International

Tuition & fees

The cost of education in Canada is among the lowest in the world and UFV's international tuition costs compare well with other Canadian universities. All fees quoted below are in Canadian funds. All fees are subject to revision without notice.

Tuition: academic, University Foundation and full-session ELS programs
4-month semesters Tuition each semester
(excluding ancillary & student fees, administration fee, & medical fee)

Winter 2020 — Flat Fee
January–April

$8925 (maximum five courses)

Summer 2020 — Per Credit
Early Session: May–June
Late Session: July–August
Full Session: May–August

$595 per credit

Fall 2020 - Flat Fee

September - December

 $7,560 (maximum 12 credits)

Additional credits are $630 per credit

Some courses have additional fees for materials, field trips, etc. 

Co-op placement 

Flat Fee
(any semester)

$1,200

Please note:  

Fall 2020:  Registration changes for students in 12 credits or less will not result in withdrawal penalties.  However, students enroled in more than 12 credits are subject to the withdrawal/penalty dates specified by the Office of the Registrar.   

*View estimated cost for one year

New students can review their Letter of Acceptance to find the deposit amount that is due to secure their seat at UFV.

New international students can view a semester cost breakdown for new students for tuition and fee totals.

Current international students can view a semester cost breakdown for current students. Tuition and fee payment must be received and posted to a student's UFV account before course registration.

Semester course load

Effective Fall 2020:  all international students (except those in post-grad programs) will pay a flat fee of $7,560 for a maximum enrolment of 12 credits (for fall and winter semesters only).  Students wishing to enrol in more than 12 credits will be charged $630 per additional credit.  Some course have additional fees for materials, field trips, etc. as indicated in the semester timetables.

In the Summer, UFV offers select courses and all international students pay per credit.


International tuition: Post-degree & Graduate programs
CredentialTuition for full-length program
Data Analysis post-baccalaureate certificate (DAC)*

$645 per credit (program is 27-30 credits)

Increasing to $665 per credit for Fall 2020

Program Evaluation post-graduate certificate* $9,350
Master of Social Work* $25,000 (program is 30 credits)
Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice* $25,000 (program is 32-33 credits)


* Applicable ancillary and student fees, international administration fee and medical fee not included

Post-degree students can review their letter of acceptance to find the tuition fee amount that is due to secure their seat at UFV.


Estimated cost for a year of study

As of Fall 2020, you can expect to spend a total of approximately $30,000* CAD for your first year of study (two full-time semesters for a total of eight months).

This includes:

  • Tuition & student fees
  • International administration fee
  • Books and supplies
  • Medical insurance
  • Accommodation
  • Spending money

* The amount needed may vary. It depends on your spending habits and your program of study.

See below for an estimated breakdown of costs for your first two semesters (eight months) of ELS or academic study at UFV:

 

Tuition & fees
Tuition for undergraduate studies
Two semesters of 12 credits each
$15,120

Student and Ancillary fees
Including unlimited local bus pass

$860
International Administration Fee
First semester only
$1,450
Medical and dental premiums $900

 

Other costs (estimate only)
Books and supplies $1,280
UFV Residence $5,900
Living expenses $4,000

 

 

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  •    UFV student
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