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Tuition Fees

BC students:

There are no tuition fees for school-age students who are BC residents. Refundable textbook and resource deposits may apply depending upon course or grade selection. 

Students outside of BC:

School-age students temporarily outside of BC can still take VLN courses for free with proof of BC residency.

Students outside of Canada:

School-age students temporarily outside of Canada can still take VLN courses for free with proof of BC residency.

International student fees:

International students enrolled with VSB pay $1150 per course. Non-VSB international students pay $1250 per course. Tuition and fees are conditionally refundable. For information on how to register, see: International Students.

Adult students:

Non-graduated BC resident adults do not pay tuition fees. Graduated adults are not required to pay fees for the following courses:

  • Composition 11
  • Literary Studies 11
  • English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12
  • Life Sciences 11
  • Anatomy and Physiology 12
  • Chemistry 11 or 12
  • Physics 11 or 12
  • Workplace Math 11
  • Foundations of Math 11 or 12
  • Pre-Calculus 11 or 12
  • Calculus 12 

Graduated adults will need to pay $550/course for all other courses. International adult students will pay international student fees.

 How to make a payment:

  • Student Tuition Fees for VSB International Students pay here 
  • Student Tuition Fees for Non-VSB International Students pay here
  • Fees for Adult students who graduated pay here.

 Refund Policy:

Course TypeAdministrative Fee 
 (For withdrawals and transfers before course start date)
Course Fee Refunds
(Based on date of activation when access to full course is granted)

Adult students


 • 100 % refund available for two days
 • 80% within a week
 • 50% within 30 days
 • No refund after 30 days

International Students$100


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