Affordable Education

At Kingswood, we work hard to make a quality education affordable. Our costs are competitive with other private Canadian universities and significantly lower than Christian colleges in the US. 

Over 91% of our students receive financial aid with the average scholarship equalling nearly 30% of tuition.

Average Cost of Attendance Per Year (CDN)

Fee Per Semester Per Year
Tuition (full-time) $5,800 $11,600
Standard Housing $1,425 $2,850
21 Meal Plan $2,315 $4,630
Campus Life Fee $220 $440
Spiritual Life Fee $125 $250
Total $9,885* $19,770*

*Total average cost applies to on-campus students, does not include a one-time Resource Fee of $520, and does not take into account scholarships, grants, and other financial aid. All figures above are in Canadian dollars.

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Tuition & Fees

Tuition covers the cost of the courses you will take, while fees are collected for specific services or programs that are not covered by tuition.

Undergraduate First Year Tuition and Fees
Fee Per Semester Per Year
Tuition (full-time) $5,800 $11,600
Campus Life Fee $220 $440
Spiritual Life Fee $125 $250
First Semester Resource Fee $520 $520
Total  $6,665 $12,810
Explanation of Fees

Tuition: Students enrolling full-time (twelve to sixteen credit hours) are billed a flat rate of $5,800 per semester.

Campus Life Fee: Provides resources to enhance the student campus life experience and is paid by all full-time students.

Spiritual Life Fee: Provides spiritual life opportunities, including Pulse Day, to enhance the student’s experience and is paid by all full-time students.

First Semester Resource Fee: A one-time fee paid the first semester of a student’s first year. This fee provides access to an online license for an electronic Bible study tool and resource necessary for many Bible and theology courses.

Additional Program Fees
Fee Per Semester Per Year
International Student Medical Insurance   $550
Praxis Fee $480 $960
Music Lessons – fee plus 1 credit hour $585 $1,170
Music Lessons – fee plus 1 audit hour $390 $780
Payment Plan Fee $100 $200
Late Payment Fee (per occurrence) $100 $200
Explanation of Fees

International Student Medical Insurance: All international students (including US students) are required to purchase the medical insurance provided through the University. This provides emergency medical coverage for the academic year. The premium will not be refunded if a student withdraws or is dismissed.

Praxis Fee: Supports the costs of practical ministry experiences associated with the two-year and four-year Evangelism, Compassion, and Social Justice degree programs. Courses linked to this fee include: Regional Praxis I (SM 115), Regional Praxis II (SM 116), and Urban Praxis (PX 250).

Music Lessons: Provides forty-five minutes of private instruction per week. Auditing students will receive thirty minutes of private instruction per week.

Payment Plan Fee: Students can choose to set up a Payment Plan in lieu of paying their account in full on Registration Day. An administration fee of $100 is charged.

Late Payment Fee: A late payment fee of $100 will be charged when a student fails to make a required payment.

Tuition Fees by Type
Tuition Type Cost
Full-time – 12-16 credit hours per semester $5,800
Part-time – less than 12 credit hours (per credit hour) $390
Additional – more than 16 credit hours (per credit hour) $370
Early Enrolment – per credit hour $100
Audit Rate – per credit hour $100


Residence Fees & Meal Plans

Kingswood University offers several options for on-campus accommodations. All students living in residence are required to have a meal plan. Meal plans are also available for off-campus students. 

Residence Fees
Housing Type/Fee Per Semester Per Year
Standard Housing (Ingersoll House, Joanne Phillippe)    
 Double Occupancy $1,425 $2,850
 Single Occupancy (subject to availability) $1,915 $3,830
Premium Housing (Tom Phillippe House)    
 Double Occupancy $1,675 $3,350
 Single Occupancy (subject to availability) $2,165 $4,330
Room Reservation/Damage Deposit (refundable)   $100
Family Housing (Townhouse)    
 2 Bedroom – Unfurnished $4,000 $8,000
 2 Bedroom – Furnished $4,500 $9,000
 3 Bedroom – Unfurnished $4,525 $9,050
 3 Bedroom – Furnished $5,025 $10,050
 Family Housing Deposit (refundable)   $400
 Family Housing Telephone (optional) $125 $250
 Family Housing Satellite TV (optional) $125 $250
Explanation of Fees

Room Fee: Room furnishings include drapes, bed, mattress, dresser, chair, and desk. Bed and bath linens are not provided by the University. Students are responsible for the care of the room and the furnishings provided. Residences are closed during Christmas and Spring Break. They reopen the day before classes resume, with the first meal being served at noon that day.

Room Reservation/Damage Deposit: All students must submit a $100 deposit to reserve a room in residence. The room deposit will be refunded at the end of the student’s enrolment, minus any costs incurred for repairs due to damage.

Family Housing: Kingswood has a limited number of two- and three-bedroom apartments available for family housing. Utilities are included in the rental charge; telephone and satellite TV are extra. Semester rental periods are from August 1 to December 31 and from January 1 to May 31.

Family Housing Deposit: Students assigned a family apartment are required to submit a $400 deposit. This deposit will be refunded at the end of the rental period, minus any costs incurred for repairs due to damage.

Family Housing Telephone and Satellite TV: Students in family housing may purchase telephone and satellite TV services from the University. The cost for these services is in addition to the rental fee and is billed on a per semester basis.

Meal Plans

All full-time students living in residence are required to have a meal plan. Students may choose from 14 or 21 meals per week. Townhouse family students and off-campus students may purchase any of the meal plans. Students cannot transfer their meal plan privileges.


Meal Plan Per Semester Per Year
21 Meals per Week $2,315 $4,630
14 Meals per Week $2,215 $4,430
Family Meal Plan (120 meals/semester) $1,285 $2,570
Noon Meal Plan (5 meals/week; Monday-Friday) $635 $1,270

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