School District 70 (Alberni)
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​Application Process

Applications are being accepted for the next school year. There are a limited number of spaces, so new students are encouraged to register now.

Application form, (including homestay information) and Parent Consent/Waiver form need to be completed.

Information about studying in Canada can be found here: Canadian Governmment Study Permit information

Current Fee Schedule (all fees in Canadian Dollars):

​Application Fee         
Tuition Fees       
Homestay fee         
Medical Insurance         
Short-term programs      
Study Permit Extensions
​$250 (non-refundable)
$12,000 per year or $6,000 per semester
$750 per month
$850 per year
$600 per week (Includes homestay)
$200 as necessary


Note: Students are required to purchase B.C. Medical Insurance unless the parents provide adequate coverage and a notarized letter releasing the West Coast International Program of the responsibility for providing medical insurance. Provincial regulations require all students who are studying in British Columbia to register for BC Medical Insurance after 6 months of residence in the province.

Fee Payment
Application fees must be paid at the time of application. Tuition fees, medical AND the first month of homestay must be paid at least 15 days before the commencement of classes.

Fees are payable to School District No. 70 (Alberni). Fees may be paid by certified cheque or money order providing the issuing bank is associated with a Canadian bank.

WCISP International Bank Account
If you wish to pay funds directly into the WCISP International Bank Account contact our Director of International Programs.  Please be sure to include the wire transfer bank fees, charged by your institution, in the final amount transferred.  Please also include the full name of the student.

Refund Policy
Full refund, less application fee of $200, if the student’s application for a Study Permit is rejected by Canadian Immigration. A copy of the letter of rejection must be included with the request for a refund.

Two-thirds (2/3) of the tuition, if the student withdraws prior to the commencement of the program.

One-third (1/3) of the tuition fee, if the student withdraws at any time between the commencement of studies (defined as the first day of classes) and the end of the first calendar month of the program.

No refund of the tuition fees if the student withdraws after the first calendar month of the program.