Our Fees

2023 Fees Schedule

(Approved by the College Board on 22/11/2022)
This Fees Schedule should be read in conjunction with the College Fees Policy.

Tuition Fees 2023

Per Annum Per Term
Years 7 – 9
$2,778.50/4 terms
Years 10 – 11
$2,954.75/4 terms
Year 12
$3,940.00/3 terms

Tuition Fees are GST free and include technology costs, routine day excursions, magazine (1 per student), student ID card, student diary (1 per student per year) and all necessary costs in connection with subjects other than for Elective Subject Levies (refer Attachment A). There is no additional IT Levy from 2020 onwards.

Residential Retreats (New)

In 2023, the College is introducing an overnight Retreat experience for all Year 11 and Year 12 students. This two-day retreat will be facilitated by staff from the College and will be held at a venue in the Sunshine Coast. The cost below covers transport, accommodation, and food for each student and includes GST. 

Dates Per Annum Per Term
Year 11 Leadership Retreat
10 – 11 July 2023
Term 1
Year 12 Retreat
17 – 18 April 2023
Term 1

Due Date for Fees

The due dates for fees in 2023 are:

  • Term 1, Week 4 – Friday – 17 February
  • Term 2, Week 4 – Friday – 12 May
  • Term 3, Week 4 – Friday – 04 August
  • Term 4, Week 4 – Friday – 27 October

Family Discounts

Family discounts are available for students attending concurrently and apply to Tuition Fees only.

Sibling 2023-2025 Discount 2026 Discount
2nd Child
3rd Child
4th Child+

Voluntary Building Fund Contribution

Contributions to the Mt St Michael’s College Building Fund are voluntary and assist in funding the capital projects of the College. They are 100% tax deductible.

Per Annum Per Term
Building Fund

State Government Text Book Allowance 

No book hire system is offered by the College. The State Government textbook allowance received by the College will be credited to your fees account in Term 2. 

Per Annum
Years 7 - 10
Years 11 – 12

Alumni Lifetime Membership Charge (Year 12 Students)

A fee of $80 is charged in Term 1 for Year 12 students providing lifetime membership to the MSM Alumni Association. 

Laptop Computers (All Students)

A laptop is provided to each student at no extra charge, however incidental charges may be incurred as follows: 

  • Accidental Damage $120 per incident (max 3). Any claims after this will be charged at full repair cost.
  • Malicious damage will be charged at full cost to repair.
  • Non-return of laptop to the College when the student leaves will incur a fee: $1,800.
  • Loss of laptop (e.g., fire/theft) First Loss: $200 excess. Subsequent losses: $300 excess.
  • Non-return or replacement Battery Pack: $120.
  • Non-return or replacement Stylus pen: $65.
  • Non-return or replacement Laptop Bag: $60.
  • Non-return or replacement Power adapter: $60.
  • Replacement ID card: $8.

Instrumental Music Tuition Fees (All Students)

Fees for Music tuition are charged separately to tuition via Events and Payments in Parent Lounge. The College Music Department must be informed by the end of the previous Term should you wish to withdraw your daughter/s from lessons or full fees will be charged for the next Term. Hire of instruments is available from the College at reasonable rates for limited instruments. Please email music@msm.qld.edu.au for enrolments, withdrawals or enquiries.

Co-Curricular Fees – (All Students)

Most co-curricular activities will incorporate fees to cover expenses.  These are Paid via Events and Payments in Parent Lounge.

Activity Payment Amount
Water polo per season (October – April)
Tennis Activities per activity per year
CaSSSA and Social Sport Activities per activity
Music Ensembles, Dance, Drama per activity
$75 estimate
$150 estimate

Enrolment Application Fee

A fee of $100 including GST is required to proceed with the enrolment process. This is a non-refundable fee charged to offset the costs of administration.

Enrolment Confirmation Fee

At the time of acceptance of an enrolment offer, a payment of $750 is required. This confirms a student’s place at Mt St Michael’s College. This amount is non-refundable.

Enrolment Commitment Fee – Year 7 Students Entering the College in 2024

A fee of $1,000 for incoming Year 7 students is required to be paid by 1 July 2023. This fee is off set against 2024 Term 1 fees. If for any reason the student does not commence at the College, this fee is non-refundable.

Payment Plans 

The College offers annual direct debit payment arrangements with fortnightly, monthly, or quarterly payments. This can be set continuously from Year 7 through to Year 12. A plan will be provided to you for review each year prior to your nominated start date. Payment Plan requests must be submitted by 3 February 2023 and commence on or before 17 February 2023. For further information contact the Director of Finance, Nadine Gagliardi at ngagliardi@msm.qld.edu.au.

Declined Payment Fee

For each occurrence of a declined payment, the College reserves the right to recover the bank dishonour fee and administrative cost of $5.00 including GST.

Administrative Charge

As per the College Fees Policy on each occasion the College has cause to issue a notice concerning outstanding fees, an administrative charge of $50.00 including GST may be applied.

2023 Elective Subject Levies

A levy will be charged to all students who elect to take the following elective subjects.

Subject Per Annum Per Term
Year 8 Art
$20.00 (2 terms)
Year 8 Design Technology
$30.00 (2 terms)
Year 8 Music
$25.00 (2 terms)
Year 9 Food & Fashion Technology
Year 9 Digital Technology
Year 9 to 10 Art
Year 9 Dance
Year 9 Drama
Year 9 to 12 Music
Year 10 Dance
Year 10 Drama
Year 10 Digital Technology
Year 10 Food Technology
Year 10 Fashion Technology
Year 11 Business Certificate III
$265.00 + Program Delivery Fee*
Term 1
For Year 11 students who have elected to enrol in the nationally accredited Business Certificate III course, this fee covers the RTO Costs being the Binnacle Training Fee and Program Delivery Fees.
Year 11 Dance
Year 11 Drama
Year 11 Fashion
Year 11 First Aid Qualification and CPR Certificate (Link to Sport/Recreation)
Term 1
Year 11 Hospitality Practices
Year 11 Sports/Recreation Certificate II/III
$460.00 + Program Delivery Fee*
Term 1
For Year 11 students who have elected to enrol in the nationally accredited Certificate II and III in Sport and Recreation which includes the First Aid Qualification and CPR Certificate, this fee covers the RTO Costs being the Binnacle Training Fee and Program Delivery Fees.
Year 11 Visual Art & Visual Arts in Practice
Year 12 Dance
$40.00 (3 terms)
Year 12 Drama
$40.00 (3 terms)
Year 12 Hospitality Practices (App)
$96.67 (3 terms)
Year 12 Visual Art
$80.00 (3 terms)

* Program Delivery fee is determined by total number of students enrolled with Binnacle, divided by that number. In 2022 it was $93.68.