Tuition and Fees by Program

Bachelor of Theology and Certificate in Christian Studies
FULL-TIME2021-2022
  FULL YEAR ONE SEMESTER
TUITION
$8,482*$4,241
FEES
Technology Fee$568$284
ADC Student Association Fee$50$25
AU Athletic & Health Services Fee$247$123.50
ASU Student Organization Fee**$ 310.86$155.43
ASU Health Plan$231$231
ASU Dental Plan$165$165
Acadia Access Fee$10.00$5.00
TOTAL$10,063.86$5,229.93

* Seniors / Ministry Partners receive a 50% discount of full-time tuition.

** See below under Student Organization Fees for a breakdown of this amount.

PART-TIME2021-2022
In-Class or Virtual Seat$969
Seniors (60+) or Ministry Partners$486
FEES
ADC Student Association Fee$25 per term
Acadia Students Union Fee
per 3 credit hour course
$10.30

Note: CPE units are not subject to any tuition discount.

 

AUDIT*2021-2022
FEES  (Per 3 Credit Hour Course)
Regular Auditor Fee (including online access to ACORN)$199
Alumni Auditor Fee (including online access to ACORN) $149

*Audit fees are the same for graduate and undergraduate-level courses.

Updated May 2021

Master of Divinity, Master of Arts (Theology), Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies
FULL-TIME2021-2022
   FULL YEARONE SEMESTER
TUITION
$9,011*$4,506
FEES
Technology Fee$568$284
ADC Student Association Fee$50$25
AU Athletic & Health Services Fee$247$123.50
ASU Student Organization Fee**$ 308.86$154.43
ASU Health Plan$231$231
ASU Dental Plan$165$165
Acadia Access Fee$10$5
TOTAL$10,590.86$5,493.93
Continuance Fee***$922

* Seniors / Ministry Partners receive a 50% discount on full-time tuition.
** See below under Student Organization Fees for a breakdown of this amount.

***The continuance fee is payable annually if a Master of Arts (Theology) Thesis or Project extends beyond one year, until the degree is completed. 

PART-TIME2021-2022
TUITION  (Per 3 Credit Hour Course)
In-Class or Virtual Seat$1,023
Seniors (60+) or Ministry Partners$510
FEES
ADC Student Association Fee$25 per term
Acadia Students Union Fee$10.29 per 3 credit hour course

Note: CPE units are not subject to any tuition discount.

AUDIT*2021-2022
FEES  (Per 3 Credit Hour Course)
Regular Auditor Fee (including online access to ACORN)$199
Alumni Auditor Fee (including online access to ACORN) $149

*Audit fees are the same for graduate and undergraduate-level courses.

Updated May 2021

Doctor of Ministry
TUITION AND FEES2021-2022
Tuition*$17,093
Continuance Fee**$922
Non ADC student per 3 credit hour course$1,421
Audit  – ADC DMin Alumni (including online access to ACORN)$149***
Audit (including online access to ACORN)$399***

* Tuition is a 4-year program fee and students are billed each term over the course of their 4-year program, following a trimester payment system of September, January, and May. In year four, the payment of the program fee will be made in two installments (September and January). This fee is subject to an annual increase.

** Students choosing to take more than four years to complete the program will be charged an annual continuance fee, which is currently $922. The continuance fee is payable annually if the Thesis-project extends beyond one year, until the degree is completed.

***Graduates of the Acadia Doctor of ministry program, or those who hold a doctoral degree in ministry or theology from another recognized school, are welcome to audit classroom-based courses, subject to available space.

Updated May 2021

Certificate in Ministerial Studies and Certificate in Lay Leadership
FULL-TIME2021-2022
   FULL YEARONE SEMESTER
TUITION
$4,234*$2,122
FEES
Technology Fee$284$142
ADC Student Association Fee$50$25
TOTAL$4,577$2,289

 

PART-TIME2021-2022
FEES  (Per 3 Credit Hour Course)
In Class or Virtual Seat$486
ADC Student Association Fee$25 per term

*Seniors / Ministry Partners receive a 50% discount on full-time tuition. 

Updated May 2021

Student Fees & Health Progam

The following information is a summary of the Student Organization Fees, which are set by the Acadia Students’ Union.
These fees are included in the Tuition & Fees summary provided above.

