Tuition and Fees

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 2022 – 2023 academic year.

Tuition and Ancillary Fees (2022/23)

Full-Time Students

To qualify as a full-time student, your course load must represent at least 70% of the billable hours of the courses required for the semester of the program in which you are enrolled. See the Program Maps page for an overview of your program’s scheduled courses.

Domestic

Fees related to programs that are less than or greater than two semesters will be adjusted accordingly.

 

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 $1,444 $713 $1,462 $1,462
Total $4,184.08 $4,166.08 $2,074.04 $4,158.54 $4,144.28

For a list of the many services, activities and items included within the ancillary fees, and the related policies, view the 2022-2023 Ancillary Fee Schedules for full-time students.

Students with permanent disabilities:

  • May be eligible for the Reduced Tuition Fee after paying the equivalent of full tuition for their program of study. Registration and documentation are required. 
  • Can self-declare if they want to pay the same Ancillary Fees as full-time post-secondary day students as an option to receive the same benefits as full time students. View the AccessAbility Policy on Ancillary Fees.

*Fees are subject to change.
**Please note: Once finalized, tuition and ancillary 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 in ancillary fees for year one and $2,175 in ancillary fees for year two (three semesters).
  • RPN Bridge Semester into Honours Bachelor of Science in Nursing Tuition: $9,531 (year one – three semesters), $6,354 (year two – two semesters) plus ancillary fees per year.
  • Nursing – Honours Bachelor of Science in Nursing Tuition: $6,354 (year one), plus $1,462 in ancillary fees per year.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Tuition:*  $5,951.54 (year two), plus $1,462 in ancillary fees per year.
    • *Please note that the final intake of the Brock-Loyalist Collaborative Nursing program was Fall 2021. This program is now closed and is no longer accepting applications.
  • Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training Tuition: $11,100 year one (three semesters), plus $2,175 in ancillary fees for year one (three semesters)

International

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. 

 

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 $15,000 $15,000 $7,500 $14,429 $14,429
Full-Time Ancillary Fees* $1,536 $1,517 $749 $1,536 $1,536
Health Insurance for one calendar year (mandatory)
$600 $600 $600 $600 $600
Total $17,136 $17,117 $8,849 $16,565 $16,565

For a list of the many services, activities and items included within the ancillary fees, and the related policies, view the 2022-2023 Ancillary Fee Schedules for full-time students.

*Fees are subject to change.
**Please note: Once finalized, tuition and ancillary 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.

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. Programs with high demand tuition rates have different/higher part-time rates. The standard tuition fee for all part-time day courses is $5.59 per hour for domestic students and $31.62 per hour for international students, plus an ancillary fee* of $1.99 per student contact hour (SCH), plus the full Student ID Card, Orientation, Online Mental Health Service, Work Integrated Learning, Convocation and Transcript/Official Documents fees. 

* For a list of the many services, activities and items included within the ancillary fees, and the related policies, view the 2022-2023 Ancillary Fees Schedules for part-time day students.

Fees are subject to change. No additional taxes.

Full-Time Day Students – Overload

Students taking a course load that is more than the 100% prescribed for full-time students are designated as overload students. Students in overload will be charged an additional tuition fee based on the number of hours that are in excess of the 100% total. The hourly rate is equivalent to the hourly part-time rate ($5.59 for domestic students or $31.62 for international students). No additional ancillary fees are charged. Students might go into overload if they need to re-take a course or if they did not take the course in its’ original planned semester, according to the program map.

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 $72.48 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.

Other Costs

Textbooks, Instruments and Supplies

Textbooks, instruments and supplies vary in cost from $50 to $1,500 per year, depending on the program. Most of these items are available through the College Bookstore.

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.

  • 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
  • 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 another acceptable method, will be assessed a non-refundable fee of $117.33 for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR).

Payment

Deadlines

All 2022/23 semester fees are payable no later than the following dates except when otherwise advised by the Registrar’s Office. If a student does not pay their fees before the deadline stated, a late fee charge of $150 for domestic students and $250 for international students will be applied to their student account. 

Domestic

  • Deposit Due Date: June 15, 2022
  • Fall: September 7, 2022
  • Winter:  January 10, 2023
  • Spring: May 8, 2023

International

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

Payment Methods

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)
  • Flywire (for international students)
  • A debit card, if paying in-person visit the Cash Office in Room 2H1. Cash Office Hours are Monday to Friday, 10 am – 1 pm.
  • 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.

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

The Cash Office (Room 2H1) 
The Cash Office is open Monday to Friday, 10 am – 1 pm.

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.

Refunds and Withdrawals

Domestic

  • 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 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

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.