Tuition and Fees

Tuition and student fees for the 2020 Spring semester have been updated. Tuition and student fees for the 20 Fall and 21 Winter semesters are under review.

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*2020 Spring/Summer Tuition for Domestic Students
CreditsTuitionFeesTotal
15 (one semester)$2,932.59$327$3259.59
30 (one year, or two semesters)$5,865.18$654 $6519.18

*FEES BREAKDOWN

Fees3 Credits6 Credits9 Credits12 Credits15 Credits
20SP Tuition$690.42$1,292.52$1,889.96$2,783.80$2,932.59
Student Centre$16.49$32.97$49.46$65.94$82.43
Student Services$40.45$40.45$40.45$40.45$40.45
GLC Trust$17.33$17.33$17.33$17.33$17.33
Varsity$26.68$26.68$26.68$26.68$26.68
Copyright$2.40$4.80$7.20$9.60$12.00
WUSC Fee$7.00$7.00$7.00$7.00$7.00
CFS$8.73$8.73$8.73$8.73$8.73
AUSU Operations$64.35$64.35$64.35$64.35$64.35
AUSU Events$14.46$14.46$14.46$14.46$14.46
SASA Operations$32.14$32.14$32.14$32.14$32.14
SASA Events$21.43$21.43$21.43$21.43$21.43
Insurance---$320.00$320.00
*Total
$941.88$1,562.86 $2,179.19 $3,411.91 $3,579.59

*The undergraduate tuition and fee schedule shown is in effect for 20SP. The Algoma University Board of Governors reserves the right to amend fees after the publication of the Academic Calendar and without further notice.

 

COMPULSORY ANCILLARY FEES

NOTE: Ancillary fees quoted are for the 2020 Spring term with revisions established due to COVID and are subject to change for the 2020 Fall and Winter terms.

STUDENT CENTRE

This fee is collected to help offset construction costs associated with student spaces on campus.  

STUDENT SERVICES

This fee is used to help offset costs associated with student services including tutoring, access to health services, student safety and academic support.

 

GLC TRUST

This fee supports the overall operations and enhancements of the George Leach Centre.  It will go towards necessary renovations to the GLC Field House and other areas.

 

COPYRIGHT

This fee is collected to allow students to legally make copies of copyright protected materials. Students can copy, fax, scan, store, email or print these material. The Library staff can provide more details as to the specific amount of an article, chapter or book that can be legally copied and shared.

 

BRAMPTON FACILITY FEE

This fee provides access to the YMCA Brampton Union for all students on the Brampton Campus

 

VARSITY

This fee is collected as a student contribution to the Varsity Athletic program at Algoma U. With this fee, students are provided free admission to all of the varsity home games.

 

CANADIAN FEDERATION OF STUDENTS (CFS)

Each student pays this fee to ensure their membership with CFS. This group supports students by offering subsidized handbook production and campaign materials to providing representation and advocacy for social issues, awareness, and changes to the government. They also provide safe and constructive spaces for university and college student unions/associations to collaborate and discuss campus successes and conflicts.

 

AUSU OPERATIONS

This fee is collected to provide financial support to all elected and hired members of the AUSU board. By opting-in to this fee, AUSU will be able to provide full-time office hours, supports, and services such as; the planning and running of events and campaigns, bus pass sales, student advocacy, the student health and dental plans, food pantry, and People’s garden etc. to all AUSU members.

 

AUSU EVENTS

Throughout each semester, a number of events occur on and off campus for students to enhance their overall student experience. These events could include socials such as; pub nights, stress busters, karaoke nights, off campus activities, or campaigns planned by AUSU. This fee allows participation in any event marked as an AUSU event.  

 

SASA OPERATIONS

The Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students’ Association supports the academic and cultural needs of the Indigenous students and offers cultural activities for all students and the Algoma U community. SASA will hire support staff for students on campus. The SASA executive provides advocacy and student voice throughout numerous administrative committees and leadership tables.

 

SASA EVENTS

Throughout the year SASA hosts numerous cultural workshops, potlucks, feasts, seasonal events and Anishinaabe speakers. These events are intended to both provide support and   opportunity to students to access cultural services and enhance student experience.

