At the British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park, our tuition fees reflect the personalized education and support we offer every student.


Our state-of-the-art facilities, extra-curricular activities, and excellent teachers give our young students everything they need to become happy, curious, successful citizens of the world. This page gives parents full disclosure of the costs of enrolling with us, with no hidden payments or extra costs.

Below you'll find all the tuition fees for each year group, so you can plan your finances in advance. You'll also find details on annual fees and costs for new students. If you need help meeting our school fees, you can find all the information regarding financial aid and discounts, too. If there’s anything you can’t find on our tuition fees page, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. 


The following new student fees are due with the signed enrolment agreement.


Application Fee (non-refundable)


New Student Fee**



** The new student fee is a one-time non-refundable payment that is used for capital and curriculum improvements/investments.


Year Group

Tuition Fee Amount

Pre-NurseryToddlers & Twos 5-Day


Pre-Nursery Toddlers & Twos 3-Day


Pre-Nursery Toddlers & Twos 2-Day

$ 8,900

Pre-Nursery Young Threes 5-Day


Pre-Nursery Young Threes 3-Day


Pre-Nursery Young Threes 2-Day

$ 9,400

Nursery Part Time


Nursery Full Time


Early Years


Year 1 - Year 6



Tuition fees are payable in one installment due by June 1st, two installments due June 1st and December 1st, or 10 installments due July - April.


The following fees are billed each school year. Additional costs include uniforms as well as some class trips and educational trips. Optional costs include before- or after-school care. Before- and after-school care is complimentary for Early Years children (Pre-Nursery and Reception).


Year Group

Fee Type


All Years






At BISC-LP, we value socioeconomic diversity. That’s why we proudly offer need-based financial aid. Financial aid awards are based solely on financial need without regard to race, religion or ethnic background. As with all independent schools, financial aid funds are limited. 

To apply for Financial Aid, please complete the Financial Aid Worksheet and submit an application through TADS. Please contact the Admissions Office for complete details and any questions. Additional questions can be directed to our Admissions Team by email to 

Tuition Discount for Northwestern University Employees 
Northwestern University is recognized around the globe for its educational programs and is the No. 12-ranked school in the United States. Our Lincoln Park campus is proud to offer all benefits-eligible Northwestern University employees with a 20% tuition discount.  
More details about this discount and how to apply can be found on the Northwestern University Human Resources website. 
Sibling Discount 
We offer discounted tuition for children joining a sibling at British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park. The second child will receive a 3.5% discount on tuition, and any additional children will receive a 7% discount.