Tuition and Fees


Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. Funds for personal expenses (e.g., food, supplies, etc.) are not included. E-books are included (upon availability) in degree program tuition.

This tuition and fee structure is effective as of Fall 2016.

Online tuition applies only to students taking their coursework fully online. On-ground students who elect to take one or more online courses will be charged the on-ground tuition rate.

Level/Program Per Credit Per Course* Per Semester*
Graduate $508.00 $1,524.00 $4,572.00
TESOL $508.00 $1,524.00 $4,572.00
Undergraduate $392.00 $1,176.00 $4,704.00
ESL $9/hour $630.00
(per 7 weeks; 10 hrs/week)
(per 7 weeks; 10 hrs/week)

Please find a complete list of programs offered at VIU Online on our Programs Webpage.  

Related Fees

Some fees are mandatory and due at the time of application or enrollment. There are also service fees charged as necessary as the student progresses through his or her program of study or as required upon the student's request. All fees are non-refundable.

Services Provided Explanation Amount
Application Fee* One-time payment for the application process $50
Student Services Fee Student support services associated with the online course environment $30
Major Fields Test Fee New students only, as applicable $60
Late Registration Fee Per semester  $50
Late Payment Fee 3% of outstanding balance due at time of payment Varies
Check Return Fee As applicable $40
Credit Card Charge-Back Fee As applicable 3%
Wire Transfer Refund Fee Domestic
Change of Program Fee As applicable $100
Transcript Processing Fee As applicable $10
Graduation Fee Due upon completion of program $150

*Students who withdraw from and return to the university must pay the $150.00 application fee upon re-application. Alumni who return to university within a year of graduation will have their application fee waived.

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