 

WUSC

This fee is collected to help offset the costs of the student refugee program, which allows a refugee to attend our institution and covers their cost of attending.

All international students and their dependents must enroll in the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP), or a similar approved plan, for health coverage. The premium cost for a single student is $636 for the period from September 1 to August 31. This fee is subject to change upon evaluation of the program. International students will not be permitted to register until and unless they have enrolled in UHIP or provided documented proof of membership in another similar plan. Please consult the Office of the Registrar for further information.

 

*2020 Spring/Summer Tuition for International Students
CreditsTuitionFeesTotal
15 (one semester)$9,143.67$327 $9470.67
*2020 English as a Second Language (ESL) Program Tuition Fees
TuitionAncillary FeesHomestay Fee (if applicable)Homestay Placement Fee (if applicable)UHIPTotal
20SP$3500(Level 4 & 5) $327.00
$3,200$200$212$7,439 (level 4 & 5)

*FEES BREAKDOWN

Fees3 Credits6 Credits9 Credits12 Credits15 Credits
20SP Tuition $2,136.04$4,007.44$5,873.16$8,610.97$9,143.67
Student Centre$16.49$32.97$49.46$65.94$82.43
Student Services$40.45$40.45$40.45$40.45$40.45
GLC Membership$38.23$38.23$38.23$38.23$38.23
Varsity$26.68$26.68$26.68$26.68$26.68
Copyright$2.40$4.80$7.20$9.60$12
WUSC$7.00$7.00$7.00$7.00$7.00
CFS$8.73$8.73$8.73$8.73$8.73
AUSU Operations$64.35$64.35$64.35$64.35$64.35
AUSU Events$14.46$14.46$14.46$14.46$14.46
SASA Operations$32.14$32.14$32.14$32.14$32.14
SASA Events$21.43$21.43$21.43$21.43$21.43
UHIP $ 636.00 $ 636.00 $ 636.00 $ 636.00 $ 636.00
VIP---$320.00$320.00
**Total$3,023.50 $4,913.78 $6,798.39 $9,875.08 $10,426.67

*The international tuition and fee schedule shown is in effect for 20SP. The Algoma University Board of Governors reserves the right to amend fees after the publication of the Academic Calendar and without further notice.

 

ANCILLARY FEEs DESCRIPTION

NOTE: Ancillary fees quoted are for the 2020 Spring term with revisions established due to COVID and are subject to change for the 2020 Fall and Winter terms.

STUDENT CENTRE

This fee is collected to help offset construction costs associated with student spaces on campus.  

STUDENT SERVICES

This fee is used to help offset costs associated with student services including tutoring, access to health services, student safety and academic support.

 

GLC TRUST

This fee supports the overall operations and enhancements of the George Leach Centre.  It will go towards necessary renovations to the GLC Field House and other areas.

 

COPYRIGHT

This fee is collected to allow students to legally make copies of copyright protected materials. Students can copy, fax, scan, store, email or print these material. The Library staff can provide more details as to the specific amount of an article, chapter or book that can be legally copied and shared.

 

BRAMPTON FACILITY FEE

This fee provides access to the YMCA Brampton Union for all students on the Brampton Campus

 

VARSITY

This fee is collected as a student contribution to the Varsity Athletic program at Algoma U. With this fee, students are provided free admission to all of the varsity home games.

 

CANADIAN FEDERATION OF STUDENTS (CFS)

Each student pays this fee to ensure their membership with CFS. This group supports students by offering subsidized handbook production and campaign materials to providing representation and advocacy for social issues, awareness, and changes to the government. They also provide safe and constructive spaces for university and college student unions/associations to collaborate and discuss campus successes and conflicts.

 

AUSU OPERATIONS

This fee is collected to provide financial support to all elected and hired members of the AUSU board. By opting-in to this fee, AUSU will be able to provide full-time office hours, supports, and services such as; the planning and running of events and campaigns, bus pass sales, student advocacy, the student health and dental plans, food pantry, and People’s garden etc. to all AUSU members.

