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For students entering York University on Fall 2019 or Winter 2020:

Status/Program Total Tuition  (Excluding Supplementary Fees) Part-time Fee Per Term (Excluding Supplementary Fees) Full-Time Fee Per Term (Excluding Supplementary Fees)
Domestic $22,804.74 $3,800.79 $7,601.58
International $40,299.75 $6,716.62 $13,433.25


The program fee (which includes tuition and supplementary fees) is paid in installments:

  • Full-time students pay in three installments over three terms
  • Part-time students pay in six installments over six 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

There are two types of supplementary fees (also known as centrally collected ancillary fees): essential and non-essential. Essential supplementary fees are charged with tuition each term. Students cannot opt-out of essential supplementary fees. Students can opt-out of non-essential supplementary fees. For more information about supplementary fees see here.

Other Fees

Registration Fee: Each term the Faculty of Graduate Studies levies a $15.00 (non-refundable) registration fee.

Videoconferencing: There is an additional, one-time $300.00 fee for video conferencing hardware and software. This fee will be charged to your student account at the end of the term that you received your video conferencing equipment. You’ll receive an e-mail to notify you when this fee has been posted.

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.

Financial Assistance

Financial Aid

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.

Bursaries

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 after the refund deadline of the 2nd term of study.

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 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.

> Single Course Enrollment


Tuition

Tuition for Single Course Enrollment is charged based on the credit weight of the course(s) you are enrolled in.

For students entering York University in Fall  2019 or Winter 2020:

Tuition (Excluding Supplementary Fees)
Status 3 Credit Course 6 Credit Course 9 Credit Course
Domestic $2,016.87 $4,033.74 $6,050.61
International $3,474.78 $6,949.56 $10,424.34

 

Supplementary Fees

In addition to the tuition fee, SCE students are charged supplementary fees. There are two types of supplementary fees (also known as centrally collected ancillary fees): essential and non-essential. Essential supplementary fees are charged with tuition each term. Students cannot opt-out of essential supplementary fees. Students can opt-out of non-essential supplementary fees. For more information about supplementary fees see here.

Other Fees

Registration Fee: Each term the Faculty of Graduate Studies levies a $15.00 (non-refundable) registration fee.

Video Conferencing: There is an additional, one-time $300.00 fee for video conferencing hardware and software. This fee will be charged to your student account at the end of the term that you received your video conferencing equipment. You’ll receive an e-mail to notify you when this fee has been posted.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Once you have accepted your offer of admission you will be registered in course(s) and fees will be applied to your student account. Course withdrawals are subject to the non-degree students refund policy:

Refund Amount Deadline
Full Refund 10 business days before start of course or earlier
40% Refund Before second day of course
No Refund Second day of course or later

Course drop requests must be made in writing by submitting the completed Course Transaction Form to the Graduate Program Assistant for the course.

> Certificate in Foundations for Graduate Legal Studies


The Certificate in Foundations for Graduate Legal Studies is designed to provide you with the foundation you need for successful graduate legal study.

Tuition Fees

Fees include electronic materials. Fees are due in full prior to enrollment in classes. Fees may change without notice. Required textbooks are not included in program fees.

Course Category Tuition Domestic & International
Non-Credit Course $2,000 CAD
Credit Course

4 times 3 credits of SCE tuition

**based on status in Canada

 

> YUELI’s Intensive Advanced Legal English Program


If you’re looking for a program that will provide you with the legal terminology, language and writing skills you need to succeed in legal graduate studies or in your legal professional career in Canada, the intensive program at York University’s English Language Institute is designed with you in mind.

Tuition Fees

$8,500 CDN
Plus applicable taxes. Fees include required course textbooks and materials. Fees are due in full prior to enrollment in classes. Fees may change without notice.

> Graduate Diploma in Law for Law Enforcement Professionals


Status Total Tuition (Excluding Supplementary Fees)
Domestic $12,600.00
International $21,000.00

The program fee (which includes tuition and supplementary fees) is paid in six installments.

Students who complete the program in fewer than six 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
There are two types of supplementary fees (also known as centrally collected ancillary fees): essential and non-essential. Essential supplementary fees are charged with tuition each term. Students cannot opt out of essential supplementary fees. Students can opt-out of non-essential supplementary fees. For more information about supplementary fees see here.

Other Fees

Registration Fee: Each term the Faculty of Graduate Studies levies a $15.00 (non-refundable) registration fee.

Video Conferencing: There is an additional, one-time $300.00 fee for video conferencing hardware and software. This fee will be charged to your student account at the end of the term that you received your video conferencing equipment. You’ll receive an e-mail to notify you when this fee has been posted.

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