International Student Tuition

All international students are required to pay for their year's tuition and fees in full on or before May 1 prior to the start of the school year. Receipt of these fees signifies that the international student is registered for class and can begin the next school year at Santa Margarita Catholic High School.

2024-2025 Tuition and Fees Cost
Tuition* $36,000
Technology $800
Registration $1,000
International Student
Support Class **
if determined necessary for all NEW students
E-books and textbooks $700-$100
will vary depending on schedule
Uniforms $300-$500
will vary
Medical Coverage $500-$1,000
will vary
Spending money $1,000-$2,000
will vary
Sports/Extra Curricular $1,200-$2,500
varies by sport or co-curricular activity
Graduation Fee (for seniors only) $400

Please note:
*International students are not eligible for tuition assistance or any other tuition discounts.

**The international student support class is required for all NEW international students if the Admissions Committee determines that additional English support is necessary for attendance at SMCHS.