 

AUSU EVENTS

Throughout each semester, a number of events occur on and off campus for students to enhance their overall student experience. These events could include socials such as; pub nights, stress busters, karaoke nights, off campus activities, or campaigns planned by AUSU. This fee allows participation in any event marked as an AUSU event.  

 

SASA OPERATIONS

The Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students’ Association supports the academic and cultural needs of the Indigenous students and offers cultural activities for all students and the Algoma U community. SASA will hire support staff for students on campus. The SASA executive provides advocacy and student voice throughout numerous administrative committees and leadership tables.

 

SASA EVENTS

Throughout the year SASA hosts numerous cultural workshops, potlucks, feasts, seasonal events and Anishinaabe speakers. These events are intended to both provide support and   opportunity to students to access cultural services and enhance student experience.

 

WUSC

This fee is collected to help offset the costs of the student refugee program, which allows a refugee to attend our institution and covers their cost of attending.

To make education even more affordable, we’re offering tuition to American citizens at domestic rates! That means you, our American neighbor, pay exactly what we Canadians do! Where else are you going to find a deal like that?

Fees are identical to Canadian student fees, with the exception of an additional $25 per credit International Student Recovery Fee (ISR).

A typical full-time student will enroll in 30 credits per academic year, or 15 credits per semester.

All US students and their dependents must enroll in the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP), or a similar approved plan, for health coverage. The premium cost for a single student is $636 for the period from September 1 to August 31. This fee is subject to change upon evaluation of the program. US students will not be permitted to register until and unless they have enrolled in UHIP or provided documented proof of membership in another similar plan. Please consult the Office of the Registrar for further information.

 

*2020-21 Tuition for United States Students
CreditsTuitionFees Total
15 (one semester)$2,932.59$327.00
$3,259.59
30 (one year, or two semesters)$5,865.18$1,027.30$6,892.48

* FEES BREAKDOWN

Fees3 Credits6 Credits9 Credits12 Credits15 Credits
Tuition$690.42$1,292.52$1,889.96$2,783.80$2,932.59
Student Centre$16.49$32.97$49.46$65.94$82.43
Student Services$40.45$40.45$40.45$40.45$40.45
GLC Trust$17.33$17.33$17.33$17.33$17.33
Varsity$26.68$26.68$26.68$26.68$26.68
Copyright Fee$1.20$2.40$3.60$4.80$6.00
WUSC Fee$7.00$7.00$7.00$7.00$7.00
CFS$8.56$8.56$8.56$8.56$8.56
AUSU Operations$64.35$64.35$64.35$64.35$64.35
AUSU Events$14.46
$14.46
$14.46
$14.46
$14.46
Student Experience Events$20.00$20.00$20.00$20.00$20.00
SASA Operations$32.14$32.14$32.14$32.14$32.14
SASA Events$21.43$21.43$21.43$21.43$21.43
**Total$941.88$1,562.86$2,179.19$3,091.91$3,259.59

*The undergraduate tuition and fee schedule shown is in effect for May 2020 – April 2021. The Algoma University Board of Governors reserves the right to amend fees after the publication of the Academic Calendar and without further notice.

 

ANCILLARY FEEs DESCRIPTION

NOTE: Ancillary fees quoted are for the 2020 Spring term with revisions established due to COVID and are subject to change for the 2020 Fall and Winter terms.

STUDENT CENTRE

This fee is collected to help offset construction costs associated with student spaces on campus.  

STUDENT SERVICES

This fee is used to help offset costs associated with student services including tutoring, access to health services, student safety and academic support.

 

GLC TRUST

This fee supports the overall operations and enhancements of the George Leach Centre.  It will go towards necessary renovations to the GLC Field House and other areas.

 

COPYRIGHT

This fee is collected to allow students to legally make copies of copyright protected materials. Students can copy, fax, scan, store, email or print these material. The Library staff can provide more details as to the specific amount of an article, chapter or book that can be legally copied and shared.

 

BRAMPTON FACILITY FEE

This fee provides access to the YMCA Brampton Union for all students on the Brampton Campus

 

VARSITY

This fee is collected as a student contribution to the Varsity Athletic program at Algoma U. With this fee, students are provided free admission to all of the varsity home games.

