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Health Care Assistant

Fees and costs

Health care assistant
  2024-2025 2023-2024
Tuition/credit $135.24 $132.59
Ancillary fee/credit
$13.52 $13.26

Experiential Learning & Wellness fee/credit

$2.70 $2.65
Tuition and fees/credit $151.46 $148.50
Student union & society fees (per semester) $170.79 $165.90
Health & dental plan fee (Sept intake)
$195.59 $195.59


The ancillary fee provides support for activities, athletics, library and technical services, student software, and student spaces. It's set at 10% of tuition, and is charged per credit.

The Experiential Learning & Wellness fee provides support for students in the form of experiential and co-curricular learning opportunities, expansion of the Co-Curricular Record, health & well-being, and peer mentoring. It is set at 2% of the tuition.

UFV collects fees on behalf of the Student Union Society, the Cascade Journalism Society, and UFV Campus and Community Radio every semester. Learn more about student union & society fees.

Additional fees and costs

The following fees are approximate and may vary with each individual student:

Supplemental Fee:  HCA 120


Application Fee


Graduation Fee


Textbook & Supplies


Uniforms & Duty Shoes


Incidental Fees


Parking (estimated)


Rough Estimate Cost



Practicum travel & parking

The cost of parking fees, as well as travelling to and from practicum locations is the responsibility of the student.

Financial assistance

Various funding programs are available for students needing financial help. Please visit the UFV Financial Aid Services for information and assistance on financial aid.

“This program has helped me develop an understanding of the health care profession and opened doors into the industry. I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to work directly with patients and make a difference in their lives.”

  • – Amanda Dyck
  •    Health Care Assistant grad