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International Student Programs & Fees

Portage College offers a variety of programs for international students, leading to certificates, diplomas and degrees.

It is however, important to note that the Early Learning & Child Care programs, Educational Assistant programs, Open Studies program and Apprenticeship Trades programs are not available to international students.

For program dates and costs, refer to the program page of your choice.

When is tuition due?

Tuition and other fees are due once you have been registered in your program. You must have your financing in place and pay your tuition four weeks before your program start date. For tuition deadline dates, refer to the program page of your choice.

Programs that have a different start date have a payment deadline of four weeks before the program starts.

Payment Options: International students have the option of paying tuition deposit and fees:

  • Credit card payments (Visa or MasterCard)
  • Student loans
  • In-person
  • PaySimply

Visit PaySimply, our secure third party payment provider, to pay online with any major credit card (Visa, MC, Amex), PayPal or Interac eTransfer. Enter in your 6 digit Student ID number in the Account Number field. Please allow 3 business days for processing.  A convenience fee will be applied to cover payment handling and processing charges.

At Canada Post: Debit Card or Cash
First visit PaySimply, our secure third party payment provider, to generate a QR code to take with you to Canada Post with your payment. Enter in your 6 digit Student ID number in the Account Number field. Please allow 3 business days for processing.  A convenience fee will be applied to cover payment handling and processing charges.




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