Tuition and Fees

Full-Time Students

To qualify as a full-time student, your course load must represent at least 70% of the hours of the courses required for the semester of the program in which you are enrolled.  

STUDENT FEES (2020/21)

The following tuition and ancillary fees apply to full-time day students for a standard two-semester program for Fall intake. Rates are adjusted for part-time day students and for Winter/Spring and Summer intake. Fees are subject to change.

 

Year One** –
Two Semesters 
(Fall Start)

Year One** –
Two Semesters 
(Winter Start)
Year One** –
One Semester (Spring Start)
Year Two –
Two Semesters
Year Three – Two Semesters
Tuition $2,722.08 $2,722.08 $1,361.04 $2,696.54 $2,682.28
Full-Time Ancillary Fees* $1,462.35 $1,353.70 $677.36 $1,462.35 $1,462.35
Total $4,184.43 $4,075.78 $2,038.40 $4,158.89 $4,144.63

For a list of the many services, activities and items included within the ancillary fees, and the related policies, download the 2020 – 2021 Ancillary Fee Schedule for full-time students.

*Fees are subject to change.
**Please note: Once finalized, tuition and fees for years two and three of a program will be reflected on a student’s myFees page in the myLoyalist portal.

No additional taxes.

Programs that are less than or greater than two semesters, or offered through a different delivery option, have different costs. For example:

  • Practical Nursing Tuition: $3,986.64 (year one) and $5,545.23 (year two – three semesters), plus $1,462.35 in ancillary fees for year one and $2,030.04 in ancillary fees for year two (three semesters)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Tuition: $6,008.94 (year one) and $5,951.54 (year two), plus $1,462.35 in ancillary fees per year.

All 2020/21 semester fees are payable no later than the following dates except when otherwise advised by the Registrar’s Office:

DOMESTIC

  • September 9, 2020
  • January 11, 2021
  • May 10, 2021

INTERNATIONAL (returning students)

  • August 1, 2020
  • December 1, 2020
  • April 1, 2021

Textbooks, instruments and supplies vary in cost from $500 to $2,500 per year. Most of these items are available through the College Bookstore. A late fee pf $150 for domestic students and $250 for international students will be charged to unpaid accounts 30 days after the start date of each semester.

ACCESSABILITY POLICY

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM COSTS

Some programs charge an additional non-refundable fee for items such as equipment, learning materials, co-op work terms and clothing retained by the student, along with material used in the production of items that become the property of the student. Additional program costs, where applicable, will be outlined in the fee statement.

INCIDENTAL ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES

Incidental administrative charges are non-refundable.

  • Official transcripts (students in attendance prior to 1995): $5.75
  • Course outline requests: $5 per course to a maximum of $250
  • Penalty for NSF cheques: $35
  • Prior learning assessment (per course): $117.33
  • Replacement of diploma: $37.45
  • Transfer credit/exemption fee: $25 per course
  • Unofficial transcripts (students in attendance prior to 1995): $2.30
  • Administrative fee, part-time student withdrawals: $20 per course
  • Supplemental exam and approved missed tests fees

CHALLENGE PROCESS AND PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT FEE

Students who apply to challenge a course by portfolio, examination, demonstration or other acceptable method, will be assessed a non-refundable fee of $117.33 for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR).

International Student Fees 

Applicants who applied for a student visa may pay the following fees for regular full-time post-secondary programs (two semesters per year). Fees related to programs that are less than or greater than two semesters will be adjusted accordingly. Please note that a minimum payment equivalent to one semester is required prior to the start of classes. However, we encourage students to pay for the entire academic year in one transfer. Costs related to textbooks, instruments and supplies vary from $500 to $2,500 per year, depending on the program. Most of these items are available through the College Bookstore.

