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Online Application and Fee

Online application system

All applicants are advised to use the online application system.

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Paper applications are not available. When absolutely necessary, an applicant may request a printable pdf version of the application.

The online application requires credit card payment via Visa or Mastercard, or Interac/debit card payments from individuals with banking accounts at Scotiabank, Royal Bank, TD Canada Trust or BMO. 

Application Fee

A non-refundable application fee is required for each graduate program to which you apply. Application fees cannot be deferred and are valid for only one application year. (Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies applicants: please only submit one application and pay one application fee per academic year as your file will be forwarded to different departments if applicable.)

Current Graduate Application Fees:

  • Canadians (and Permanent Residents, Refugees and Diplomats): (CDN) $102.00
  • International Applicants: (CDN) $165.00

You may be required to provide proof of Canadian citizenship, and must provide proof of Permanent Residency.

Application Fee Waivers

The application fee is waived only in the following circumstances:

  • For international applicants whose citizenship and correspondence address is located in one of the world's 50 least developed countries, as declared by the United Nations. These countries include but are not limited to Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, and Uganda. Complete list of eligible countries.  
  • Seniors: BC residents who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents aged 65 years or over at the time of application.

If you are eligible for an application fee waiver, you do not need to apply for it. You will not be asked for a fee when you complete the online application.

Last reviewed shim5/30/2017 12:43:05 PM