Costs for 1 term (4 months) of BASE

and incidental costs
(study permit)
Permanent resident
BASE program fee $6,728.00 $6,728.00
University course (0.5 units)* $2,694.00 $737.00
Incidental fees $628.56 $424.56
Total $10,050.56 $7,889.56

These are estimated costs and are in Canadian dollars (CAD). Exact costs will be available 5 weeks prior to starting classes and can be found on our fee schedules page.

NOTE: The BASE program is not eligible for OSAP.

*This cost is per course. Some programs require you to complete more than one course.

See costs for iBASE.

Other expenses (per term):

  • Books and supplies for BASE program: approximately $250.
  • Residence living: $5,800-7,000¬†depending on your residence and meal plan.
  • Personal expenses (e.g. phone, entertainment, recreation, laundry, clothing): $1,500.

Amounts vary depending on your needs.

Faculties that offer BASE

Applied Health Sciences/BASEArts/BASEEngineering/BASEEnvironment/BASEScience/BASE