The Language Centre

Registration

Applications

The most recent Intensive English Application form can be downloaded for your use: IEP Application

These documents are in .pdf format and we ask that you complete the forms electronically, so we can easily read the applicant information.

If you have questions, please contact us.

Registration Dates and Costs

Here are the dates and tuition fees for the Intensive English Program. A $100.00 application fee is due on registration.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 
English for Personal and Professional Communication (EPPC)

Session

Tuition

Summer: June 26 to August 18, 2017

C$2700

Fall 1: August 28 to October 20, 2017

C$2700

Fall 2: October 23 to December 15, 2017

C$2700

Winter 1: January 2 to February 23, 2018

C$2700

Winter 2: February 26 to April 20, 2018

C$2700

Spring: April 30 to June 22, 2018

C$2700

 

University Bridging Program (UBP)

Session

Tuition

Fall: August 28 to December 15, 2017

C$4200

Winter: January 2 to April 20, 2018

C$4200

Spring: April 30 to August 17, 2018

C$4200

 

One-month English as a Second Language Program (IMM)

Session

Tuition

Summer: June 26 to July 21, 2017

C$1600

Fall 1: August 28 to September 22, 2017

C$1600

Fall 2: October 23 to November 17, 2017

C$1600

Winter 1: January 2 to January 26, 2018

C$1600

Winter 2: February 26 to March 23, 2018

C$1600

Spring: April 30 to May 25, 2018

C$1600

A textbook and resource fee of $135.00 will be charged for each ESL session.
* Dates and Fees are subject to change 

 

Payment Information for Language Centre Students

Tuition and Account Balance Payment Options
Tuition and account balances may be paid to Saint Mary's University using one of the following methods:

  • Interac Online payment option through Self Service Banner **Preferred Method
    • The Interac Online payment option is a secure and easy way to pay tuition.
    • Payments are posted to your student account immediately.
    • Most major banks participate.
  • Western Union - click here
  • In person, using Debit, Cash, Cheque and Money Order
  • Bank Transfer, using the following information:

Bank Name: Royal Bank of Canada
Address: Spring Garden Rd. and Summer St. Branch
5855 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 4S2
Bank/Institution Code: 003
Branch/transit number: 03413
Account number: 000-011-7
Swift Code: ROYCCAT2 (for wires arriving in Canadian funds) or
ABA/Routing number: 021000021 (for wires arriving in US funds)
Beneficiary Name: Saint Mary’s University
Include student name and Banner Student ID (A#) on the transfer

Deposit Payment Options

Tuition and residence deposits may be paid to Saint Mary's University using one of the following methods:

  • Interac Online payment option through Self Service Banner **Preferred Method
    • The Interac Online payment option is a secure and easy way to pay tuition.
    • Payments are posted to your student account immediately.
    • Most major banks participate.
  • Western Union - click here
  • Visa Cards, Mastercard or American Express
  • In person, using Debit, Cash, Cheque and Money Order
  • Bank Transfer, using the information above

Registration - Conditional Admittance

Saint Mary's University is pleased to offer conditional admission to its credit programs. If you meet the academic requirements you may receive admission, conditional upon meeting the language proficiency requirement. Contact Enrolment Services for more information.
Students who successfully complete Level Six of the English for Academic Purposes program will have the language proficiency examination requirement waived. That is, students who successfully complete EAP Level Six do not have to write the TOEFL, CAEL, IELTS or other standardized language examination.

Registration/Refund Policy

Registration Policy

To apply for the Intensive English Program, students must pay a $100.00 non-refundable and non-transferable application fee. Tuition and other fees are due 30 days before the start of each semester. Students applying after the 30-day period must pay all fees in full on registration

Refund Policy

Prior to the start of any semester, students who notify The Language Centre of their withdrawal, in writing, will receive a refund of their tuition fees paid, less a one-time $500 administration fee.
However; if a student withdraws because they have been denied a visa or study permit, The Language Centre will refund tuition fees paid, less the C$100 application fee. Please note, a copy of the letter stating the visa denial must be provided to the Language Centre before a refund can be made.

If a student withdraws in writing after the start of a semester, the following refund schedule will apply:

Up to Friday, Week 1 $2025.00
Up to Friday, Week 2 $1350.00
Up to Friday, Week 3 $675.00

There will be no refunds at the halfway point (Week 4), in any given semester.

Refunds will be returned using the same method used to pay the original fees. Cash payments will be refunded by cheque.

Refund Policy: Residence

Application for Residence does not guarantee acceptance. Acceptance is conditional upon available space. If accommodation is not available, the deposit will be refunded. The application fee of C$25.00 is non-refundable. Students will be notified of their status as soon as possible. Once students have received their Residence confirmation from the Language Centre, the Residence deposit is non-refundable.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.