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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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Circular infographic displaying estimated living costs including food, rent and clothing expenses.

*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.

International Tuition by 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*
Advanced Care Paramedic $28,980.00 $18,630.00 - - $47,610.00
Alternative Energy Technology $22,788.00 $22,788.00 - - $45,576.00
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
Bachelor of Applied Business Administration - - $17,700.00 $17,700.00 $35,400.00
Bachelor of Applied Information Systems Technology - - $23,562.00 $18,513.00 $42,075.00
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
Bachelor of Technology - Construction Management - - $18,000.00 $21,600.00 $39,600.00
Baking and Pastry Arts $21,204.00 $17,670.00 - - $38,874.00
Baking Certificate $19,260.00 - - - $19,260.00
Building Environmental Systems Technology - $19,800.00 - - $19,800.00
Biomedical Engineering Technology $21,417.00 $25,311.00 - - $46,728.00
Biomedical Engineering Technology - Co-op $24,156.00 $26,169.00 - - $50,325.00
Biological Sciences $18,252.00 $16,848.00 - - $35,100.00
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 Technology $15,910.00 $19,350.00 - - $35,260.00
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 $19,125.00 $20,250.00 - - $39,375.00
Civil Engineering Technology - Co-op $33,810.00 $29,400.00 $5,880.00 - $69,090.00
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 Medical 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
Electronics Engineering Technology $19,437.00 $19,437.00 - - $38,874.00
Electronics Engineering Technology - Co-op $21,060.00 $19,305.00 - - $40,365.00
Engineering Design Technology $18,612.00 $18,612.00 - - $37,224.00
Forest Technology $17,280.00 $17,280.00 - - $34,560.00
Geomatics Engineering Technology $19,206.00 $19,206.00 - - $38,412.00
Geological Technology $17,242.00 $16,776.00 - - $34,018.00
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 Technology $19,800.00 $19,800.00 - - $39,600.00
Instrumentation Engineering Technology - Co-op $22,230.00 $20,520.00 - - $42,750.00
Interior Design Technology $19,008.00 $19,008.00 - - $38,016.00
Laboratory and X-Ray Technology Combined $25,116.00 $17,388.00 - - $42,504.00
Landscape Architectural Technology $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 Technology $17,424.00 $17,424.00 - - $34,848.00
Medical Laboratory Assisting $13,062.00 - - - $13,062.00
Medical  Laboratory Technology $18,525.00 $18,525.00 - - $37,050.00
Medical Radiologic Technology $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
Nanotechnology Systems $20,988.00 $19,239.00 - - $40,227.00
Network Engineering Technology $17,640.00 $17,640.00 - - $35,280.00
Network Engineering Technology - Co-op $19,890.00 $18,360.00 - - $38,250.00
Occupational Health and Safety $19,800.00 $19,800.00 - - $39,600.00
Optical Sciences Contact Lenses $17,976.00 - - - $17,976.00
Optical Sciences Eyeglasses $13,875.00 $13,875.00 - - $27,750.00
Personal Fitness Trainer $17,250.00 $17,250.00 - - $34,500.00
Petroleum Engineering Technology $17,353.00 $18,291.00 - - $35,644.00
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 Automotive Service Technician $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 $24,948.00 $27,027.00 $10,395.00 - $62,370.00
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 $20,709.00 - - $39,825.00

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