The Royal Belfast Academical Institution

Fees and Bursaries

All fees are set by the Board of Governors in advance of each academic year. Detailed below are the fees charged for the academic year 2023/24.

Secondary Department

Fee all pupils £1,300

This fee includes the capital fee, insurance and pupil specific resources.

In addition to this fee, pupils entering the School, and those entering Year 13, are charged a book deposit of £65. These deposits are refundable when the pupil leaves the School.

All pupils in Years 13 and 14 are charged an additional fee of £5 towards the cost of additional resources provided to them.

The Board of Governors seeks to support admissions to the School by offering a Fee Bursary Scheme, further details may be found below.

Invoices are issued for the academic year in August/September and payment in full is due by 30th September. Alternatively, parents may opt to pay by monthly direct debit. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE DIRECT DEBIT MANDATE

Preparatory Department

Fee P1-P3 £4,870

P4-P7 £5,490

These fees include the tuition fee, insurance and pupil specific resources. Dinners are charged separately.

Invoices are issued for the academic year in August/September and payment in full is due by 30th September. Alternatively, parents may opt to pay by monthly direct debit. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE DIRECT DEBIT MANDATE

Fees Bursary Scheme

The Governors of the RBAI believe that no boy should be denied an education at the School if he has, or has obtained, a place at the School because his parents or guardians cannot afford to pay the fees which the School charges.

And so, the Governors have a Scheme which is known as “the Fees Bursary Scheme” to support parents or guardians who find themselves in this position. If the Governors decide to give support, it is called giving “a Bursary”.

The Fees Bursary Scheme is funded in part from the School’s own funds, but also from the generosity of old boys and others who wish to help the Governors and they make donations to the School so that it can provide these bursaries.

When the Governors are deciding if they should give a Bursary, they will take the following matters into account:

  • The household income;
  • The number of children in the family;
  • The assets that the family own.

Application forms for the Scheme are available from the School Office or from the website. The Scheme operates on an annual basis over each academic year, so an application for a bursary must be made every year.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FEES BURSARY APPLICATION FORM

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON THE FEES BURSARY SCHEME

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