Graduate FW Tuition and Fees 2019

Graduate student tuition and fees may be assessed through your financial account and will include but may not necessarily be limited to the following basic categories.


Tuition is assessed per term at differentiated rates between:

  • First and continuing year of study
  • Programs of study and degree route
  • International (visa) students
  • International Special Programs (ISP)

Ancillary fees

Ancillary fees are assessed on a per credit and sessional basis. Most ancillary fees administered by Brock University  are mandatory and governed by an Ancillary Fee Protocol established between the university and the students’ union. The fees administered by the Graduate Students Association are established in accordance with their constitution.

Program specific fees

Program specific fees may be applicable because of the program you are enrolled in. Typical fees include internship and work placement fees.

Course specific fees

Course specific fees may be charged by the University for the reasonable cost of such things as field trips, learning material and clothing retained by the student. Please consult course descriptions to identify if course specific fees apply.

Miscellaneous or administrative fees

Miscellaneous fees or administrative fees are fees for service and may be incurred by a student as a result of a request or action.

Residence and meal plan fees

Residence and meal plan fees vary depending on the residence assigned and type of room. Meal plans are mandatory for certain residence facilities. For details consult the Residence Services website.

Tuition fees are approved by the Brock University Board of Trustees, in accordance with the tuition policy set by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. The fee information is provided for illustrative purposes for typical situations. The actual fees assessed may vary from these schedules.

Tuition is assessed at differentiated rates between:

MA, MSc, MBE, MS, MEd (Research Based Route)*, and PhD (Education)
For these programs, tuition fees are charged on a per term basis:

CohortMA, MSC, MBE, MS, MEd (research stream) and PhD in Arts or Science FALL/WINTER
Year 1$2,725.41$1,362.70
Year 2$2,725.41$1,362.70
Year 3$2,702.44$1,351.22
Year 4$2,679.67$1,339.83
Year 5$2,640.07$1,320.03
Year 6$2,575.69$1,287.84
Year 7$2,512.87$1,256.43
Year 8$2,445.62$1,222.81
International students$7,834.83$3917.41
International recovery fee*$750.00$750.00
CohortPhD in Education FALL/WINTER
Year 1$2,807.19$1,403.59
Year 2$2,807.19$1,403.59
Year 3$2,783.53$1,391.76
Year 4$2,760.08$1,380.04
Year 5$2,719.29$1,359.64
Year 6$2,652.97$1,326.48
Year 7$2,588.27$1,294.13
Year 8$2,519.01$1,259.50
International students$7,933.26$3,966.63
International recovery fee*$750.00
CohortMPK (Master of Professional Kinesiology)MPH (Master of Public Health)MAG (Master of Applied Gerontology) NEW WI 2019-20
Year 1$3,096.97$1,548.48$3,039.00$1,519.50$3,412.08$1,706.04
Year 2$3,096.97$1,548.48$3,039.00$1,519.50N/AN/A
Year 3$3,070.87$1,535.43$3,013.39$1,506.69N/AN/A
Year 4$3,044.99$1522.49$2,988.00$1,494.00N/AN/A
Year 5 N/AN/A N/AN/AN/AN/A
Year 6 N/AN/A N/AN/AN/AN/A
Year 7 N/AN/A N/AN/AN/AN/A
Year 8 N/AN/A N/AN/AN/AN/A
International students$9,362.76$4,816.38$9,392.76$4,816.38TBD FOR 2020-2021 ENTRYTBD
International recovery fee*$750.00$750.00$750

*The Province of Ontario charges an international recovery fee to be applied to all international students at public colleges and universities. This fee will be applied once in either fall or winter term based on the term of first registration for each academic year.

MEd Note: Students admitted under the 2009/10 graduate calendar, choosing a research based route, and student admitted on a prior calendar but who have chosen to proceed in completing their degree requirements for their research based route according to the 2009/10 graduate calendar, will pay on a per term basis.

Final Stage Status Fee for MA, MSc, MBE, MEd (Research route) and PhD programs: Full-time and part-time students (domestic and (visa) international) who have completed all course work and have been approved by their graduate program for final stage status will pay $345.94 per term. Final stage status may only be awarded once and only for one term. All applicable ancillary fees apply.

MEd (Course Based Route)*, MAcc, MBA, MADS
For these programs tuition is charged on a per credit basis. Fees listed below are shown at a half credit rate. A full credit course will be charged two times the half credit rate. A quarter credit course will be charged at half the half credit rate.

