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Tuition, Fees & Costs

2022-23 tuition will be announced in the late spring once approved by the government of Nova Scotia. Amounts below are for the 2021-22 academic year.

These are tuition and fees for students within Canada. Costs differ for international students. View international student amounts

Tuition (2021-22)

Programs Full-Time Tuition Part-Time Tuition
Certificate, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma Programs $3,620 $478/unit*
Graduate Certificate Programs $5,540 $677/unit*
Academic & Career Connections $1,480 $187/unit*
Adult Learning Program $0
English for Academic Purposes $0
Achieve $0

*A unit is equal to 60 hours

Fees (2021-22)

Fees Cost
Application Fee $25
College Services Fee - Full-time
(Student ID cards, transcripts, and technology)
College Services Fee - Part-time
(Student ID cards, transcripts, and technology)
Cooperative Education (Co-op) Tuition (if applicable) $478
Non-Refundable Tuition Deposit $200
Student Health & Dental Plan (Full-time only) $230
Student Association Fee Varies
U-Pass (Full-time students in metro campuses) $183
Parking pass – Optional (required to park on NSCC property) $20

Program Costs (2021-22)

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Payment schedule and options

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Tuition refunds

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