Studying abroad at BCIT opens the door to a new and exciting experience. However, some things–like figuring out tuition and school fees–can be a little confusing. To help you with calculating the cost of studying here, this section provides detailed tuition sheets and information on fees included in your tuition. Tuition for international students varies depending on how you choose to study at BCIT:
The International Student Centre can provide further details if you have further questions.
Why international student fees exist
The International schedule of tuition is higher by a fixed proportion for all programs because it recovers the full costs of instruction, both direct and indirect.
Tuition for Full-time Studies programs
Tuition for full-time studies programs varies depending on the year you enter your selected program.
2021-2022 Tuition, effective August 1, 2021:
- Full-time Technology and Bridging program fees [PDF]
- Technology Professional & Digital Arts program fees [PDF]
- Trades and Technical Studies program fees [PDF]
- Degree & Graduate study program fees (Full-Time/Cohort) [PDF]
Your tuition includes fees that support campus facilities and student services. See the costs included in full-time tuition fees.
Not all student costs are covered by tuition. Learn about additional fees not included in tuition.
Transfer credit & tuition
If you are granted transfer credit in your full-time program, your course load will be lighter; however, your full-time program tuition will not be reduced.
Tuition for Part-time Studies courses
Part-time Studies courses for international students will carry three times the tuition fee. Distance & Online Learning courses also carry three times the fee. For more information, please visit our International FAQ page.
You can find the cost for your part-time course in our online course catalogue. Tuition fees appear with information for each course offering, as shown below:
Your course fees include costs that support campus facilities and student services. See the costs included in part-time course fees.
Not all student costs are covered by course fees. Learn about additional fees not included in tuition.