2020/21

 

Year One** – Two Semesters
(Fall Start)

Year One** – Two Semesters
(Winter Start)

Year One** – One Semester 
(Spring Start)

Year Two – Two Semesters

Year Three – Two Semesters

Tuition $14,332.50 $14,332.50 $7,166.25 $13,786.50 $13,786.50
Full-Time Ancillary Fees* $1,535.47 $1,421.38 $711.23 $1,535.47 $1,535.47
Health Insurance (mandatory) $600 $600 $600 $600 $600
Total $16,467.97 $16,353.88 $8,477.48 $15,921.97 $15,921.97

For a list of the many services, activities and items included within the ancillary fees, and the related policies, download the 2020 – 2021 Ancillary Fee Schedule for full-time students.

*Fees are subject to change.
**Please note: Once finalized, tuition and fees for years two and three of a program will be reflected on a student’s myFees page in the myLoyalist portal.

First-year students: All semester fees are payable no later than the deadline date listed on your invoice provided at the time of receiving an offer. 

Returning students: All semester fees for returning students are payable no later than the following dates except when otherwise advised by the Registrar’s Office:

  • Fall: August 1
  • Winter: December 1
  • Spring: April 1 

If a student does not pay their fees before the deadline stated above, a $250 late fee charge will be applied to their student account. 

Part-Time Day Students

Students taking a course load that is less than that prescribed for full-time students are designated as part-time day students. The standard tuition fee for all part-time day courses is $5.59 per hour, plus an ancillary fee* of $1.99 per student contact hour (SCH), plus the full Student ID Card, Orientation, Online Mental Health Service, Convocation and Transcript/Official Documents fees. Fees are subject to change.

* For a list of the many services, activities and items included within the ancillary fees, and the related policies, download the 2020 – 2021 Ancillary Fees Schedule for part-time day students.

No additional taxes.

Distance Studies and Continuing Education

For costs of programs and courses offered through distance studies, including online and correspondence, visit loyalistfocus.com.

Short skills programs (under 50 weeks)

For skills programs, the tuition fee is calculated at the rate of $80.53 per week. Additional fees may be assessed for some programs. The full fee is payable in advance of registration. Fee information for specific skills programs can be obtained by inquiring at the Admissions Office.

Method of payment

You can make your payments using:

  • Pay your SEAT DEPOSIT through myFees available on the myLoyalist.com student portal
  • Your bank (in person or through the bank’s online and automated bill payment options)
  • A bank wire transfer (for international students)
  • A personal cheque (Canadian residents only) or money order, by mail. Post-dated cheques are not accepted. There is a $35 charge for NSF (non-sufficient funds) cheques.

Credit cards are no longer accepted for tuition fees, ancillary fees and Residence rent.

Please note that the Cash Office is closed until further notice. 

Debts

Students who are in any way indebted to the College cannot register for new courses, do not receive course marks or a transcript of their marks, graduation certificate or diploma, until the debt is cleared.

Withdrawal and Refund Process

DOMESTIC STUDENTS

  • Domestic students who officially withdraw up to and including the first ten (10) days of scheduled classes of a semester are entitled to receive a refund of tuition and ancillary fees (excluding the Student ID Card Orientation and Online Mental Health Service) for that semester less a $150 administrative charge. The College will refund in full any tuition paid in advance for second and subsequent semesters. Failure to attend does not constitute a withdrawal. Students must inform the Registrar’s Office, in writing, that they are withdrawing. Withdrawal forms are available from the Student Success Mentors. 
  • After 10 days of scheduled classes, colleges are required to refund only tuition and ancillary fees paid in advance for subsequent semesters. 
  • It is the responsibility of the student to complete the official withdrawal process and/or to apply for fee refunds. Application for a fee refund should be made to the Registrar’s Office. Overpayments are not automatically refunded. Withdrawal forms are available from Student Success Mentors.
  • Fee refunds are issued directly to the student.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Please note

Fees charged for full- and part-time credit programs are established by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities and can be changed without advance notice. The fees indicated here are those in place for the 2020 – 2021 academic year.

Income tax receipts

Students can print an official copy of the Tuition and Education Credit Certificate (T2202A) – certificate includes both the number of months of schooling and the fees paid for the calendar year and Statement of Pension, Retirement, Annuity, and Other Income (T4A) – for income from bursary/scholarship for income tax purposes from their Banner account. Duplicate certificates are available on students’ Banner accounts.