Tuition Fees

Canadian students are defined as citizens or permanent residents.

International students require a valid visitor visa (to study in Canada for less than 6 months) or study permit (to study in Canada for more than six months).

Tuition fees are payable by the following:

  • cheque (payable to The High School at VIU)
  • credit card
  • online banking 
  • wire transfer

Contact for payment options.

Full year- September to June (10 months)

Fee TypeFee Amount
Application Fee$100
Supplies & Activities$1,000
Total:$10,000 (Cdn)

Note: Tuition fees of $12,950 per year apply to students whose parents are not residents of British Columbia.

  • Fees are subject to change
Expense1 semester (5 months)Full year (10 months)
Application fee$250$250
Administration Fee$50$100
Supplies & Activities$1,000$2,000
Medical insurance$500$1,000
Total:$9,550 (Cdn)$18,850 (Cdn)
  • Fees are subject to change
  • If homestay is required, homestay fees and custodianship fees will be invoiced separately by Canadian Homestay Network (CHN).
  • Personal expenses are not included.
  • A customized invoice will be provided upon acceptance to the program.
  • The High School at VIU is bonded with the Ministry of Education, Province of British Columbia. The bonding arrangement ensures that all fees paid to The High School at VIU are insured against liabilities.  All students are required to initially register and pay in full for a minimum of two terms.