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Tuition & Fees

Application Fee

All applications must be submitted with a $50 nonrefundable, non-transferable application fee ($100 for international applicants). Applications without this fee will not be processed.

The application fee will be charged to:
• All new students applying to a credit program
• All ‘returning’ students who have been away from Keyano for one academic year or more.
• Current students applying to change programs.

The fee will NOT be charged to:
• Continuing Education students.
• Any student applying for re-admission within one academic year. This includes all students who are following a natural progression of programs at Keyano (i.e. Apprentices going from one year to the next, certificate students moving into a diploma, academic upgrading students moving into a certificate, etc.).
• Open Studies Students

Fees for Full-Time Students

Students taking 60% or more of the full program load are classified as full-time. Fees are assessed based on the Fee Schedule section of the Credit Calendar. Tuition and related fees are due 10 business days prior to the first day of classes. Year-long course fees and credits are distributed evenly over the Fall and Winter semesters. International students will pay a surcharge of 200%.

Fees for Part-Time Students

Fees are assessed on a per course or credit basis. Students taking less than 60% of the full program load are classified as part-time students, and will be charged per credit. See the Fee Schedule section of the Credit Calendar. Year-long course fees and credits are distributed evenly over the Fall and Winter semesters. International students will pay a surcharge of 200%.

Registration Fee

A non-refundable, non-transferable registration fee of $15 per semester, for full-time students enrolled in more than an eight-week program and a $7.50 per semester fee for part-time students, or students enrolled in eight or less than eight-week programs, will be assessed at the time of registration.

Wellness and Athletic Fee

Wellness and Athletic fees are compulsory fees that entitle students to the use of Keyano’s Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre as well as admission to all Keyano College Huskies Athletics Home Games.

Full-time credit students pay a Wellness and Athletic fee of $2.20 per week to a maximum of $30 per semester. This entitles them access to the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre during the semester for no additional fees.

Part-time credit students pay a Wellness and Athletic fee of $1.10 per week to a maximum of $15 per semester, which entitles them to a discounted Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre membership of $249.

Auditing students, senior citizens, and students attending programs  outside Clearwater or Suncor Energy Industrial campus are not required to pay Wellness and Athletic fees.

Students' Association Fee

The Students’ Association fee is a mandatory fee that entitles students to Students’ Association membership and all the benefits offered (see page 43.) Full-time students are assessed $6.38 per week of studies. Part-time students are required to pay $3.19 per week of studies. Fees are assessed at the time of registration and are non-refundable, nontransferable. The Students’ Association has implemented a building
fund for students in the Fort McMurray campuses. It is $1.10/ week for full-time students and $0.55/week for part-time students.
Students at regional learning centres pay the Associate Membership fee of $14.35 per term. Auditing students and senior citizens are not required to pay Students’ Association fees.

Health and Dental Plan Fees

Eligible full-time students are required to pay $126 per Fall and Winter semester (total of $252) for one complete year of the mandatory Extended Health & Dental plan offered by the Students’ Association of Keyano College (SAKC). This fee is assessed along with tuition and related fees during the registration process at the Office of the Registrar. Students with the plan may also purchase coverage for a spouse and/ or dependents(s).

Students already covered by an alternate plan (through parents, spouse or employer), have one opportunity per year to opt out of the SAKC Benefits plan. They must do so within the first two weeks of the start date of their program by completing a waiver form online. Opt out waivers will remain on students records for all future academic years. Students wishing to reactivate coverage for the next academic year must complete an enrollment form to opt in.

Visit www.studentcare.ca and choose Students Association of Keyano College for additional information regarding deadlines, plan details, and to complete enrollment or opt out forms.

Laboratory and Materials Fee

A laboratory consumable fee of $25 per learner, per course, will be assessed at the time of registration to a maximum of $100 per semester, with the exception of Allied Health Programs, Art & Design courses and Apprenticeship and Pre-Employment programs.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Health Care Aide, Practical Nurse and Pre-Hospital program students will be assessed a laboratory fee at the time of registration. This fee will vary by program and year of study to a maximum of $200 per year.

Laboratory and materials fees are non-refundable, non-transferable.

Technology Fee

A technology fee of $50 per semester, for full-time students and a $15 per semester fee for part-time students, will be assessed at the time of registration. This fee is nonrefundable, non-transferable.

Fees for Auditing Students

Fees for auditing a course shall be set at one-half the tuition fee, but students are responsible for the cost of all books, supplies, registration, laboratory and technology fees.

Auditing students are not charged for Wellness & Athletic, Students' Association or SA building fees.

Fees for Collaborative Students

Student enrolled in collaborative programs are responsible to pay student fees, in addition to any tuition and fees paid to the collaborative institution. Keyano College fees include registration, laboratory, technology, Wellness & Athletic, Students' Association and SA building fees.

Fees for Inclusive Post Secondary Education Students (IPSE)

Fees for IPSE students shall be set at one-half tuition fee but students are responsible for the cost of all books, supplies, and all student fees (registration, laboratory, technology, Wellness & Athletic, Students' Association and SA building fees).

Fees for Senior Citizens

Students 60 years of age and over will receive a tuition waiver for one credit course per term, but are responsible for the cost of all books,  supplies, registration, laboratory and technology fees. Senior citizens are not charged for Wellness & Athletic, Students' Association and SA building fees.

Books and Supplies

Tuition-paying students are required to purchase books and supplies available from the College bookstore. Sponsored students may have part or all of the cost of books and supplies paid for them by their sponsor.

Responsibility of Tuition & Fees

It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that all tuition and related fees are paid 10 business days prior to the first official day of classes.