Student Fees and Admissions

Choosing the right school for your daughter is the single greatest investment in her future.

We believe every student deserves the opportunity to excel with a Queen Margaret education.

We offer flexible payment options and a limited amount of scholarships to support students’ journey.

Queen Margaret College is a registered charity. All school fees go back to the school and students and fund daily operations.

The following fees information is for domestic students only. Please click here for international admission and international student fees. 

If you are a looking to enrol the following admission fees will apply:

  • Enrolment Fee: $180 payable on application.
  • Acceptance Fee: $460 payable on acceptance of place.

Sibling Discount

A sibling discount of 10% on tuition fees is available for second and subsequent children in a family. Sibling discounts do not apply for Preschool students or where one child in the family is awarded a scholarship.

Wellington Phoenix Soccer Academy Discount

We offer a range of benefits to members of the Wellington Phoenix development academy including discounts on tuition and boarding. To find out more please contact

Domestic fees for 2024

All amounts shown include GST

Preschool  Weekly Fees (20 hours Free ECE) Weekly Full Fees
School Day (7.30am - 2.45pm) $291 $578
Extended Day (7.30am - 5.30pm) $367 $654
Community Levy $40 per term $160 annual 
Years 1 to 6  Per Term  Annual
Fees $5,055 $20,220
Community Levy $40 $160
Years 7 to 8  Per Term Annual 
Fees $6,345 $25,380
Community Levy $40 $160
Years 9 to 10 Per Term  Annual
Fees $6,500 $26,000
Community and Old Girls' Association Levy  $52.50 $210
Years 11 to 13  Per Term  Annual
Fees $6,665 $26,660
Community and Old Girls' Association Levy  $52.50 $210


  • All fees and costs are quoted in New Zealand Dollars and include GST (Goods and Service Tax) where required. Fees include tuition fees, fees protection insurance* (at 1.98% of tuition fees), technology levy, building levy, and GST.
  • An annual Community Levy of $160 per family ($40 per term) applies for Preschool to Year 13, this is charged each term and includes fees for the QMC Foundation Trust Annual Giving and Parents’ Association Levy.
  • An annual Old Girls’ Association Levy of $50 applies for Years 9-13, this is also charged each term.
  • English language tuition is included in tuition fees and the regular classroom programme. If additional ESOL tuition is required, it is available at extra cost – estimated at a cost of $3,000 per year. This addition includes regular testing and progress updates, specialist Speech and Drama lessons to improve fluency and confidence, and small classes to cater to individual needs.

*Fees Protection Insurance is a compulsory charge on all Tuition Fees. This provides for the continuation of tuition in the event of the death, terminal illness or permanent disability of either parent where they are both signatories to the Offer of Acceptance. If you are a non-parent fee payer, please contact Director Finance and Operations to ensure that your situation meets the criteria for coverage. Cover is extended to age 65. Please click here for more information.

Boarding Fees 2024 Cost (NZD)
Boarding Deposit (not applicable for international students)  $1,000**
7 day Boarders $20,450 (annually)
Holiday Homestay Fee (If applicable) $2,800***
Homestay (available on request) $400 per week and $1,000 annual admin fee


**This is non-refundable, but will be deducted from Boarding fees once the student has fully enrolled.

***Fixed annual fee which covers 7 weeks of term holidays. Any additional homestays (eg. QMH closures for Easter or long weekends) will incur an extra charge. 

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