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Tuition
Fall 2022

Fees for fall 2022 session due by September 21, 2022.

Fees are subject to change, for information purposes only, please consult your Self-Service for your specific fees.

Students who withdraw completely from the current semester will be charged $100 withdraw fee.

fall 2022 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

Student Services fee

Adobe Software

Nova Scotia Bursary Reduction

U-Pass*

Health** Insurance

Total

 1.5$465.05$5.15$8.75

$43.99

$15.46$40.00 $ (64.16) --- ---

$470.25

 3$930.09$10.29$17.52$43.99$15.46$40.00 $ (128.31) --- ---

$929.04

 6$1,860.18$20.58$17.52$43.99$15.46$40.00 $ (256.62) --- ---

$1,741.11

 9$2,790.27$30.87$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00 $ (384.93)$166.00$393.60

$3,201.06

 12$3,720.36$41.16$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00 $ (513.24)$166.00$393.60

$4,013.13

 15$4,650.45$51.45$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00 $ (641.52)$166.00$393.60

$4,825.23

 18$5,580.54$61.74$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00 $ (641.52)$166.00$393.60

$5,765.61

fall 2022 Tuition and Fees. Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate and Visual Art Certificate.

Domestic Out-of-Province

 # Credits Semester TuitionTechnology Renewal FeeFacility Renewal FeeUnion FeeStudent Services Fee

Adobe Software

U-Pass* Health** InsuranceTotal
 1.5$465.05$5.15$8.75$43.99$15.46$40.00 --- ---

$578.40

 3$930.09$10.29$17.52$43.99$15.46$40.00 --- ---

$1,057.35

 6$1,860.18$20.58$17.52$43.99$15.46$40.00 --- ---

$1,997.73

 9$2,790.27$30.87$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$393.60

$3,585.99

 12$3,720.36$41.16$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$393.60

$4,526.37

 15$4,650.45$51.45$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$393.60

$5,466.75

 18$5,580.54$61.74$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$393.60

$6,407.13

fall 2022 Tuition and Fees. Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate and Visual Art Certificate.

International Students

# CreditsSemester TuitionTechnology Renewal FeeFacility Renewal FeeUnion FeeStudent Service Fees

Adobe Software

U-Pass* International Health Insurance** Total
 1.5$1,041.33$5.15$8.75$43.99$25.76$40.00 ---$725.00

$1,889.98

 3$2,082.66$10.29$17.52$43.99$25.76$40.00 ---$725.00

$2,945.22

 6$4,165.32$20.58$17.52$43.99$25.76$40.00 ---$725.00

$5,038.17

 9$6,247.98$30.87$51.52$87.97$51.52$40.00$166.00$725.00

$7,400.86

 12$8,330.64$41.16$51.52$87.97$51.52$40.00$166.00$725.00

$9,493.81

 15$10,413.30$51.45$51.52$87.97$51.52$40.00$166.00$725.00

$11,586.76

 18$12,495.96$61.74$51.52$87.97$51.52$40.00$166.00$725.00

$13,679.71

fall 2022 Tuition and Fees. Graduate. MDES and MFA.

Domestic Nova Scotia Residents

 # Credits Semester TuitionTechnology Renewal FeeFacility Renewal FeeUnion FeeStudent Service FeeADOBE SOFTWARE FEENova Scotia Bursary ReductionU-Pass* Health Insurance ** Total
1.5$468.14$5.15$8.75$43.99$15.46$40.00 $ (64.16)

$517.33

 3$936.27$10.29$17.52$43.99$15.46$40.00 $ (128.31)

$935.22

 6$1,872.54$20.58$17.52$43.99$15.46$40.00 $ (256.62) --- ---

$1,753.47

 9$2,808.81$30.87$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00 $ (384.93)$166.00$393.60

$3,219.60

 12$3,745.08$41.16$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00 $ (513.24)$166.00$393.60

$4,037.85

 15$4,681.35$51.45$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00 $ (641.52)$166.00$393.60

$4,856.13

 18$5,617.61$61.74$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00 $ (641.52)$166.00$393.60

$5,802.68

 MFA/ MDES Activation Fee ***$936.27 --- --- ---$40.00 --- ---

$976.27

fall 2022 Tuition and Fees. Graduate. MDES and MFA.

Domestic Out-of-Province

 # Credits Semester TuitionTechnology Renewal FeeFacility Renewal FeeUnion FeeStudent Service FeeADOBE SOFTWARE FEEU-Pass Health InsuranceTotal
1.5$468.14$5.15$8.75$43.99$15.46$40.00 --- ---

$581.49

 3$936.27$10.29$17.52$43.99$15.46$40.00 --- ---

$1,063.53

 6$1,872.54$20.58$17.52$43.99$15.46$40.00 --- ---

$2,010.09

 9$2,808.81$30.87$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$393.60

$3,604.53

 12$3,745.08$41.16$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$393.60

$4,551.09

 15$4,681.35$51.45$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$393.60

$5,497.65

 18$5,617.61$61.74$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$393.60

$6,444.20

 MFA/ MDES Activation Fee ***$936.27 --- --- ---$40.00 --- ---

$976.27

FALL 2022 TUITION AND FEES. GRADUATE. MDES AND MFA.

