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Tuition and Program Fees

All fees are subject to change without prior notice. Please refer to the individual program pages for up-to-date information.

Ways to Pay Fees

  • 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)

Tuition Fees

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