Admissions

    How to Apply

    Our staff at SBS is there at all times to help guide you through all the information you require to ensure the early days of our prospective partnership are as easy and productive as possible. Please do not hesitate to call us at any time for further advice or information. To find out more about Satit International Bilingual School of Rangsit University Chiangmai admission process, please call us at +66-87-661-5151 or +66-5344-2208 - 4 Mon - Fri, 08:00 - 17:00, or send an email to info_cnx@sbs.ac.th.

    Online Admissions Process
    In order to assist prospective families, SBS is conducting online admissions.
    Our online admissions process will be conducted as follows:

    • Kindergarten/Early Years - Skype Interview
    • Primary - Admissions Test and Interview (Completed on Skype)
    • Secondary - CEFR and Interview (Completed on Skype)
    For more details please see our online admissions page or register for online admissions here. You have the opportunity to meet our dedicated leadership team in the comfort of your home. We look forward to meeting all our prospective parents, even though it will be via Skype

    Click here to review our curriculum and programmes.

    Information pack for international students

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    At Satit International Bilingual School of Rangsit University Chiangmai student admissions policy is guided by:

    1. Will the student make a positive contribution to the school?
    2. Do the parents support the school’s vision, mission and concepts?
    3. Can the school provide the best opportunity for the child?
    Students’ academic achievement and language proficiency are key criteria in the admissions process.

    Applications for admission to SBS are accepted at anytime during the academic year, which typically runs from August to July.

    Admission is open to students of all nationalities and races. The school attempts to meet the needs of students with dietary, religious or other restrictions however, no guarantee is made by the school that all individual needs can be met.

    Application for admission at all levels requires the completion of the enrolment form. Admission is subject to the payment of the appropriate enrolment fee. Students will be placed in their correct age group, apart from exceptional circumstances. The reasons for these exceptions would only be in the best interests of the education of the child as determined by the school and requires approval from the Head of School or his/her designee.

    When doubt exists as to the reason for leaving a previous school, the Head of School or his/her designee will contact the previous school, prior to enrollment.

    Final approval for admission lies with the Head of School.

    The cut-off date for entry to each of our grade levels is August 1st. For example, a child must be 3 by August 1st of the current year to enter Nursery, and 6 by 1st August of the current year to enter Year 2.

    The level of English of all non-native speakers applying for Year 4 and up will be assessed before a place can be offered. The outcome of this assessment will determine whether or not a child will need English as an Additional Language (EAL) support.

    Our staff at SBS are here to help guide you through all the information required to ensure the early days of our prospective partnership are as easy and productive as possible. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further advice or information.

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    Here are the steps of the admission process, please click on the plus sign for more details:

    Please contact the Administration Office in order to collect the Prospective Parent Information Pack which includes:

    • School Profile
    • Application and Registration Procedures
    • International grade comparisons and usual age for entry to SBS
    • Schedule and Fees, including uniform and catering charges
    • Extra-curricular activities programme

    Students holding other nationalities than Thai have to obtain an Education Visa while they are studying in the school.

    Foreign students who do not hold Education Visa:

    Please provide the supporting documents as follows on the enrollment day for the school to apply for an Education Visa.
    Documents required to applying for education visa for foreign student:

    1. Copy of student’s passport
    2. Copy of parent’s passport
    3. Copy of grade report
    4. Copy of Birth Certificate of the student
    5. Family Registration List
    6. Copy of parent's work permit
    7. Current monthly income tax for the parent

    Applications for admission to SBS are accepted at anytime during the academic year, which typically runs from mid August to early June.

    • Grade placement and comparison to other systems are included in the Prospective Parent Information Pack. (Please read the comparison chart carefully for the normal entry to each grade level)
    • This application is considered complete when all requirements are received by the Admissions Office. Once all the requirements are met and received by the Admission Office, an interview will be arranged for you and your child.
    • Enrollment for extra-curricular activities require separate applications

    Once all the application requirements have been met and received by the Admissions Office, an admission interview will be made with the Principal or his/her designee.