International Students

# CreditsSemester TuitionTechnology Renewal FeeFacility Renewal FeeUnion FeeStudent Service FeeADOBE SOFTWARE FEEU-Pass International Health Insurance Total
1.5$1,050.60$5.15$8.75$43.99$25.76$40.00$725.00

$1,899.25

 3$2,101.20$10.29$17.52$43.99$25.76$40.00 ---$725.00

$2,963.76

 6$4,202.40$20.58$17.52$43.99$25.76$40.00 ---$725.00

$5,075.25

 9$6,303.60$30.87$51.52$87.97$51.52$40.00$166.00$725.00

$7,456.48

 12$8,404.80$41.16$51.52$87.97$51.52$40.00$166.00$725.00

$9,567.97

 15$10,506.00$51.45$51.52$87.97$51.52$40.00$166.00$725.00

$11,679.46

 18$12,607.20$61.74$51.52$87.97$51.52 $40.00$166.00$725.00

$13,790.95

 MFA /MDES Activation Fee ***$936.27 --- --- ---$40.00 --- ---

$976.27

fall 2022 Tuition and Fees. Graduate. MAED.

Domestic Nova Scotia Residents

 # Credits Semester TuitionTechnology Renewal FeeFacility Renewal FeeUnion FeeStudent Service FeeADOBE SOFTWARE FEENova Scotia Bursary ReductionU-Pass* Health Insurance **Total
1.5$468.14$5.15$8.75$43.99$15.46$40.00 $ (64.16)$517.33
 3$936.27$10.29$17.52$43.99$15.46$40.00 $ (128.31)$935.22
 6$1,872.54$20.58$17.52$87.97$15.46$40.00 $ (256.62)$166.00$393.60$2,357.05
 9$2,808.81$30.87$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00 $ (384.93)$166.00$393.60$3,219.60
 12$3,745.08$41.16$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00 $ (513.24)$166.00$393.60$4,037.85
 15$4,681.35$51.45$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00 $ (641.52)$166.00$393.60$4,856.13
 18$5,617.61$61.74$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00 $ (641.52)$166.00$393.60$5,802.68
 MAED Activation Fee ***$936.27 --- --- ---$40.00 --- ---$976.27

FALL 2022 TUITION AND FEES. GRADUATE. MAED.

Domestic Out-of-Province

 # Credits Semester TuitionTechnology Renewal FeeFacility Renewal FeeUnion FeeStudent Service FeeADOBE SOFTWARE FEEU-Pass Health InsuranceTotal
1.5$468.14$5.15$8.75$43.99$15.46$40.00 --- ---$581.49
 3$936.27$10.29$17.52$43.99$15.46$40.00 --- ---$1,063.53
 6$1,872.54$20.58$17.52$87.97$15.46$40.00$166.00$393.60$2,613.67
 9$2,808.81$30.87$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$393.60$3,604.53
 12$3,745.08$41.16$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$393.60$4,551.09
 15$4,681.35$51.45$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$393.60$5,497.65
 18$5,617.61$61.74$51.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$393.60$6,444.20
 MAED Activation Fee ***$936.27 --- --- ---$40.00 --- ---$976.27

FALL 2022 TUITION AND FEES. GRADUATE. MAED.

International Students

# CreditsSemester TuitionTechnology Renewal FeeFacility Renewal FeeUnion FeeStudent Service FeeADOBE SOFTWARE FEEU-Pass International Health Insurance Total
1.5$1,050.60$5.15$8.75$43.99$25.76$40.00$725.00$1,899.25
 3$2,101.20$10.29$17.52$43.99$25.76$40.00 ---$725.00$2,963.76
 6$4,202.40$20.58$17.52$87.97$25.76$40.00$166.00$725.00$5,285.23
 9$6,303.60$30.87$51.52$87.97$51.52$40.00$166.00$725.00$7,456.48
 12$8,404.80$41.16$51.52$87.97$51.52$40.00$166.00$725.00$9,567.97
 15$10,506.00$51.45$51.52$87.97$51.52$40.00$166.00$725.00$11,679.46
 18$12,607.20$61.74$51.52$87.97$51.52 $40.00$166.00$725.00$13,790.95
 MAED Activation Fee ***$936.27 --- --- ---$40.00 --- ---$976.27

* U-PASS – COMPULSORY – All full time students
** HEALTH – COMPULSORY – All Full time students must pay the health plan. Refer to SUNSCAD for opt out options.
** INTERNATIONAL HEALTH – COMPULSORY – All International Students must pay the health plan. Refer to website for rates.
*** MFA / MDES – Students who extend their program over an additional research semester are charged the Activation Fee
MAED fees – Some fees may differ from table as Students are considered full time at 6 credits.
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.
Please see our website 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