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Tuition & Fees

The decision to attend university is one of the biggest investments you can make in your life.  We will help you find the right method of payment, as well as answer your 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 terms listed below. 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 Associate of Arts - Fall 2018

 DomesticInternational
Number of courses 20 20
Cost per course $636 $1,575
Total Tuition Fees $12,720 $31,500
Typical Full-time Tuition Fees $7,632 (Year 1)
$5,088 (Year 2)
$18,900 (Year 1)
$12,600 (Year 2)

First term tuition deposit for international students for Fall (October) 2018 Term: $6,466 (comprised of tuition fees for 4 courses, Student Activity & Alumni fees, Library & Technology fees, and orientation)

First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500

Tuition for Associate of Arts - Winter, Spring, Summer 2019

 DomesticInternational
Number of courses 20 20
Cost per course $696 $1,740
Total Tuition Fees $13,920 $34,800
Typical Full-time Tuition Fees $8,352 (Year 1)
$5,568 (Year 2)
$20,880 (Year 1)
$13,920 (Year 2)

First term tuition deposit for international students for Winter (January) 2019 term: $7,160 (comprised of tuition fees for 4 courses, Student Activity & Alumni fees, Library & Technology fees, and orientation)

First term tuition deposit for international students for Spring (April) 2019 and Summer (July) 2019 terms: $7,900

 First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500

Tuition for Bachelor Degree Programs - Fall 2018

 DomesticInternational
Number of courses 40 40
Cost per course $636 $1,575
Total Tuition Fees $25,440 $63,000
Typical 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 for Fall (October) 2018 Term: $6,466 (comprised of tuition fees for 4 courses, Student Activity & Alumni fees, Library & Technology fees, and orientation)

First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500

Tuition for Bachelor Degree Programs - Winter, Spring, Summer 2019

 DomesticInternational
Number of courses 40 40
Cost per course $696 $1,740
Total Tuition Fees $27,840 $69,600
Typical Full-time Tuition Fees $8,352 (Year 1 to 3)
$2,784 (Year 4)
$20,880 (Year 1 to 3)
$6,960 (Year 4)

First term tuition deposit for international students for Winter (January) 2019 Term: $7,160 (comprised of tuition fees for 4 courses, Student Activity & Alumni fees, Library & Technology fees, and orientation)

First term tuition deposit for international students for Spring (April) 2019 and Summer (July) 2019 terms: $7,900

 First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500

Tuition for MBA - Fall 2018

 DomesticInternational
Number of courses 15 15
Cost per course $1,560 $2,160
Total Tuition Fees $23,400 $32,400
Typical 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 for Fall (October) 2018 Term: $6,629.50 (comprised of tuition for 3 courses, Student Activity & Alumni fees, Library & Technology fees, and orientation)

First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500

Tuition for MBA - Winter, Spring, Summer 2019

 DomesticInternational
Number of courses 15 15
Cost per course $1,560 $2,340
Total Tuition Fees $23,400 $35,100
Typical Full-time Tuition Fees $14,040 (Year 1)
$9,360 (Year 2)
$21,060 (Year 1)
$14,040 (Year 2)

First term tuition deposit for international students for Winter (January) 2019 Term: $7,195 (comprised of tuition for 3 courses, Student Activity & Alumni fees, Library & Technology fees, and orientation)

First term tuition deposit for international students for Spring (April) 2019 and Summer (July) 2019 terms: $7,900

First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500

 

Tuition for MBA Foundation - Fall 2018

 DomesticInternational
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 students for Fall (October) 2018 Term: $7,066 (comprised of 4 courses, Student Activity & Alumni fees, Library & Technology fees, and orientation) 

First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500

Tuition for MBA Foundation - Winter, Spring, Summer 2019

 DomesticInternational
Number of courses 4 4
Cost per course $1,275 $1,890
Total Tuition Fees $5,100 $7,560

First term tuition deposit for international students for Winter (January) 2019: $7,760 (comprising of comprised of 4 courses, Student Activity & Alumni fees, Library & Technology fees, and orientation) 

First term tuition deposit for international students for Spring (April) 2019 and Summer (July) 2019 terms: $7,900

First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500

Tuition for UAP (UAC 010, UAC 020, or UAC 030) – Fall 2018

 DomesticInternational
Number of courses 1 1
Cost per course $4,950 $4,950
Deposit $500 $4,966.50*

*Comprised of 1 course, Student Activity & Alumni fees, Library & Technology fees, and orientation

 

Tuition for UAP (UAC 010, UAC 020, or UAC 030) – Winter 2019

 DomesticInternational
Number of courses 1 1
Cost per course $4,950 $4,950
Deposit $500 $4,975*

*Comprised of 1 course, Student Activity & Alumni fees, Library & Technology fees, and orientation

 

Tuition for UAP (UAC 010, UAC 020, or UAC 030) – Spring, Summer 2019

 

 DomesticInternational
Number of courses 1 1
Cost per course $4,950 $4,950
Deposit $500 $7,900

 

Tuition Fees for Other Courses

FeeDomesticInternational
ENGL 080 $313 $580
SOAR 098 $100 $100
WORK 600 $520 $720
WORK 610 or 611 $1,040 $1,440

Compulsory Registration Fees - Fall 2018

FeeDomesticInternational
Library & Technology $13.50 /course $13.50 /course
Student Activity & Alumni $3 /course $3 /course

Compulsory Registration Fees - Winter, Spring, Summer 2019

FeeDomesticInternational
Library & Technology $17 /course $17 /course
Student Activity & Alumni $8 /course $8 /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 $50
Duplicate tax receipt $50
Financial hold release 2 $150
Graduation application fee 3 $175
Late graduation application fee $250
Letter of Confirmation of Enrolment, Letter of Permission, and other enrolment letters $35
NSF fee for returned cheques $55
Parchment shipment (international only) $60
Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) $500 per portfolio
Program transfer fee $75
Readmission fee 4 $150
Reregistration following withdrawal $150
Student ID card replacement $35
Supplemental exam fee $100 on campus / $150 off campus
Transcript 5 $10 / $8
Transcript Rush (24 hour service) $30
Tuition refund processing fee $250
Wire transfer fee $45
Wire transfer fee ‑ by third party $65
Printing fee $0.10/B&W - $0.20/colour (Minimum $5 prepaid)

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 tuition deposit is non-refundable. Students are expected to use the entire amount in the first two terms of enrollment at UCW. Any portion of the tuition deposit not used in the first term will be credited to the student’s second term as a non-refundable payment toward tuition and fees at UCW.  Students who do not attend and do not have an approved leave of absence during this time will forfeit the balance of the tuition deposit.

Normal refund procedures apply for students who are denied a student visa or study permit as per UCW Policy 3001: Student Tuition Refunds. Click here for the full policy.

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.