Graduate Tuition and Fees
For most programs, graduate tuition is assessed as an annual program fee, which is divided into three equal installments due at the beginning of academic terms starting in September, January and May. Visit smu.ca/payment for payment methods.
Have Graduate funding?Visit our Refunds webpage for information on how to receive your refund.
Graduate Studies Costs
View tuition and fees for all graduate programs with an Annual Program Fee:
Per course graduate tuition and fees pertain to all visiting graduate students, MBA and CME students.
Co-Op Work Term Fees
|Co-Op Fee||Campus Renewal Fee||Total|
Student Association (SMUSA) Fees
Full-time Student Fees- for all per-course graduate students taking nine (9) credit hours or more in a term and all full-time graduate program fee students.
|SMUSA Full-time student fee||$150.00 ($75.00 per term)|
|U-Pass (Buss pass)||$153.00 (charged only in the Fall term)|
Part-time Student Fees- for all per-course graduate students taking less than nine (9) credit hours in a term and all part-time graduate program fee students.
|SMUSA Part-time student fees||$26.25 per term|
Medical and Dental plans are administered by the Saint Mary's University Student's Association (SMUSA).
Medical Plan- Full time Canadian, Permanent Residents & International students
|Canadian full time only||Single||Family|
|12 Month (Sep-Aug)||$137.00||$289.00|
|8 Month (Jan-Aug)||$91.50||$193.00|
Family (3 or
|12 Month (Sep-Aug)||$940.00||$1,895.00||$2,468.00|
|8 Month (Jan-Aug)||$626.50||$1,262.50||$1,644.00|
|12 Month (Sep-Aug)||$98||$196.00|
|8 Month (Jan-Aug)||$65.50||$130.00|
Medical and Dental Plan Information:
Students with comparable medical and dental coverage may opt out of the University medical and dental plans each year as indicated below:
Canadian Students: Online through SMUPort
International Students: To opt out of all or part of the health coverage, visit the Health Plan Office (Student Centre, Room 524), sign a waiver and provide proof of coverage.
Opt Out Deadlines: Fall Term - September 25, Winter Term - January 25
Questions? Contact the SMUSA Health Plan Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 902-496-8754
|MBA Seat Deposit||$100.00|
|EMBA Seat Deposit||$1000.00|
|Master of Finance Seat Deposit||$5000.00|
|Graduate Program Fees|
|Leave of Absence||$30.00|
|MBA Society Fees||
$30.00- Full time students
$15.00- Part time students
|MMCCU Book Fee||$250.00|
|Lost or stolen access cards||$10.00|
|Replacement Student ID Card||$15.00|
|Late Registration/Reinstatement Fee||$50.00|
|Returned Cheques (NSF Charges)||$20.00|
|Interest on overdue accounts||12.68% per annum|