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International Students

The costs of your education at our Colleges will include the tuition fees, administration fee and additional costs for materials if applicable. International students will need to pay $390/credit (excluding Advanced and Post Graduate Diplomas). All fees are in Canadian dollars.

 

When you apply to our Colleges, you’ll pay a non-refundable application fee. Other fees such as late payment fees, costs for official transcripts, and others are be found in the Student Handbook that is provided to you at new student orientations.

Hospitality Management Diploma

(12 and 24 Months, 63 Credits)
Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)
(without Practicum/Coop, 12 Months)
$24,570
Tuition Fee (International)
(with Practicum, 12 Months)
$25,070
Tuition Fee (International)
(with Co-op, 24 Months)
$25,770
Course Material Fee (for elective course FSM 246 Managing Beverage Operations -OR- FSM 245 Food Production Principles)$60
Course Administration Fee$630 ($10/credit)

Hospitality Operations Diploma

(8 and 16 Months)
Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)
(without Co-op, 8 Months)
$11,700
Tuition Fee (International)
(with Co-op, 16 Months)
$12,900
Course Administration Fee$300 ($10/credit)

International Hospitality Management Diploma

(19.5 Months, 63 Credits)
Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)
$34,470
Course Material Fee (for elective course FSM 246 Managing Beverage Operations -OR- FSM 245 Food Production Principles)$60
Course Administration Fee$840 ($120 for ENGL 098 + $90 for ENGL 099 + $630 (for 63 credits at $10/credit))

Rooms Division Management Certificate

(4 months, 18 Credits)
Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)$7,020
Course Administration Fee$180 ($10/credit)

Business Management Diploma

(16 Months, 60 Credits)
Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)
$23,400
Course Administration Fee$600 ($10/credit)
DMI fee (if taking MRKT 200, MRKT 205, MRKT 290)$600

General Studies Diploma

(12 Months, 60 Credits)
Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)
$23,400
Course Administration Fee$600 ($10/credit)
DMI fee (if taking MRKT 200, MRKT 205, MRKT 290)$600

ENGL 099 CERTIFICATE

Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)
$4,950
Course Administration Fee$90

English as a Second Language (Approved)

Application Fee $100
Tuition Fee (4 Weeks)$1,320
Tuition Fee (8 Weeks)$2,400
Tuition Fee (12 Weeks)$3,600
Tuition Fee (24 Weeks)$6,670
Tuition Fee (48 Weeks)$12,600
Textbook$30
Course Materials Fee$5 each week
Student Service Fee$100

English as a Second Language (Approval Not Required)

Application Fee $100
Textbook$30
Course Materials Fee$240
Student Service Fee$100

Advanced Diploma in International Hospitality Business with Co-op

Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)$12,900
Course Administration Fee $300 ($10/credit)

Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management

Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)$14,700
Tuition Fee (International)
(with Co-op)
$15,900
Course Administration Fee$300 ($10/credit)

Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Marketing

Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)*$15,300
Tuition Fee (International)*
(with Co-op)
$16,500
Course Administration Fee$300 ($10/credit)

*Includes DMI Fee $600

Post Graduate Certificate in Digital Marketing

Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)*$10,890
Course Administration Fee$210 ($10/credit)

*Includes DMI Fee $600

Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics

Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)$14,700
Course Administration Fee$300 ($10/credit)

Post Graduate Diploma in Cybersecurity

Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)$14,700
Course Administration Fee$300 ($10/credit)

Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

Application Fee (International)$200
Tuition Fee (International)$14,700
Course Administration Fee$300 ($10/credit)

Domestic Students

The costs of your education at our Colleges will include the tuition fees, administration fee and additional costs for materials if applicable. Domestic students will need to pay $210/credit (excluding Advanced and Post Graduate Diplomas). All fees are in Canadian dollars.

 

When you apply to our Colleges, you’ll pay a non-refundable application fee. Other fees such as late payment fees, costs for official transcripts, and others are be found in the Student Handbook that is provided to you at new student orientations.

