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International Student Tuition

2018-19 Tuition Information for International Students

Tuition and Fees for International Students Amount
Annual International Student Tuition $19,531
Application Fee (per student) $250
Enrollment Fee (per student accepted and issued I-20) $1,250
Total International Student Cost $21,031

Note: Heritage Christian School does not offer financial assistance for the International Student Program.

Tuition Includes

  • International Student Seminar (required class every semester while enrolled)
  • Language Assessments
  • Standardized Testing
  • Technology Services and Fees Specialty Classes (science labs, band, orchestra)
  • Most Retreat Fees (transportation, lodging)
  • Most Class Field Trip Fees
  • Student Accident Insurance (school-related)
  • Textbook Rental

Tuition Does NOT Include

This is not an exhaustive list.

  • Homestay/Guardian Family Cost (Homestay arrangements must be approved by Heritage administration)
  • Apple devices (see Technology Requirement)
  • Athletic/Fine Arts Fees
  • Bus Fees
  • Cafeteria/Cafe Usage
  • AP Testing
  • Replacement Book Fees
  • PE Uniforms
  • Optional Trip Fees
  • Extracurricular Fees
  • Senior Graduation Fees
  • Senior Trip Fees
  • Yearbooks
  • NSF (Non-sufficient Funds) and Late Fees (penalties)
  • Annual Family Commitment Fee

Technology Requirement

Every high school student is required to possess one of the following Apple-based devices: iPad with Retina Display, iPad Mini, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro

Recommended specifications: iPad Air, 16 GB, no data plan, wireless keyboard, ear buds
Maximum specifications: MacBook Pro

Tuition Payment Schedule

Heritage Christian School requires that full prepayment of the annual tuition is received at HCS by August 1.

Payment of Non-Tuition Fees

Heritage Christian School will accept payment of fees not included in tuition (see list above) through several avenues, including EFT (electronic funds transfer), cashier’s check, check or cash payment. Please see the student billing associate for details.

Annual Family Commitment Fee (All Returning International Students) - The annual family commitment fee of $225 per family is billed in May. When paid, the annual family commitment fee reserves seats for the upcoming school year for each student currently enrolled, and obligates the family to the withdrawal policy should their enrollment plans change. Students who will not be returning for the next school year must notify the Admissions department by completing the withdrawal notification form by March 31. Students who withdraw for the upcoming school year after March 31 will be subject to the withdrawal policy. All fees are non-refundable.

Late Fee - A late fee of $35 will be charged to any past due accounts at 4:00 pm on the 15th of each month and for each subsequent month until accounts are current. NSF (non-sufficient fund) fee for returned EFT transactions is $35.

Prompt payment of tuition is vital to the operation of HCS. Heritage Christian School reserves the right to prohibit a student from attending school, to withhold report cards, and deny online access to grades for past due accounts.

2018 International Students