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We understand that financial issues can impact directly on your studies; therefore, financial planning is an important part of assuring academic success at University.  We can provide you with the information and support that you need.

Scholarships

When you apply for admission to NSCAD by the early deadline of March 1, you are automatically considered for Entrance Scholarships. The current range of individual entrance scholarships is $500 to $6000 and some awards are renewable for each of four years of study, making our top award approximately $25000! After each year of study at NSCAD, more scholarships will be available for application by qualified students.

The university awards about $100,000 annually to students, with more than 90 internal scholarships and bursaries available per academic year. External funding can also top $100,000 per year, with outside scholarships such as the Harrison McCain Scholarships in memory of Marion McCain, the Canada Graduate Awards, and other financial aid options.

Office of Financial Services

4th Floor
5163 Duke Street
NSCAD University
Halifax, NS  B3J 3J6
9:30 am – 4 pm, Monday – Friday

Contact us:

Phone: (902) 494-8117
Fax: (902) 429-4925
studentaccounts@nscad.ca

FEES FOR ALL FALL SESSIONS DUE BY SEPTEMBER 19, 2019
Fees are subject to change, for information purposes only, please consult your Webadvisor for your specific fees.

If you apply for undergraduate studies for the March 1st deadline you are automatically entered into all scholarships offered at NSCAD.

Fall 2019 Tuition and Fees. Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate and Visual Art Certificate.
Domestic Nova Scotia Residents

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
3  $894.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.32 ($128.31) $0.00 $0.00 $830.01
6  $1,788.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.32 ($256.62) $0.00 $0.00 $1,604.70
9  $2,682.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($384.93) $158.65 $284.40 $2,892.73
12  $3,576.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($513.24) $158.65 $284.40 $3,667.42
15  $4,470.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($641.52) $158.65 $284.40 $4,442.14
18  $5,364.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($641.52) $158.65 $284.40 $5,345.14

Fall 2019 Tuition and Fees. Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate and Visual Art Certificate.
Domestic Out-of-Province

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
3  $894.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $958.12
6  $1,788.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1,861.32
9  $2,682.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $284.40 $3,277.66
12  $3,576.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $284.40 $4,180.66
15  $4,470.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $284.40 $5,083.66
18  $5,364.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $284.40 $5,986.66

Fall 2019 Tuition and Fees. Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate and Visual Arts Certificate.
International Students

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
3  $1,974.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $685.00 $2,723.32
6  $3,948.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $685.00 $4,706.32
9  $5,922.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $685.00 $6,918.26
12  $7,896.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $685.00 $8,901.26
15  $9,870.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $685.00 $10,884.26
18  $11,844.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $685.00 $12,867.26

Fall 2019 Tuition and Fees. Graduate.
Domestic Nova Scotia Residents

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
1  $299.00 $3.00 $5.00 $40.32 ($42.77) $0.00 $0.00 $304.55
3 $900.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.32 ($128.31) $0.00 $0.00 $836.01
6  $1,800.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.32 ($256.62) $0.00 $0.00 $1,616.70
9  $2,700.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($384.93) $158.65 $284.40 $2,910.73
12  $3,600.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($513.24) $158.65 $284.40 $3,691.42
15  $4,500.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($641.52) $158.65 $284.40 $4,472.14
18  $5,400.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($641.52) $158.65 $284.40 $5,381.14

Fall 2019 Tuition and Fees. Graduate.
Domestic Out-of-Province

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
1 $299.00 $3.00 $5.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $347.32
3  $900.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $964.32
6  $1,800.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1,873.32
9  $2,700.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $284.40 $3,295.66
12  $3,600.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $284.40 $4,204.66
15  $4,500.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $284.40 $5,113.66
18  $5,400.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $284.40 $6,022.66

Fall 2019 Tuition and Fees. Graduate.
International Students

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
1 $664.00 $3.00 $5.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $685.00 $1,397.32
3  $1,992.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $685.00 $2,741.32
6  $3,984.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $685.00 $4,742.32
9  $5,976.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $685.00 $6,972.26
12  $7,968.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $685.00 $8,973.26
15  $9,960.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $685.00 $10,974.26
18  $11,952.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $158.65 $685.00 $12,975.26

* U-PASS – COMPULSORY for all full-time students.
** HEALTH INSURANCE – COMPULSORY for a new full-time students. Refer to SUNSCAD for opt-out options.
Please see the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education on the determination of Nova Scotia vs. Out-of-Province Residents.
SENIOR CITIZEN: Those who are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents, 60 years of age or over at the time of Registration and are enrolled in an Undergraduate Degree Program may be eligible for a senior citizen discount. This discount only applies to the Tuition portion of the fees, Student must pay any incidental fees.
NOTE:
Some classes have a material fee that is not shown in example above.

