St. Thomas University Canada Tuition Fees 2016-2017

By | February 25, 2017

St. Thomas University Canada Tuition Fees

STU Tuition Fees 2016-2017

NB : 2017 / 2018 shall be published soon

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Schedule of Fees 2016-2017

These fees include all the regular charges of the University for the full academic year for registration, tuition, libraries and other academic services, athletics, creative arts, and accident insurance.

Bachelor of Arts$6,276$13,747
Post-degree Bachelor of Education$8,808$17,258
Post-degree Bachelor of Social Work$9,008$17,698
Part-time (per three credit hour course)$633$1,266
Extension (per three credit hour course)$633$1,266

Student Health Plan

Full-time students participate in a Student Health Plan which provides supplementary coverage for prescription drugs and major medical expenses not included in provincial Medicare plans. Full-time students also have the option to participate in a Student Dental Plan. Coverage under these plans extends from September 1 to August 31 of the following year. Complete information on the plans is available at

Participation in the Student Health Plan is mandatory unless proof of other medical insurance is presented. Participation in the Student Dental Plan is optional. This year, the single plan fees for health and dental have been placed on each student’s account and will remain to be paid unless they are waived by the process described below.

If you do not require health or dental benefits under the student plans, you must opt-out by October 14. The fees for the health and dental plans will be reversed in full after October 17 upon successfully completing the waiver forms. Refer to the opt-out tab at and complete the required information. An e-mail confirming you have waived coverage will be sent on completion. You should save this receipt for your records.

FEES (2016-2017)
Health PlanDental Plan
Single – $237.52Single – $80.00
Family – $472.94Family – $185.53


Student Union Full-time$137.00$21 per 3 credit hour course
Student ‘s Union Welcome Week Kit$75 for first-year students just out of high school
Student’s Union Media Fees$27 full time
Facility Renewal Fee$100 full time$10 part time per three credit hours
Technology Fee$100 full time$10 part time per three credit hours
Universal Bus Pass Fee$86.25 full time
Student Health Centre Fee$50
Health Plan Fee (International Students)$630
Journalism Fee (3rd & 4th Year)$250.00

Part-time is defined as registration in six credit hours or less per semester.

The Students’ Union requires all full-time students to pay an annual fee to support student organizations. The students’ union fee is not refundable and is payable on or before registration. Compulsory student fees are the same for Canadian and International students.

A discount of 10% may be available on tuition fees when two or more immediate members of the same family attend St. Thomas University concurrently on a full time basis. This discount is not available to major scholarship recipients or to dependents of university employees.

Applicants who have reached the age of sixty years are eligible to apply for a rebate of 50% of normal tuition fees.


Meal Plan10 Meals19 MealsFreedom
Double Room$8,091$8,611$8,819
Single Room$10,066$10,586$10,794


Meal Plan10 Meals19 MealsFreedom
Double Room$8,456$8,976$9,184
Single Room$10,431$10,951$11,159

Meal Plans Only

Meal Plan10 Meals19 MealsFreedom

The All You Care To Eat meal plan model has been successfully introduced at other universities across the country, including all the universities in Maritime Canada.  Once you’re in the dining hall—either with your plan or by paying for a meal with cash, debit, or credit card—you are free to explore the options available to you and enjoy your visit to the fullest without worrying about the cost of individual items.  For students on meal plans, this alleviates the stress of constantly budgeting meal card money, while for both plan holders and visitors, this means more flexibility to enjoy favourite foods, explore new options, or combine items to create a personalized dining experience.

Focusing on a real food concept, the new dining options will offer quality, nutritious and assorted choices, enriched by exhibition and scratch cooking (less packaged ingredients, more items made from scratch, and meals cooked to order), enhanced vegan and vegetarian choices, a greater variety of locally sourced products and healthier choices.  There will be three levels of plans to accommodate different lifestyles and schedules:

The Freedom Plan + $200 STU Dollars – Value and Maximum Flexibility – $3,744

The 19-Meal Plan + $200 STU Dollars – Controlling Your Budget – $3,536

The 10-Meal Plan + $500 STU Dollars – The Basic – $3,016

STU Dollars are flex dollars that can be used at other locations on campus, such as the Tim Horton’s and Subway outlets, or used to pay for visitors’ meals.  Payment at all food locations can also be made by cash, debit or credit cards.  For those not living in residence, meal plans will be available for purchase from the Registrar’s Office or individuals may purchase a single meal in one of the dining halls at the following prices:

