The pursuit of higher education is a valuable investment in your future that requires a substantial financial commitment. City University offers a variety of funding options for Canadian students, including provincial and federal loans and grants for those who qualify, as well as quarterly needs-based and merit-based scholarships.
Acceptable payment options
- Online (credits cards)
- By mail
- Personal cheques, certified cheques, money orders, or bank drafts
- Credit cards
- By phone (credits cards only)
- In-person personal cheques, certified cheques, money orders, or bank drafts
- Credit cards
- Debit cards, INTERACT
- Approved third party sponsorship
- Payment plans ($25/quarter administrative fee plus 3 installments quarterly).
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Monthly Payment Options
CityU proposes an interest-free monthly payment option to assist with education expenses. Students may opt to sign up for a payment plan and pay the balance in three (3) installments. You can use a combination of payment methods to pay the balance on your student account.
Tuition is due the 20th of the month prior to the month in which the course begins. If the payment plan option is chosen a $25.00 non-refundable administration fee will be added to the student’s account. A new agreement must be signed and the $25.00 non-refundable administration fee will apply for each quarter the student wishes to enroll in the payment plan option.
- Domestic Students Only
- Current quarter balances only
- $100 minimum balance to participate
Plan Enrollment Dates
The payment plan will be open for the following dates each quarter. A new payment plan agreement must be completed and signed each quarter the student wishes to participate in the plan.
- Summer May 20th – June 15th
- Fall August 20th – September 15th
- Winter November 20th – December 15th
- Spring February 20th – March 15th
Payment in full is required if a payment plan agreement is not completed by the end of the open enrollment period.
- $25.00/quarter non-refundable enrollment fee
- $25.00 per attempt missed payment charge
Payment Due Dates
- $25.00 plan administration fee and 30% down payment due at sign up
- 35% due 20th first month of the quarter
- 35% due 20th second month of the quarter
|$25.00 non-refundable plan administration and 30% down payment||Sept 20*||Dec 20*||March 20*||June 20*|
|35% of tuition||October 20||January 20||April 20||July 20|
|35% of tuition||Nov 20||February 20||May 20||Aug 20|
*The signed agreement due back in the office by Sept 15, Dec 15, Mar 15 or June 15.
Authorizations: A valid credit card is required to initiate a payment plan. By signing the agreement the Student authorizes City University to immediately charge their credit card for the down payment and to charge their credit card the remaining payments on the due dates. Any rejected payment will incur a $25.00 returned payment charge. Rejected payments will be re-attempted on the 5th of the following month.
The payment plan may be cancelled at no additional cost by paying the remaining account balance and notifying City University of Seattle. The plan agreement is filled out by the student’s advisor and either scanned and emailed or faxed to the student for signature. The student is required to sign the agreement and return the form with an original signature, either in person or by mail to the appropriate address below:
City University of Seattle, Vancouver, BC Site
789 Pender Street, Suite 310
Vancouver, BC V6C 1H3
City University of Seattle, Calgary, AB Site
1040 7th Avenue SW, Suite 120
Calgary, AB T2P 3G9 Canada
Sponsorship (Third Party Billing)
In order to set up third party billing, written authorization must be provided to City University giving the university permission to bill the company or organization. The payment by the third party is to be sent directly to City University. Payments sent by the company to the student are not considered third party billing.
A third party authorization can take one of several forms. It can be a letter of credit, a tuition voucher, or a tuition assistance form.
The authorization should state the following:
- Who is covered (usually just one student, but it could be more)
- What the third party is covering (tuition only, period covered, tuition for one particular class, amount of funding, all fees, etc.) as well as any special billing instructions
- Where the invoice should be sent
*Include a contact name, phone number and e-mail address