FAQs Tuition and Assistance

In order to make a financial plan, how can parents know in advance when tuition fees will be posted and how much they will be?

The schedule of tution fees is posted online around April each year so parents can know in advance the amount of each trimester school fee, the time each fee will be posted and the corresponding deadline. 

How can parents have access to the fee note?

  Please follow the steps below to view your child/children's fee note:                           

1. Go to the IC website www.ic.edu.lb.

2. Choose < Admissions > from the horizontal menu, then < Tuition >, then < Fee Note > under < Tuition >, or from the announcements icon on the main page.

3. Add the student id number and password then click on the < Fee Note >.

4. Print three copies and pay the balance due at any of the banks mentioned on the fee note.

5. Payment for less than the due balance is not accepted.

How can parents pay the tuition fees?

Tuition fees are to be paid at the banks specified in the fee notes or at the business office.

Can parents pay the tuition fees in installments?

Interested parents are invited to request a deferred payment plan to schedule the payment of the second and third trimester tuition fees at the student section of the business office.

Are parents able to obtain a refund after paying the tuition fees?


The first trimester fees are not refundable unless a written request is submitted to the student section of the business office prior to June 1 or any other deadline specified by the business office; after this date, no refund shall be made in any case and for any reason whatsoever.

No refund shall be made for the second and third trimester fees in any case and for any reason whatsoever.

The capital development fees for new students are only refundable if a written request is submitted to the student section of the business office prior to September 1 or any other deadline specified by the business office.

Are parents able to withdraw a child after receiving the grade report?

In the event a student is asked to repeat the class he is enrolled in, the parents/guardians must inform the school in writing, to the student section of the business office, within five business days of the issuing date of the school results, of their intention to withdraw the student from IC within the aforementioned deadline. In the event the parents/guardians fail to inform the school of their intention to withdraw the student from IC within the aforementioned deadline, such student shall be considered as repeating and their parents/guardians shall be liable to pay the full fees for the next academic year.

In the event a student is asked by the school to withdraw from IC, prior to the start of the academic year, the school shall refund the first trimester fees for the next academic year.

Are parents able to withdraw a child from IC if he/she was asked to repeat a class?

In the event a student is asked to repeat the class he/she is enrolled in, parents/guardians must inform IC, in writing, to the Student Section of the Business Office, within five business days as of the issuing date of the school results, of their intention to withdraw the student from IC within the aforementioned deadline. In the event the parents/guardians fail to inform the school of their decision to withdraw their child within the deadline, such student shall be considered as repeating and their parents/guardians shall be liable to pay the full fees for the next academic year.

In the event a student is asked by the school to withdraw from IC, prior to the start of the academic year, the school shall refund the first trimester fees for the next academic year.

Is there a connection between giving and admissions?

None whatsoever. Admission and Advancement are two separate departments in the school. There is no correlation between gifts to IC and the admissions process.

Admission to IC is based on the match between the child and the school. It is a process managed separately from a family’s giving to IC.

How and when can applications be made for tuition assistance?

Application forms are available online as well as offline at the student section of the business office during March of every year.

What is the criteria in order to apply for tuition assistance?

1.       The student has spent at least one year at IC

2.       The student demonstrates a need for tuition assistance

3.       The student has a good disciplinary record

4.       The student has a satisfactory academic record

What are the documents needed to submit an application form for tuition assistance?

1.       Employment certificate mentioning the education benefit parents receive from employer

2.       Business registration certificate and income tax statement for self-employed parents

3.       Copy of family civil status for Lebanese applicants

4.       Copy of passport for foreign applicants

5.       Annual fees of dependent children at other schools

6.       Documents pertaining to assets and liabilities (for example, mortgage, loans, or car registration)

7.       Rental contract or ownership deed of a house, land, business premises or similar

8.       Any additional document that supports the application (such as medical report, hospital bills or job termination letters for example)

How can the application for tuition assistance be submitted?

Applications can be submitted by email to studentsection@ic.edu.lb or to the business office in person. Interviews are held after an appointment is scheduled with the parents.

Is the tuition assistance process confidential?

Please rest assured that all information from documents as well as interviews is kept strictly confidential.

Who makes the final decision on the application for tuition assistance?

The tuition assistance committee meets and decides on the application based on an objectivity and a scientific process.

How can parents be informed of the result from a tuition assistance application?

Letters of grants approved or declined are sent to the families by end of June.