 

CANADIAN FEDERATION OF STUDENTS (CFS)

Each student pays this fee to ensure their membership with CFS. This group supports students by offering subsidized handbook production and campaign materials to providing representation and advocacy for social issues, awareness, and changes to the government. They also provide safe and constructive spaces for university and college student unions/associations to collaborate and discuss campus successes and conflicts.

 

AUSU OPERATIONS

This fee is collected to provide financial support to all elected and hired members of the AUSU board. By opting-in to this fee, AUSU will be able to provide full-time office hours, supports, and services such as; the planning and running of events and campaigns, bus pass sales, student advocacy, the student health and dental plans, food pantry, and People’s garden etc. to all AUSU members.

 

AUSU EVENTS

Throughout each semester, a number of events occur on and off campus for students to enhance their overall student experience. These events could include socials such as; pub nights, stress busters, karaoke nights, off campus activities, or campaigns planned by AUSU. This fee allows participation in any event marked as an AUSU event.  

 

 

SASA OPERATIONS

The Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students’ Association supports the academic and cultural needs of the Indigenous students and offers cultural activities for all students and the Algoma U community. SASA will hire support staff for students on campus. The SASA executive provides advocacy and student voice throughout numerous administrative committees and leadership tables.

 

 

SASA EVENTS

Throughout the year SASA hosts numerous cultural workshops, potlucks, feasts, seasonal events and Anishinaabe speakers. These events are intended to both provide support and   opportunity to students to access cultural services and enhance student experience.

 

 

WUSC

This fee is collected to help offset the costs of the student refugee program, which allows a refugee to attend our institution and covers their cost of attending.

 

Canadian citizens or landed immigrants who have reached the age of 60 years as of the first day of classes in any term are exempt from paying the tuition portion of fees (ancillary fees are payable). This exemption does not apply to the following:

  • Performance-based classes (unless it is a core course for the degree program)
  • Off-campus courses; and reading, thesis, and other individually directed courses
  • Subsequent registrations for a course if a grade of 60 per cent or higher has been earned
  • The Accelerated Second-Degree programs in Computer Science and Information Technology

Senior citizens are not eligible to join the George Leach Centre as students, but may join as community members.

For information on how to apply as a senior, visit our Apply section.

*FEES BREAKDOWN

Fees3 Credits6 Credits9 Credits12 Credits15 Credits
Student Centre$16.49$32.97$49.46$65.94$82.43
Student Services$40.45$40.45$40.45$40.45$40.45
Varsity$26.68$26.68$26.68$26.68$26.68
Copyright$2.40
$4.80
$7.20
$9.60
$12.00
WUSC$7.00$7.00$7.00$7.00$7.00
CFS$8.73
$8.73
$8.73
$8.73
$8.73
AUSU Operations$64.35$64.35$64.35$64.35$64.35
AUSU Events$14.46$14.46$14.46$14.46$14.46
SASA Operations$32.14$32.14$32.14$32.14$32.14
SASA Events$21.43$21.43$21.43$21.43$21.43
*Total$234.13
$253.09$271.90$290.78$309.67

*The undergraduate tuition and fee schedule shown is in effect for May 2020 – April 2021. The Algoma University Board of Governors reserves the right to amend fees after the publication of the Academic Calendar and without further notice.

 

ANCILLARY FEEs DESCRIPTION

 

STUDENT CENTRE

This fee is collected to help offset construction costs associated with student spaces on campus.  

STUDENT SERVICES

This fee is used to help offset costs associated with student services including tutoring, access to health services, student safety and academic support.

 

COPYRIGHT

This fee is collected to allow students to legally make copies of copyright protected materials. Students can copy, fax, scan, store, email or print these material. The Library staff can provide more details as to the specific amount of an article, chapter or book that can be legally copied and shared.

 

BRAMPTON FACILITY FEE

This fee provides access to the YMCA Brampton Union for all students on the Brampton Campus

 

VARSITY

This fee is collected as a student contribution to the Varsity Athletic program at Algoma U. With this fee, students are provided free admission to all of the varsity home games.

