Tuition & Other Fees for 2016-2017

    • Standard Tuition Fee
      Canadian Citizens / Permanent Residents   $125.21 per credit International Students   $561.00 per credit*

      Tuition fees are comprised of the standard domestic tuition fee plus a surcharge. Certain specialized programs or courses have particular tuition or other fees which vary from those stated above.

      The following information provides details on tuition surcharges and other fees for all programs and courses in the 2016/17 academic year.

      Domestic and International students are required to pay all tuition fees plus tuition surcharges, consumable fees and other relevant costs and charges listed below. 

      Note: International students are not required to pay tuition surcharges for REC 175 and all WLP courses.  *International students will be charged a reduced rate of $455.00 for all EAP courses (excluding EAP 100 and 101).

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      Acting for Stage and Screen 

      • ACTR 100, 101, 200, 201, 304, 305: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit
      • All ASAS courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit
      • FILM 250, 251, 321, 328: standard per credit tuition fee + $178.05 per credit
      • PMTI: Private Musical Theatre Instruction: $63.17 per hour
      • THTR 160: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit + Materials Fee $39.41  

      Approximate Other Costs:

      Optional Locker Rental: $10.00 - $40.00 depending on locker size

      Adult Basic Education (ABE)

      • The tuition rate will be $166.46 for each 1.5 hour per week class over 15 weeks, with a $1,664.60 maximum total

      Animation, 2D Animation and Visual Development Diploma

      • All ANIM courses except ANIM 105: standard per credit tuition fee + $353.74 per credit 

      Approximate Other Costs:

      • Books and supplies: $500.00 per year

      Animation, 3D for Film and Games

      • All 100/200 DIGI courses (except DIGI 130, 230): standard per credit tuition fee + $377.67 per credit
      • DIGI 130, 230: standard per credit tuition fee + $377.67 per credit + Computer and Monitor $1,196.00
      • ANIM 210: standard per credit tuition fee + $353.74 per credit

      Approximate Other Costs:

      • Books and supplies: $1,000.00 per year

      Animation Fundamentals

      • ANIM 010, 020, 030, 040: standard per credit tuition fee + $149.33 per credit

      Arts and Entertainment Management  

      • All AEM courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $34.46 per credit
      • THTR 160: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit + Materials Fee $39.41

      Arts & Sciences

      • All 300 and 400 level courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
      • All 300 and above level ABA courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $126.35 per credit
      • All 300 and 400 level Math courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
      • All LBST courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
      • ABA 100, 101: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
      • BIOL 208: standard per credit tuition fee + Field Trip Fee $350.20
      • BIOL 212: standard per credit tuition fee + Field Trip Fee $337.84
      • BIOL 213: standard per credit tuition fee + Field Trip Fee $281.54
      • CHEM 250, 251, 252: standard per credit tuition fee + $65.00 per credit
      • COMP 106: standard per credit tuition fee + Robotics Kit $29.55
      • COMP 220: standard per credit tuition fee + $65.00 per credit
      • GEOG 360: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
      • SAAB (Study Abroad Applied Behavioral Analysis) courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $126.35 per credit. Study Abroad Support: Semester $366.03 or Short Term Summer Program $225.14
      • SAHU (Study Abroad Humanities) courses: standard per credit tuition fee. Study Abroad Support: Semester $366.03 or Short Term Summer Program $225.14
      • SALA (Study Abroad Liberal Arts) courses: standard per credit tuition fee. Study Abroad Support: Semester $366.03 or Short Term Summer Program $225.14 
      • All MATH 100 and 200 level courses (except MATH 097, 124, 190): Graphical Calculator (see online MATH graphing calculator link)
      • CHEM 101, 110, 111, 154, 200, 201, 205, 206: Safety Glasses approx. $15.00
      • CHEM 200, 201, 205, 206: Lab Coat approx. $25.00
      • GEOG 360: Additional cost for local excursions to be determined at time of course offering.