    • Placement testing and / or an observation period focusing on a student’s academic achievement and language proficiency, usually a full morning, is required and will be arranged at the same time as your admission interview.

    When your application is successful, you will be sent a formal offer of a place for your child and a slip to confirm if you wish to take up the offer.

    Once you have returned the acceptance offer, the required fees should be paid to the Admissions Office. Registration is complete when all fees are received (refer to Announcement of SBS School Fees, section 5 – Conditions for payment).

    An information package for parents will be made available, which contains all the necessary information you will need to ensure a happy start to your child’s time at SBS. You will also receive a copy of the registration form indicating your child’s teacher and ID number. School uniforms should be purchased from the School Shop prior to their child’s first day.

    • The School will confirm student class placement one week prior to the start of the academic year.

    Your child’s class teachers will write you a letter of introduction. Parents will be informed and provided curriculum information for the appropriate grade level.

    • Please note: As part of the application procedure, parents are required to designate persons authorised to collect your child from school. The Admissions Office will assist you with this.

    Fees and Policy

    Tuition Fee: The tuition fee includes the use of the library, science lab, music rooms, medical clinic, gymnasium, internet access, textbook rental, 24-hour accident insurance, field trips (selected years) and annual medical check-up.





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    THB 3100 per term. To support the technology integration and school IT infrastructure for Year 4 - Year 6.

    THB 2,000 for non-residents

    THB 30,000 non-refundable one-time fee payable upon acceptance of the student which must be paid before entering the school.

    All Students must pay a deposit before entering the School and/or facilities as follows:

    1. THB 10,000 Student Deposit
    The purpose of our deposits is to:
    1. assure students return Instructional Materials (e.g. textbooks, workbooks, resource books, iPad, and science lab supplies) provided by the school in satisfactory condition;
    2. cover any cost resulting from the student’s destruction of property and damages;
    3. assure payment of fees and/or other charges due to SBS, such as extracurricular or late payment fees.

    The deposit will be refunded at the parent/guardian’s request upon the notification of the student’s withdrawal at the end of an Academic year or graduation from SBS, and after all instructional materials have been returned in good condition and all of the parent’s financial obligations to the School have been met.

    Refund Terms and Conditions:
    This deposit can be refunded at the parent/guardian’s request upon the notification of the student withdrawal at the end of an Academic Year or graduation from SBS if:

    1. the student completes the Academic Year.this deposit is forfeited if the student withdraws any time before the end of applicable Academic Year at that time. There is no deposit refund for mid-year or mid-term student withdrawal. Thus, no refund for students who stay with the school less than a full academic year. and if
    2. the School is notified by writing to the Finance Department. The student can notify the Finance Department of their Refund by submitting the Refund Form in person or by email writing to finance@sbs.ac.th for Rangsit Campus and for Chiangmai Campus to finance_cnx@sbs.ac.th.

    The deposit is forfeited if the student withdraws any time before the end of the current Academic year. This means that there is no deposit refund for mid-year or mid-term student withdrawal.

    Thus the deposit is refundable only if the student completes the Academic school year and the School is notified in writing of the student’s withdrawal at least 30 days prior to the start of the new (next) academic year.

    A 10% discount is offered on tuition fees, subject to:

    1. The sibling shares at least one parent or is legally adopted into the family.
    2. The sibling’s brother or sister is currently enrolled and studying at SBS.
    3. The discount[s] is/are applied to the younger siblings in ascending order.

    Discount Validation: All discounts (including scholarships), must be strictly validated and full payment of fees and charges made before the due date. Cumulative discounts and/or promotions is not allowed. Parents should confirm the only one discount/promotion they wish to have applied on their invoices.

    English Additional Language Support (Year 7 - Year 12). THB 20,000 baht per semester English Language Support will be provided to students who are assessed by the School as requiring additional English support in the classroom.

