Tuition and Costs International Students

Estimated Program Cost

Below are the estimated academic costs per year (assuming two semesters and a total of 10 courses) for most Arts, Sciences and Technology, Business, and Digital Design + Development programs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

For the cost breakdown of a particular program, please visit the program page, click on 'Program Details and Tuition,' then 'Estimated Program Fees'. For detailed information on NIC fees, please visit the Financial Information page.

Duration of Study

1 year (2 academic semesters, total of 10 academic courses)

Tuition (based on 10 courses)


Mandatory Fees


Medical Insurance


Books and Supplies



$ 15,741.22


  • This estimated cost is intended as a guide only. Actual costs vary depending on institution and program. All fees are in Canadian dollars and are subject to change without prior notice.
  • This estimated cost is based on the fees for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Estimated Living Costs per Month

Below is an estimate that will help you budget your living costs while studying at NIC. Living costs can be higher or lower depending on your accommodation and lifestyle choices, such as owning a car or taking the bus and sharing accommodation or renting your own place.

Cost Per Month

Living alone*

Living with a roommate*

Living in a homestay (Canada Homestay Network)

Shelter (Rent, and utilities)







$0 (included above)





Local transportation








* Extracted from: Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training (2021). 2021 / 2022 StudentAid BC policy manual.

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