Fees

There are no enrolment fees for students who meet the Ministry of Education’s funded enrolment criteria. 

Your circumstances determine if you can enrol at Te Kura as a fee-paying student.

See our information sheet to find out the subject fees for fee-paying students living in New Zealand or overseas.

Talk to our Student and Whānau Support advisors if you’re unsure if you can enrol with Te Kura.

Full-time and young adult students

There are no fees for full-time students and young adults aged 16 to 19 who are not attending another school.

If you turn 20 years old during the enrolment year you must apply as an adult student.

Adult student

Adult students aged 20 years and over pay $116 administration fee per course. There is no fee for te reo Māori courses, these are free. 

If the administration fee is a barrier to study with Te Kura, Work and Income may be able to help.

Home education

Students under 16 years old with a Ministry of Education Certificate of Exemption to be home schooled may be able to enrol with us as a fee-paying student.

If you are 16 to 19 years old, you may qualify for no fees under our full-time and young adult categories. If you turn 20 years old during the enrolment year, you must apply as an adult student.

See our information sheet to find out the subject fees for fee-paying students living in New Zealand or overseas.

International or overseas student

Students that do not meet the Ministry of Education’s enrolment criteria are generally not eligible to enrol full-time at Te Kura as fee-paying students. The following circumstances are exceptions:

See our information sheet to find out the subject fees for fee-paying students living in New Zealand or overseas.

Want to know more?

Check our FAQ section to see if your question is covered, or talk to our Student and Whānau Support advisors at 0800 65 99 88 (select option 1).