Tuition fees

All co-op students pay a tuition fee for the co-op program, just like for your regular courses. Select your program below to learn more about fees.

Fees listed are effective May 1, 2017.

Business (undergraduate)

As a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) student, you must complete three co-op work terms. You'll pay your co-op tuition fee on an installment plan, with one installment per term.

Business co-op tuition fee installment plan (undergraduate students)

Domestic students International students
Six installments of $344.60 Six installments of $585.60
  • If you are pre-admitted to the BCom program, you'll start paying the fee at the beginning of second year.
  • If you're admitted directly into third year, you'll start paying the fee when you begin your third year core courses.
  • If you challenge a work term (for directly-admitted students only), you’ll pay five installments of the co-op program fee instead of six. You can find more info on transfers and challenges in the UVic Calendar.
  • If you choose to complete more than three work terms, check below (under All other programs – undergraduate) for the cost per work term.
  • Because you’ll be charged each term, tell your academic advisor right away if you’re leaving your degree program temporarily or permanently.

Business (MBA or MGB)

MBA

As a Master of Business Administration (MBA) student, you'll pay a graduate co-op tuition fee for each co-op work term.

MBA co-op program tuition fee (per work term)

Domestic students International students
$689.20 $833.90

MGB

As an MGB student, you'll pay an internship fee for each term you are registered in your MGB internship. Please see Gustavson MGB for details.

Engineering

As a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) or Bachelor of Software Engineering (BSEng) student, you must complete four co-op work terms. You'll pay your co-op tuition fee on an installment plan, with one installment per term. You will start paying your co-op tuition fee at the beginning of first year.

Engineering co-op tuition fee installment plan

Domestic students International students
Eight installments of $344.60 Eight installments of $585.60
  • If you're a bridge student admitted directly into third year, you'll start paying the fee when you begin your third year courses.
  • If you challenge a work term, you'll pay one fewer installment per challenge.
  • If you choose to complete more than four work terms, check below (under All other programs – undergraduate) for the cost per work term.

All other programs (undergraduate)

All other co-op students pay a co-op tuition fee for each work term. It's free to join co-op and attend the preparation course—you'll pay your tuition fee when you secure a co-op work term (your fee is due at the end of the first month of each co-op work term).

Undergraduate co-op tuition fee (per work term)

Domestic students International students
$689.10 $1,171.20

Graduate co-op tuition fee (per work term)

Domestic students International students
$689.20 $833.90

All other programs (graduate)

All other co-op students pay a co-op tuition fee for each work term. It's free to join co-op and attend the preparation course—you'll pay your tuition fee when you secure a co-op work term (your fee is due at the end of the first month of each co-op work term).

Graduate co-op tuition fee (per work term)

Domestic students International students
$689.20 $833.90

Note that the graduate co-op tuition fee is different than the graduate installment fee. If you are a grad student and register for a co-op work term, during that term, you'll pay:

  1. the grad co-op program fee  
  2. the grad ancillary fees

If you register for a course (e.g. thesis 596 or 598) and a co-op work term in the same term, during that term, you'll pay:

  1. the grad co-op program tuition fee
  2. the grad ancillary fees
  3. the grad installment fee