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Other Fees

Other Fees

Revision, August 2012. Start of revision.

Other Fees
International Student Health and Accident Plan (compulsory, rates as of 2012–2013)
  • Single
  • $813
  • Dependent (one student with one dependent)
  • $2,334
  • Family (one student with two or more dependents)
  • $4,437
Application for Admission
Undergraduate application fees*
  • All undergraduate programs, excluding Medicine (fee charged to applicants applying to terms after Fall 2011)
  • $100
  • Medicine (fee charged to applicants to terms after Fall 2011)
  • $140
Other application fees
  • School of Continuing Studies
  • $65
  • Special Intensive Language Programs (SCS)
  • $80
  • Graduate Studies**
  • $100
* Note that for registered students, the Undergraduate Application Fee is partially refunded at the end of the first term as follows:
  • students applying prior to and including Fall 2011: $25 (CEGEP applicants) or $5 (all non-CEGEP applicants)
  • students applying as of Winter 2012: $40 (CEGEP applicants) or $20 (all non-CEGEP applicants)
** All students making application to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies are required to pay this fee, including those already registered at McGill. If a department or an applicant defers an admission within the following year, the application fee need not be paid again.
  • Undergraduate Admission appeals charge
  • $100
Late Registration
After the regular registration deadline (August 14th):
  • All eligible returning and new students, except Special Students, graduate part-time students, Additional Session students, and Thesis Evaluation term students.
  • $125
  • Special Students, graduate part-time students, Additional Session students, and Thesis Evaluation term students.
  • $62.50
Late Course Change Fee
  • $50
Registration Cancellation Fee upon withdrawal (or if newly admitted students, the deposit)
  • $200
Rereading Examination Paper (refundable if the letter grade is increased)
  • $35
Supplemental Examinations, each written paper
  • $35
Duplicate ID Card
  • $25
Late Payment Fee (charged at the end of October for the Fall term, or at the end of February for the Winter term):
  • Balances between $100.01 and $300
  • Balances between $300.01 and $1,000
  • Balances greater than $1,000
  • $25
  • $50
  • $75
Interest on outstanding balances (rate determined in February, to be applicable on June 1, is 1.24% monthly or 14.88% annually)
Returned cheque or Pre-Authorized Debit payment***

*** Please note that the $35 fee for returned cheques and pre-authorized debit payments is in addition to the value of the amount debited for the returned item in question. For transactions in Canadian dollars, the amount debited is the same as the amount paid. For transactions in other currencies, including pre-authorized debit payments in US dollars, accounts will be debited at the exchange rate charged by the bank to the University. This sometimes represents a significant difference from the amount originally paid, depending on the rate of exchange on the date of the return.

  • $35
Cheque Refund Charge:  
  • on balances less than $100
  • $5
  • on balances $100 and over
  • $10
Schulich School of Music fees:
  • Audition Fee
  • $60
  • Late Music Placement Examination Fee
  • $50
  • Late application fee for Music Performance examination (requires the permission of the Chair of the Department of Performance)
  • $50
  • Supplemental Practical Examination in Music
  • $150
  • Music Private Lessons Fee (MUIN, MUPG subject code courses)
  • $500
  • Music Practical Instruction: part-time or Special Student status, or 2nd instrument or voice, or in excess of quota; 1 hr/wk lessons
  • $785
  • Music Practical Instruction: part-time or Special Student status, or in excess of quota; 1.5 hr/wk lessons (Artist Diploma)
  • $1,175
  • Music Practical Instruction: Special Student status; Opera Studio; 1 hr/wk lessons
  • $680
  • Music Practical Instruction: part-time or Special status, or in excess of quota; Voice Coaching; 1 hr/wk lessons
  • $550
Reinstatement penalty

Revision, August 2012. End of revision.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2012-2013 (last updated Nov. 22, 2012) (disclaimer)