Tuition, fees and scholarships

With numerous scholarships, bursaries, awards and income earned during co-op work terms, your BCom education is more affordable than you might think. 

When, how and where can I pay my tuition?

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For a full list of scholarships, bursaries and awards specific to the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, please visit this section of UVic's Awards and Financial Aid website. Please read the instructions carefully to confirm whether an application is required. Scholarships marked with an asterisk (*) are administered by the University of Victoria Foundation.

In addition to the scholarships, bursaries and awards provided specifically for BCom students, visit UVic's Awards and Financial Aid website for more information on other opportunities. 

Academic costs

Please note that these are only estimates based on the 2018-19 academic year. Refer to the UVic Academic Calendar for full detail. Please refer to the University Housing Portal for information on housing options.

The tables below offer a breakdown of  costs for each year in the BCom program.

Domestic students Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Tuition $5,585 $5,585 $8,375 $8,375
Co-op fee installments - $352 $1,055 $703
UVic Student Society (UVSS) and other fees (bus, athletics, etc.) $486 $486 $486 $486
UVSS Dental and UVSS Extended Health $290 $290 $290 $290
Commerce Students Society $100 $100 $100 $100
Academic sub-total $6,461 $6,812 $10,305 $9,954

Tuition and fees for international students differ from those for Canadian students. Beyond the awards and scholarships available here through our School, please also visit UVic's International Student Resources.

International students Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Tuition $21,675 $21,675 $27,310 $27,310
Co-op fee installments - $609 $1,827 $1,218
International program fee $800 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200
UVic Student Society (UVSS) and other fees (bus, athletics, etc.) $486 $486 $486 $486
UVSS Dental and UVSS Extended Health $290 $290 $290 $290
Commerce Student Society (CSS) $100 $100 $100 $100
Academic sub-total $23,351 $24,360 $31,213 $30,604

Note

Grandparented International Students: All continuing international students, who began their studies prior to the 2018-19 academic year, will be subject to inflationary only increases of 4% for the 2018-19 academic year. The inflationary rate of increase will apply until the student obtains their current credential or does not register for two consecutive sessions (one year) and must apply to reregister to resume their studies (see Returning Students). Please see the UVic Calendar for more detail on tuition fees for Grandparented International Students.