CohortMAccMBA Degree or DiplomaMEd (course based)# includes $9.40 Athletic FeeMADS
Year 1 $903.07$1,207.79$1,008.76$1,490.05
Year 2$903.07$1,207.79$1,008.76$1,490.05
Year 3$903.07$1,207.79$1,000.35$1,477.49
Year 4$903.07$1,207.79$991.99$1,465.04
Year 5$903.07$1,207.79$977.48$1,443.39
Year 6$881.05$1,207.79$1,023.83$1,408.19
Year 7$859.56$1,177.75$953.86$1,373.85
Year 8$812.88$1,124.51$930.84$1,337.08
International students$2,637.18$3,074.82$2,650.66$4,759.16
International recovery fee*$750.00$750.00$750.00$750.00

*The Province of Ontario charges an international recovery fee to be applied to all international students at public colleges and universities. This fee will be applied once in either fall or winter term based on the term of first registration for each academic year.

MEd Note: Students choosing to complete their degree requirements according to the 2008/09 graduate calendar or prior will continue to be charged the per credit fee.

International Cohort Program Tuition (ISP)

Graduate International Cohort program fees are charged on a program basis, in Canadian funds. Note that all applicable ancillary fees will apply for each registered term in addition to the program fee. Province of Ontario international recovery fee included.

  • Int’l Master of Ed $28,434 + GR ancillary fees
  • Int’l Master of Accountancy $38,440  + GR ancillary fees ($25,62.67 per half credit-15 half credits)
  • Int’l Master of Business Admin $57,729 – $69,274.80 + GR ancillary fees ($2,886.45 per half credit.  20 half credits.  CPA accredited accounting specialization required to take an additional 4 half credits)
  • Int’l Master of Arts in Linguistics(TESL) Bridged Entry  $23,560 + GR ancillary fees
  • Int’l Master of Science in Materials Science $30,870 + GR ancillary fees
  • Masters Preparation Certificate in Business(PMPC) $17,666 + UG ancillary fees apply
  • Masters Preparation Certificate in Education(MPCE) $15,382 + UG ancillary fees

Ancillary fees (subject to change) 2019

Sessional ancillary fees are assessed based on full- or part-time status in a session. Most ancillary fees are mandatory and governed by an Ancillary Fee Protocol established between Brock University and the Graduate Students’ Association.  Please open the sections for amount breakdowns and other details.

Covers the operating costs of Student Health Services on campus. Non-refundable.

Domestic full-time2019 $27.90 F/W - $6.30 SP/SU(2019)
Domestic part-time2019 $13.94 F/W - $6.30 SP/SU(2019)
International students (full or part-time)2019 $27.90 F/W - $6.30 SP/SU(2019)

Mandatory health insurance for international students only (those not covered under OHIP). Coverage is September 1 to August 31.

Per international student  $636

Mandatory yearly fee charged in fall or winter session at point of first registration in either term.
Full-time or part-time students  $20.00

Athletics fee
Charged per term except for Master of Education per course.

#MEd fee included in per half credit tuition noted above$9.40

Recreation facilities fee
Supplements department of recreation services to provide increased programming, recreational time, and employment for Brock students.

Zone fitness centre fee
Allows graduate students access to the Zone Fitness Centre.
Full or part-time students (per term)  $23.66

The following sessional ancillary fees are administered by the Graduate Students’ Association.

Extended medical and dental coverage (September to August) charged to graduate students as described on the Graduate Students’ Association Health and Dental Plan website.  This is a combined fee.

Full-time domestic, full-time or part-time international  $475.00

Fee for the mandatory 8 month transit pass (September to April), valid with St. Catharines Transit, Welland Transit and Niagara Transit. Part-time students are not granted a transit pass. For further details, visit the Universal Bus Pass website. Charged in the fall or winter session at the point of first registration in either term.

Mandatory fee charged per term to fund the Graduate Students’ Association activities and workshops. The GSA represents the interests of all graduate students at Brock University, and is administered by an executive elected each March for the coming year. At registration, all graduate students at Brock become members of the GSA by virtue of the association fee paid.

Per termAmount

This fee is for membership in the Canadian Federation of Students. Charged once per FW session.  Includes HST

Per termAmount

A yearly fee which funds extended GSA services such as an Ombudsperson, bursary/conference funding, staff, etc. Charged in fall/winter session at point of first registration in either term.

Full-time or part-time students  $27.12, includes HST