Final tuition and fees are calculated based on the number of courses in which you are registered each semester. Additional courses will result in higher tuition and fees.
Tuition and fees are subject to change.
Who pays domestic tuition rates?
You are eligible for a domestic tuition rate if you meet the eligibility criteria and fall into any of the categories outlined below:
- Canadian citizen: A citizen of Canada within the meaning of the Citizenship Act or a person registered as an Indian within the meaning of the Indian Act.
- Permanent resident: A permanent resident within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act:
- A person who has been granted "permanent resident" status and has not had that status revoked. Confirmation of Permanent Residence or a Permanent Resident card indicating the "Became a Permanent Resident" date will be required.
- International visitor: A visitor who is admitted to and remaining in Canada with official accreditation from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, who has entered Canada or is in Canada, to carry out her/his official duties as:
- a diplomatic or consular officer;
- or as a Canadian government-accredited representative or official of a country other than Canada, of the United Nations or any of its agencies, of any intergovernmental organizations of which Canada is a member;
- or as a dependent or a member of the staff of any such diplomat, consular officer; representative, or official accredited to Canada by the Canadian government;
- or a member of a foreign military force or of a civilian component; thereof admitted to Canada under the Visiting Forces Act or any dependents of such personnel.
- Refugees and protected person: A person, and his/her dependents who:
- has been determined to be a protected person, including a Convention refugee or a person in need of protection, within the meaning of subsection 95(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act by the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) or the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada. A protected person document issued under section 31(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act or a “notice of decision” issued by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada or by the IRB must be presented to the Office of the Registrar.
- is a refugee claimant who applied to the federal government for Convention refugee status before January 1, 1989, and can provide documentation from Citizenship and Immigration Canada to that effect.
- A Notice of Decision confirming Refugee or Protected Person status will be required.
2023/24 tuition and fees
The following rates are effective July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024.
Your fees are calculated based on the number of course credits you take per semester (approximately 16 weeks of study). In most cases, your fee is determined based on whether you're taking more or less than nine (9) course credits (more than nine credits in a semester are considered full-time studies.)
Fees are adjusted for programs with start dates outside of the typical 16-week program.
Fees are subject to change without notice. All rates are in Canadian dollars.
|2023/24 fees||< 9 credits per semester||> 9 credits per semester|
|Campus athletic and recreation||$51.50||$103|
|Student support fee||$52.75||$105.50|
|Student technology fee||$52.75||$105.50|
|Student association fee***||$16.23/credit||$146|
|Health plan****||N/A||$86 ($172 annually)|
|Dental plan****||N/A||$79 ($158 annually)|
*Additional eligibility requirements apply for students to obtain a UPass. To check your eligibility, visit our Upass page.
** The City of Calgary has increased their UPass fee from $160 to $165, effective for Winter 2024. This increase was not reflected in the above-quoted tuition and fee amounts at the time of publishing.
***Saitsa fees are paid per credit to a maximum amount of $146 per semester.
****Health and dental fees are charged per semester to an annual maximum amount of $172 for health and $158 for dental. Program fees quoted are based on students paying for a full year of health and dental coverage. Domestic students with existing health and/or dental plans can opt-out. Learn more at saitsa.com/benefits.