2021-2022 Undergraduate Student Fees
Full Time
Full Year
Full Time
One Semester
Part Time
Acadia Students’ Union Fee$193.86$96.93$10.30 per 3-credit course
Limited Interest Fee$3$1.50
Building Fund Fee$30$15
ASU Wellness Fee$30$15
ASU Renovation and Accessibility Fee$50$25
UG Class Dues$3$1.50
World University Service of Canada$1$0.50
Total$310.86$155.43

 

2021-2022 Graduate Student Fees
Full Time
Full Year
Full Time
One Semester
Part Time
Acadia Students’ Union Fee$193.86$96.93$10.30 per 3-credit course
Limited Interest Fee$3$1.50
Building Fund Fee$30$15
ASU Wellness Fee$30$15
ASU Renovation and Accessibility Fee$50$25
Grad Association Fee$1$0.50
World University Service of Canada$1$0.50
Total$308.86$154.43

 

Updated May 2021

Canadian Students

Canadian full-time students attending Acadia University are automatically enrolled in the Acadia Canadian Student Health Plan, which supplements but does not replace the provincial health care plan. The health plan fee is automatically charged to your student account. Students may opt out of this plan and receive a credit for the fee by showing proof of other comparable health care coverage.

To opt out of the Health Plan, please opt out online at www.studentbenefits.ca or visit the Health Plan Administrator (Room #610, Students’ Centre) before September 30.

Canadian Student Health Plan
Amount
Single Person, 12 Months$231
Family, 12 Months$535

 

International Students

All international students are automatically enrolled in the Acadia International Student Health Plan. The health plan fee is automatically charged to your student account. Students may opt out of this plan and receive a credit for the fee by showing proof of other comparable health care coverage.

To opt out of the Health Plan, please opt out online at www.studentbenefits.ca or visit the Health Plan Administrator (Room #610, Students’ Centre) before September 30.

International Student Health Plan
Amount
Single Person, 12 Months$775
Family, 12 Months$1,750
Family Coverage

If you wish to add dependents to your Dental policy, you must contact the Health Plan Administrator before the last day of the month in which your current academic year begins; otherwise, you will be included in the single plan only.

*Please note: Insurance premiums are subject to change.

Updated May 2021

 

Full-Time Students

All full-time students attending Acadia University are automatically enrolled in the Acadia Student Dental Plan, upon registration at Acadia University. The Dental Plan fee is automatically charged to your student account. Students may opt out of this plan and receive a credit for the fee by signing a waiver form at the Health Plan office (Old SUB Rm 610) no later than September 30. No opt-out requests will be accepted after this date. Proof of other comparable coverage is not required to opt out of the dental plan.

Dental Plan
Amount
Single Person, 12 Months$165
Family, 12 Months$350

 

Family Coverage

If you wish to add dependents to your Dental policy, you must contact the Health Plan Administrator before the last day of the month in which your current academic year begins; otherwise, you will be included in the single plan only.

*Please note: Insurance premiums are subject to change.

Updated May 2021

 

Payment of Fees

All fees and charges are payable to Acadia University.(https://financial-services.acadiau.ca/How_to_Pay.html) Registration is not final until all fees are paid. Payment may include the assignment of required amounts from a Canada Student Loan. Half of the tuition fee for the year is payable at the time of registration in the fall and the second half is due by the first day of classes in January. (For registration dates, see Calendar Dates.) A handling fee will be charged for any NSF or returned payments.

Regulations Regarding Cancellation and Withdrawal

Full-Time Students: Residence and Courses

Students must officially notify the ADC Registrar’s office by email at which time withdrawal becomes effective. These requirements apply at any time of the year, regardless of the reason for withdrawal or whether the student is registered for one or two terms.  Students ceasing their studies without officially notifying the ADC Registrar’s office by email will automatically incur academic course drop penalties and are not eligible for adjustments to their fees. Students withdrawing from University during the academic year will be charged as listed in the academic calendar.

In addition, please refer to regulations regarding cancellations and withdrawals in the Acadia University Academic Calendar.

Part-Time Students

Students withdrawing from courses must inform the ADC Registrar’s office of this in writing. Withdrawal is effective the day the ADC Registrar’s office receives this written notification. Refunds and course withdrawal penalties are calculated as of this day based on the “Academic and Student Fees” section as listed in the academic calendar.

In addition, please refer to regulations regarding cancellations and withdrawals in the Acadia University Academic Calendar.

Discontinuing attendance in classes, notifying an instructor or stopping payment does not constitute official withdrawal from a course. In addition, please refer to regulations regarding cancellations and withdrawals in the Acadia University Academic Calendar.

Refunds on Withdrawal

Students withdrawing from their studies without completing the Academic Withdrawal Forms automatically incur academic course drop penalties and are not eligible for adjustments to their fees. Withdrawal is effective the day the Registrar’s Office receives written information. Refunds and course withdrawal penalties are calculated as of that day.