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Tuition, Fees & Costs

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

Tuition (2019-2020)

Programs Full-Time Tuition Part-Time Tuition
Certificate and Diploma Programs $3,415 $452/unit*
Advanced Diploma Programs $5,225 $639/unit*
Academic & Career Connections $1,400 $177/unit*
Adult Learning Program $0
English for Academic Purposes $0
Achieve $0

*A unit is equal to 60 hours

Fees (2019-20)

Fees Cost
Application Fee $25
College Services Fee – Student ID cards, transcripts, and technology Full-time $100
Part-time $50
Non-Refundable Tuition Deposit $200
Student Health & Dental Plan (Full-time only) $242
Student Association Fee Varies
U-Pass (only required for Full-time Metro Campus Students) $178
Parking Pass – Optional (pass is required to park on NSCC property) $20

International Tuition and Fees (2019-20)

Fees Cost
Application Fee $75
Tuition $11,020
Part-time Tuition $1,058/unit*
**Non-Refundable Tuition Deposit $1,000
International Student Fee $1,000
College Service Fee $100
Student Association Fee (varies by campus) Varies
Health and Dental Plan
(Fee for students who do not have a valid Nova Scotia Health Card - also known as MSI).
Fee for students with a valid Nova Scotia Health Card (also known as the MSI card). $292
Metro Transit U-Pass (If attending Akerley, IT, or Ivany Campus) $178

*A unit is equal to 60 hours

**The non-refundable tuition deposit will be subtracted from the total tuition once it’s paid in full. 

The International Student Fee is used to support internationalization at Nova Scotia Community College. This includes services for international students including immigration advising, cultural engagement, learning opportunities, and ongoing support for international students before, during, and after their studies at NSCC.

Program Costs (2019-20)

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Payment schedule and options

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Tuition refunds

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