Graduate Certificate Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fee information is provided here for reference purposes only. For official tuition and fee information, refer to the McGill Fee Calculator.

Application fee

For the current application fee for graduate studies programs, please refer to McGill's Fees, fines and charges page, under "All application fees." Please note that application fees are non-refundable.

Approximate 2019/20 tuition & fees - Graduate Certificate programs

Approximate current annual fees for 15 credits based on full-time Fall/Winter registration.

  Tuition Student Service
Health Coverage* Total
Canadian - Quebec Resident $1,272.00                     $717.19 $502.00 $2,491.19
Canadian - Out of Province $3,970.05 $717.19 $502.00 $5,189.24
International $9,055.20 $717.19 $1,366.50 $11,138.89

*Dental and Health Insurance - students may opt out under certain conditions. For more information email: info.pgss [at]

Please refer to the McGill Fee Calculator for offical fee information. Select “Certificates Graduates – Others” and residency status. Note: The University reserves the right to make changes without notice in the published scale of fees.

Part-time students

Part-time students are charged tuition fees at the per credit rate and will be subject to student society fees, student services fees, registration and transcript charges, and IT charges. For current fees, see the Fee Calculator (link above) and pro-rate for the number of credits you anticipate to take. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us for more information.

Residency status

Tuition fees for Canadian applicants vary for Quebec residents and out-of-province residents.
>> To find out if you are considered a Quebec resident for the purposes of tuition fee assessment, start here.

All Canadian students accepted to the program must prove their status as Quebec student or non-Quebec Canadian student, otherwise they will be charged at the international rate. Students who are Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada, and who wish to qualify for the Quebec tuition fees, must also provide proof of Quebec residency.

Please see McGill Enrolment Service's Legal documents pages for detailed and complete information on required documents, deadlines, and information about when to submit.


If you still have questions after carefully reviewing this page, please contact:

Claire Brady, Administrative & Student Affairs Coordinator
studentaffairs.sis [at] (Email)

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