Annual Fees for Full-Time Students

Domestic students* Year 1-3 : NZ$9,377 (incl gst)
International students* Year 1-3: NZ$29,000.00 (incl gst)

  • For domestic and International students, tuition fees must be paid in full at or before the beginning of Term One. The School reserves the right only to admit fee-paying students to classes.
  • Please familiarise yourself with our fee refund policy available here.
  • Uniform costs are additional for all students and will be advised.
  • All students pay a Student Services Levy each year.
  • All fees and costs include GST

*Students from New Zealand, Australia, Niue, the Cook Islands and Tokelau are classified as domestic students for the purposes of study in New Zealand.

Fees-free Study: domestic students

New Zealand School of Dance is pleased to offer first-time tertiary learners the opportunity to study fees-free. This initiative covers tuition fees, associated mandatory fees and compulsory student services fees.


  • Be allowed to work and live in New Zealand permanently or be an Australian or New Zealand resident who has lived here for at least three years; and
  • Not be enrolled in school when your qualification start
  • Not have undertaken previous study or training of more than 60 credits, except while you were at school, and
  • Enrol in an eligible qualification

Check eligibility for fees-free study by using your National Student Number (NSN) at www.feesfree.govt.nz

Fee Protection

The School is required by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) to provide protection of student fees. The School meets this requirement through the services of the Public Trust.  

Student Loans and Allowances

How to Apply

For further information about fees, please email the NZSD Administrator or phone 04 381 9226