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International Students Tuition and Fees

How much will first year cost?

The following estimates provide a cost breakdown of tuition, fees and approximate living costs for an international student at NAIT for one year of studies.

Total NAIT and living costs: $32,290-41,290*

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*This information is an estimated average of international student costs for one year. It will be updated periodically and may change without notice. Check your program’s page for a more detailed estimate of tuition, fees, and books and supplies. For the 2020/21 academic year, students who take all their courses virtually are exempt from the U-Pass for transit.All fees are subject to change.

Continuing Education 

For international students enrolled in continuing education courses or programs,  tuition and fees are determined on an individual basis. Some continuing education programs may be eligible for an international study permit, based on government criteria. Learn more about taking ESL at NAIT or Academic Upgrading at NAIT.

International Tuition by Credit Program

The following program fees apply to international students who are enrolled in the 2021-22 Academic Year. Fees are charged per term.

Tuition and Fees per term are made up of two types of fees: tuition and mandatory fees. Please see below for the tuition rate for each program. Please refer to Additional Fees and Expenses section for details on mandatory fees such as program and material fees, recreation and athletic fees, and NAITSA fees.

See the approximate International Tuition totals for 2020/2021*.

*These numbers are based on registration in a full course load and will vary depending on courses taken.

Program

Year 1 Tuition

Year 2 Tuition

Year 3 Tuition

Year 4 Tuition

Full Program Tuition*

Academic Upgrading $18,720*        

Advanced Care Paramedic

$28,980.00

$18,630.00

-

-

$47,610.00

Advanced Plumbing Technology

$20,010.00

$20,010.00

-

-

$40,020.00

Advanced Welding Technology

$20,010.00

$20,010.00

-

-

$40,020.00

Alternative Energy Technology

$20,880.00

$20,880.00

-

-

$41,760.00

Animal Health Technology

$16,560.00

$17,940.00

-

-

$34,500.00

Applied Financial Services

$18,990.00

-

-

-

$18,990.00

Architectural Technology

$19,188.00

$19,188.00

-

-

$38,376.00

Automotive Service Technology

$20,010.00

$20,010.00

-

-

$40,020.00

Bachelor Applied Information Systems

-

-

$22,968.00

$21,054.00

$44,022.00

Bachelor of Applied Business Administration

-

-

$17,700.00

$17,700.00

$35,400.00

Bach of Technology - Construction Management

-

-

$18,000.00

$21,600.00

$39,600.00

Bachelor of Business Administration

$18,060.00

$18,060.00

$18,060.00

$18,060.00

$72,240.00

Bachelor of Technology

-

-

$19,440.00

$19,440.00

$38,880.00

Baking and Pastry Arts

$21,204.00

$17,670.00

-

-

$38,874.00

Baking Certificate

$19,260.00

-

-

-

$19,260.00

Biological Sciences

$18,252.00

$16,848.00

-

-

$35,100.00

Biomedical Engineering Technology Co-op

$24,156.00

$26,169.00

-

-

$50,325.00

Biomedical Engineering Technology

$21,417.00

$25,311.00

-

-

$46,728.00

Building Environmental Systems Technology

-

$19,800.00

-

-

$19,800.00

Business Administration

$18,060.00

$18,060.00

-

-

$36,120.00

Captioning and Court Reporting

$14,850.00

$18,315.00

-

-

$33,165.00

Chemical Engineering Tech

$15,910.00

$15,480.00

-

-

$31,390.00

Chemical Technology

$17,259.00

$15,690.00

-

-

$32,949.00

Chemical Technology Co-op

$18,108.00

$15,090.00

-

-

$33,198.00

Civil Engineering Technology Co-op

$33,810.00

$29,400.00

$5,880.00

-

$69,090.00

Civil Engineering Technology

$19,125.00

$20,250.00

-

-

$39,375.00

CNC Machinist Technician

$22,050.00

-

-

-

$22,050.00

Computer Engineering Technology

$16,632.00

$16,632.00

-

-

$33,264.00

Computer Engineering Technology Co-op

$18,993.00

$17,532.00

-

-

$36,525.00

Computer Network Administrator

$20,850.00

-

-

-

$20,850.00

Construction Engineering Technology

$16,020.00

$16,020.00

-

-

$32,040.00

Culinary Arts

