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

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.