Boarding Fees and Expenses
Boarding fees are reviewed annually. See 2018 Boarding Fees and Expenses in Resources.
Application fee (non refundable) $100
Deposit to Secure a Boarding Place
A deposit of $1,000 (NZ) is to be paid when accepting a boarding place at Nelson College. This deposit is credited to the student’s invoice for boarding fees. In those cases where the acceptance is subsequently declined by the parent, the deposit may be forfeited except at the discretion of the Board of Trustees.
Boarding fees for all boarders are $13,000
These fees are charged over 8 months, from February to September @ $1,625 per month. This account will also include charges relating to boarding, eg House canteen, House photos, House organised activities & bus transport home as arranged by the Housemaster.
All other general school and living expenses are to be paid at the time and cannot be charged to House Account.
These fees and expenses are due to be paid by 20th of the following month by either:
- Direct Debit
- Automatic Payment
- Internet Banking
- Payment monthly by cheque
Payment for the full year is acceptable, a discount is applicable if this option is chosen, as per details to be sent out to you with your first invoice pack.
Payment by Credit Card is not an option.
Parents are to take responsibility for any private expenses and pocket money by setting up a bank account for their son which they can access with their EFTPOS card.
Please contact the Finance manager
if you are unable to meet these financial commitments.
Together with the boarding account, you will receive an invoice for School Expenses. These expenses may include:
- School Donation of $280.00 per student or $450.00 per family
- PTA Subscription
- NZQA Fees
- Extra Day School costs