TUITION & FEES
International students pay a tuition fee of $13,186.88 per academic year (two semesters) for most programs.
The full-time fees listed below are for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Please note: Some programs may charge additional cost recovery tuition fees to Canadian and international students. Fees are subject to change.
|Athletic Complex membership fee:||$36.69|
|Student Transitions (formerly Student Handbook):||$7.14|
|Information Technology (IT) Services:||$190.89|
|Security (24-hour access to computer labs):||$27.64|
|Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT)||$4.59|
|Campus radio station:||$11.10|
|Athletic Centre Expansion fee:||$172.23|
|U-Pass transit fee:||$270.00|
|Graduation fee (all first-year and direct entry students):||$36.22|
|Access Copyright :||$4.30|
* All fees must be paid by the due date indicated on your fee statement. You may choose to opt out of the health and dental plans. For more information on opting out please visit the Student Association website. Opt-out forms are available at the Student Centre with proof of medical coverage.
Please note: International students must pay an additional $475 (12 months for September starts), $316.67 (eight months for January starts), and $158.33 (four months for May starts) for medical coverage. Compulsory student ancillary fees for January, May, and Pickering Learning Site programs may be different than listed above. In these cases, this will be noted on the student’s Fee Estimate.
PROGRAM INCIDENTAL FEES
For certain programs, the college may levy a fee over and above tuition and compulsory ancillary fees for learning materials and supplies. The cost of those will be included on your fees statement.
ADDITIONAL COURSE FEES
You may be assessed for additional tuition fees for each course hour taken in excess of the normal full-time load for your program level. It is recommended that you speak to your student advisor before you add or drop courses.
|Late payment fee:||$150.00|
|*Verification of semester enrolment or customized verification||$6.00|
|*Official account summary||$6.00|
|*Duplicate copy of credential:||$28.00|
|*Request to mail credential (shipped via Purolator)||$10.00|
|Credit Transfer fee (external credit):||$16.00|
|Missed examination fee:||$150.00 (per course)|
|PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition)||$160.59|
|Post-Secondary Graduation Fee:||$35.51|
|Continuing Education – Diploma or Certificate Graduation Fee:||$35.51|
|Continuing Education – Recognition of Achievement:||No Charge|
* HST included on service charges (HST #107270969RT0001)
Please note: Post-Secondary full-time students pay the graduation fee in the first-year tuition. Part-time students pay the graduation fee at the time of application for graduation. Also concerning a Continuing Education Recognition of Achievement (ROA), consult the Continuing Education course calendar to see if your program is eligible for ROA.
International students commencing programs* at Durham College will be eligible for a variety of scholarships that can help offset the cost of your studies. The awards are open only to new full-time International Students.
Scholarships are awarded to international students that meet the following criteria:
Submit their application for admission and pay their fees by the deadline indicated on their offer letter.
Arrive in Canada and remain enrolled at Durham College past the 10th day of the semester.
AWARD UP TO C$500
AWARD UP TO C$1000
AWARD UP TO C$1500
*Grade 12 English is for Canadian and American school curiculums.
Scholarships are based on the English test/curriculum required for admission.
APPLICATION AND NOTIFICATION:
Students do not need to directly apply for a scholarship. Durham College staff will assess each student based on the English scores and notify successful recipients via email.
OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS MAY BE AVAILABLE.
*Only applies to the first program of study at Durham College.
International Payment Information
PAYMENT DUE DATES – International Students
First year students (starting new program)
|FALL 2017 SEMESTER (SEPTEMBER-START STUDENTS)||WINTER 2018 SEMESTER (JANUARY-START STUDENTS)||SPRING/SUMMER 2018 SEMESTER (MAY-START STUDENTS)|
|Plan A (Full Payment)||July 2, 2017||December 1, 2017||April 1, 2018|
|Plan B (Partial Payment)||July 2, 2017 and November 20, 2017||December 1, 2017 and March 12, 2017||April 1, 2018 and August 7, 2018|
|Third Semester Payment||March 12, 2018||August 7, 2018||November 12, 2018|
Returning Students (continuing same program)
|FALL 2017 SEPESTER (SEPTEMBER – START STUDENTS)||WINTER 2018 SEMESTER (JANUARY – START STUDENTS)||SPRING/ SUMMER 2018 SEMESTER (MAY-START STUDENTS)|
|Plan A (Full Payment)||July 24, 2017||December 1, 2017||April 1, 2018|
|Plan B (Partial Payments)||July 24, 2017 and November 20, 2017||December 1, 2017 and March 12, 2018||April 1, 2018 and August 7, 2018|
|Third Semester Payment||March 12, 2018||August 7, 2018||November 12, 2018|
INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT METHODS
METHODS OF PAYMENT
The following forms of payment are accepted:
- Bank: Internet banking (use Durham College as a payee, your student number is the reference/account number), at branch or telephone banking (CANADIAN BANKS ONLY)
- Credit Card: Durham College has partnered with Chase Paymentech for payments with International Visa and MasterCard.
- Flywire: An innovative and streamlined way to make payments via wire transfer and credit card
- Western Union Business Solutions: A streamlined way to make payments via wire transfer
- In Person: Payments by Interac, Visa, MasterCard and bank draft.
HOW TO PAY
- Log in to My Campus and click on the DC Intl Applicant tab at the top of the page
- Under “Helpful Links”, select “Check status of Application”
- Accept your offer and pay your fees.
NO OTHER FORMS OF PAYMENT ARE ACCEPTED.
International students MUST contact the International Office for information regarding withdrawal or refunds.
Students who have landed in Canada and have a valid Canadian study permit and wish to withdraw from Durham College for any reason including transferring to another college or returning home, must book an in-person appointment with the International Office to complete and sign an official withdrawal form to be eligible for any refund. To book an appointment, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. If a student arrives to withdraw without a booked appointment, they may need to return at a different time or on a different day, depending on the schedule of staff.
Students must submit all necessary documentation in a secure manner when possible (in person, emailed, by post, or courier) for the refund, by the deadline of 4:00 p.m. (EST) on the withdrawal deadline. For any requests received after this deadline, no refund for first semester fees will be issued. For withdrawals after the withdrawal deadline, only subsequent semester fees paid will be reimbursed.
The refund will be transferred to the student’s bank account or, upon completion of a Third Party Refund Transfer Request form, to a relative, third-party (other than the student’s agent or other agent) No cheques will be issued.
Provided that all documentation and conditions outlined above are met, a refund will be authorized for the total fees paid, less the amounts to be withheld as outlined on the attached fee listing, plus any direct costs incurred to process refunds, such as wire transfer fees charged by the bank.
*If the reason you need a refund isn’t shown then please contact the international office at email@example.com with a detailed message as to why you need to refund your tuition.