Tuition and Fees
Deadline for payment of fees:
All students registering at Bishop’s University are required to prepay their school fees before the start of each semester. The deadline dates are listed below for each term.
- Winter: January 31
- Spring / Summer: May 31
- Fall: August 22
Tuition and Fees
The following are the tuition and fees structure for the 2018-19 academic year:
|1 credit*||30 credits*||Compulsory Fees|
|Other Canadian and French Citizens & Belgian Francophone||$254.39||$7,631.70||$1,473.63|
(Drama, Fine Arts, Music, Computer Science,
|International Citizens Business cohort 2016 and earlier||$699.63||$20,988.90||$1,473.63|
|International Citizens Business cohort 2017||$700||$21,000||$1,473.63|
|International Citizens Business cohort 2018||$750||$22,500||$1,473.63|
*Please note that a “typical” course will be worth 3 credits and that most students will take 5 courses per semester for a total of 30 credits over one academic year (September to April). Bishop’s also offers a condensed Spring session (May and June).
**Other disciplines and graduate programs.
|Quebec Residents||$81.85 / credit|
|Other Canadian and French Citizens||$315.15 / credit|
|International Citizens (except Business cohort 2017 and 2018)||$699.63 / credit|
Total Fee Estimate
|Quebec Residents||Other Canadian|
and French Citizens
|Books and Supplies||$1,250||$1,250||$1,250|
*Please note that these are estimates only based on actual costs for the 2018-2019 academic year. Costs may fluctuate based on the academic program, number of courses taken, style of residence and meal plan chosen. All costs are shown in Canadian dollars (CAD).
See also the Tuition Fees section of the Academic Calendar.
Once you have completed the online registration process, you will be able to view the total amount due for your first semester tuition and compulsory fees:
- Visit Self-Service in myBU;
- Click on the Finances tab;
- Click on Balance.
Only courses that are registered on your file will be billed automatically. Courses that are pending or on the wait list will not be billed to your account.
IMPORTANT NOTICE CONCERNING QUEBEC RESIDENCY: Students born in Quebec are automatically placed in the Quebec tuition category, Quebec birth certificate required. If you are eligible for Quebec tuition and were not born in Quebec you will be required to provide supporting documents within the semester you are eligible. Please see the Quebec Residency page to determine the documents required.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
It is very important that you look at the details of your statement when you register as it will show if you are being charged out of province fees or international fees.
If you are being billed international fees and you are Canadian, it means we are missing your Canadian birth certificate or proof of citizenship. This will need your attention right away.
INCOME TAX RECEIPTS FOR 2016 ARE AVAILABLE ON THE STUDENT PORTAL myBU UNDER THE FINANCIAL TAB – ANY FORMS REQUESTED THROUGH THE BUSINESS OFFICE WILL BE SUBJECT TO A $5 CHARGE.