Invest in your future

BC Adult Education is Tuition-Free*.

Please note the following fees.

  1. Development Fee — Please note that development fees vary based on number of courses taken up to a maximum of $20.80.
  2. Extensions — Should the time limit be exceeded and the student is granted an extension, additional student union and CFS fees will be assessed ($10.72 and $2.19 per month).
  3. *Student Fees — Academic Upgrading students must pay student fees. These are not included in the estimate.


There are grants available for the Academic Upgrading program. Find out if you are eligible for the Adult Upgrading Grant.

Paying for college

We're here to help. You can apply for scholarships and bursaries through CNC. We can also help you find loans and other funding. Visit Financial aid to find out how.

Academic Upgrading

  • Credential: BC Adult Graduation Diploma
  • Type: Full-time or part-time
  • Campus: Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Mackenzie, Prince George, and Quesnel
  • Fees: Tuition-free
These fees are an estimate.