Tuition & Related Fees

Academic Fees 


SPC Tuition, per credit
TWU Tuition, per credit* (subject to change)
SPC Audit, per credit (60% of regular tuition)
SPC Seniors, per credit (65 years and older)
Directed Studies surcharge, per course
Student Fees, per semester
Security Deposit
Application Fee - first time students (non-refundable) 
Re-Admission Fee (out for one semster or more)
Graduation Fee (payable in final semester)
Finance Fee (per semester)
Late Registration Fee
Change of Course Fee
Official Transcript Fee ($1 per each additional one) 

* A $ 100 tuition surcharge is added to every student who is enrolled in a TWU course that is not also enrolled in at least one SPC course at the same time

Private Music Lessons


Private Lessons - All Instruments (including voice)
30 minute lesson
One hour lesson

Application Fee

The following additional charges pertain to NEW students applying for the first time to SPC and for those returning to SPC after an absence of more than one semester.

Application Fee (non-refundable):

  • New Student - $ 50.00 with application

  • Returning Student - $30.00 with application after an absence of one or more semesters.



The full meal plan typically covers 20 meals per week for the academic year. Commuter students may buy individual lunches for $6 each, or may purchase a 10 lunch card from the Main Office for $50. Dinners may also be purchased for $7 each.


Costs of required books and materials vary according to individual course requirements. Students should be prepared to spend approximately $400-$500 per semester. Books are available from the Campus Bookstore.

Living on Campus 

Single Students

All single, full-time students (under age 25) are required to live in residence, unless living with parents/legal guardian or close relative. Students wishing to live off campus must receive prior authorization from the Dean of Students. Accommodation assignment is handled by the Dean of Students and consists of two per room in the L.T. Holdcroft Residence, or four per suite in the Morrison Residence.

Married Students

There is limited accommodation for housing married students on campus. A written request with a $300 damage deposit for a one or two bedroom apartment is to be submitted to the Director of Finance and is considered on a first come first serve basis. The apartment damage deposit is returned if no accommodation is available.

  • One bedroom apartment: $ 650

  • Two bedroom apartment: $ 725

  • Three bedroom apartment: $ 850

Payment of Account

All semester fees, including room and board are payable on or before Registration Day.

Exceptions will be granted if the following conditions are met PRIOR to arrival on campus:

·       $2,000 minimum down payment; plus

·       Proof of approved student loan for the remaining balance; or

·       3 post-dated cheques or authorization for 3 post-dated Visa or Mastercard payments.  Each for 1/3 of the remaining balance, dated the 1st of each of the 3 months following Registration.

Note: Debit/Interac is not accepted for monthly post-dated payments.

Refund Policy

A Student who finds it necessary to leave the college or reduce their academic load after payment of fees is entitled to a refund as follows.


Refund is on a percentage basis.

  • before the last day to drop classes 100%                

  • after the last day to drop classes to 4 full weeks 50%

  • over 4 full weeks 0%

  • Student and other related fees are non-refundable


Board: 75% on the unused portion rounded up to the nearest whole week.

Room: If a student leaves before the last day to drop classes there will be a 75% refund.  If a student leaves after the last day to drop classes to 4 full weeks, a 50% credit is given if he/she returns to Summit within the period of one year.

No refund will be given under any other circumstances.

  • The rebate is processed effective from the date of receipt of written notice of withdrawal submitted to the Enrolment Services Office.

Finance Fee

All Students that do not submit payment in full on or before Registration Day will be charged a $100 Finance Fee per semester. The Finance Fee applies to all Students using a Government Student Loan or post-dated payments to finance their education.