General Arts and Science - Diploma Option

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Program description - January 2021

This two-year diploma program is designed for students who wish to acquire a general education in the arts and sciences while having the flexibility to explore further educational options within the college or to pursue a degree at a local university. Students will acquire skills in communication, critical thinking and research, while exploring contemporary issues in today’s global society. Students will explore a topic of interest through the construction of a research project, paper, and portfolio that culminates in a presentation to an expert audience. During this program, students will participate in a course that will enable them to discover career opportunities.In the second semester students will consult with their program coordinator to select from a variety of post-secondary courses in disciplines of their choice. The program is constructed to allow students to explore options that meet future academic goals either through selecting courses in a major discipline or courses eligible for credit transfer at the University of Waterloo (courses are subject to availability). After successful completion of this program, students may wish to apply to programs within Conestoga College or pursue further education at other institutions.

Program details

Code: 0090
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 2 years
Start: January 2021
Campus: Kitchener – Doon
Credential: Ontario College Diploma

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CONESTOGA COLLEGE
Virtual OPEN HOUSE
JANUARY 9, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
MARCH 13, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2020-2021 year are listed below.  Books and supplies are additional. Tuition and fee details for terms starting after May 2021 will not be available until spring 2021.

Tuition and fees are currently unavailable; please check back at a later time. For terms starting after May 2021, details will not be available until spring 2021.

4 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$5392.00
$12500.00
Ancillary Fees
$1280.41
$2365.41
Total Fees
$6672.41
$14865.41

Canadian fee details

Description Fall 2021 Spring 2021 Winter 2021
Full-time Program Tuition $1348.00 $1348.00 $1348.00
Administration Fee - $25.90 $18.40
Capital Development Fee - $77.08 $77.08
CSI Health Plan Fee - - $197.65
CSI Association Fee - $110.00 $84.50
eText Fee - - $10.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee - $28.45 $20.95
ONE Card Fee - $12.75 $12.75
Recreation/Athletics Fee - $70.50 -
Student Services - $50.65 $50.65
Technology Enhancement Fee - $142.75 $142.75
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) - $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) - $30.00 $15.00
CSI Legal Protection (optional) - - $20.10
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) - $4.00 $3.50
Sustainability Fee (optional) - $5.00 $5.00
Session Total $1348.00 $1970.08 $2006.33
Year Total     $6672.41

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International fee details

Description Fall 2021 Spring 2021 Winter 2021
International Program Tuition - $6250.00 $6250.00
Administration Fee - $25.90 $18.40
Capital Development Fee - $77.08 $77.08
CSI Health Plan Fee - - $197.65
CSI Association Fee - $110.00 $84.50
CSI International Health Fee - - $335.00
eText Fee - - $10.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee - $28.45 $20.95
ISR - $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee - $12.75 $12.75
Recreation/Athletics Fee - $70.50 -
Student Services - $50.65 $50.65
Technology Enhancement Fee - $142.75 $142.75
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) - $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) - $30.00 $15.00
CSI Legal Protection (optional) - - $20.10
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) - $4.00 $3.50
Sustainability Fee (optional) - $5.00 $5.00
Session Total - $7247.08 $7618.33
Year Total     $14865.41

Returning student tuition & fees

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

Awards & scholarships

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Delivery sequence - January 2021 - Kitchener – Doon

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