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      Business 

      • All BADM, BCPT, BFIN, BMKT, CMNS (except CMNS 351, 371 and 400), and IBUS 300 and 400 level courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
      • CMNS 351, 371, 400: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit
      • SABA (Study Abroad Business Admin) courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit. Study Abroad Support: Semester $366.03 or Short Term Summer Program $225.14

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        Capilano Success Family Focus

        • CSFF 010: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit

        Communications, Bachelor

        • All 300 and 400 level courses (except CMNS 351, 371, 400): standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
        • SACM (Study Abroad Communications Studies) courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95.  Study Abroad Support: Semester $366.03 or Short Term Summer Program $225.14

        Conducting in Music

        • All COND courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit

        Costuming for Stage and Screen

        • All COST courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $170.00 per credit
        • THTR 152, 153, 266, 267: standard per credit tuition fee + $170.00 per credit
        • TXTL 120, 121, 220: standard per credit tuition fee + $170.00 per credit

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        Destination Resort Management Co-op

        Digital Visual Effects

        • All VFX courses (except VFX 100 and 200 level courses): standard per credit tuition fee + $480.99 per credit
        • VFX 100 and 200 level courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $480.99 per credit + Computer and Monitor $1173.00

        Documentary

        • All DOCS courses and CMNS 131: standard per credit tuition fee + $178.05 per credit

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        Early Childhood Care and Education

        • EDUC 173: standard per credit tuition fee + Lab Fee $83.23
        • EDUC 173: standard per credit tuition fee + Lab Fee $83.23
        • EDUC 373, 374, 375, 376, 379, 380, 381, 382, 383: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit
        • EDUC 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit
        • ENSC 520, 521: standard per credit tuition fee
        • ENSC 540, 553: standard per credit tuition fee
        • SAEC 100, 200 (Study Abroad Early Childhood Care and Ed) courses: standard per credit tuition fee. Study Abroad Support: Semester $366.03 or Short Term Summer Program $225.14
        • SAEC 300, 400 (Study Abroad Early Childhood Care and Ed) courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit. Study Abroad Support: Semester $366.03 or Short Term Summer Program $225.14

        Approximate Other Costs: 

        • Books and suppliescosts for a First Aid course, and transportation to and from practicums: $1,900.00

        Education and Employment Access Certificate

        • Tuition Free - Except for: EEA 002, 006, USSD 090
        • EEA 002, 006: standard per credit tuition fee
        • USSD 090: standard per credit tuition fee + $122.40 assessment fee

        Education Assistant

        • SEA 109: standard per credit tuition fee + $22.97 per credit 
        • SEA 100: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit + Name Tags $11.26
        • SEA 101, 102, 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 110: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit

        Approximate Other Costs:

        • SEA 100: Standard First Aid/CPR (must be done prior to commencing practicum) approx. $100.00
        • SEA 109: Criminal Record Check (a condition of acceptance to the program) approx. $28.00, TB test (must be done prior to commencing practicum) approx. $50.00

        English for Academic Purposes/EAP (formerly ESL)

        • Domestic students: EAP (formerly ESL) courses, excluding EAP 100 & 101, will no longer be tuition-free effective May 2015 and will be charged at the rate of $110.97 per credit hour with a maximum total of $1664.60.  EAP 100 & 101 will be charged at the standard domestic tuition rate of $125.21 per credit hour.
        • International students: International students will be charged a reduced tuition rate of $455.00 per credit hour for all EAP courses, excluding EAP 100 & 101 which will be charged at the rate of $561.00 per credit hour.

