a Calgary Board of Education school (for example school books and supplies, special course materials, resource fees, activities and ground transportation).

Refund Policy

Please ensure you have read and understand our refund policy. If:

  • Your Study Permit is Denied: You will receive a full refund if your Study Permit application is denied by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. A copy of the rejection letter must be submitted with the Tuition Refund Request Form.
  • You Cannot Attend for Other Reasons: You will receive two-thirds (2/3) refund of the tuition if you withdraw prior to the commencement of the program as per the Duration of Program (study) dates on the letter of acceptance.
  • Parent's Immigration Status Changes (and meets eligible criteria):
    • Proof must be presented to the CBE Welcome, 1221 – 8 Street SW, Calgary, AB, Phone: 1.403.817.7789
    • Full tuition refund on September to June program if proof submitted before September 30 of the school year. No refunds after September 30.
  • You Withdraw or are Withdrawn from the Calgary Board of Education: Once your program has begun as per the Duration of Program (study) dates on the letter of acceptance, no refund will be given. Semester two refunds will not be granted on full year enrolments.
  • Late Arrivals: When a student arrives late, there will be no refund for the time period missed.

If you are eligible for a refund based on our refund policy, submit the Tuition Refund Request Form to the e-mail on the form.

Subject to a $250 refund processing fee; health insurance is non-refundable after program start date.

Families will be required to pay full year fees at the time of registration.

Please note: The original application fee is not refundable. Also, tuition can only be refunded by the same method of payment and to the same person who originally paid.