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Tuition & Fees

The decision to attend university is one of the biggest investments one can make in life.  We will help find the right method of payment for you, as well as answer questions about tuition fees, student loans, and other financial options.

All tuition fees listed are in Canadian dollars and are subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date fees and schedule, please contact the Finance Office at University Canada West. 

Tuition for Undergraduate Programs

 DomesticInternational
Number of courses 40 40
Cost per course $636 $1,575
Total Tuition Fees $25,440 $63,000
Full-time Tuition Fees $7,632 (Year 1 to 3)
$2,544 (Year 4)
$18,900 (Year 1 to 3)
$6,300 (Year 4)

First term tuition deposit for international students: $6,466 (comprised of tuition fees for 4 courses, student fees, library and technology fees, and orientation)

First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500

Tuition for MBA

 DomesticInternational
Tuition Fee Per Course $1,560 $2,160
Total Courses in the Program 16 16
Total Tuition Fees $24,960 $34,560
Full-time Tuition Fees $14,040 (Year 1)
$10,920 (Year 2)
$19,440 (Year 1)
$15,120 (Year 2)

First term tuition deposit for international students: $6,629.50 (comprised of tuition for 3 courses, student fees, library and technology fees, and orientation)

First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500

Tuition for MBA Foundation

 Domestic StudentsInternational Students
Number of courses 4 4
Cost per course $1,275 $1,725
Total Tuition Fees $5,100 $6,900

First term tuition deposit for international and domestic students: $7,066 (comprising of 4 courses, student fees, library and technology fees, and orientation) 

First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500

Fees for Additional Services

SOAR098 $100
Appeal to Academic Council $100 (refunded if appeal is successful)
Appeal to Dean $50 (refunded if appeal is successful)
Audit fee 1 50% of tuition
Course Challenge 50% of course tuition
Duplicate credential $25
Duplicate tax receipt $25

Evaluation of International Credentials 2

Provided by ICES or WES
Financial hold release 3 $75
Graduation fee 4 $150 (includes gown)
Late graduation application fee $50
Library & technology $4.50/credit ($13.50/course)
Letter of Confirmation

$25

NSF fee for returned cheques $30
Parchment shipment (international only) $60
PLAR $500 per portfolio
Program Transfer fee $50
Readmission fee 5 $100
Reregistration following withdrawal $150
Student Activity & Alumni 6 $1/credit/term
Student ID Card replacement

$25

Supplemental exam fee $100 on campus $150 off campus
Transcript 7 $10 / $8
Transcript (RUSH) $25 (2-hour service)

Wire transfer fee

$25

Payment Options

University Canada West will accept:

  • Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express)
  • Debit (in-person only)
  • Cash (in-person only)
  • Cheque (payable to University Canada West)
  • Money Order (payable to University Canada West)
  • Wire Transfer

Refund Policy

The first term’s tuition deposit is non-refundable unless a visa rejection letter is submitted to the university. There is a refund-processing fee of $250 for all refunds.

1. Student must complete all assignments to be eligible for audit status.

2. Provided by the International Credential Evaluation Service (www.bcit.ca/ices) or World Education Services (www.wes.org/ca).

3. If a student has a financial hold applied to their account, this fee is required to release the hold and re-establish the account. The hold will only be released upon full payment of the balance.

4. The graduation fee must be paid upon application for graduation. It is refundable only if the applicant is ineligible to graduate. The graduation gown is provided at no additional fee.

5. If not registered for University Canada West classes for more than 1 year, this re-registration fee must be paid.

6. All student activity and alumni fees go directly towards funding student activities and alumni services.

7. The first copy of the official transcript is $10. Second copies are $8 per transcript.

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