Hospitality Management Diploma

(12 and 24 Months, 63 Credits)
Application Fee (Domestic)$125
Tuition Fee (Domestic)
(without Practicum/Coop, 12 Months)
$13,230
Tuition Fee (Domestic)
(with Practicum, 12 Months)
$13,730
Tuition Fee (Domestic)
(with Co-op, 24 Months)
$14,430
Course Material Fee (for elective course FSM 246 Managing Beverage Operations -OR- FSM 245 Food Production Principles)$60
Course Administration Fee$630 ($10/credit)

Hospitality Operations Diploma

(8 and 16 Months)
Application Fee (Domestic)$125
Tuition Fee (Domestic)
(without Co-op, 8 Months)
$6,300
Tuition Fee (Domestic)
(with Co-op, 16 Months)
$7,500
Course Administration Fee$300 ($10/credit)

International Hospitality Management Diploma

(19.5 Months, 63 Credits)
Application Fee (Domestic)$125
Tuition Fee (Domestic)
$19,230
Course Material Fee (for elective course FSM 246 Managing Beverage Operations -OR- FSM 245 Food Production Principles)$60
Course Administration Fee$840 ($120 for ENGL 098 + $90 for ENGL 099 + $630 (for 63 credits at $10/credit))

Rooms Division Management Certificate

(4 months, 18 Credits)
Application Fee (Domestic)$125
Tuition Fee (Domestic)$3,780
Course Administration Fee$180 ($10/credit)

Business Management Diploma

(16 Months, 60 Credits)
Application Fee (Domestic)$125
Tuition Fee (Domestic)
$12,600
Course Administration Fee$600 ($10/credit)
DMI fee (if taking MRKT 200, MRKT 205, MRKT 290)$600

General Studies Diploma

(12 Months, 60 Credits)
Application Fee (Domestic)$125
Tuition Fee (Domestic)
$12,600
Course Administration Fee$600 ($10/credit)
DMI fee (if taking MRKT 200, MRKT 205, MRKT 290)$600

ENGL 099 CERTIFICATE

Application Fee (Domestic)$125
Tuition Fee (Domestic)
$3,000
Course Administration Fee$90

English as a Second Language (Approved)

Application Fee $100
Tuition Fee (4 Weeks)$1,320
Tuition Fee (8 Weeks)$2,400
Tuition Fee (12 Weeks)$3,600
Tuition Fee (24 Weeks)$6,670
Tuition Fee (48 Weeks)$12,600
Textbook$30
Course Materials Fee$5 each week
Student Service Fee$100

English as a Second Language (Approval Not Required)

Application Fee $100
Textbook$30
Course Materials Fee$240
Student Service Fee$100

Advanced Diploma in International Hospitality Business with Co-op

Application Fee (Domestic)$125
Tuition Fee (Domestic)$7,500
Course Administration Fee$300 ($10/credit)

Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management

Application Fee (Domestic)$125
Tuition Fee (Domestic)$9,000
Tuition Fee (Domestic)
(with Co-op)
$10,200
Course Administration Fee (Domestic)$300 ($10/credit)

Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Marketing

Application Fee (Domestic)$125
Tuition Fee (Domestic)*$9,600
Tuition Fee (Domestic)*
(with Co-op)
$10,800
Course Administration Fee $300 ($10/credit)

*Includes DMI Fee $600

Post Graduate Certificate in Digital Marketing

Application Fee (Domestic)$125
Tuition Fee (Domestic) - includes DMI Fee*$6,900
Course Administration Fee $210 ($10/credit)

*Includes DMI Fee $600

Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics

Application Fee (International)$125
Tuition Fee (International)$9,000
Course Administration Fee$300 ($10/credit)

Post Graduate Diploma in Cybersecurity

Application Fee (International)$125
Tuition Fee (International)$9,000
Course Administration Fee$300 ($10/credit)

Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

Application Fee (International)$125
Tuition Fee (International)$9,000
Course Administration Fee$300 ($10/credit)

Other Fees

Please check the student handbook for more information.

Exam Fees

English Proficiency Exam$50

Student Access Card

Student Access Card$50

Refund Policy

(For approved programs, including the VPCAS General Studies program)

Before program start date, institution receives a notice of withdrawal (applies to all students)

Circumstances when Refund Payable 

Amount of Refund

  • No later than seven days after student signed the enrolment contract, and
  • Before the program start date. 
  • 100% tuition and all related fees, other than application fee. Related fees include: administrative fees, application fees, assessment fees, and fees charged for textbooks or other course materials.
  • At least 30 days before the later of:
  1. The program start date in the most recent Letter of Acceptance (international students)
  2. The program start date in the enrolment contract.
  • Institution may retain up to 10% of tuition, to a maximum of $1,000.
  • Institution must refund fees paid for course materials if not provided to the student.
  • More than seven days after the student and institution signed the enrolment contract, and
  • Less than 30 days before the later of:
  1. The program start date in the most recent Letter of Acceptance (international students)
  2. The program start date in the enrolment contract.
  • Institution may retain up to 20% of tuition, to a maximum of $1,300.
  • Institution must refund fees paid for course materials if not provided to the student.

