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Tuition & Fees: 2016-2017 Academic Year

Students are responsible for the following tuition and fees as outlined below.

Admissions Fees

Application fee
$115 US paid through NDCAS
$115 CDN for direct application to Boucher
Registration fee $100 Due upon enrolment
Enrolment tuition deposit (All intakes) $2393

Due upon enrolment and deducted from the annual tuition fee payment. Refund policy applies. Download the Enrolment Contract with Refund Policy.

 

Download: Enrolment Contract with Refund Policy

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Enrolment tuition deposit (Transfer students-September intake) 10% of annual tuition fee (this amount depends on the student’s schedule which varies depending on transfer credits approved)

Due upon enrolment and deducted from the annual tuition fee payment. Refund policy applies. Download the Enrolment Contract with Refund Policy.

 

Download: Enrolment Contract with Refund Policy

Re-application fee $50 For students who voluntarily withdraw from program without approved leave
Transfer credits assessment fee $300 Due upon offer to transfer applicant
Advanced standing credits assessment fee $300 Due upon offer to advanced standing applicant
Prior Credit Recognition Fees
$25 Per Credit Challenged  Due after offer of acceptance

 

Tuition Fees

Fall 2016 and January 2017 intakes Annual tuition Total program tuition

Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Program

$23,933*

Download: Enrolment Contract with Refund Policy

$95,732

*Please note books, equipment and supplies are not included in the tuition fees (see below for details).

Transfer students from other CNME accredited ND programs pay the tuition credit rate according to the ND year (cohort) in which each course is taken, therefore, the total tuition will vary according to individual student schedules. The annual amount indicated above is the amount third year Boucher students will pay in the 2016-2017 academic year.

 

Required Fees

Boucher Naturopathic Student Association annual membership fee $100
Naturopathic Medicine Student Association annual membership fee $60
Student records archiving fee $5.00

 Please note: all fees are subject to incremental increases as the need arises.

Books, Supplies & Other Fees

Required and recommended books are not included in the tuition fees and average $2000 CDN in first year and approximately $3300 for entire program.  Books may be purchased through the Boucher Naturopathic Students Association bookstore. A required and recommended booklist is provided to all incoming students prior to matriculation.

All students require a personal laptop computer (PC or Mac) at their own cost.

Additional required fees, such as graduation fees, clinic supplies, travel and accommodation costs for the anatomy lab, amount to approximately $3,000 to $4,000+ over the entire program. These fees will apply to the terms in which they occur (see details below in additional fees payable to other agencies/institutions).

Additional Fees Payable to Other Agencies/Institutions

Optional Student Healthcare Plan
(administered by ManuLife)
Single $63.10/month
Couple $107.80/month
Anatomy dissection lab travel and accommodation
(six-day intensive course off-site following end of Term 6 of four-year program)
$700 (approximately)

Communicable disease testing
(prior to matriculation into Year 1)

Download: Communicable Diseases Policy

Varies
Valid and current CPR-HCP certificate
(prior to entry into clinic intern rotations)
Through St. John’s Ambulance
Criminal record check
(prior to matriculation and again prior to start of clinic intern rotations)
Fees vary by jurisdiction
Clothing as per clinic dress code Your cost
Required personal medical equipment:
  • 1 stethoscope
  • 1 thermometer
  • 2 aluminum alloy tuning forks
  • 1 percussion hammer
  • 1 panoptic ophthalmoscope
  • 1 blood pressure cuff
  • 1 eye chart
  • 1 tape measure
Approximately $1,500 to $3000 (varies by supplier and quality).
Recommended Equipment:
  • 1 halogen pen light
  • Transilluminator
  • 1 cloth gown
Varies by supplier and quality
ND licensing exams See NABNE and jurisdictional licensing boards. In British Columbia see the CNPBC.
ND licensing and membership fees Varies by jurisdiction. In British Columbia see the CNPBC.

Please note: all above fees are not payable to the Boucher Institute, but rather the individual agencies.

Miscellaneous School Fees

Convocation Fee
$100
Course Re-Takes $100 per credit
Duplicate T2202A Form $25 each
Late Payment of Tuition $100 (each instance) plus 16% per annum on outstanding amounts
Late Payment of Tuition Interest Charges 16% per annum
Late/Early/Re-Write Examination Fee $80 each exam
Lost Library Books Full replacement cost
Supplemental Exam Fee $80
NSF Cheque Charge $50 (each instance)
Official Transcript $25 each plus $5 for each additional transcript
Replacement Security Access Card $15
Replacement Diploma $50
Replacement ID card or Name Badge $10

Please note: all fees are subject to incremental increases as the need arises.

Additional Fees for International Students

*Transcript evaluation through accepted service such as WES (completed as part of NDCAS application) Varies by service
**Student study permit See fees at: Citizenship and Immigration Canada

 Please note:
*Transcripts from institutions outside of Canada and the US will require a "comprehensive evaluation", which could take up to 15 weeks.
**International applicants must obtain official permission from the Government of Canada to study in Canada. These fees are not payable to the Boucher Institute, but rather the individual agencies as listed above.

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