Cost of Study

All fees are in Canadian dollars, effective September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2021.

Academic Fees

Application Fee


Tuition Fees (per credit)


High School Course (4 credits)


University Course (3 credits)



Sample Semester Tuition for High School

3 courses (12 credits)


4 courses (16 credits)



Sample Tuition for University Transfer and Associate Degree Programs


University Transfer

1 year* or 30 credits


University Transfer

2 years* or 60 credits


Associate Degree

2 years* or 60 credits


*based on 2 semesters a year

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)


7 Weeks – Full-time


14 Weeks – Full-time



Tuition Deposits

International Tuition Deposit
For new international students applying from overseas.
Tuition deposit covers 24 credits over two semesters, activity fee, and medical insurance.


Local Tuition Deposit
For those with legal status to study in Canada, including Permanent Residents, Citizens, and study permit holders. Tuition deposit covers 12 credits plus one semester’s activity fee, and medical insurance.


Visit the Academic Calendar 2019-2020 for detailed fee information.

Student Aid BC

For those with Permanent Residence (PR) status, get help with the cost of your Columbia College post-secondary education through student loans, grants, and scholarships. Student Aid BC has programs that help with loan repayment.