FEES FOR ALL WINTER SESSIONS DUE BY JANUARY 17, 2020
Fees are subject to change, for information purposes only, please consult your Webadvisor for your specific fees.

With comparable tuition fees and a great many scholarships that you are considered for, NSCAD is an excellent first choice University.

Winter 2020 Tuition and Fees. Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate and Visual Art Certificate.
Domestic Nova Scotia Residents

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
3  $894.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.32 ($128.31) $0.00 $0.00 $830.01
6  $1,788.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.32 ($256.62) $0.00 $0.00 $1,604.70
9  $2,682.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($384.93) $79.33 $189.60 $2,718.30
12  $3,576.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($513.24) $79.33 $189.60 $3,493.30
15  $4,470.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($641.52) $79.33 $189.60 $4,268.02
18  $5,364.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($641.52) $79.33 $189.60 $5,171.02

Winter 2020 Tuition and Fees. Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate and Visual Art Certificate.
Domestic Out-of-Province.

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
3  $894.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $958.32
6  $1,788.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1,861.32
9  $2,682.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $189.60 $3,103.54
12  $3,576.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $189.60 $4,006.54
15  $4,470.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $189.60 $4,909.54
18  $5,364.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $189.60 $5,812.54

Winter 2020 Tuition and Fees. Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate and Visual Art Certificate.
International Students

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
3  $1,974.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $498.00 $2,536.32
6  $3,948.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $498.00 $4,519.32
9  $5,922.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $498.00 $6,651.94
12  $7,896.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $498.00 $8,634.94
15  $9,870.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $498.00 $10,617.94
18  $11,844.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $498.00 $12,600.94

Winter 2020 Tuition and Fees. Graduate.
Domestic Nova Scotia Residents.

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
1 $299.00 $3.00 $5.00 $40.32 ($42.77) $0.00 $0.00 $304.55
3  $900.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.32 ($128.31) $0.00 $0.00 $836.01
6  $1,800.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.32 ($256.62) $0.00 $0.00 $1,616.70
9  $2,700.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($384.93) $79.33 $189.60 $2,736.61
12  $3,600.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($513.24) $79.33 $189.60 $3,517.30
15  $4,500.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($641.52) $79.33 $189.60 $4,298.02
18  $5,400.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.61 ($642.52) $79.33 $189.60 $5,207.02
MFA/MDes
Activation
Fee***
$99.67 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $99.67

Winter 2020 Tuition and Fees. Graduate.
Domestic Out-of-Province.

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
1 $299.00 $3.00 $5.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $347.32
3  $900.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $964.32
6  $1,800.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1,873.32
9  $2,700.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $189.60 $3,121.54
12  $3,600.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $189.60 $4,030.54
15  $4,500.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $189.60 $4,939.54
18  $5,400.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $189.60 $5,848.54
MFA/MDes
Activation
Fee***
$99.67 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $99.67

Winter 2020 Tuition and Fees. Graduate.
International Students.

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
1 $664.00 $3.00 $5.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $498.00 $1,210.32
3  $1,992.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $498.00 $2,554.32
6  $3,984.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.32 $0.00 $0.00 $498.00 $4,555.32
9  $5,976.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $498.00 $6,705.94
12  $7,968.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $498.00 $8,706.94
15  $9,960.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $498.00 $10,707.94
18  $11,952.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.61 $0.00 $79.33 $498.00 $12,708.94
MFA/MDes
Activation
Fee***
$221.33 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $221.33

* U-PASS – COMPULSORY for all full-time students.
** HEALTH INSURANCE – COMPULSORY for a new full-time students. Refer to SUNSCAD for opt-out options.
*** MFA/MDES Activation Fee – Students who extend their program over an additional research semester are charged the Activation Fee.
Please see the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education on the determination of Nova Scotia vs. Out-of-Province Residents.
SENIOR CITIZEN: Those who are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents, 60 years of age or over at the time of Registration and are enrolled in an Undergraduate Degree Program may be eligible for a senior citizen discount. This discount only applies to the Tuition portion of the fees, Student must pay any incidental fees.
NOTE:
Some classes have a material fee that is not shown in example above.

FEES FOR ALL SUMMER SESSIONS DUE BY MAY 20, 2019
Fees are subject to change, for information purposes only, please consult your Webadvisor for your specific fees.