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        Film Institute

        • All FINS courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $170.00 per credit

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        Global Stewardship

        • GLBS 100: standard per credit tuition fee + Field Trips $44.17, T-Shirt $22.08
        • GLBS 200: standard per credit tuition fee + Field Trips $44.17​

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        Health Care Assistant

        • Standard per credit tuition fee

        Approximate Other Costs:

        • Textbook; Learning Modules; uniforms; Standard First Aid and CPR Level 1; Foodsafe; transportation to and from practicums; TB testing; Criminal Record Check: $850.00 (approximately)

        Human Kinetics

        • HKIN 112: standard per credit tuition fee + Nutrition Assessment $22.08
        • HKIN 116: standard per credit tuition fee + Field Trips $197.07
        • HKIN 117: standard per credit tuition fee + Field Trips $28.15
        • HKIN 241: standard per credit tuition fee + St Johns First Aid course (approx $20.00), plus taping material costs

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        Indigenous Independant Digital Filmmaking

        • All IDF 100 and 200 level courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $166.57 per credit
        • CMNS 131: standard per credit tuition fee + $178.05 per credit

        International Field School

        International Management, Graduate Diploma 

        • Domestic One Year Program Fee:  $19,830.60
          Total per credit:  $550.85
        • International One Year Program Fee:  $21,850.20
          Total per credit:  $606.95

        Intradisciplinary Visual & Performing Arts

        • IVPA 300: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit

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        Jazz Studies

        • All Private Music Instruction (PMI, PMIP, PPMI), except PMI 100-120,  200-220, 300-320, 400-420: $63.17 per hour
        • JAZZ 116, 117, 131, 174, 175, 230, 231, 274, 275, 296, 297: standard per credit tuition fee + $260.10 per credit​
        • JAZZ 130: standard per credit tuition fee + $260.10 per credit + Equipment & Technology Fee $390.15
        • JAZZ 196: standard per credit tuition fee + Equipment & Technology Fee $390.15
        • JAZZ 203: standard per credit tuition fee + Digital Technology Fee $43.30
        • JAZZ 300: standard per credit tuition fee + Digital Technology Fee $43.30
        • JAZZ 422, 423: Flat fee of $856.80 per course
        • Private Music Instruction (PMI courses 100-120, 200-220, 300-320, 400-420): $63.17 per hour + Concert Fee $22.52

        Approximate Other Costs:

        • Optional Locker Rental: $10.00 - $40.00 depending on locker size

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        Legal Studies, Bachelor of

        • All LAW 300 and 400 level courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit + Online Legal Research fee $5.63
        • LAW 115: standard per credit tuition fee + 17.23 per credit + Online Legal Research fee $5.63
        • SALS (Study Abroad Legal Studies) courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit.  Study Abroad Support: Semester $366.03 or Short Term Summer Program $225.14

        Lighting for Digital Imaging and Film

        • All ELDF courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $287.17 per credit

        Local Government Administration

        • PADM 200, 201, 202, 203, 209, 305, 306, 307, 308: standard per credit tuition fee + $172.30 per credit 
        • PADM 309: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit 

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        Magazine Publishing

        • CMNS 191, 241, 351, 371, 400: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit

        Motion Picture Arts

        • All MOPA 100 and 200 level courses (except MOPA 211): standard per credit tuition fee + $394.16 per credit 
        • All MOPA 300 and 400 level courses (except MOPA 302, 312): standard per credit tuition fee + $440.10 per credit 
        • MOPA 302, 312: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit 
        • Film Electives, FILM 308, 323: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
        • SAMP (Study Abroad Motion Picture Arts) courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $440.10 per credit.  Study Abroad Support: Semester $366.03 or Short Term Summer Program $225.14

        Approximate Other Costs: 

        • All MOPA 100 and 200 level courses (except MOPA 211): Portable hard drive required (approximately $150.00 - $200.00)

        Music

        • All ENSM courses (except ENSM 100, 110, 150, 160, 200, 210, 250, 260): standard per credit tuition fee + Materials Fees $22.52 per course 
        • MUS 100, 200: standard per credit tuition fee + Digital Technology Fee $44.17
        • MUS 109: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
        • All Private Music Instruction (PMI, PMIP, PPMI), except PMI 100-120, 200-220, 300-320, 400-420$63.17 per hour
        • Private Music Instruction (PMI, PMIP, PPMI) courses 100-120, 200-220, 300-320 400-420: $63.17 per hour + Concert Fee $22.52

        ​​Approximate Other Costs: 

