School Fees

School Fees and Policies – Academic Year 2018-19 Kindergarten 2 to Year 13

(All fees quoted below are in RMB currency)

Application Fee (for new students): 3,000; non-refundable.


(for new students)

Once an Offer of Placement is extended by the School the parent/guardian is required to respond to the offer within 10 days and submit the Placement Deposit upon acceptance of the Offer of Placement.

The Deposit is a one-time, refundable, non-interest bearing deposit required to be paid to the School, and is held by the School for the duration of the student’s enrolment. The School has a right to first settle any outstanding fees or amounts owed to the School, either during the student’s attendance at the School, or after the student’s withdrawal, using the Deposit.

The Deposit, after deductions for any amounts owed to the School, will be returned to parents within 45 days after all withdrawal procedures have been completed.

Year Level Deposit Amount
All Year Levels 19,000

Payment of the Deposit will not, in and of itself, guarantee a school placement; all other admission and school requirements must be met. Furthermore, the Deposit cannot be considered a substitute for any other fees or charges that are otherwise due.

Tuition Fees
  Semester 1
(August, 2018 – December, 2018)
Semester 2
(January, 2019 – June, 2019)
Kindergarten – Half-day K2/3 Only 30,400 45,600 76,000
Kindergarten – Full day 58,400 87,600 146,000
Primary – Yr 1 to Yr 4 74,800 112,200 187,000
Primary – Yr 5 to Yr 6 76,000 114,000 190,000
Secondary – Yr 7 to Yr 9
(Includes ETOC Trip)
82,400 123,600 206,000
Secondary – Yr 10
(Includes ETOC Trip)
84,800 127,200 212,000
Secondary – Yr 11 82,400 123,600 206,000
Secondary – Yr 12
(Includes Creativity, Action, Service)
85,200 127,800 213,000
Secondary – Yr 13 82,400 123,600 206,000

Semester 1 or Annual Tuition Fees must be paid no later than 15 June, 2018.

Semester 2 Tuition Fees must be paid no later than 15 November, 2018.

For mid-year applications, the tuition fees will be calculated on a monthly pro-rata basis, calculated based on a 10-month period and inclusive of the month in which the student plans to start attending School. The tuition fees should be paid within ten (10) working days after issuance of the Offer of placement and in any case before the student begins to attend School.

Early Bird Discount

Parents/guardians may enjoy a five percent (5%) discount on Annual Tuition Fees only (excluding other fees), if the full Annual 2018-2019 Tuition Fees payment is received by our bank no later than 15 April 2018. (The date of receipt is determined by our bank acknowledgement.)

Annual Payment Discount

Parents/Guardians may enjoy a three percent (3%) discount on Annual Tuition Fees (excluding other fees), if the full annual 2018-2019 Tuition Fees payment is received by our bank between 16 April 2018 and 15 June 2018. (The date of receipt is determined by our bank acknowledgement.)

Huangdao Campus Discount

Students who enrol during the 2018-19 academic year will receive a 15% discount on tuition fees.

School Bus Fees (Using the School bus is an optional service. The detailed list of routes can be obtained upon request.)
Routes Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual Amount
Qingdao city to Huangdao Campus shuttle 3,775 5,665 9,440
All other routes within Huangdao 3,430 5,150 8,580
School Lunch Fees (OPTIONAL)
 School lunch for day student Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual Amount
Kindergarten 2,060 3,090 5,150
Primary and Secondary 2,650 3,970 6,620
School Breakfast Fee (OPTIONAL)
School lunch for day student  Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual Amount
All students 1,325 1,985 3,310
Boarding Fees – 5 days a week  Semester 1 Semester 2 Annual Amount
Dormitory & meals 28,000 42,000 70,000
Medical / Emergency Deposit     5,000
Boarding Discount

A Boarding Discount of Sixty Two Percent (62%) on the annual Dormitory & Meals fee only is offered to all boarding students for 2018-19 academic year. After discount, the Dormitory & Meals fee is 26,300RMB/year.

Boarding Transport (OPTIONAL)

The school can provide transport if needed. Cost to be calculated on a case by case basis.

Settlement of Payments

Any payments received by the School will be applied firstly towards the Deposit, if not yet settled.  Any outstanding payments must be settled according to the school fee schedule.

Late Payment Charge

A late payment charge of two percent (2%) per month, compounded monthly, will be charged on school fees that are overdue.

Method of Payment

1) Bank remittance

Payment can be made by bank transfer payable to the School’s USD or RMB bank account. For easy identification, please forward a copy of your bank remittance advice with your child’s passport name to our Accounts Office.(See below)

For Domestic
RMB Payment
RMB Account Name: 青岛耀中国际学校
RMB Account Number: 372005581018010123182
RMB Bank & Branch Name: 交通银行青岛经济技术开发区支行
For Domestic
USD Payment
USD Account Name: Yew Chung International School of Qingdao
USD Account Number: 372005581018010123182
USD Bank & Branch Name: Bank of Communications, Qingdao Branch.

(Conversion from USD & other currencies to RMB is based on the market exchange rate at the time of actual payment.)

2) Pay in person

Small amounts of cash (less than 6,000.00 in RMB) can be accepted. Large cash payments (more than 6,000.00 in RMB) are NOT accepted. 

Note: Credit Cards and Personal Cheques cannot be accepted.

Should you require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Accounts Office at Tel: 0532 8699 5551 ex. 8305 or 7283.

Refunds - Please refer to the Withdrawal and Refund Policies and Procedures.

In case of inconsistencies between the English version of the Withdrawal and Refund Policies and Procedures and the Chinese version of same, the English version shall prevail.

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