Tuition and Fees

Depending on the program, NIC’s fees are charged based on either a per credit, weekly or monthly rate. Some courses may have a higher per credit rate due to the costs associated with delivering a course.

North Island College believes in a sustainable tuition fee model for courses and programs. Under the College and Institute Act, the North Island College Board of Governors is responsible for approving tuition fees and are set in accordance with Tuition Fee guidelines established by the Government of British Columbia.

Fees follow NIC’s academic year, beginning with a fall term and ending with a spring term. Fees become effective for courses and programs with start dates after August 15, 2023.

Ways to pay your tuition

There are several ways to pay your tuition. Tuition and fees must be paid by the due dates outlined in NIC’s academic deadlines.

  • Pay in person at Student Services
  • Pay through your online banking by setting up “North Island College” as a payee through your financial institution. Your account number is your seven-digit student ID number, without the “N.” It can take up to three days for online payments to process.
  • Pay with a credit card through your myNIC account under "Financial Information”.

Financial Aid and Awards

NIC financial aid advisors can help you apply for loans, access urgent support or help create a budget for your studies. There are also many different bursaries, scholarships and awards that can help with your studies at NIC. More information can be found here:

For those programs and courses that are not program billed the tuition cost for a single course can be calculated by multiplying the number of credits by the per credit rate approved on the NIC's domestic and international tuition bylaw.

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