After program start date, institution provides a notice of dismissal or receives a notice of withdrawal (applies to all students, except those enrolled in a program delivered solely by distance education)

Circumstances when Refund Payable 

Amount of Refund

  • After the program start date, and up to and including 10% of instruction hours have been provided.
  • Institution may retain up to 30% of tuition.
  • Institution must refund fees paid for course materials if not provided to the student.
  • After the program start date, and after more than 10%, but before 30% of instruction hours, have been provided.
  • Institution may retain up to 50% of tuition.
  • Institution must refund fees paid for course materials if not provided to the student.

Student does not attend program – “no-show” (applies to all students except those enrolled in a program delivered solely by distance education):

Circumstances when Refund Payable 

Amount of Refund

  • Student does not attend the first 30% of the program. 
  • Institution may retain up to 50% of the tuition.
  • Institution must refund fees paid for course materials if not provided to the student.

Institution receives a refusal of study permit (applies to international students requiring a study permit):

Circumstances when Refund Payable 

Amount of Refund

  • Before 30% of instruction hours would have been provided, had the student started the program on the later of the following:
  1. The program start date in the most recent Letter of Acceptance
  2. The program start date in the enrolment contract
  • Student has not requested additional Letter(s) of Acceptance.
  • 100% tuition and all related fees, other than application fee.

After the program start date, student withdraws or is dismissed (applies to students enrolled in a program delivered solely by distance education):

Circumstances when Refund Payable 

Amount of Refund

  • Student completed up to 30% of the program.
  • Institution may retain up to 30% of the tuition.
  • Institution must refund fees paid for course materials if not provided to the student.
  • Student completed more than 30% but less than 50% of the program (based on evaluation provided to student).
  • Institution may retain up to 50% of the tuition.
  • Institution must refund fees paid for course materials if not provided to the student.

Student enrolled in a program without having met the admission requirements for the program

Circumstances when Refund Payable 

Amount of Refund

  • If the student did not misrepresent the student’s knowledge or skills when applying for admission and the registrar orders the institution to refund tuition and fees.
  • 100% tuition and all related fees, including application fees

 

Institution does not provide a work experience

Circumstances when Refund Payable 

Amount of Refund

  • The institution fails to provide the work experience within 30 days of the contract end date, unless the registrar determines the institution was prevented from doing so by circumstances beyond its control.
  • 100% tuition and all related fees, other than application fees

 

 

Refund Policy for programs that do not require approval

(Note: the VPCAS General Studies is a program that does not require approval, but its refund policy follows the same for approved programs above)

Programs that do not require approval – programs that have tuition of $4,000 or more:

Refund Due

  • The student does not attend the program, and
  • The institution receives from the student a notice of withdrawal or a copy of refusal of a study permit no later than 30 days after the later of:
  1. the start date of the program in the most recent letter of acceptance
  2. the start date of the program in the enrolment contract.
  • 100% tuition and all related fees, other than application fees

Institution must pay the tuition or fee refund within 30 days after receiving notice of withdrawal or refusal of study permit; providing a notice of dismissal, or the date on which the first 30% of the hours of instruction are provided (no-show).

Other Refunds:

A student may defer commencement of studies for up to one year from the original contract start date. Students must provide a written request of deferral to the institution before the start date specified in the contract and the written request must specify a new start date. In such circumstance, an administrative fee of $200 will be charged. Should a student fail to so advise the institution, the refund policy for students will apply.

Refunds for Co-op or Practicum Work Experience and Food & Beverage Course Material Fees:

  • Fees paid for Co-op or Practicum Work Experience and materials for Food & Beverage courses are categorized as tuition and policies set out under the Regular Refund Policy for Students section will apply.

Non-refundable Fees:

All administration fees including, but not limited to, Program Application fee, Homestay Application fee, Student Service Fee, Practicum and Credit Transfer Application fee, AHLEI Re-write Exam Sitting fee, etc. are non-refundable.

  • English Proficiency Exam fee, and Airport Pick-up fee are non-refundable once the service is delivered. Graduation Ceremony fee is non-refundable once the student confirms attendance on the Graduation Application form.


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