Red Deer Public School District - International Services


Tuition Fees 2018-2019

Fees (CDN $)

Full Year = 2 semesters
Half Year = 1 semester

  • Application Fees: (non-refundable) $250
  • Tuition Fees: Full Year - $11 100   Half Year - $5550
  • Homestay Fees: $800/month):
  • Full Year: $8000 (10 Months):
  • Half Year: $4000 (5 months)
  • Extra Days: $30 per day
  • Homestay Placement Fee: $500 initial / $175 Returning
  • Medical Insurance: Full Year - $600   Half Year - $350
    (Please note students in our homestay program must use our insurance provider)
  • Bus Pass (If not pre-paid for the entire term, cost will be $59/month through city transit office)
  • Full Year bus pass $400 (10 months)
  • Half Year bus pass $200 (5 months)
  • Activity Fee (Includes a couple of day trips each semester outside of the city including Banff and approximately one group activity per month)
  • Full Year Activity Fee $400
  • Half Year Activity Fee $200
  • Airport Pickup / Departure:  Shuttle Service about  $190.00  depending the service used.
    (for students arriving early or late to the program or returning home for school breaks)
  • Revalidation/Legalization of Documents :  $145

All fees may be subject to change.

Please note textbooks, school supplies athletic and field trip fees are not included. Text book and school fee approximately $200/year, athletics and school field trips are extra.


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Refund Policy

  • Tuition Fees are due and payable before the arrival of the students. (Note: Adjustments may be required due to currency fluctuations.)
  • Registration Fee of $200.00 CND is non-refundable, and is payable at the time of making the application.
  • Students must give Red Deer Public Schools (RDPSD) a written notice of withdrawl.
  • 5% of one semester tuition fee is retained by RDPSD if registration is cancelled after visa has been issued.
  • Before the program begins, and a VISA has not been issued a full refund of tuition fees will be given.
  • There will be no refunds after the semester has started. Twenty five percent (25%) of the next semester of study for which a letter of acceptance has been issued and received will be withheld. No exceptions.
  • If a student engages in any illegal activity and is mandated to return home, no refund of tuition fees will be made.

How to pay fees:

Red Deer Public Schools has partnered with NorthStar Currency to accept tuition payments.

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