Dalian American International School

Fee Schedule

For tuition and fee payment information, please contact to our Finance Office via telephone us at (86-411) 8757 2000.

Payment of Fees

The payment options and corresponding school attendance periods are shown below. Tuition is only pro-rated for enrollment on or after October 1st and the payment date is not aligned with school terms.

Tuition may be paid in one, two, or three installments. The two and three payment plans include a handling fee of 3% and 5% respectively. The one-payment option is the only plan that allows a tuition refund for early withdrawal.

*Tuition fees are subject to review and change annually

 (1) Annual Payment Due:
May 31
(2) Payments Due:
May 31 & Nov 20
(3) Payments Due:
May 31, Nov 20, & Feb 28
Pre-K to Grade 5RMB 172,500RMB 88,850 ( x2 )RMB 60,500 ( x3 )
Grade 6 to Grade 12RMB 200,450RMB 103,500 ( x2 )RMB 70,500 ( x3 )
 (1) Annual Payment(2) Payments(3) Payments
Eligibility of School
Attendance by Payment
May 31 payment covers:
May 31 payment covers:
Nov. 20 payment covers:
May 31 payment covers:
Nov. 20 payment covers:
Feb. 28 payment covers:

Longevity Discount

After three complete and consecutive years of enrollment at DAIS, parents are entitled to a discount of RMB 7,000 per child at the beginning of the child’s fourth year.

Sibling Discount

A 10% discount will be applied to the tuition starting with the 3rd child of the same immediate family attending DAIS.

Other Required Fees

Application Fee (non-refundable) is due at the time of application

RMB 1,800

Enrollment / Re-enrollment Deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable

RMB 10,000

Enrollment / Re-enrollment deposit ensures the student a seat for the next school year. It is due upon acceptance, or by April 20, 2019 for returning students. This fee can only be applied to the last tuition payment of the 2019-2020 school year. (It cannot be applied to the second payment in the three-payment plan.) It is non-refundable for students who withdraw early.

Optional Fees

Elementary school lunch

RMB 4,475 / school year
RMB 25 / meal

Secondary school lunch

RMB 5,370 / school year
RMB 30 / meal

Bus transportation

Varies by location, please refer
to bus application form

Payment Method & Details

Payment can be made through bank deposit or bank transfer to one of the following school’s accounts:

Name of Bank大连银行第四中心支行
Account Name大连美国国际学校
Account Number801001209015602
Name of Bank中国银行大连金石滩支行
Account Name大连美国国际学校
Account Number00000301256312888
  • DAIS requires that all school fees be paid in full in RMB. For payment from an overseas bank account, please contact the Finance Office. Any bank or remittance charges incurred are the responsibility of the payer.
  • For prompt and accurate recording, please forward the bank deposit/remittance slip with student’s full name to our Finance Office. PHONE: 8757-2000 EXT. 411, FAX: 8791 5656, OR EMAIL: finance@daischina.net
  • In the case of financial delinquency, all school records will be withheld. Tuition not paid by the due date is subject to 5% late charge of the total unpaid tuition. Any student whose tuition is outstanding for more than 5 working days may not attend school until the payment is made.

Tuition Adjustment for Late Entry

The initial tuition payment for enrollment on or after October 1st will be prorated on a monthly basis inclusive of the entry month. The proration is calculated on a 10-month period. Any subsequent payment shall be due according to the applicable payment schedule. The two-payment plan includes a handling fee of 3%.

Withdrawal and Refund Schedule

For withdrawal during the school year, a 30-calendar day written notification to the Admissions Office is required. Failure to do so will result in the loss of any tuition refund. For parents who have paid the full year’s tuition in one payment, please refer to the following tuition refund schedule.

Tuition is not pro-rated. There is no tuition refund for families selecting the two (2) or three (3) payment plans.

Date of WithdrawalTuition Refund
Within 14 Calendar Days from the begining of the school year100% of the tuition (minus the enrollment or re-enrollment fee) will be refunded with all unpaid fees deducted.
Before or on November 22, 201940% of the tuition (minus the enrollment or re-enrollment fee) will be refunded with all unpaid fees deducted.
Before or on February 28, 202020% of the tuition (minus the enrollment or re-enrollment fee) will be refunded with all unpaid fees deducted.
After March 1, 2020No refund
  • A minimum of a 30-calendar day written notice to the Front Office is required for cancelling bus transportation. Without such notice, families are subject to an additional month of bus transportation fee.
  • No other refunds except those stated in the Withdrawal and Refund Schedule will be granted.

Coronavirus Situation Update

Please note that due to the current novel coronavirus outbreak, DAIS will be conducting online lessons for our students until the campus resumes onsite classes. All DAIS activities and events have been postponed until further notice. We ask parents to regularly check their registered school email address for updates. Thank you for your understanding.