 

CANADIAN FEDERATION OF STUDENTS (CFS)

Each student pays this fee to ensure their membership with CFS. This group supports students by offering subsidized handbook production and campaign materials to providing representation and advocacy for social issues, awareness, and changes to the government. They also provide safe and constructive spaces for university and college student unions/associations to collaborate and discuss campus successes and conflicts.

 

 

AUSU OPERATIONS

This fee is collected to provide financial support to all elected and hired members of the AUSU board. By opting-in to this fee, AUSU will be able to provide full-time office hours, supports, and services such as; the planning and running of events and campaigns, bus pass sales, student advocacy, the student health and dental plans, food pantry, and People’s garden etc. to all AUSU members.

 

 

AUSU EVENTS

Throughout each semester, a number of events occur on and off campus for students to enhance their overall student experience. These events could include socials such as; pub nights, stress busters, karaoke nights, off campus activities, or campaigns planned by AUSU. This fee allows participation in any event marked as an AUSU event.  

 

 

SASA OPERATIONS

The Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students’ Association supports the academic and cultural needs of the Indigenous students and offers cultural activities for all students and the Algoma U community. SASA will hire support staff for students on campus. The SASA executive provides advocacy and student voice throughout numerous administrative committees and leadership tables.

 

SASA EVENTS

Throughout the year SASA hosts numerous cultural workshops, potlucks, feasts, seasonal events and Anishinaabe speakers. These events are intended to both provide support and   opportunity to students to access cultural services and enhance student experience.

 

 

WUSC

This fee is collected to help offset the costs of the student refugee program, which allows a refugee to attend our institution and covers their cost of attending.

*FEES BREAKDOWN (International Students)

Domestic students studying in any graduate certificate program pay domestic tuition fees.

 

Fees3 Credits6 Credits9 Credits12 Credits15 Credits
Tuition (2020-21) $2,136.04$4,007.44$5,873.16$8,610.97 $9,143.67
Student Centre$16.49$32.97$49.46$65.94$82.43
Student Services$40.45$40.45$40.45$40.45$40.45
GLC Trust$17.33$17.33$17.33$17.33$17.33
Varsity$26.68$26.68$26.68$26.68$26.68
Copyright Fee$2.40
$4.80$7.20$9.60$12.00
WUSC Fee$7.00$7.00$7.00$7.00$7.00
CFS$8.73$8.73$8.73$8.73$8.73
AUSU Operations$64.35$64.35$64.35$64.35$64.35
AUSU Events$14.46
$14.46
$14.46
$14.46
$14.46
SASA Operations$32.14$32.14$32.14$32.14$32.14
SASA Events$21.43$21.43$21.43$21.43$21.43
**Total$2,387.50$4,277.78$6,162.39$8,919.08$9,470.67

*The Graduate Certificate Program tuition fee schedule is for the May 2020 – April 2021 academic year. The Algoma University Board of Governors reserves the right to amend fees after the publication of the Academic Calendar and without further notice.

 

ANCILLARY FEEs DESCRIPTION

NOTE: Ancillary fees quoted are for the 2020 Spring term with revisions established due to COVID and are subject to change for the 2020 Fall and Winter terms.

STUDENT CENTRE

This fee is collected to help offset construction costs associated with student spaces on campus.  

STUDENT SERVICES

This fee is used to help offset costs associated with student services including tutoring, access to health services, student safety and academic support.

 

GLC TRUST

This fee supports the overall operations and enhancements of the George Leach Centre.  It will go towards necessary renovations to the GLC Field House and other areas.

 

COPYRIGHT

This fee is collected to allow students to legally make copies of copyright protected materials. Students can copy, fax, scan, store, email or print these material. The Library staff can provide more details as to the specific amount of an article, chapter or book that can be legally copied and shared.

 

BRAMPTON FACILITY FEE

This fee provides access to the YMCA Brampton Union for all students on the Brampton Campus

 

VARSITY

This fee is collected as a student contribution to the Varsity Athletic program at Algoma U. With this fee, students are provided free admission to all of the varsity home games.

