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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.

The tuition and fee information listed below is in Canadian dollars and applicable for students starting in the Fall 2017 term and later. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date fee 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 15 15
Total Tuition Fees $23,400 $32,400
Full-time Tuition Fees $14,040 (Year 1)
$9,360 (Year 2)
$19,440 (Year 1)
$12,960 (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

Additional Course Fees

FeeDomestic StudentsInternational Students
ENGL 080 $313 $313
SOAR 098 $100 $100
WORK 600 $520 $720
WORK 610 or 611 $1,040 $1,440

Compulsory Registration Fees

FeeDomestic StudentsInternational Students
Library & Technology $13.50 /course $13.50 /course
Student Activity & Alumni $3 /course $3 /course

Fees for Additional Services

ServicesFee
Application Fee $150
Appeal to Academic Council $100 (refunded if appeal is successful)
Appeal to Dean $50 (refunded if appeal is successful)
Audit fee 1 50% of course tuition
Credit card refund fee $35
Credit card charge back fee $45
Course Challenge 50% of course tuition
Duplicate credential $25
Duplicate tax receipt $25
Financial hold release 2 $75
Graduation application fee 3 $150
Late graduation application fee $200
Letter of Confirmation of Enrolment, Letter of Permission, and other enrolment letters $25
NSF fee for returned cheques $45
Parchment shipment (international only) $60
Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) $500 per portfolio
Program transfer fee $50
Readmission fee 4 $100
Reregistration following withdrawal $150
Student ID card replacement $25
Supplemental exam fee $100 on campus / $150 off campus
Transcript 5 $10 / $8
Transcript Rush (2 hour service) $25
Tuition refund processing fee $250
Wire transfer fee $35
Wire transfer fee ‑ by third party $65

Payment Options

University Canada West will accept:

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

Refund Policy

The first term’s tuition deposit is non-refundable for international students unless a visa rejection letter is submitted to the university. There is a refund-processing fee of $250 for all refunds. For full terms and conditions of the Refund Policy, please click here.

Notes on Fees

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

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. If not registered for University Canada West classes for more than 1 year, this readmission fee must be paid.

5. The first copy of the official transcript is $10. Additional copies are $8 per transcript.