International Tuition Fees

International Cost Calculator

Find out how much studying and living in Canada will cost you based on your specific program and choice of accommodation with the help of our International Cost Calculator.   

Please note that some courses have additional lab fees, amounts vary. 

Tuition Payment Deadlines

Payment due dates for returning students: April 1, August 1, December 1 (except when the due date falls on a weekend or holiday - then it is the Friday before).

NOTE: students will be charged a $200.00 late fee for payments made after these dates.

To contact the Finance Office at the Centre for International Education (B255) send an email to

The High School at Vancouver Island University

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Medical Insurance

Refer to Medical Insurance Information page for details. 


Fees, Deferrals, & Refund Policies for International Students at VIU

General Regulations

All new and continuing international students at VIU are subject to University policies and procedures. Below are the Payment, Deferral, and Refund policies for international students. A more comprehensive document that outlines other university policies and regulations for all students can be found in the VIU Academic Calendar.

All new international applicants to VIU should be aware that their first payment to VIU is non-refundable and non-transferable, except in the case of approved deferrals or approved applications for refunds.

Unpaid fines, administrative fees, and other amounts owing to VIU will be deducted prior to any approved deferral or refund.

Students required to withdraw, or who are not admitted to VIU, due to a violation of the Student Conduct Code and/or Student Academic Code of Conduct are not entitled to any deferral or refund.

Fees, Deferrals, & Refund Policies for International Students at VIU

Translated versions of the Payment, Deferral and Refund Policies document are found below. Please note that the English version is the most accurate and up to date version:


 VIU Fees, Deferrals, Refund Policies for International Students (Korean)


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