International Admissions - Frequently Asked Questions

Tuition fees and Pre-payment of Fees

As a new international student, you will be required to pay a non-refundable and non-transferable New Student Tuition and Fee Deposit before the deadline specified by the International Admissions.

Refund Policy

The 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 (page 2).

In cases where a refund is approved, an administration fee (of minimum $300) will be deducted from the refund amount.


Scholarships and Awards for International Students, if available, are listed on the Scholarships for International Students page.

Estimated costs per semester

Please explore the estimated costs per semester for most Arts & Science, Business, Sport & Exercise and University Transfer programs.

Estimated Living Expenses per Month

Expenses may vary depending on your lifestyle. Please review the Moderate Standard of Living (MSOL) costs provided by the Government of Canada to provinces and territories.


Camosun College does not have student residences, on-campus housing or dormitories. Most students live in a rented apartment, condo, basement suite or room in a shared house. Please review Housing page for tips and suggestions.

Contact International Admissions and Recruitment

Our International Admissions staff are here to help you start your application process for Camosun.

Zoom meetings are available during business hours upon request.
Please contact our team member responsible for your country of residence.

Parents and Family in Canada: please contact our team member responsible for the student's current country of residence.