Breakfast: $6.54 + tax = $7.52

Lunch: $8.82 + tax = $10.14

Dinner: $12.41 + tax = $14.27

Damage Deposit (refundable)$250
Laundry Fees$65
House Dues$50

Intersession and Summer Session

Payment of tuition fees for Intersession and Summer Session must be made at the Registrar’s Office prior to the start of classes. Tuition fees are as follows:

3 credit-hour course – $618
6 credit-hour course – $1236
Audit (non-credit) – half fees
Differential fee (International Students) – $612 additional per 3 credit hours for 2016

Payment Options

Please note: Effective September 1st, 2009 ended the option of using credit cards to pay tuition and residence fees. This change saves the university more than $100,000 annually in transaction fee payments to credit card companies. Students will still be able to pay their tuition and residence fees through a variety of options: student loan, cheque, cash, money order, debit (in person or internet banking) and bank wire.

Payment of tuition and fees may be made through several methods. They include the following: student loans, cheque, cash, money order, debit (through internet banking or in person) and bank wire.

Federal and Provincial Student Loans

Students who apply for and are granted federal or provincial student loans can use these funds to pay their tuition and fees.  For Information on how to apply for student loans, please visit the following website:

Most Provincial and Federal loans are now being processed on the NEW on-line Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (ECE) Portal including the Province of New Brunswick.  This means there will be no paper loan document at Financial Services to pick up.
The new Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (ECE) system allows the University to electronically deduct the amount owing to the University from your loan as long as your course registration is complete.
If you have any questions about the status of your student loan, please contact your provincial loan provider.

If you are aware that your loan is going to be delayed for any reason, and that you may not make the payment deadline, it is your responsibility to provide a proof of assessment notice confirming your funding.
Payment may be made in person at Financial Services at any time by cash, debit or money order. Office hours are 8:30 to 4:30 Monday to Friday.

Payment may also be made via internet banking though several of Canada’s chartered banks. St. Thomas will be notified of the payment within 24 hours and your student account will be updated accordingly. Currently, payment can be made at the following:

Bank of Montreal
Bank of Nova Scotia
Royal Bank
TD Canada Trust

The account number required to set up your account for internet banking includes your six or seven digit STU identification number as well as the first four or three letters of your last name. For example:

Six Digit – John Smith STU ID 912345 would have an internet banking account of 912345SMIT.
Seven Digit – John Smith STU ID 1012345 would have an internet banking account of 1012345SMI.

Payment can also be made at any Bank of Montreal branch via First Bank Bill Payment Service using the attached form. St. Thomas will be notified with 24 hours of the payment. Payment can be wired directly to St. Thomas University from any financial institution using the following information:

Pay to:

Bank of Montreal, Swift Address BOFMCAM2
29 Dineen Drive
Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3
Bank # 001
Account# 024941010412

Please ensure your STU identification number is included with the payment.

HigherEdPoints Program

St. Thomas students can now fund their tuition by converting Aeroplan® Miles through 35,000 Aeroplan® Miles can be converted into $250 worth of tuition credits.

The Aeroplan® Miles can also be used towards residence fees and meal plan credits. Students can also convert the Aeroplan® Miles of family members and friends to help pay for school. Anyone can donate their points to an individual student or directly to St. Thomas for students in need. For more information and to set up an account, please visit:

Required payments for September 2016 are as follows. The last day to confirm registration by payment of fees is September 16, 2016.

Social Work$4,200
International studentsDouble fees above
Arts, Social Work, Journalism – residence double room$9,000
International students – residence double room$14,000
Arts, Social Work, Journalism – residence single room$10,000
International students – residence single room$15,000

The fees quoted above approximate 60% of fees for full academic year.

Students may also access their financial accounts anytime online via their Webadvisor accounts.

Payment Deadlines

Balances are due in full by January 20, 2017. Students are encouraged to review their webadvisor account in December to ensure charges owing for January have been accurately reflected.

See Also

STU Admissions Contact

STU Admission Requirements

STU Application for Admission

STU Online Application

STU Scholarships and Bursaries

STU Application Deadlines

STU Application fees

STU International Students Office

STU Undergraduate Admissions

STU Graduate Admissions

STU Admission Averages

STU Acceptance Rate

STU Transfer Students

STU Application Forms

STU Transcript Request

STU Registrar

STU Important Dates and Deadlines

STU Accommodation and Housing

STU Undergraduate Courses

STU Graduate Courses

STU Certificate Programs

STU Returning Students

STU Application by Mail

STU Common Application

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