Taejon Christian International School | Since 1958

Tuition & Fees

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For Good Education, Not For Profit

TCIS is a non-profit school. All tuition income is used for operating expenses, student programs, and school development. We do our best every day to provide solid curriculum, community of highly-qualilfied educators, beautiful and highly-specialized campus facilities, and meaningful opportunities to support classroom learning.

When looking for schools, there are so many offerings available that it is sometimes difficult to know which is the best option. You want a really good education for your child because it is so important for their future. You want to know that it will be more than just textbooks, but a real and stimulating educational experience.

You want to know the school you choose will prepare your child for the future.

TCIS is a school that families from around the world have trusted for more than 60 years. TCIS helps children like yours to understand their potential and prepare for whatever opportunities and directions the future may bring.

TCIS offers a solid, fully-accredited international education experience in Korea, preparing children for university and the character to be positive leaders in any industry. This happense through academic best practice, small class sizes, caring international teachers, and activities opportunities that energize children and help to build character... that's a great VALUE!

  • 60+ years experience
  • Matriculation to top universities
  • Highly-qualified, international teachers
  • Rich activities/sports programs
  • International culture experiences
  • College readiness
  • Christian community and emphasis on values

TCIS offers an unparalleled experience for students at any pricepoint.
Contact us today to claim your space.

Annual Tuition

This is the standard cost for educational tuition at TCIS, by division (Elementary School and Secondary School.) All tuition fees are charged according to a combination of a USD and a KRW amount. Tuition is the total sum of these figures.

The following items are included in the tuition fees:

  • Standardized Testing (ISA, PSAT, MYP e-Assessments, IB DP exams)
  • Textbooks
  • Basic supplies for science, visual arts, theater, etc.
  • Internet access in school and dorm
  • Special Needs support
  • Secondary Clubs & Co-Curricular Activities
  • Varsity & JV sports: in-country transportation, uniforms
  • Secondary Fine Arts activities: Music, Drama, Forensics
  • Local service opportunities
     
    US Dollars   Korean Won
Elementary School (Grades K1-5)   $6,530.00 plus (+) ₩16,477,000
Secondary School (Grades 6-8)   $7,690.00 plus (+) ₩19,380,000
Secondary School (Grades 9-12)   $9,450.00 plus (+) ₩23,784,000


*A tuition discount of 20% will be given for younger siblings enrolled concurrently.
**Tuition includes non-refundable processing fees.
 


New Student Fees (Non-Refundable)

    US Dollars   Korean Won
Application Fee   --   ₩300,000
Registration Fee   --   ₩500,000
Capital Fee   --   ₩4,000,000


 

Other Fees

    US Dollars   Korean Won
Senior Fee (Grade 12 student fee – non-refundable)   --   ₩250,000
English Language Learner Program Fee (Grades 6-10)   --   ₩1,500,000
English Language Learner Program Fee (Grades 11-12)   --   ₩1,000,000
Lunch Fees        
• Grades K1-5 Lunch Program   --   ₩990,000
• Grades 6-12 Lunch Program   --   ₩1,116,000
School Bus Fee        
Daejeon Pick-up Points       ₩2,300,000
Cheong Ju & Sejong Pick-up Points       ₩2,800,000
(An additional fee may be required for other extended area bus service points.)        

 

Boarding Program Fees

Boarding Program Fee (Grades 6-12)   $4,080.00 plus (+) ₩10,277,000
*Boarding Capital Fee (One time fee for boarding students, non-refundable)   --   ₩1,000,000

* Please note that dormitories will close for major holidays and specific occasional weekends during the year. Students without a guardian in Korea and who will not return home for dorm closures will need to pay $150.00 USD per day for extra provisional expenses.