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Costs for One Year Academic Program (per student)
Application Fee
$250 CDN
Tuition fee
(10 months)
$12,000 CAD
For Program Dates
Sep 2017 to Jun 2018
Feb 2018 to Jan 2019
Sep 2018 to Jun 2019
Health Care Insurance Fee $500 CAD (Sep - Jun or Feb - Jan)
Costs for One Semester* Academic Program (per student)
Application Fee
$250 CDN
Tuition fee
(5 months)
$6000 CAD
For Program Dates
Sep 2017 to Jan 2018
Feb 2018 to Jun 2018
Sep 2018 to Jan 2019
Feb 2019 to Jun 2019
Health Care Insurance Fee $275 CAD (Sep - Jun or Feb - Jan)
* High school programming is provided almost entirely on the semester system. (Semester 1: September to January, and Semester 2: February to June).  Elementary and Junior High programming is offered in a linear system from September to June.
Short-Term Program, or Additional Months:
Tuition and health care insurance fees for a short-term program, or additional months of study, are pro-rated based on the annual international student tuition and health care insurance fees. To receive further information or a quote for short-term programs/additional months, please contact International Programs directly.
  • Spending money is not included in the above costs. Students will also pay to purchase a bus pass each month through their school ($55/month 2016/17 rate).
  • International students registered in 30-level Diploma courses are required to pay $50.00 per Diploma exam (whether they are writing for the first time or rewriting an exam).
  • For health insurance refund policy, exact coverage dates and policy information, please consult Student Health Care.
  • Students from countries who require their final report cards to be legalized/revalidated in Canada must submit a request form and pay a $150 CAD service fee at the end of their study period. Please consult Legalization and Revalidation of Report Cards.
  • International student tuition fees do not exceed the costs of programming as per the Alberta School Act.
Payment Information

Pay fees in Canadian funds. Fees may be paid by:

  • Bank draft, money order, or certified cheque, payable to Edmonton Public Schools.

  • Wire transfer. Please e-mail for wire transfer payment information.

Indicate clearly the name of the person paying the fees and to whom the receipt and any refunds should be made.

Refund Policy
  • Once students commence study in Edmonton Public Schools no refunds will be issued.
  • There will be no refunds issued for late arrivals.
  • Refunds will be provided if the student:
    • is denied admission to Edmonton Public Schools
    • is unable to obtain a study permit
    • prior to September 30 becomes a Permanent Resident of Canada or the student’s parent obtains a Work Permit or Study Permit (program dependent) valid for the duration of the student’s study program
  • All refund requests must be made in writing and will be provided to the original payer only.

Homestay Program
For information on Homestay fees, please click here.

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