Quest University Canada is a not-for-profit institution and receives no funding from any level of government. All students, regardless of nationality, pay the same tuition fees and have equal opportunity to apply for scholarships and need-based aid.

Quest students are also eligible for a variety of government loan programs, to help lessen the difference between a family’s resources and the cost of attending. Click here to find out more information about financing your education.

2018 – 2019 Cost of Attendance (8 Blocks)†

These costs are for the full academic year. Students are billed per term.

Tuition $35,000 $35,000
Room* $8,000 $8,000
Board** $5,450 $5,450
Books $350 $350
Student Association Fee $200 $200
Medical Insurance (for International only)   $800
SUBTOTAL  $49,000  $49,800
Travel $0-2,500 $0-2,500
Personal Expenses*** $2,000  $2,000
TOTAL BILLED & UNBILLED COSTS  $51,000 – 53,500  $51,800 – 54,300

‡ The Medical Insurance fee is due in full with Fall Term fees.
* Rate at single occupancy. Double room fees start at $6,600. Double occupancy is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
** A range of board options are available after your first year of study.
*** In addition all students are required to have a laptop or tablet.

For information on Refund and Withdrawal Policies, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

• 2017 – 2018 Cost of Attendance

• 2016 – 2017 Cost of Attendance

• 2015 – 2016 Cost of Attendance

Non-Essential Fees

Students who intend to bring a vehicle to campus will be required to pay a modest registration and parking fee.

Students who choose to participate in a study abroad exchange with one of our partner institutions must budget for their own travel, room and board, visa fees, health insurance, and incidentals as well as costs associated with submitting the application. Quest tuition, scholarships and bursaries apply for study at all partner institutions.

Students pursuing their experiential learning away from Squamish must budget for travel and accommodation.

Some Concentration Courses are held off-campus and may involve considerable travel. Courses that involve an additional fee will have the costs outlined in the course registration.

Click the appropriate link below for more information on how to pay your tuition fees:

*This exchange rate is taken from an external site and should be used as an estimate, not to determine the exact rate when paying bills to Quest. Please contact accounting for the correct exchange rate when paying bills.


The Financial Aid office is located within the Office of Admissions, main floor of the Library building. Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Phone: 604.898.8070
Toll Free in North America: 1.888.QUEST.08 (1.888.783.7808)

About Quest

Quest’s 60-acre campus is located in the coastal mountain community of Squamish, British Columbia, between Vancouver and Whistler.


Consisting of arts, humanities, mathematics, and social, life and natural sciences, the liberal arts and sciences form the basis of a well-rounded education.

Life at Quest

Living in a community is an integral part of the Quest experience. As such, students live on campus for all four years of their undergraduate degree.

If you have questions about the status of your file, contact Admissions at or 604-898-8000.

Quest University Canada is committed to accessibility and equity. Students with protected characteristics are welcome to request reasonable accommodations for the application process, and should speak with their Admissions Counsellor if they wish to do so. Any inquiries regarding accommodations while attending Quest should be directed to Krista Lambie, Director of Student Success, at