All fees are subject to change without prior notice. Please refer to the individual program pages for up-to-date information.
- Online using American Express, MasterCard or Visa
- In person using cash, cheque, American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Interac
- Sponsorship letter from sponsoring agency
- Over the phone to the local campus cashier (if paying by credit card)
Base level tuition fees are assessed at $91.31 per credit or $69.94 per week depending on the program. The College may offer additional programs at differential fee levels based on locally identified needs and demands.
Tuition Fee Categories
Northwest Community College has four tuition categories. To determine what programs fall under each category see the Fee Categories table below.
Category 1: Credit Billed Programs
Students in these programs pay for courses by the credit.
Category 2: Weekly Billed Programs
Students in these programs pay fees based on the number of weeks to the end of the semester in which they are registered. Some of these programs have fixed intake and exit dates, some have continuous entry and exit dates.
Category 3: Part-Time Weekly Billed Programs
Students enrolled in weekly billed programs less than 10 hours per week are assessed fees at 50% of full-time weekly billed programs.
Category 4: International Fees
Please refer to the NWCC Web site under International Students.
|Program||Per Credit or Weekly Billed|
|Adult Special Education - Workplace Skills Training||Weekly - Fixed|
|Applied Coastal Ecology - Certificate||Per Credit|
|Applied Coastal Ecology - Diploma||Per Credit|
|Automotive Apprentice - Level 2||Weekly - Fixed|
|Automotive Apprentice - Level 3||Weekly - Fixed|
|Automotive Foundation and||Weekly - Fixed|
|Automotive Service Technician - Apprentice Level 4||Weekly - Fixed|
|Business Administration||Per Credit|
|Business Technology Online - Accounting||Per Credit|
|Business Technology Online - Administrative Assistant||Per Credit|
|Business Technology Online - Office Assistant||Per Credit|
|Career and College Prep||Per Credit|
|Carpentry Apprentice||Weekly - Fixed|
|Carpentry Foundation||Weekly - Fixed|
|Community, Crime and Social Justice Certificate||Per Credit|
|Culinary Arts Certificate - Professional Cook 1 and 2||Weekly - Fixed|
|Culinary Arts Diploma - Professional Cook 3||Weekly - Fixed|
|Early Childhood Education Diploma||Per Credit|
|Electrical Apprentice||Weekly - Fixed|
|Electrical Foundation||Weekly - Fixed|
|English as a Second Language||Weekly - Continuous|
|Essential Skills for Work||Weekly - Continuous|
|First Nations Fine Art - Certificate||Per Credit|
|First Nations Fine Art - Diploma||Per Credit|
|Health Care Assistant||Weekly - Continuous|
|Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice - Level 1|
|Heavy Duty Mechanic Foundation - ACE-IT and Apprentice Level 1||Weekly - Fixed|
|Millwright Apprentice||Weekly - Fixed|
|Millwright Foundation and ACE-IT||Weekly - Fixed|
|Nursing BScN - Year 1||Per Credit|
|Nursing BScN - Year 2||Per Credit|
|Plumber Apprentice - Level 1||Weekly - Fixed|
|Practical Nursing||Per Credit|
|Professional Cook Apprentice 3||Weekly - Fixed|
|Social Service Worker||Per Credit|
|Special Education Assistant||None|
|Trades Access||Weekly - Fixed|
|University Credit||Per Credit|
|Welding A||Weekly - Continuous|
|Welding B||Weekly - Continuous|
|Welder Foundation||Weekly - Fixed|