 

CANADIAN FEDERATION OF STUDENTS (CFS)

Each student pays this fee to ensure their membership with CFS. This group supports students by offering subsidized handbook production and campaign materials to providing representation and advocacy for social issues, awareness, and changes to the government. They also provide safe and constructive spaces for university and college student unions/associations to collaborate and discuss campus successes and conflicts.

 

AUSU OPERATIONS

This fee is collected to provide financial support to all elected and hired members of the AUSU board. By opting-in to this fee, AUSU will be able to provide full-time office hours, supports, and services such as; the planning and running of events and campaigns, bus pass sales, student advocacy, the student health and dental plans, food pantry, and People’s garden etc. to all AUSU members.

 

 

AUSU EVENTS

Throughout each semester, a number of events occur on and off campus for students to enhance their overall student experience. These events could include socials such as; pub nights, stress busters, karaoke nights, off campus activities, or campaigns planned by AUSU. This fee allows participation in any event marked as an AUSU event.  

 

 

SASA OPERATIONS

The Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students’ Association supports the academic and cultural needs of the Indigenous students and offers cultural activities for all students and the Algoma U community. SASA will hire support staff for students on campus. The SASA executive provides advocacy and student voice throughout numerous administrative committees and leadership tables.

 

 

SASA EVENTS

Throughout the year SASA hosts numerous cultural workshops, potlucks, feasts, seasonal events and Anishinaabe speakers. These events are intended to both provide support and   opportunity to students to access cultural services and enhance student experience.

 

 

WUSC

This fee is collected to help offset the costs of the student refugee program, which allows a refugee to attend our institution and covers their cost of attending.

 

Off-site Ancillary Fee

The Off-site Ancillary Fee applies to courses not offered on the Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario campus.

Parking Fee

Parking is permitted in designated areas only. All students, visitors and staff must park their vehicles in the main parking lot. There are spaces provided in the upper lot for those with handicap permits. No parking is permitted on roadways or driveways and unauthorized parking could result in the vehicle being ticketed or towed away at the owner’s expense. Bicycles, while exempt from parking fees, must be parked in the bicycle racks provided on campus.

Parking cards can be purchased for each semester or for the entire year at the Cashier’s Counter in the Main office (Room SH 312). Fees are $100 per semester. Please note that fees are subject to change.

Daily users will be subject to a $5 parking fee upon each exit.

Laboratory/Studio Fee

Selected courses in Biology, Chemistry, Film Studies, Physics, and Visual Arts will be assessed a Laboratory and/or Studio Fee. Laboratory courses will be charged an additional $20.80 per 3-credit course, and studio courses will be charged an additional $15.60 per 3-credit course.

Field Trip Fee

In some cases there may be courses where an additional fee is charged for field trip expenses. This fee will be assessed when registered.

Cooperative Education Fees

Regular academic fees do not cover Cooperative Education (COOP) courses, regardless of the number of academic credits carried. Therefore, Coop fees are always assessed in addition to regular academic fees. Students registered in Cooperative Education are assessed additional fees as follows:

Registration in COOP 0101 and in COOP work terms, the fee is equivalent to 1.0 credit tuition fee.

Health Insurance

Students who are taking 12, 15 or 18 credits in a semester must be covered by the health insurance plan provided by the Algoma University Students’ Union (AUSU) at a rate of $320 per year.

Students who have registered in full-time courses and have comparable coverage may opt out during the designated opt-out period found on the AUSU Student VIP website. You may only opt out during the semester opt-out dates that were set when you began full time.

Students who are part time and registered with the learning center may be eligible to be enrolled on the plan. For more information, contact the AUSU office at 705-949-2301 ext. 4719.

Service Fees

Application Fee [non-OUAC]
$70.00

Application Fee International
$125.00

Special Examination Fee
$70

Off-Campus, additional
$20.00
Letters of Permission, per course
$40.00
Reading Course Application, per course
$40.00
Official Transcript
$12.00
Courier Service, Ontario
$10.00
Courier Service, Canada
$15.00
Courier Service, International
Variable
Replacement of ID card
$25.00
Replacement degree
$50.00
Letter Request
$10.00
SSM Campus Locker Rental, per term
$8.60
Convocation Fee, participants*
$35.00
External Examinations
$70.00
International Refund Wire fee
$300.00