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 November 15, 2019.

Students who do not pay full fees or set up a payment plan by December 4 at 12 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 2020 Spring (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
    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 two 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:
    • Complete information on your financial situation, including full details on your monthly income, GIC and other income (from family etc).
    • Accurate information on all your monthly expenses
    • Clearly state your financial situation, and 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 full detailed information on your situation 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. Once your payment plan application has been received by International Education it will be reviewed.  You do not need to go to the International Education Centre.  If the information provided on your payment plan application is insufficient you may be asked to meet with International Education staff for further review.
  6. If approved, you will receive an e-mail from Financial Services within one week to confirm.  Your payment plan details, including payment dates and amounts, will then be posted on your CNC Connect account. Until you have received your confirmation email  from Financial Services payment plan is not complete. 
  7. Fees are due on the following dates:
    December 4:  minimum 40% down payment
    January 31:  average 30% (depending on size of down payment)
    February 29:  average 30% (depending on size of down payment)
  8. Financial Services will assess your payment amounts and advise you 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 December 4 at 12:00pm