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Program Fees

There is no application fee for this program. An initial deposit* is required at the time of enrolment.

Current Smith Commerce Students: Deposits and tuition instalments will be managed through your SOLUS accounts. Specific details will follow by email with your offer of admission.

Please note the Graduate Diploma in Accounting is not eligible for OSAP.

Fee Schedule - Class of 2024

Schedule Domestic International
February 1, 2023
$500* $500*
Balance of Tuition
May 1, 2023
$10,685 $16,495
Total $11,185 $16,995


Fees are set annually and subject to change

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.

Scholarships & Financing


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

Alternatively, please contact the RBC Advice Centre at 1-800-769-2511 or visit your local RBC branch to speak to an advisor.

Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada only. Acceptance to the GDB program does not guarantee or imply qualification for financing.

RBC Contacts

Suzanne Doherty

Afsheen Asif

Gillian Reynard

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.