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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*

circular infographic displaying NAIT costs including tuition, transit pass and books and supplies.
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.

Tuition by program

The following program fees apply to international students who are enrolled in the 2020-21 Academic Year. Fees are charged per term. See the approximate International Tuition totals for 2020/2021*

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.

*These numbers are an estimate for a full course load and will vary depending on courses taken.
Program Enrolment Cap Cost Per Credit*  
Academic Upgrading 15.0 $1,020  
Advance Care Paramedic 21.0 $575  
Alternative Energy Technology 18.0 $575  
Animal Health Technology 27.0 $460  
Applied Financial Services 15.0 $575  
Architectural Technology 18.0 $490  
Bachelor of Applied Business Administration - Finance 15.0 $590  
Bachelor of Applied Information Systems Technology 21.0 $510  
Bachelor of Business Administration 15.0 $590  
Bachelor of Business Administration Co-op 15.0 $590  
Bachelor of Technology - Construction Management 18.0 $600  
Bachelor of Technology 15.0 $635  
Baking and Pastry Arts 18.0 $535  
Biological Sciences Technology 18.0 $445  
Biomedical Engineering Technology 18.0 $590  
Biomedical Engineering Technology Co-op 18.0 $610  
Building Environment Systems Technology 18.0 $550  
Business Administration - Accounting 15.0 $590  
Business Administration - Entrepreneurship and Innovation 15.0 $590  
Business Administration - Finance 15.0 $590  
Business Administration - Human Resources Management 15.0 $590  
Business Administration - Management 15.0 $590  
Business Administration - Marketing 15.0 $590  
Business Administration - Year One 15.0 $590  
Captioning & Court Reporting 21.0 $450  
Chemical Engineering Technology 24.0 $430  
Chemical Technology 22.5 $470  
Chemical Technology Co-op 22.5 $495  
Civil Engineering Technology 30.0 $375  
Civil Engineering Technology Co-op 25.5 $490  
CNC Machinist Technician 15.0 $735  
Computer Engineering Technology 21.0 $420  
Computer Engineering Technology Co-op 21.0 $460  
Computer Network Administrator 15.0 $590  
Construction Engineering Technology 18.0 $445  
Culinary Arts Diploma 21.0 $420  
Cybersecurity 15.0 $1,400  
Data Analytics 15.0 $1,250  
Dental Assisting Technology 22.5 $470  
Dental Technology 18.0 $490  
Denturist Technology 25.5 $610  
Diagnostic Medical Sonography 18.0 $670  
Digital Media and IT 21.0 $490  
Digital Media and IT Co-op 21.0 $525  
Disaster and Emergency Management 18.0 $660  
Electrical Engineering Technology 18.0 $600  
Electronics Engineering Technology 18.0 $535  
Electronics Engineering Technology Co-op 18.0 $550  
Engineering Design Technology 18.0 $510  
Forest Technology 18.0 $400  
Geological Technology 18.0 $420  
Geomatics Engineering Technology 18.0 $575  
Graphic Communications 15.0 $575  
Hospitality Management 15.0 $575  
HVAC-R Technician Certificate 18.0 $530  
Industrial Heavy Equip Technology 18.0 $530  
Instrumentation Eng Technology 18.0 $550  
Instrumentation Eng Technology Co-op 18.0 $570  
Interior Design Technology 18.0 $480  
Laboratory and X-Ray Technology Combined 18.0 $585  
Landscape Architectural Technology 18.0 $535  
Magnetic Resonance 27.0 $485  
Magnetic Resonance Imaging 27.0 $430  
Materials Engineering Technology 18.0 $455  
Mechanical Engineering Technology 18.0 $440  
Medical Laboratory Assistant 18.0 $540  
Medical Laboratory Technology 30.0 $475  
Medical Transcription 18.0 $550  
Millwork & Carpentry Certificate 16.0 $555  
Nanotechnology Systems 18.0 $530  
Network Engineering Technology 18.0 $490  
Network Engineering Technology Co-op 18.0 $510  
Occupational Health and Safety 18.0 $500  
Optical Sciences - Contact Lenses 22.5 $420  
Optical Sciences - Eyeglasses 19.5 $370  
Personal Fitness Trainer 15.0 $575  
Petroleum Engineering Technology 18.0 $445  
Photographic Technology 18.0 $480  
Power Engineering - Fourth Class 18.0 $550  
Power Engineering Technology 18.0 $585  
Pre-Employment - Auto Body Repair 12.0 $740  
Pre-Trades - Automotive Service Technician 21.0 $455  
Primary Care Paramedic 22.5 $425  
Professional Meat Cutting 19.0 $465  
Radio and Television 25.5 $405  
Respiratory Therapy 19.5 $630  
Veterinary Medical Assistant 16.0 $440  
Water & Wastewater Technician 24.0 $520  
Wireless Systems Engineering Technology 18.0 $530  

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