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Program Fees

The Graduate Diploma in Business fees cover many items not covered by the fees in other academic programs, including textbooks, case materials and other instructional supplies.

There is no application fee for this program. An initial deposit* is required at the time of enrolment. The balance of the fee is paid in two installments during the program.

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

Fee Schedule

Domestic International
Deposit $500* $500*
May 1, 2022 $35,000 $52,000
Total $35,500 $52,500

Pre-authorized Payment Plan (optional)

Recognizing the financial challenges impacting many in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Smith School of Business is offering all Professional Graduate Students the option to self-enroll in a Pre-authorized Payment Plan (PPL) which will spread your term fees over four months.

For more information on the Pre-authorized payment plan, visit Queen's Office of the University Registrar.

Domestic International**
Deposit $500* $500*
May 1, 2022 - -
Jun 1, 2022 $11,667 $17,334
Jul 1, 2022 $11,667 $17,333
Aug 1, 2022 $11,666 $17,333
Total $35,500 $52,500

* non-refundable

** must have a Canadian bank account to be eligible

Additional Fees

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.
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Scholarships & Financing

Scholarships are available for exceptional candidates. These awards are presented based on academic achievement and demonstrated leadership potential.

Every successful candidate is considered for these awards — no additional applications are required.

Contact us for details.


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 one of the contacts 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 program does not guarantee or imply qualification for financing.

RBC Contacts

Suzanne Doherty

Julia Perkins

For international students only.

MPOWER Financial

MPOWER Financing offers loans to international students. To learn more or to start an application go to the MPOWER Financing website.


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.

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