        • Optional Locker Rental: $10.00 - $40.00 depending on locker size

        Musical Theatre

        • ACTR 100, 101, 200, 201, 304, 305: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit
        • All MUTH courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit
        • MUS 124, 125: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit
        • Private Musical Theatre Instruction (PMTI): $63.17 per hour
        • THTR 160: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit + Materials Fee $39.41

        Approximate Other Costs:  

        • Optional Locker Rental: $10.00 - $40.00 depending on locker size

        ​​Music Therapy, Bachelor of 

        • All Private Music Instruction (PMI, PMIP, PPMI) except PMI 100-120, 200-220, 300-320, 400-420: $63.17 per hour
        • Private Music Instruction (PMI, PMIP, PPMI) PMI 100-120, 200-220, 300-320, 400-420: $63.17 per hour + Concert Fee $22.52

        Approximate Other Costs: 

        • Optional Locker Rental: $10.00 - $40.00 depending on locker size

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        North American Business Post Baccalaureate Diploma

        • Domestic 1 Year (3 term) Program Fee:  $16,620.72
          NABU courses:  Total per credit:  $606.95
          CapU School of Business courses (required):  Total per credit:  $171.16
        • International 1 Year (3 term) Program Fee:  $21,850.20
          NABU courses:  Total per credit:  $606.95
          CapU School of Business courses (required):  Total per credit:  $606.95

        North American Business Post Baccalaureate Applied Diploma

        • Domestic 2 Year (condensed to 4 terms) Program Fee:  $22,083.27
          NABU courses:  Total per credit:  $606.95
          CapU School of Business courses (required):  Total per credit:  $171.16
        • International 2 Year (condensed to 4 terms) Program Fee:  $27,312.75
          NABU courses:  Total per credit:  $606.95
          CapU School of Business courses (required):  Total per credit:  $606.95

        North American & International Management Graduate Diploma

        • Domestic 2 Year Program Fee:  $36,451.30
          INMA courses:  Total per credit:  $550.85
          NABU courses:  Total per credit:  $606.95
          CapU School of Business courses (required):  Total per credit:  $171.16
        • International 2 Year Program Fee:  $43,700.40
          INMA courses:  Total per credit:  $606.95
          NABU courses:  Total per credit:  $606.95
          CapU School of Business courses (required):  Total per credit:  $606.95

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        Outdoor Recreation Management

        • All REC 100 and 200 level courses (except REC 107, 111, 225): standard per credit tuition fee + $29.86 per credit
        • All TOUR 100 and 200 level courses (except TOUR 104, 221, 253, 255, 256): standard per credit tuition fee + $12.63 per credit
        • TOUR 104: standard per credit tuition fee + $12.63 per credit + Other Fees $157.65
        • TOUR 221, 253, 255 and 256: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
        • CMNS 154 and 174: standard per credit tuition fee + $12.63 per credit
        • REC 107, 111, 225: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
        • Also see Wilderness Leadership (Advanced) Program   

        Approximate Other Costs:  

        • Books and supplies $650.00; additional equipment: approximately $2,000.00 for students who do not already have basic equipment

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        Paralegal Diploma and Bachelor of Legal Studies

        Full-time, North Vancouver Campus

        • All LAW 100 and 200 level courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $17.23 per credit + Online Legal Research fee $5.63
        • All LAW 300 and 400 level courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit + Online Legal Research fee $5.63

        Approximate Other Costs: 

        • All LAW courses: Books and supplies: Approximately $100.00 per course

        Paralegal Certificate

        Part-time, Off-Campus

        • All LAW 100 & 200 level courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit + Online Legal Research fee $5.63

        Approximate Other Costs:

        • All LAW courses: Books and supplies: Approximately $100.00 per course

        Paralegal Certificate (Online)

        Part-time, Online

        • All LAW 100 & 200 level courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $80.43 per credit + Online Legal Research fee $5.63

        Approximate Other Costs:

        • Books and supplies: Approximately $100.00 per course

        Performing Arts, Bachelor of

        Full-time, the program is currently being offered at Douglas College

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        Rehabilitation Assistant

