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Fees

2017-2018 Schedule of Fees

How to make a payment
 

Fees are due and payable as of September 18, 2017 for the Fall semester and January 19, 2018 for the Winter semester. Payment must be made by cash, money order, certified cheque, or debit card.  

Click here to see typical student cost scenarios.

Undergraduate Tuition Fees
(Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents)

The University reserves the right to make changes without notice in its published scale of charges for tuition, accommodations and meals, and other fees.
The rates shown below are the rates for the 2017/2018 academic year.

Program Price per Course
Degree level $750.00*

Technical level

$416.20*†
Preparatory Courses (e.g. MTHA0050) $267.80
WorkPlace Readiness Courses (non-credit)  $121.00

* Note: Full-time Nova Scotia degree/technology program students may be eligible for a Nova Scotia Bursary of $1,283 based on a full course load (e.g. 10 courses per year for a degree student).  

† Note: Veterinary Technology Specific Courses are charged at $559.60 per course.

Note: An additional Distance Education Course Fee of $46.35 is charged for all distance education course sections (all 'W' sections).

Undergraduate Tuition Fees
(Non-Canadian Citizens)

Program Price per Course
Degree level $1,425.30

Technical level

$832.40†
Preparatory Courses (e.g. MTHA0050) $535.60
WorkPlace Readiness Courses (non-credit) $242.00

† Veterinary Technology Specific Courses are charged at $1,119.20 per course.

Note: An additional Distance Education Course Fee of $46.35 is charged for all distance education course sections.

Books

Full-time students (approx./year) $1,200.00

Student Fees

Incidental fees are paid by all students at Dalhousie University. These are mandatory, non-academic fees, in addition to your tuition, that helps to fund various student programs. Incidental fees are outlined below.

Full-time Student Fee             $309.57 per term
Part-time Student Fee              $96.60 per term

Health and Dental Insurance

DSU International Health Plan

All full time international students at the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus are automatically billed and enrolled for the DSU International Students Health Plan. The cost of the plan for the full year is $694.00. If you are on a co-op in the fall term you will not be billed or enrolled automatically. Please contact the health plan office for coverage at dsuhealth@dal.ca. If you have comparable coverage you may be eligible to opt out, please contact the office before the deadline of September 18, 2017.You may also visit the website for more information at www.internationalhealth.ca/dsu.

DSU Health and Dental Plan

All full time students at the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus that begin in September are automatically billed and enrolled for the DSU Health and Dental Plan. The cost of the plan is $284.00. If you are on a co-op, are part time, distance, or an exchange student, you are not billed or enrolled but may be eligible to opt in. Please contact the health plan office for coverage at dsuhealth@dal.ca.  If you have comparable coverage you may be eligible to opt out, please contact the office before the deadline of September 18, 2017. The premium for each plan is an annual one; therefore the process for opting out must be done prior to the September 18th, 2017 deadline. More information can be found at www.studentvip.ca/dsu or by visiting your on-site Student Health Plan Office(Main Floor, Dairy Building).    

Other Program-related Fees

Full-time students in the Veterinary Technology program are charged an additional Materials and Service Fee. Currently this fee is $111 per semester and is payable at time of registration. For a complete list of supplies and services that are provided to Animal Health Technology students in return for this fee, contact the Department of Plant and Animal Sciences.

Students in the Diploma in Business Management program are required to pay an additional $96 per semester for workplace readiness training such as First Aid and Occupational Health and Safety.

Residence and Meal Plan Fees
When you stay in residence your fees are all-inclusive and you can even add a meal plan for further convenience. Learn more about the costs & fees for residence on the Agricultural Campus.