Your cost to attend Douglas College will vary, depending on:
- year of study - first- and second-year classes cost less than third- and fourth-year classes.
- program costs - some programs require additional costs for equipment, supplies, lab time, etc.
- number of classes - tuition is calculated on a per-credit basis, so the more credits you take, the higher the cost of your tuition.
Besides tuition and program costs, all students are required to pay certain other required student fees.
The best way to get an approximate idea of how much you'll pay to attend Douglas College:
- check the program costs for your program
- view your personalized book list online when you log in to the Online Self-Service system. A personal book list is created specific to the courses you registered for.
- check your fee schedule in the Registration Guide
Other student fees
- Other student fees
- Students' Union fee which varies according to the total number of credits you take each semester.
- Other Student Activity fee which includes the Other Press fee, Alumni fee, Athletics fee and Performing Arts fee.
- General Registration and Service fee
- Medical/Dental Plan fee of $260 (only assessed for the Fall semester for students registered for 9.0 or more credits). Students may opt out of this plan with proof of other coverage.
- U-Pass BC fee of $140 per semester ($35/month) for eligible students.
The College Calendar has details on late payment fees and other fees that may arise before and during the semester.
Fee payment deadlines
It is important to make sure you pay tuition and fees in full before the deadline to avoid late fees and de-registration from courses and waitlists. You can find information on how and when to pay your fees in the Registration Guide, which is available each semester.