        Standard tuition fee

        Approximate Other Costs:​

        • RADP 131: Materials $28.15
        • Textbooks, supplies, criminal record check, uniforms: $750.00 approximately

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        Technical Theatre

        • All TECT 100 level courses (except TECT 134, 136): standard per credit tuition fee + $104.04 per credit
        • All TECT 200 level courses (except TECT 210, 211, 212, 214, 220, 222): standard per credit tuition fee + $104.04 per credit
        • ASAS 120, 220: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit
        • TECT 134, 136: standard per credit tuition fee + $104.04 per credit + Materials and Supplies fee $41.62
        • TECT 210, 211, 212, 214, 220, 222: standard tuition fee + $104.04 per credit + Materials and Supplies fee $41.62
        • THTR 160: standard per credit tuition fee + $86.15 per credit + Materials Fee $39.41

        Theatre Institute

        • All INST courses, TECT 374, 375: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit

        Tourism Management Co-op 

        or Tourism Marketing or Tourism Operations

        • All TOUR 100 and 200 level courses (except TOUR 104, 136, 170, 172, 221, 251, 252, 253, 255, 256): standard per credit tuition fee + $12.63 per credit
        • CMNS 154: standard per credit tuition fee + $12.63 per credit
        • REC 149, 152, 245, 252: standard per credit tuition fee + $29.86 per credit
        • SATO (Study Abroad Tourism) courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit.  Study Abroad Support: Semester $366.03 or Short Term Summer Program $225.14
        • TOUR 104: standard per credit tuition fee + $12.63 per credit + Other Fees $157.65
        • TOUR 221, 251, 252, 253, 255, 256: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
        • WLP 153: standard per credit tuition fee + $29.86 per credit

        Approximate Other Costs:

        • Books and basic general student supplies $1,000.00

        Tourism Management, Bachelor of 

        • All TOUR 100 and 200 level courses (except TOUR 104, 145, 170, 172, 221, 251, 252, 253, 255, and 256): standard per credit tuition fee + $12.63 per credit
        • All TOUR 300 and 400 level courses (except TOUR 331, 356, 400, 404, 416, 450, 451, 455, 456, 457): standard per credit tuition + $45.95 per credit
        • CMNS 354: standard per credit tuition + $45.95 per credit
        • SATO (Study Abroad Tourism) courses: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95. Study abroad support: Semester $366.03 or Short Term Summer program $225.14
        • TOUR 221, 251, 252, 253, 255, 256: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
        • TOUR 331: standard per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
        • TOUR 356, 400, 404, 416, 450, 451, 455, 456, 457: standard per credit tuition + 96.90 per credit

        Approximate Other Costs:

        • TOUR 331: One international field trip where the cost is determined by the destination and size of group involved.

        Tourism Management for International Students

        • All courses (except ENG 100, REC 252, TOUR 104, 221, 255, 256, WLP 153): International Student per credit tuition fee + $12.63 per credit + Field Trip fee $450.46
        • REC 252: International Student per credit tuition fee + $29.86 per credit
        • TOUR 104: International Student per credit tuition fee + $12.63 per credit + Other Fees $157.65
        • TOUR 221,255, 256: International Student per credit tuition fee + $45.95 per credit
        • WLP 153: International Student per credit tuition fee + $29.86 per credit

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        ​Visual Communication (Advanced Diploma)

        • All IDES and DSGN courses (except IDES 133, 151, 252, 313, 414): standard per credit tuition fee + $256.98 per credit
        • IDES 133: standard per credit tuition fee + $256.98 per credit + Camera $1,040.00
        • IDES 151, 252, 313: standard per credit tuition fee + $256.98 per credit + Laptop $936.00

        ​Visual Communication (Bachelor of Design)

        • All IDES and DSGN courses (except IDES 133, 151, 252, 313, 414): standard per credit tuition fee + $256.98 per credit
        • IDES 133: standard per credit tuition fee + $256.98 per credit + Camera $1,040.00
        • IDES 151, 252, 313, 414: standard per credit tuition fee + $256.98 per credit + Laptop $936.00

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