Summer 2019 Tuition and Fees. Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate and Visual Art Certificate.
Domestic Nova Scotia Residents

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
Total U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
3 $894.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.12 ($128.31) $829.81 $0.00 $0.00 $829.81
6 $1,788.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.12 ($256.62) $1,604.50 $0.00 $0.00 $1,604.50
9 $2,682.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.18 ($384.93) $2,449.25 $79.33 $94.80 $2,623.38
12 $3,576.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.18 ($513.24) $3,223.94 $79.33 $94.80 $3,398.07
15 $4,470.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.18 ($641.52) $3,998.66 $79.33 $94.80 $4,172.79
18 $5,364.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.18 ($641.52) $4,901.66 $79.33 $94.80 $5,075.79

Summer 2019 Tuition and Fees. Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate and Visual Art Certificate.
Domestic Out-of-Province

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
Total U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
3 $894.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.12 $0.00 $958.12 $0.00 $0.00 $958.12
6 $1,788.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.12 $0.00 $1,861.12 $0.00 $0.00 $1,861.12
9 $2,682.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $2,834.18 $79.33 $94.80 $3,008.31
12 $3,576.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $3,737.18 $79.33 $94.80 $3,911.31
15 $4,470.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $4,640.18 $79.33 $94.80 $4,814.31
18 $5,364.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $5,543.18 $79.33 $94.80 $5,717.31

Summer 2019 Tuition and Fees. Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate and Visual Art Certificate.
International Students

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
Total U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
3 $1,974.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.12 $0.00 $2,038.12 $0.00 $236.00 $2,274.12
6 $3,948.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.12 $0.00 $4,021.12 $0.00 $236.00 $4,257.12
9 $5,922.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $6,074.18 $79.33 $236.00 $6,389.51
12 $7,896.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $8,057.18 $79.33 $236.00 $8,372.51
15 $9,870.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $10,040.18 $79.33 $236.00 $10,355.51
18 $11,844.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $12,023.18 $79.33 $236.00 $12.338.51

Summer 2019 Tuition and Fees. Graduate.
Domestic Nova Scotia Residents

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
Total U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
3 $900.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.12 ($128.31) $835.81 $0.00 $0.00 $835.81
6 $1,800.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.12 ($256.62) $1,616.50 $0.00 $0.00 $1,616.50
9 $2,700.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.18 ($384.93) $2,467.25 $79.33 $94.80 $2,641.38
12 $3,600.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.18 ($513.24) $3,247.94 $79.33 $94.80 $3,422.07
15 $4,500.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.18 ($641.52) $4,028.66 $79.33 $94.80 $4,202.79
18 $5,400.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.18 ($641.52) $4,937.66 $79.33 $94.80 $5,111.79
MFA/MDes
Activation
Fee***
$299.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $299.00

Summer 2019 Tuition and Fees. Graduate.
Domestic Out-of-Province

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
Total U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
3 $900.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.12 $0.00 $964.12 $0.00 $0.00 $964.12
6 $1,800.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.12 $0.00 $1,873.12 $0.00 $0.00 $1,873.12
9 $2,700.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $2,852.18 $79.33 $94.80 $3,026.31
12 $3,600.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $3,761.18 $79.33 $94.80 $3,935.31
15 $4,500.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $4,670.18 $79.33 $94.80 $4,844.31
18 $5,400.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $5,579.18 $79.33 $94.80 $5,753.31
MFA/MDes
Activation
Fee***
$299.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $299.00

Summer 2019 Tuition and Fees. Graduate.
International Students

# Credits Semester Tuition Technology
Renewal Fee
Facility
Renewal Fee
Union Fee Nova Scotia
Bursary Reduction
Total U-Pass* Health
Insurance**
Total
3 $1,992.00 $9.00 $15.00 $40.12 $0.00 $2,056.12 $0.00 $236.00 $2,292.12
6 $3,984.00 $18.00 $15.00 $40.12 $0.00 $4,057.12 $0.00 $236.00 $4,293.12
9 $5,976.00 $27.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $6,128.18 $79.33 $236.00 $6,443.51
12 $7,968.00 $36.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $8,129.18 $79.33 $236.00 $8,444.51
15 $9,960.00 $45.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $10,130.18 $79.33 $236.00 $10,445.51
18 $11,952.00 $54.00 $45.00 $80.18 $0.00 $12,131.18 $79.33 $236.00 $12,446.51
MFA/MDes
Activation
Fee***
$664.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $664.00

* U-PASS – COMPULSORY for all full-time students.
** HEALTH INSURANCE – COMPULSORY for a new full-time students. Refer to SUNSCAD for opt-out options.
*** MFA/MDES Activation Fee – Students who extend their program over an additional research semester are charged the Activation Fee.
Please see the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education on the determination of Nova Scotia vs. Out-of-Province Residents.
NOTE: Some classes have a material fee that is not shown in example above.

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