General Arts and Science - Diploma Option

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Program description - January 2025

This two-year diploma program is designed for students who wish to acquire a general education in the arts and sciences. Students will acquire skills in communication, critical thinking, and personal understanding. Students will have the opportunity to discover career opportunities and explore career interests. The program is intended to allow students to explore options that meet future academic goals. Courses may be 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
Start: January 2025
Campus: Kitchener – Doon
Delivery: Hybrid
Length: 2 years
Credential: Ontario College Diploma

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2024-2025 year are listed below. Books and supplies may be additional.

2 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$2696.00
$14588.00
Ancillary Fees
$1670.58
$2775.68
Total Fees
$4366.58
$17363.68

Canadian fee details

Description Winter 2025 Spring 2025
Full-time Program Tuition $1348.00 $1348.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee $84.22 $84.22
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI Extended Health & Dental Plan Fee $221.10 -
CSI Legal Care Fee $20.10 -
CSI UPass Fee $118.97 $118.97
eText Fee $17.00 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00 $20.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50 $70.50
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - Student Welcome Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Student Club & Society Fee (optional) $4.00 $4.00
CSI Student Events Fee (optional) $30.00 $30.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $2347.39 $2019.19
Year Total   $4366.58

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International fee details

Description Winter 2025 Spring 2025
International Program Tuition $7294.00 $7294.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee $84.22 $84.22
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI College Int'l Health Insurance Plan (CIHIP) $355.10 -
CSI Extended Health & Dental Plan Fee $221.10 -
CSI Legal Care Fee $20.10 -
CSI UPass Fee $118.97 $118.97
eText Fee $17.00 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00 $20.00
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50 $70.50
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - Student Welcome Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Student Club & Society Fee (optional) $4.00 $4.00
CSI Student Events Fee (optional) $30.00 $30.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $9023.49 $8340.19
Year Total   $17363.68

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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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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.

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Delivery sequence - January 2025 - Kitchener – Doon

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