Tuition & Fees

CNC requires a tuition deposit be paid PRIOR to issuing a Letter of Acceptance (LOA). Depending on your program and course selection(s), your tuition deposit may not cover the entirety of your first term costs. If your tuition deposit is greater than your tuition costs, the over-payment will be carried forward to your next term's tuition.

Application Fee: A $125 non-refundable application fee should be sent with your application to CNC.

Education Fees:

Program or course, per semester

Canadian Funds

English as a Second Language


Academic Upgrading (per course)


University transfer courses, 3 credits (per course)


Lab fees (per lab unit)


Foundation Level Trades

$398.32/week + materials fee

Apprentice Level Trades

$393.32/week + materials fee

Registration fee (per term) - Includes ancillary registration, bus pass, student dues, etc


Accommodation Fee: Dependent on accommodation type. For more information see On-campus Housing

Medical Insurance: Medical insurance is mandatory for all BC Residents. For more information about your medical coverage and fees, see Safety and Wellness

Preferred payment method:

College of New Caledonia has partnered with PayMyTuition for international tuition payments. With PayMyTuition, you can pay your tuition payments from any bank, in any country in any currency at better than bank exchange rates. PayMyTuition is fast, simple and cost effective.


Payment Plans

Payment plans are available starting July 3, 2019 for the Fall 2019 semester.

Students who do not pay full fees or set up a payment plan by August 14 at 4 PM will be de-registered from their classes, and risk losing their first choice in courses/sections/instructors.

To set up a payment plan:

  1. Register for your courses for 2019 Fall – registration will open on July 3 (check your confirmation e-mail for the exact date/time that you can begin to register)


  2. Apply for a payment plan using the online application form – available on the College website here:


    Please note:  this link DOES NOT WORK on mobile phones/tablets.  Please use a computer to access the application form.  Computers are available in all College computer labs, the CNC library, as well as the three student computers in the International Education office, or you can apply from home using your own computer.


  3. When completing the application form, please ensure you complete all three sections.You must provide the following:
    1. Full information on your monthly income (part-time job), GIC and other income (from family etc).
    2. Accurate information on all your monthly expenses
    3. Details on your financial situation.In the letter section of the form, explain why you cannot pay your tuition in full.One-sentence responses will be rejected – we require at least one paragraph of 80 words, with detailed information in order to assess your eligibility for a payment plan.

    Incomplete applications will not be accepted

  4. Read the “Terms and Conditions”, click that you have read them, then click the “submit” button to submit your application – it will be saved on a secure site accessible only to the International Education Department staff


  5. Come in to International Education and meet with Miley, Tony, or Anne to discuss your payment plan application. Bring with you the following documents:
    1. Copy of your bank statement (or online banking app)
    2. Registration statement

    Please note:  IE staff will be available to meet with students to discuss payment plans starting July 3, 2019.  No appointment necessary, however our availability to meet with you will REDUCE as we get closer to the fee payment deadline of August 14.  Meeting times will be posted in the International Education office.  Set up your payment plan as soon as you register to avoid long wait times.


  6. If your application is approved, take the signed payment plan paperwork to the Financial Services department immediately.Until your payment plan has been signed and submitted to Financial Services it is NOT complete.


  7. Fees are due on the following dates:

    Payment 1 - August 14:  minimum 40% down payment

    Payment 2 - September 30

    Payment 3 - October 31


  8. Financial Services will assess your payment amounts and advise you on how much you need to pay.Payment can be made in person at Financial Services (debit card/credit card/cheque), or online via CNC Connect (credit card only.“Visa Debit” cards do not work for online payments via CNC Connect).


*** All payments MUST be completed by October 31, 2019***

Refund Policy

Our refund policy concerning the tuition deposit is as follows:

  • Application fees are NOT refundable
  • International applicants are eligible for a refund ONLY if they are denied a Student VISA. Proper documentation MUST be provided with refund request
  • Monies received by CNC College are NOT transferable to any other institution of higher learning
  • Students who arrive in Canada with a VISA secured through CNC, but who “Fail to Appear” for classes at our College, WILL BE reported to Immigration Canada as “Missing”

Applicants whose request for a Student Visa is declined will receive a full refund on tuition deposits paid, less a $300 administration fee. Contact the International Education office at CNC for a refund request form if your Visa application has been denied.

*Fees are subject to change without notice. Fees are determined at the time of course registration, upon arrival of your first semester.