Fees and funding

Graduate tuition

Graduate tuition at Memorial University is among the lowest in Canada thanks to a government tuition freeze since 1999.

The table below lists the graduate program fees for all graduate programs at Memorial. Certain master’s programs have separate payment plans, while other graduate programs have special fees that are charged in addition to the regular program fees. Graduate students are also responsible for a number of other fees (including but not exclusive to student union fees, recreation fee, health insurance, and dental insurance). Please refer to the Minimum Expense form for details.

Graduate diploma and PhD/PsyD program fees are fixed. Master’s students may have a choice among 3 payment plans:

  • Plan A is normally recommended for full-time students (i.e., students who anticipate completing in 6 semesters or less).
  • Plan B is normally recommended for part-time students (i.e., students who will require more than 6 semesters to complete).
  • Full-time students in certain 1-year master’s programs may be eligible for Payment Plan C (please refer the Minimum Expense form for details).
ProgramProgram fee per semester* (Canadian citizens or permanent residents of CanadaProgram fee per semester (international students)No. of semestersMinimum total for diploma/degree** (Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada)Minimum total for diploma/degree** (international students)
Graduate Diploma $323 $420 9 $2,907 $3,780
Master's Payment Plan A $733 $953 6 $4,398 $5,718
Master's Payment Plan B $486 $632 9 $4,374 $5,688
Master's Payment Plan C*** $1,010 $1,312 3 $3,030 $3,936
MSM in AHSR**** $2,000 $2,000 6 $12,000 $12,000
PhD and PsyD $683 $887 12 $8,196 $10,644


* Memorial University has three semesters per academic year, including the Fall semester (September to December), Winter semester (January to April), and Spring semester (May to August).

**These figures only account for program fees and not other fees and expenses listed below; students who do not complete their programs in the number of semesters listed above will be required to pay a continuance fee for each additional semester required. For more information on continuance and other fees, please refer to the current Minimum Expense form.

***Only certain master’s programs are eligible for Plan C. Please refer the Minimum Expense form for details.

****Master of Science in Medicine (Applied Health Services Research).

Important Note: All figures are in Canadian dollars and subject to change. Students are responsible for being aware of all fees and charges, and applicable deadlines, by referring to the University Calendar and the University Diary. The University Calendar is the final authority on university regulations.

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