Tuition and fees overview

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:

  • Year of study
  • Programs of study
  • Out of Province students
  • 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 Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) for undergraduate students and the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) for graduate students.  The fees administered by the GSA are established in accordance with their constitution.

Program specific fees

Program specific fees may be charged because of the program you are enrolled in. Typical fees include co-op administration, placement and/or practicum fees for undergraduate students and internship and work placement fees for graduate students.

Course specific fees

Course specific fees may be charged by Brock 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 and 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.