$21,168.00

$21,168.00

-

-

$42,336.00

Cybersecurity

$42,000.00

-

-

-

$42,000.00

Data Analytics

$37,500.00

-

-

-

$37,500.00

Dental Assisting

$23,436.00

-

-

-

$23,436.00

Dental Assisting Technology

$25,200.00

$20,160.00

-

-

$45,360.00

Dental Technology

$21,756.00

$21,168.00

-

-

$42,924.00

Denturist Technology

$29,188.50

$23,149.50

$24,156.00

-

$76,494.00

Diagnostic Med Sonography

$26,532.00

$29,848.50

$8,844.00

-

$65,224.50

Digital Media and IT

$19,404.00

$19,404.00

-

-

$38,808.00

Digital Media and IT Co-op

$19,728.00

$19,728.00

-

-

$39,456.00

Disaster and Emergency Management

$20,190.00

$20,190.00

-

-

$40,380.00

Electrical Engineering Technology

$18,000.00

$21,600.00

-

-

$39,600.00

Electrical Installations Technology

$21,660.00

$21,660.00

-

-

$43,320.00

Electronics Engineering Technology Co-op

$21,060.00

$19,305.00

-

-

$40,365.00

Electronics Engineering Tech

$19,437.00

$19,437.00

-

-

$38,874.00

Engineering Design Technology

$18,612.00

$18,612.00

-

-

$37,224.00

Forest Technology

$17,280.00

$17,280.00

-

-

$34,560.00

Geological Technology

$17,242.00

$16,776.00

-

-

$34,018.00

Geomatics Engineering Tech

$19,206.00

$19,206.00

-

-

$38,412.00

Graphic Communications

$17,250.00

-

-

-

$17,250.00

Hospitality Management

$18,030.00

$18,030.00

-

-

$36,060.00

HVAC Refrigeration Technician

$19,080.00

-

-

-

$19,080.00

Industrial Heavy Equipment

$20,988.00

$20,988.00

-

-

$41,976.00

Instrumentation Engineering Tech

$19,800.00

$19,800.00

-

-

$39,600.00

Instrumentation Engineering Tech Co-op

$22,230.00

$20,520.00

-

-

$42,750.00

Interior Design Technology

$19,008.00

$19,008.00

-

-

$38,016.00

Lab & X-Ray Technology Combined

$25,116.00

$17,388.00

-

-

$42,504.00

Landscape Architectural Tech

$19,260.00

$16,050.00

-

-

$35,310.00

Magnetic Resonance

$34,443.00

$14,418.00

-

-

$48,861.00

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

$17,121.00

-

-

-

$17,121.00

Materials Engineering Technology

$19,512.00

$19,512.00

-

-

$39,024.00

Mechanical Engineering Tech

$17,424.00

$17,424.00

-

-

$34,848.00

Medical Laboratory Technology

$18,525.00

$18,525.00

-

-

$37,050.00

Medical Laboratory Assisting

$13,062.00

-

-

-

$13,062.00

Medical Radiologic Tech

$32,688.00

$21,792.00

-

-

$54,480.00

Medical Transcription

$20,872.50

-

-

-

$20,872.50

Millwork and Carpentry

$17,205.00

-

-

-

$17,205.00

Nanosystems Engineering Tech

$20,988.00

$19,239.00

-

-

$40,227.00

Network Engineering Technology Co-op

$19,890.00

$18,360.00

-

-

$38,250.00

Network Engineering Technology

$17,640.00

$17,640.00

-

-

$35,280.00

Occupational Health and Safety

$20,592.00

$19,008.00

-

-

$39,600.00

Optical Sciences Eyeglasses

$13,875.00

$13,875.00

-

-

$27,750.00

Optical Sciences Contact Lenses

$17,976.00

-

-

-

$17,976.00

Personal Fitness Trainer

$17,250.00

$17,250.00

-

-

$34,500.00

Petroleum Engineering Technology

$16,650.00

$17,550.00

-

-

$34,200.00

Photographic Technology

$17,280.00

$17,280.00

-

-

$34,560.00

Power Engineering Certificate

$19,800.00

-

-

-

$19,800.00

Power Engineering Technology

$24,570.00

$21,060.00

-

-

$45,630.00

Pre-Employment Auto Body Repair

$10,656.00

-

-

-

$10,656.00

Pre-Employment Auto Service Technology

$11,466.00

-

-

-

$11,466.00

Primary Care Paramedic

$10,530.00

-

-

-

$10,530.00

Professional Meat Cutting

$10,602.00

-

-

-

$10,602.00

Radio and Television

$22,077.00

$15,387.00

-

-

$37,464.00

Respiratory Therapy

$23,190.00

$25,509.00

$6,957.00

-

$55,656.00

Veterinary Medical Assistant

$13,857.00

-

-

-

$13,857.00

Water & Wastewater Technician

$28,860.00

-

-

-

$28,860.00

Wireless Systems Engineering Technology

$19,116.00

$19,116.00

-

-

$38,232.00

*Tuition for Academic Upgrading courses is calculated by taking 60% of the number of course credits multiplied by the per credit rate.

International tuition has increased, effective July 2020.

For more information about the tuition increase, please read the International Tuition Increase FAQ.