Fees Notice 2023 – Fee Schedule Australian Residents

Tuition 

Tuition fees at Marist College Ashgrove are “all inclusive”. This includes all standard excursions, retreats, camps, student insurance, College magazine, student testing and subject levies, AIC sporting events and music ensembles, which are part of the normal school program. Activities outside the all-inclusive fee would be additional tours, co-curricular camps, immersions, private & small group music lessons, and Vocational Education and Training (VET) Course costs and levies. These activities will be billed separately for payment via the Monitor system. 
 

TUITION PER YEAR

PRIMARY SCHOOL
YEARS 5 – 6
$10,120
MIDDLE SCHOOL
YEARS 7 – 10
$12,660
SENIOR SCHOOL
YEARS 11 – 12
$14,330
 

Technology Levy

 

AMOUNT PER YEAR

PRIMARY SCHOOL
YEARS 5 – 6
$950
MIDDLE SCHOOL
YEARS 7 – 10
$1,300
SENIOR SCHOOL
YEARS 11 – 12
$1,430

Other Fees

Fees listed below are in addition to Tuition fees.
 

 

Maintenance Levy

A compulsory Maintenance Levy of $650 per family per year is payable.  This levy contributes to the on-going maintenance of the College and is not a voluntary payment and therefore not tax deductible. It will be added to your school fee account for payment.
 

AMOUNT PER YEAR

FEE PER FAMILY
$650

Boarding Fee

 

AMOUNT PER YEAR

FULL BOARDING
$22,810
WEEKLY BOARDING
$19,560

Marist Extend – Day Boarding

A new initiative in 2023 designed for boys in Year 7 to “extend” the Marist experience. The Program runs from 3pm-8pm Monday to Thursday and includes academic support, meals and activities. Read more about the Program here.
 

AMOUNT PER DAY

YEAR 7 ONLY
$70

Student Laptop Program

 

AMOUNT PER YEAR

LAPTOP WARRRANTY – Year 7 & 8
$100
LAPTOP WARRANTY – Year 10 & 11
$100

In 2022 the College introduced a Student Laptop program to students in Year 7 and Year 10.  A laptop warranty fee of $100 will therefore be applicable to these students and each subsequent year. Please refer to the Laptop Program Information Booklet for details regarding the warranty, accidental damage and replacement terms.

Vocational Education and Training Courses and Authority Registered Subjects

For those students in Years 10 – 12 studying VET Course or an Authority Registered Subject – Recreational Studies please refer to the 2023 Senior Subject Information Book for an estimate of the applicable annual charges.  Please note that while undertaking these studies, full tuition fees still apply.

Old Boys Life Membership

Applicable to Year 12 only, a one off fee of $160.00. Students will be presented with an Old Boys tie at Graduation and become part of the lifetime community that is Marist Old Boys.

College Foundation Contribution (Tax-Deductible)

This contribution is $1,200 per family per year. This contribution is essential to fund the Master Plan for the “Future 2030”. Projects include minor building capital works, refurbishment of the Cyprian Pavilion, music area and languages classrooms.  NB: Some families may be able to assist by offering greater amounts.

 

AMOUNT PER YEAR

ALL FAMILIES
$1,200

Administration Fee

The Administration Fee is $150 (incl. GST) per student and accompanies the Expression of Interest Form. This fee is non refundable.

Acceptance Fee – Non Refundable

An Acceptance Fee of $1000 is payable at the time of acceptance to secure a place. This is required after a Letter of Offer has been received by the Parents / Guardians. This fee is non-refundable and is not deducted from future fee statements.

College Fee Policy

The College fees are determined each year by Marist Schools Australia Limited detailing tuition, boarding and other costs.  Please view the College Fee policy here.

Withdrawal of Student / Change of Status

When a student is to be withdrawn from the College, or if an enrolment is cancelled by the Parents / Guardians, you are required to give the Head of College one term’s notice (being a full 10 week term plus any holiday periods), in writing, before the withdrawal or cancellation date. However, if a withdrawal is to be effective at the end of the College year, written notice must be given by the end of Term 3. Parents / Guardians who do not give such a period of notice will be liable to pay the College an amount equal to one term’s fees in lieu of such notice.

Enrolled students may be granted extended leave for a study exchange.  This leave will be granted at the discretion of the Head of College and request must be made in writing with a term’s notice.

Discounts

A discount of 2.5% applies on Tuition Fees only if payment has been paid in full by the end of February each year.

Day Students:
 For two (2) students this is 10% of each student’s tuition fee per annum. For three (3) students this is 20% of each student’s tuition fee per annum. For  four (4) students this is 30% of each student’s tuition. Any additional students after 4 will receive 50% off tuition.
Boarding Students: A tiered discount system applies to boarding family discounts.  First (1) boarder in the family pays 100% of their boarding and tuition fees. Second (2) boarder in the family receives a 15% discount on their boarding and tuition fees. Third (3) boarder in the family will receive a 30% discount on their boarding and tuition fees. Fourth boarder and any additional (4+) will receive a 40% discount on their boarding and tuition fees.  This concession will apply regardless of whether boarder one (1), two (2), three (3) and/or four (4+) in the family is a current or past boarding student of the College. 

Billing

The Annual School Fee Statement issued in January each year outlines the annual charges: Tuition; Technology Levy; Laptop Warranty (where applicable); Maintenance levy; Boarding Fees (where applicable) and for Year 12 the Old Boys Levy. Fee Statements are uploaded to the Parent Lounge which can be accessed via the College website. Log in to Parent Lounge via My Marash and select Accounts & Payment tab > School Fees account > Statements.

Payment Options

The College has two payment options only:

Payment in Full

  1. Families wishing to pay the annual account in full will receive the 2.5% discount on the Tuition Fee only. Please refer to your statement of account in parent lounge to ascertain your upfront discount. Please forward payment via BPAY details at the top of the fee statement. Payment is to be received by the College in ONE PAYMENT by the end of February in the applicable year.

Direct Debit

  1. Weekly payments from a Bank Account or Credit/Debit card*. Payments are divided over 40 weekly instalments from February to November or
  2. Fortnightly payments from a Bank Account or Credit/Debit card*. Payments are divided over 20 fortnightly instalments from February to November or
  3. Monthly payments from a Bank Account or Credit/Debit card*. Payments are divided over 10 monthly instalments from February to November or
  4. Quarterly payments from a Bank Account or Credit/Debit card*. Payments are divided by 4 instalments from the start of each term. 

Direct Debit authorities are established in Parent Lounge and need to be re-entered each year.  Merchant fees apply to transactions to Credit/Debit cards.

It is the responsibility of the Parents / Guardians who sign the Enrolment Contract and Acceptance of Enrolment to ensure funds are available in their account when the payments are processed to prevent the transactions being declined. If difficulties arise, contact should be made with the Finance Office by telephoning +61 7 3858 4504 or email fees@marash.qld.edu.auThird (3) boarder i