Tuition and Fees 2020-2021
What does it cost?
Select your campus city for 2020-21 domestic tuition and fee amounts. Books and supplies costs are estimates only. If your education is funded by a third party (e.g., Student Loans, a sponsoring agency, etc.), you may wish to contact them about the level of coverage in this category.
International students can find the approximate international tuition and fee amounts for the next academic year on the International Programs page.
What do the fees cover?
- Administrative fees
Administrative fees are charged for administrative costs for providing services for the duration of a program. These include costs associated with student ID cards, transcripts, transfer credits, prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) application and graduation.
The following withdrawal fees also apply:
|Continuing education/extension, home study, televised and online course withdrawal fee
withheld from students who withdraw after the posted deadline:
|$100 per credit course|
|Co-op withdrawal fee:||$125|
|Domestic student tuition deposit switch fee (after first switch) (except SCBScN)||$250|
|International student tuition deposit switch fee (59-30 days before program start) (except SCBScN)||$500|
|International student tuition deposit switch fee (29 days before program start up to and including fifth scheduled day of program (except SCBScN)||$1000|
For program specific administrative fees at a per credit unit rate, see Saskatchewan Polytechnic Fee Schedule (pdf), section A.
- Application fees
Non-refundable application fees are charged for the cost of processing applications and documents associated with the admission process. The application fee must be paid at the time of application and is required for each application to a Sask Polytech program and location.
|Online application fee||$75|
|Paper application fee||$100|
Domestic applicants with international documents are charged an additional assessment fee of $75.
Online application fee
Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing program applicants
Programs exempt from application fee:
- Literacy and Adult Education programs
- Programs delivered through a Saskatchewan regional college or Gabriel Dumont Institute
- Skills Training
Contact Enrolment Services for more information.
- Camp and conference fees
Camp and conference fees are charged for transportation, lodging, and food for these events.
For program specific camp and conference fees, see Saskatchewan Polytechnic Fee Schedule (pdf), section C.
- Laboratory fees
The lab fee covers a portion of the cost associated with:
- breakage, maintenance, repair, replacement and calibration of lab equipment
- program-supplied protective equipment and safety wear
- high-cost consumables
- a technology enhancement component to ensure that hardware and software are current
For program specific lab fees, see Saskatchewan Polytechnic Fee Schedule (pdf), section B.
- Learning Support fee
This fee is $1.75 per credit unit. It covers costs associated with supporting learning, whether remotely or in person.
See Saskatchewan Polytechnic Fee Schedule (pdf), section A.
- Service fees
Service fees apply to miscellaneous items not covered by the administrative fees. They are charged to the user of the service rather than to the general student body.
|Application for graduation
(for students not admitted to a program)
||75 percent of tuition
|Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment (CLBA) and CLBA transcript (non-refundable)||$250|
|Continuing Education/Extension deferred exam
|Deferred payment of tuition||$100
|Duplicate completion document (certificate, diploma, degree, etc.)
|Duplicate TLR and/or PART card
|Duplicate student identification
|Freedom of Information request||$20 for the application
First hour of processing is free,
$30 per hour thereafter
|International document assessment fee||$75
For assessment of international documents for regional college and Saskatchewan Polytechnic applicants and students.
|Late payment of tuition or fees||The greater of $100 or
1 percent per month
Non-sufficient Funds (NSF)
|Proctoring of non-Saskatchewan Polytechnic examination (individuals and groups)
See Test Centres web page
Contact Enrolment Services for more information on service fees at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.
- Students' Association fees
These fees are used to support advocacy, student programs, events and services that enhance the post-secondary experience.
The students' association fees are set annually by the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students' Association General Council in accordance with the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students' Association Bylaws.
Health and Dental Plans
Students enrolled in full-time on-campus programs of 12 weeks or more in length will be assessed a $255 combined Health and Dental Plan fee per year (excluding SCBScN, CNPP, and LAE programs). You may opt out of this fee by providing proof of existing coverage within 30 days of your program start date.
For program specific Students' Association fees, see Saskatchewan Polytechnic Fee Schedule (pdf), section E.
- Technology fee
A technology fee is charged for providing learning supports, mobile and other types of connectivity on- and off-campus to access program and course learning and assessment materials.
For specific technology fees, see Saskatchewan Polytechnic Fee Schedule (pdf), section A.
- Tuition deposit and tuition fee
Tuition Fees are charged for providing the education, training and credentialing of a program.
Once you are accepted, a non-refundable deposit toward your tuition is required to confirm that you accept the admission offer.
Tuition deposit amounts:
*not applicable to Skills Training
|Tuition deposit for credit extension courses (permitted only for students waiting for student loan or sponsorship funding)||$100 per course|
For per credit unit tuition rates, see Saskatchewan Polytechnic Fee Schedule (pdf), section A.
For a detailed breakdown of all fees, see the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Fee Schedule (pdf).
How do I pay?
Once you are accepted to a program, you must pay your tuition deposit to hold your seat. Tuition and fees are due on the first day of classes.
Note: Due to the measures required for the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not currently able to take payments in person.