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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 2023
Domestic International
Deposit
February 1, 2023
$500* $500*
Balance of Tuition
May 1, 2023
$10,200 $16,000
Total $10,700 $16,500

*non-refundable

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

RBC

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
suzanne.doherty@rbc.com
1.613.544.5640

Afsheen Asif
afsheen.asif@rbc.com
1.613.545.5746

Gillian Reynard
gillian.reynard@rbc.com
1.613.389.4922

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.

$2,500 scholarship awarded annually to 1 student entering the GDA program. Given to an equity-deserving candidate who self-identifies as Black and demonstrates academic excellence, community involvement, and proven leadership experience. This scholarship is merit-based and will be awarded on the basis of an applicant’s essay submission, as well as the overall strength of their application profile. Selection will be made by a Smith EDII Scholarship Committee.

Essay submission deadline is March 15th. Please contact our Recruitment & Admissions team for more information.

$2,500 scholarship awarded annually to 1 student entering the GDA program. Given to an equity-deserving candidate who is Indigenous-identified and demonstrates academic excellence, community involvement, and proven leadership experience. This scholarship is merit-based will be awarded on the basis of an applicant’s essay submission, as well as the overall strength of their application profile. Selection will be made by a Smith EDII Scholarship Committee.

Essay submission deadline is March 15th. Please contact our Recruitment & Admissions team for more information.