Willowbank is an independent Private Career College and our Diploma Program is accredited by the Ministry for Training Colleges and Universities. Our tuition fees are set in accordance with Ministry guidelines.
Year 1 - $9,500 ($14,500 International)
Year 2 - $8,500 ($10,000 International)
Year 3 - $4,000 ($5,000 International)
Tuition includes full tuition, all essential materials and equipment required for the 3-year program.
A non-refundable application fee of $50 (CAD) for domestic applicants / $100 (CAD) for international applicants can be sent with the application or processed over the phone or email.
A $500 non-refundable deposit fee for all students is due within three weeks of acceptance into the program.
Tuition may be paid in installments. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
While we endeavour to keep our fees as low as possible as a Private Career College we are not publicly funded and rely on the generous support of our donors and faculty associates to supplement the school’s running costs.
Beginning with the Fall 2018 program, entrance scholarships are available for incoming students. Eligible candidates can apply for a scholarship covering up to 50% of their first-year tuition. The scholarships are sustained by a generous three-year funding commitment from the Dalglish Family Foundation.
In order to be eligible, students must qualify for entrance into the program and demonstrate financial need. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are eligible to apply.
Students apply for the entrance scholarship at the same time they apply for the program.
Students who wish to be considered must submit a copy of their most recent tax return (along with the Notice of Assessment) and a statement of financial need with their application package. A template statement of financial need is available:
For a second year student chosen from among applications received in September, there is the Per Neumeyer Bursary donated by the Neumeyer family and friends. This is a $300 award given directly to the student.
A Willowbank student from the London Ontario area is eligible to apply to the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario London Region Branch, Heritage Trades $1000 Award, deadline is in December.
A number of Fellowships are available to second and third-year students.
The Laura Dodson Student Affairs Fellow is a second-year student elected by his or her classmates at the end of first year. This Fellow receives a reimbursement of $1,500 on their second-year tuition, and provides liaison between students, staff and faculty.
The Oliver-Malone Research, Library and Archive Fellow is a second-year student who applies at the end of the first year. The Fellow receives a reimbursement of $1,500 on their second-year tuition, and provides research and library assistance to Willowbank.
The Susan Buggey Cultural Landscape Fellow is a second-year student who applies at the end of the first year. The Fellow receives a reimbursement of $1,500 on their second-year tuition, and is encouraged to contribute and participate in conversations about the theory and practise of Cultural Landscapes.
The Community Outreach Fellow is a second-year student who applies at the end of the first year. The fellow receives a reimbursement of $1500 on their second-year tuition, and provides liaison with the local community through social media and networking engagements.
Other Fellowships are being created as part of the ongoing development program and will be advertised to all students upon availability.