Tuition Fees Policy for International Graduate Students

Royal Roads University Policy

Policy Number: 
First implemented: 
February 14, 2003
Approved By: 
Board of Governors
Office of Oversight: 

Board Policy Statement

International graduate tuition fees will be set in accordance with cost and market considerations. The Board of Governors delegates to the President the authority to establish international graduate tuition fees at an amount between the general graduate tuition fee and double such fees.


As long as Royal Roads University receives government funding, a differential fee structure will be considered for international students.

President’s Responsibilities

President will oversee the development of a graduate tuition fee schedule consistent with the mandate of Royal Roads University and with principles established by the Board of Governors. The Board must approve, in advance, tuition with differential fees in excess of two times.

Information, Action and Monitoring Requirements for the Board

The Board will approve, annually, the schedule of graduate tuition fees.

The Board will receive, for information, updates about graduate tuition fee trends within the post-secondary education sector, as appropriate.

Realted Documents

RRU Board Policy re: Tuition Fees

Fact Sheet


14.02.03 Board Approval
14.02.03 Implementation
14.02.06 Review Due



Approval by Board Motion . . . that international graduate tuition fees can include differential fees based on cost and market considerations . . . that all tuition with differential fees in excess of two times be approved, in advance, by the Board. Those fees less than two times may be approved in advance by the President and will be formalized by the Board in the form of an annual schedule of tuition fees.


Approval by Board Motion … that the Royal Roads University Board of Governors approve the Principles governing the assessment and administration of tuition fees as set out in this Report (see meeting package and briefing note for details)