International Students

Thank you for considering Kennedy for your child. As an international family, we understand choosing a school for your child is a big decision.

Kennedy Baptist College is registered to enrol a maximum of 50 international students and is listed with the Commonwealth Government (CRICOS Provider Code 01688K) to deliver courses to international students who are enrolled on a full-fee paying basis in our registered courses.

CRICOS Registered Courses at Kennedy Baptist College:

  • Secondary Education Years 7-10 (CRICOS Course Code 0100268)
  • Senior Secondary Certificate of Education Years 11-12 (CRICOS Course Code 0100269)

International students enter and stay in Australia on a subclass 500 study visa administered by the Department of Home Affairs. Their rights are protected under the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Framework.

International students are responsible to maintain:

  • Satisfactory course progress
  • Satisfactory attendance
  • Living arrangements approved by the College
  • Maintain Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • Remain with the College for six (6) calendar months, unless issued a letter of release from the College to attend another education provider.

Entry Requirements

Kennedy Baptist College assess applications for international student enrolment on the following basis:

  • English Language Proficiency Requirements
    English Language Proficiency will be determined by the College as per the International Student English Language Proficiency Policy.
  • Academic Requirements
    A pass level of “C” grade or better for the majority of core subjects completed the preceding year level or for partial completion of entry year.
  • Age Requirements
    They meet the following age requirements upon enrolment at the College:
Age-Appropriate Guide Years 7 - 12
Entering Year 7 The student must be less than 14 years of age
Entering Year 8  The student must be less than 15 years of age
Entering Year 9  The student must be less than 16 years of age
Entering Year 10  The student must be less than 17 years of age
Entering Year 11  The student must be less than 18 years of age
Entering Year 12  The student must be less than 19 years of age
  • Successful Student Enrolment Interview
    Interviews will be conducted with suitable applicants by College staff to determine the applicant’s spoken English language proficiency and provide an opportunity to meet key staff and ask questions about the College.
  • All relevant evidence must be provided.
  • International students will be offered places at the discretion of the Principal, in accordance with College Policies and Procedures.

Australian Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Information:

The College does not engage the services of, or pay commission to agents.

Application for Enrolment

Please contact our College Registrar on or phone +61 8 9314 7722.

Fees and Charges 2022

Kennedy Baptist College student fees cover tuition associated with the College's Academic, Cocurricular and Pastoral Care Programs. Textbooks and other course materials are purchased separately.

Full Tuition fee $19,996 per annum

Resource Fee

Year Annual Fee
 7 $ 190
 8 $ 165
 9 $ 115
10 $  80
11 $  80
12 $  80

The resource fee covers additional resources associated with each year group including (but not limited to) licensing and online subscriptions.

Download the fees and charges brochure below:

International Students

Fees For Next Year

Fees for subsequent years are confirmed by the College Board, around November each year. All families will be advised of the new rates via the College newsletter and website.

Finance Department:

Available hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am - 3:30pm