Tuition and Fees


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Day $19,800
Five-day Boarding $42,240
Boarding $52,540
International Student fee* $2,000

*Adjusted based on Financial Aid

Program fees:
Intro and Intermediate English as a Second Language (ESOL)* $5,000
Advanced ESOL* $2,500
*ESOL Level determined through placement testing after enrollment

Wheat Center for Innovative Learning: 
Varies depending on the student's level of need 

Transportation fees:
Richmond Airport (RIC) $140
Richmond Amtrak / Bus $150
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) $230
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) $250

These rates are per person. Group rates may apply and vary, depending on the number of students traveling together.
An additional $20 per hour will be charged for any delays or wait time.

Health Insurance:
Health Insurance is required of every student and may be purchased through the school. The price ranges from $1,200 - $2,000. For more information, please visit ISM Insurance Inc. online.

Tuition Refund Plan:
The Tuition Refund Plan is required for families making more than one tuition payment. The TRP fee is 5% of a family's tuition cost. A copy of the plan is included with the Enrollment Agreement. 

Individual Expenses:
Each student at St. Margaret's School has an Expense Account. The Expense Account is a debit account; families receive a monthly statement detailing expenditures and requesting additional deposits when needed. An initial deposit will be billed through Smart Tuition, all future deposits are made directly to the school. 

Below is an estimate of the average spent annually:
Day Student $1,500
Five-day Boarding Student $2,075
Domestic Boarding Student $3,275
International Boarding Student $4,675

Examples of Additional Individual Expenses:
Textbooks* $500-$600
Uniforms* $300
School Events* $25-$100 (per event)
School Supplies* $30-$75
Technology Fee* $225 (per year)
Minimester Program* $100-$4,000 (Includes optional off-campus trips)
Weekly Allowance $30-$50 (Boarding Students)
Laundry Fee $16 (per month)
Athletics Equipment $25-$125
Art and Photography Class $50 (per trimester)
AP Test Fee $89 (approximate per test)
Weekend Activities $0-$100
Voice/piano lessons $495 (per trimester)
Yearbook $65
Class Ring $400+ (optional junior year)
TI 84 Calculator $123
Transcript Validation Fee $125 (Mexico)

*Required for all students

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