Tuition and Fees

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Day $18,400
Five-day Boarding $39,900
Boarding $49,900
International Student fee* $2,000

*adjusted based on Financial Aid

Program fees:
Intro and Intermediate English as a Second Language (ESL) $5,000
Advanced ESL $2,500
ESL level is determined through placement testing after enrollment
Wheat Center for Innovative Learning fees vary, depending on the services

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-$1,600.
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 and optional for those paying in full. The TRP fee is 5% of a family's tuition cost. A copy of the plan is included with your Enrollment Agreement and you may also contact the St. Margaret's Business Office for a copy.

Individual Expenses:
Each student at St. Margaret’s School has an Expense Account for charges in the school store, the Thistle Shop, as well as for allowance, trips, and other miscellaneous activities she will participate in throughout the school year. The Expense Account is a debit account. You will receive a monthly statement detailing your daughter’s expenditures and requesting additional deposits when her balance gets low. Your first deposit to the Expense Account will be billed through Smart Tuition. All future deposits to your account will be made directly to the school.

Below is an estimate of the average spent annually:
Day Student $850
Five-day Boarding Student $1,200
Domestic Boarding Student $2,400
International Boarding Student $3,800

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-$100
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