Fees for Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 terms.
||Total Program Fee Excluding Supplementary Fees
||Part-time Fee Per Term Including Supplementary Fees
||Full-Time Fee or Accelerated Per Term Including Supplementary Fees
Program fees are paid in installments each term:
- Students in full-time specialization pay fees over three full-time terms
- Students in part-time specializations pay fees over six part-time terms
Students who complete the program in fewer than the above number of terms will have their final installment(s) added at the end of their program. Students who require more than the above number of terms will be subject to additional tuition fees.
Supplementary fees are included in each term’s tuition fee installment and are subject to change each term based on approval by York’s Board of Governors and in accordance with guidelines set by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. For more information please see Student Financial Services.
For information on current supplementary fees, please see Student Financial Services Course and Program Fees page.
Registration Fee: $15 per term (non-refundable).
International Students’ Health Insurance: The University Health Insurance Plans (UHIP) is mandatory for all international students. This does not apply to domestic students. For more information, visit the York International website.
Domestic Students’ Health Insurance: Full-time domestic students York University Graduate Students’ Association (YUGSA) health plan. The plan is mandatory for all full-time students without comparable coverage for drugs AND dental and is optional for those registered part-time.
Videoconferencing: Students who opt to participate in the program via videoconference will be provided with the required hardware and software at a cost of $300. This fee is in addition to the tuition fees listed above.
Students in the Professional LLM program may qualify for financial aid if they meet the eligibility criteria. Please visit York’s Student Financial Services website for more information.
Royal Bank Credit Line for OsgoodePD LLM Students
Students in the Professional LLM program may qualify for Royal Bank Credit Line of up to $80,000 at a preferential interest rate. For further details and contact information, please refer to the Information Sheet.
Osgoode Professional Development bursaries are granted to LLM students with financial need. Online bursary applications open August 1 and close November 15 each year. Students beginning the program in the Winter term may apply by the November 15 deadline to be considered for bursaries in their first term. For more information please see our bursary policy.
Scholarships and Awards
International Student Entrance Scholarships
Entrance scholarships are awarded to international students applying to a full-time LLM program who demonstrate the strongest academic ability and potential as indicated by their application materials. The maximum amount awarded is $5,000. All individuals who apply and have submitted all required documents by the international application deadlines (late February for the Fall intake and late July for the Winter intake) of the year in which they intend to start the program and meet the criteria are eligible for these scholarships and will automatically be considered for an entrance scholarship (see application deadlines for details). If a scholarship is awarded, it will be credited to the student’s financial account during the Winter term.
The Professor Marilyn L. Pilkington Award
Professor Marilyn L. Pilkington, the Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School from 1993 to 1998 and founder of Osgoode Professional Development, established this award to be given to a student pursuing studies in the LLM program. The award will be granted annually (each Fall term) to a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, protected person, resident of Ontario, on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Preference will be given to a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School. Applications for the Professor Marilyn L. Pilkington are made through the Osgoode Professional Development bursary application.
Academic Waivers and Tax Credits
Academic Fee Waiver for Senior Citizens (Partial For OsgoodePD LLM Programs)
Note that this fee waiver is administered by York University, not OsgoodePD. The fee waiver is a partial waiver for this program and is capped at the current Faculty of Graduate Studies part-time tuition fee rate. The waiver covers academic fees only. Students are responsible for any additional charges including interest charges, student health and dental plans, course materials fees, supplementary fees, etc.
For example, tuition for a part-time domestic student who is eligible for a fee waiver is $3590.25 for Fall 2018.
For more information see the Waivers and Payments by a Third Party (External Agency) page on York University’s website.
Tuition and Education Tax Credit
Students may qualify for a tax credit for tuition fees and education amounts. The amount of the tax credit depends on each student’s taxable income. For information, please consult Canada Revenue Agency’s Information on Students and Income Tax.