    Students who are determined to benefit from the assistance of a Teacher Assistant (also referred to as a Teaching Assistant or TA) in order to access the curriculum will be charged the following fee on an annual basis.

    Teacher assistant fee 205,000 baht per year.

    Participating in Saturday school, summer camp, extracurricular activities (ECAs) or after school activities may incur an additional charge depending on the activity. Each term a range of activities, together with fees for each activity will be offered. Please note that fees are charged on a full-course basis. Neither reimbursement nor discount will be given for late attendance or non-attendance.

    Uniforms and books can be purchased from the SBS Shop during opening hours. Mon - Fri, 08:00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. and 1.00 pm. - 4.00 p.m.

    1. Bank transfer to Siam Commercial Bank
      • A/C No. 405-158655-8 ; A/C Name “Satit Rangsit Chiangmai Company Limited” Big C, Hang Dong Branch
      • Bank address: 433/4 Moo 7 Sub District Maehia District Muang Province Chiangmai 50100 Thailand
      • Swift Code: SICOTHBK (For international transfer)
        Write student name and ID number on the copy of the transfer slip and send by email to: finance_cnx@sbs.ac.th or contact information 053-442 208 ext. 1105
    2. Payment by cash, cashiers cheque or locally issued credit/debit card Visa/Mastercard at the school cashier office

    If payment is made by bank transfer, please ensure that your payment covers all bank charges.

    Please write the student's name, grade level and telephone number clearly attached with the transfer pay slip and email to the school via finance_cnx@sbs.ac.th
    For more information please contact 053-442-208 ext. 1105

    Credit Card Charge: A 1.5% charge is levied on all credit card (local payment only) transactions.

    Invoicing: All fees are invoiced termly in advance of each new term. Payments must be made by the due date stated on the invoice. Late payment charges apply where fees remain outstanding beyond the due date.

    Late Payment: Failure to make full payment by the due date will incur late payment charges.

    Late payment charge[s] include:

    1. THB 2,000 once a term fee applied on overdue tuition, EAL/TAL, meals, and SEN (if any), plus
    2. Late payment interest of 1.20 % per month is applied on the total outstanding balance from the first day after the due date until payment is received. In case of overdue payments, the school reserves the right to withhold school documents and transcripts until all fees are fully settled. Exclusion from class or the school may also be applied. Additionally, the student will not automatically be re-enrolled in the new term.

    Notice of Leaving: Notice in writing is required for any student

    Fees info: Creation Date: 1 March 2019, Last Updated: 18 November 2019

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    Scholarships

    Scholarships should be fair across the board using a set standard.

    Secondary School Scholarships, to be reviewed annually



    Cambridge International Programme Scholarship, to be reviewed annually



    Secondary Sport Scholarships, to be reviewed annually



    How to apply:

    • Students can obtain an application form at the Admissions Office or download here:

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    • Applications must be sent to: Secondary School Office, Satit International Bilingual School of Rangsit University Chiangmai
    Application Timeline:
    • Application dates: From May 4th, 2020 to May 15th, 2020
    • Application Reviewal Process: May 18th, 2020 - May 22nd, 2020
    • Results of Scholarships Announced - June 1st, 2020

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    Rangsit University Quota

    The admission quota for Rangsit University:




    * SBS students are exempt from the competitive entrance exams.
    * A faculty for which students have an interview exam
    * SBS students have an interview exam and a practiacal exam.
    Remark Student who wants to apply to RSU quota has to study at SBS a minimum of 3 years (M.4-M.6)

    Saturday Play and English Club

    For more information on how to join our Saturday Play and English Club, please click on the plus sign below:

    Welcome Day

    Please do not hesitate to call our admissions office if you have any questions about the admissions. We also invite you to visit the school. To sign up for the upcoming Open House Day and Student Showcase Day, please click the button below and fill out the form.