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Camosun International

Tuition & Fees

An investment in your career

Invest in yourself! The following prices are our current fees and costs for international students studying at Camosun. Scholarship opportunities are available to international students once registered.

Refund Policy

Camosun International application fee is non-refundable.

Tuition and fee deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. Some exceptions may apply. Please consult the following document for additional information about refunds: First Semester International Student Refund/Deferral Procedure. In cases where a refund is approved, an administration fee of $300 will be deducted from the refund amount.

Estimated Cost Per Semester

Prices effective from September 2020 to August 2021.

    Academic Studies English Language Development (ESL) Notes
Tuition & Fees Duration of study 4 months 4 months 4 months = one 14-week semester
Tuition * $7,420 ** $5,300 *** See Notes
Non-instructional Fees $245 $245 includes student society fees
Student Benefits Plan $275 $275 paid once a year for 12 months of extended medical coverage
Subtotal   $7,940 $5,820  
Other Fees Medical Insurance $300 $300 basic medical coverage
Books and supplies $700 to $1,000 $100 varies based on course selection
Optional Fees Co-op Term Tuition $1,530 n/a if applicable

Notes

All fees are in Canadian dollars and may be subject to change.

*Not all program fees are listed here. Please refer to the “What it Costs” section on the specific program page on the Camosun website for the most up-to-date information.

**For a more detailed cost breakdown for open enrolment programs, please refer the Fees and Penalties tab.

***This cost is for most ELD (ESL) courses when taken full-time. Students in ELD courses who also register in any academic courses (including upgrading courses) will be required to pay additional tuition and fees per course. Students must meet course-specific prerequisites. Continuing students are expected to contact Camosun International Student Advisors to find out exact fees and confirm whether they meet course prerequisites.

Estimated Living Expenses per Month

NOTE: Expenses vary depending on your lifestyle.

Living with a roommate Living on your own Homestay
Rent and Utilities
(hot water, electricity, and heat,
based on sharing expenses with a roommate)
$910** Rent and Utilities $1,306** Homestay program has been suspended until further notice.
Food $292** Food $292**
Miscellaneous $357** Miscellaneous $357**
Total per month $1,559 Total per month $1,955

**Retrieved from: Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training (2020). 2020 / 2021 StudentAid BC policy manual.

Fees

  Amount Notes
Application Fee $100 Non-refundable
Tuition and Fee Deposit (open program) $8,500 For students entering an open program; see Refund Policy
Tuition and Fee Deposit (seated program) $15,000 For students entering a seated program; see Refund Policy
Registration Deposit $200 For continuing students only; non-refundable
14-week Full-Time Course Fees

(for most Arts & Science, Business, Sport & Exercise and University Transfer programs)

$5,300 (3 courses)

$6,360 (4 courses)

$7,420 (5 courses)

$8,480 (6 courses)

Not all program fees are listed here. Please refer to the “What it Costs” section on the specific program page on the Camosun website for the most up-to-date information.

All fees are in Canadian dollars.

Course Activity Fees

Some courses have additional fees outside of the tuition amount. These fees are associated with additional costs for activities or for expert instructors and certifications for the courses. The courses listed below are examples of courses that have additional fees outside of tuition costs. Amounts listed beside the course reflect the 2020/2021 fee assessment. These fees will be subject to the 2% tuition increase each year.

Course Activity Fee (CDN $)
EXW 120 348.75
EXW 121 443.88
EXW 220 158.54
SFL 300 68.37
SFL 430 267.32
SPEX 420 68.37
SPMA 135 507.29
SPMA 235 221.93

Status Change

Students changing their status from international to domestic must submit proof of status change prior to the first day of classes to be eligible for domestic tuition. International students wanting to change their status in a seated program will continue to pay the international seat fee unless a domestic seat becomes available.

Fee Deadlines

Fees are due according to published deadlines in the Important Dates calendar, and/or in correspondence from the Camosun International office.

Late Payment Fee

It is a student's responsibility to pay fees by the fee deadline. Failure to pay fees by the deadline will result in a late payment fee being assessed according to the amount of fees owing. The late payment fee will be assessed as follows:

Amount Owing Late Payment Fee
Less than $50 None
$50 to $499 $50
Greater than $500 $100

Non-payment of fees will also result in a restriction being placed on the student file.

Payment Information

Credit Card

International students at Camosun can pay using the following major credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, JCB and American Express.

International Bank Draft or Money order

Please make payable to "Camosun College".

Online Payments

International students can make safe and secure online payments through our partner Flywire.

Simply choose how much to pay and the currency you wish to pay in. You pay the latest exchange rate through your own bank or credit card.

For questions and support, including live chat support in multiple languages, visit Flywire’s help page.

Pay now with Flywire

Wire Transfer

You must go to your bank and request a wire transfer payable to “Camosun College.” Please note that your bank may charge you a fee for this service.

For Camosun's banking information required for the transfer, please contact Camosun International at international@camosun.ca. This option is available to continuing students and applicants who have received a letter of eligibility. 

Important: Before we can process the wire transfer payment, we need to receive an email with:

  • Your full name, address and date of birth
  • Name and address of the bank making the transfer
  • Copy of your completed wire transfer form (from your bank) showing proof of wire transfer and the date the wire transfer was completed
  • Amount of funds being transferred with details about what the funds will pay for (tuition fees, application fees, Homestay fees, etc.)

Refund Policy

Camosun International application fee is non-refundable.

Tuition and fee deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. Some exceptions may apply. Please consult the following document for additional information about refunds: First Semester International Student Refund/Deferral Procedure. In cases where a refund is approved, an administration fee of $300 will be deducted from the refund amount.

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