Tuition and Fees
View Tuition and Fees for the Academic Year (September- August).
Tuition per 3 credit course, includes mandatory fees
Nova Scotia* Canadian/ Permanent Resident
Out of Province Canadian/ Permanent Resident
|Co-op Work term
Tuition includes per course (half credit) mandatory fees: Arts Learning Resource ($10), Science Technology ($30), Sobey School of Business Career Services ($10), Campus Renewal ($35), Recreational Facilities Renewal ($11), Copyright ($3), Sports & Recreation ($5) and Student Services ($5).
Explanation of mandatory fees (PDF).
Nova Scotia residents receive the NS University Student Bursary of $128.30 per half credit courses, which is deducted from the cost of each half credit (3 credit hour) course.
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2016-2017 Student Fees
Full-time Student Fees- for students taking nine (9) credit hours or more in a term.
|SMUSA Full-time student fee||$150.00 ($75.00 per term)|
|U-Pass (Bus pass)||$153.00 (charged only in the Fall term)|
Students who register for the Winter term only, will pay one term of student fees:
Full-time ($75.00-SMUSA + $76.50-U-Pass) OR Part-time ($26.25-SMUSA)
Part-time Student Fees- for students taking less than nine (9) credit hours in a term.
|SMUSA Part-time student fee||$26.25 per term|
- Starting in May 2016, if a student is registered in two or more courses for the May-June term they will automatically receive the Summer U-Pass at a cost of $75.00.
- Students who are taking one or more courses over the May - June and/or July - August terms can opt-in and purchase a U-Pass at the Service Centre for $75.00.
- U-Passes will be valid from May 1st- August 31st.
- For questions regarding the Summer U-Pass please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
|Replacement Student ID Card||$10.00|
|Returned Cheque (NSF Charge)||$20.00|
|Interest on Overdue Accounts||12.68% per annum|
2016-2017 Medical & Dental Plans
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
|12 Month (Sept - Aug)||$137.00||$289.00|
|8 Month (Jan - Aug)||$91.50||$193.00|
|International Full/Part Time
||Single||Family||Family (3 or more)|
|12 Month (Sept - Aug)||$940.00||
|8 Month (Jan - Aug)||$626.50||$1,262.50||$1,644.00|
Dental Plan- Full time Canadian, Permanent Residents & International students
|12 Month (Sept - Aug)||$98||$196|
|8 Month (Jan - Aug)||$65.50||$130|
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: Opt out 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 email@example.com or 902-496-8754