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Tuition and Program Fees

All fees are subject to change without prior notice. Please refer to the individual program pages for up-to-date information.

Ways to Pay Fees

  • Online using American Express, MasterCard or Visa
  • In person using cash, cheque, American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Interac
  • Sponsorship letter from sponsoring agency
  • Over the phone to the local campus cashier (if paying by credit card)

International tuition payments

Coast Mountain College 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.

    Additional Information on PayMyTuition:

    Tuition Fees

    Base level tuition fees are assessed at $91.31 per credit or $69.94 per week depending on the program. The College may offer additional programs at differential fee levels based on locally identified needs and demands.

    Tuition Fee Categories

    NWCC has four tuition categories. To determine what programs fall under each category see the Fee Categories table below.

    Category 1: Credit Billed Programs
    Students in these programs pay for courses by the credit.

    Category 2: Weekly Billed Programs
    Students in these programs pay fees based on the number of weeks to the end of the semester in which they are registered. Some programs have fixed intake and exit dates, some have continuous entry and exit dates.

    Category 3: Part-time Weekly Billed Programs
    Students enrolled in weekly billed programs less than 10 hours per week are assessed fees at 50% of full-time weekly billed programs.

    Category 4: International Fees
    Post-secondary studies are partially subsidized by the provincial ministries for Canadian citizens and landed immigrants. International students are not covered by the subsidies and pay a higher tuition as a result.  View our International site to learn more about applying as an international student.

    Program Per Credit or Weekly Billed
    Adult Special Education - Workplace Skills Training Weekly - Fixed
    Applied Coastal Ecology (ACE) - Diploma Per Credit
    Automotive Apprentice - Level 2 Weekly - Fixed
    Automotive Apprentice - Level 3 Weekly - Fixed
    Automotive Foundation Weekly - Fixed
    Automotive Service Technician - Apprentice Level 4 Weekly - Fixed
    Business Administration Per Credit
    Business Technology Online - Accounting Per Credit
    Business Technology Online - Administrative Assistant Per Credit
    Business Technology Online - Office Assistant Per Credit
    Career and College Prep (CCP) Weekly - Continuous
    Carpentry Apprentice Weekly - Fixed
    Carpentry Foundation Weekly - Fixed
    Community, Crime and Social Justice Certificate Per Credit
    Culinary Arts Certificate - Professional Cook 1 and 2 Weekly - Fixed
    Culinary Arts Diploma - Professional Cook 3 Weekly - Fixed
    Early Childhood Education Diploma Per Credit
    Electrical Apprentice Weekly - Fixed
    Electrical Foundation Weekly - Fixed
    English as a Second Language Weekly - Continuous
    Essential Skills for Work Weekly - Continuous
    First Nations Fine Art - Certificate Per Credit
    First Nations Fine Art - Diploma Per Credit
    Health Care Assistant Weekly - Continuous
    Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice - Level 1 Weekly - Fixed
    Heavy Duty Mechanic Foundation - ACE-IT and Apprentice Level 1 Weekly - Fixed
    Millwright Apprentice Weekly - Fixed
    Millwright Foundation and ACE-IT Weekly - Fixed
    Nursing BScN - Year 1 Per Credit
    Nursing BScN - Year 2 Per Credit
    Plumber Apprentice - Level 1 Weekly - Fixed
    Practical Nursing Per Credit
    Professional Cook Apprentice 3 Weekly - Fixed
    Social Service Worker (SSW) Per Credit
    Special Education Assistant None
    Trades Access Weekly - Fixed
    University Credit Per Credit
    Welding A Weekly - Continuous
    Welding B Weekly - Continuous
    Welder Foundation Weekly - Fixed