Tuition fees are shown on the page for each programme. Please be aware that domestic students are subsidised by the NZ Government so fees for international students are shown separately.
You can also download the International Fee Sheet (PDF 0.3MB) for 2016.
There are a number of ways to pay your fees.
Bank transfer (telegraphic transfer): please include your name and Student ID number in payment information. Payments will incur a $30 bank charge.
Account name: Christchurch Polytechnic Council
Bank: Bank of New Zealand
Address: 114 Fitzgerald Ave, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand
Account number: 02-0800-0911670-000
Swift Code: BKNZNZ22800
Credit Card: you will need to send us a Credit Card Payment Authorisation form. We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express. Please refer to statement of Fees.
Bank Cheque made out in NZ Dollars to Ara.
Cash or EFTPOS if you are in New Zealand. Please note that for safety reasons we advise that students do not carry large amounts of cash.
To work out how much it costs to study at Ara for a full year you will need to consider several items. You can use this budget as a guide for studying at Ara and living in New Zealand.