Fees & Financing

Program Fees

Queen's Students

Payment typeDue dateDomestic studentsInternational students
Deposit February 1, 2019 $500* $500*
Balance of Tuition May 1, 2019 $9,300 $14,700
Total   $9,800 $15,200

Non-Queen's Students

Payment typeDue dateDomestic studentsInternational students
Deposit March 31, 2019 $500* $500*
Balance of Tuition May 1, 2019 $9,300 $14,700
Total   $9,800 $15,200


Fees are subject to board approval.

Additional Fees

  • Students pay a Student Activity Fee of approximately $100 while taking this program. This fee covers access to the gym, public transit, and Student Wellness Services.
  • International students will be required to purchase the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) if they cannot provide evidence of equivalent coverage. A person is classified as a Domestic Student if they have Canadian citizenship, landed immigrant status, permanent resident status or dual Canadian citizenship. Learn more
  • Tuition fees do not include the cost of books, case materials and any other instructional supplies.

Student Line of Credit
(Domestic Students Only)

Smith School of Business has partnered with the local Kingston branch of RBC Royal Bank to offer a student line of credit tailored to your needs. We recommend you contact the local Kingston branch below as they are familiar with our program and your financing needs.

Acceptance to the Queen’s GDA program does not guarantee or imply qualification for financing.

RBC Royal Bank
Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada only.
Suzanne Heyes

Personal Income Tax Treatment of Tuition Fees

Participants who pay all or part of the program fees personally are eligible to claim a tuition tax credit on the tuition portion of the fees. For more information, ask a professional income tax advisor to give you an assessment of the impact of your tuition on your personal tax situation.

Financial Assistance

Unfortunately, this program is not eligible for OSAP funding or the Queen's General Bursary