2022 Program Admissions and Fees

Important Note:

  • All fees are in Canadian dollars.

  • The availability of specialized programs is subject to student enrollment.

  • Only General English is a Designated Learning Program and eligible to receive foreign nationals on a study permit. Specialized program (Intensive Conversation) is not Designated Learning Programs. 

21-30 weeks

$290

$320

11-20 weeks

$300

$330

1-10 weeks

$320
$350

Tuition Fees (Per Week)

Programs

General English

20 Lessons (GE20)
25 Lessons (GE25)

31+ weeks

$280

$310

5 weeks

$1,600
$1,750

10 weeks

$3,200
$3,500

Tuition Fees

Specialized Programs

Intensive Conversation

20 Lessons (IC20)

25 Lessons (IC25)

Per week

$60

Supplemental Learning

One lesson per day (SL)

* Supplemental Learning: Block 5 (65 minutes 2:25pm - 3:30pm, Mon. - Thu.)

Extra Night

$40

$45

$5

$5

per week

$230

$245

$20

$20

 

Homestay Accommodation

Half board - private room*

Full board - private room*

Additional Fee for Minors**

High Season Supplement (July and August)

Other Fees

Application Fee ..................................................... $150

Homestay Placement Fee .................................... $200

Airport Reception (One-way) ................................ $100

Airport Reception (Two-way)................................. $180

Textbooks (Must be purchased at school)............. $60+

Material Fee (per week)......................................... $10

Custodianship Letter (Notarized) .......................... $150

Letter of Acceptance Deposit ................................ $500

Medical Insurance (Per day/Min. 20 days) ........... $2

 

Notes

Non-refundable

Non-refundable

General English Only***

Specialized Programs Only****

Minor students

Partially refundable

 

 * Half-board: 2 meals (breakfast and dinner) a day on weekdays and 3 meals a day on the weekend. Full-board: 3 meals every day.

** Under 18 years old

*** One textbook for General English Program. Each book covers one level (10-12 weeks).

**** Material Fees for Intensive Conversation. 

Time Table
Holidays (No school)

Block 1:  8:50 am - 10:30 am (100 min.)

Block 2: 10:40 am - 11:30 am (50 min.)

Block 3: 11:40 am - 12:30pm (50 min.)

Lunch:   12:30pm -  1:10pm   (40 min.)

Block 4:   1:10pm -  2:15pm (65min.)*

Block 5:   2:25pm -  3:30pm (65min.)*

*Afternoon class: Monday - Thursday

Holidays in 2022    

January 1           New Year's Day (Observed January 3)

February 21        Family Day

April 15               Good Friday

April 18               Easter Monday

May 23                Victoria Day

July 1                  Canada Day

August 1             Heritage Day

September 5       Labour Day

September 30     National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

October 10          Thanksgiving Day

November 11      Remembrance Day

December 25      Christmas Day (Observed December 23)

December 26      Boxing Day

Intake Dates

Every Monday except for public holidays. Please contact school for level start dates or intake dates for specialized programs.

Refund Policy

1. Tuition Refund:
A full refund minus $250 administration fee will be issued to students who withdraw, in writing, 30 days or more before the course begins. After this point, a 70 percent refund of tuition paid minus $250 administration fee will be given for withdrawals received in writing up until the first day of the program. If students withdraw within 5 calendar days of the original start date of the program, a 50 percent refund of tuition paid minus $250 administration fee will be issued. No refunds are given for withdrawals when more than 5 days of the program have been completed.
 
2. Homestay Refund:
A full refund, less a $200 homestay placement fee, will be issued to students who withdraw in writing before their homestay begins. After commencement of homestay, students are required to provide a written notice a minimum of 21 days before withdrawing from the homestay program. Under no conditions will refunds be provided for periods of homestay already used.

3. Visa Denials:
If a visa denial prevents the student from attending the English language programs, tuition fees and deposits minus a $250.00 administration fee will be refunded upon submission of written proof of denial at least 7 calendar days before the program begins.
 
4. Refund Payments:
For approved refunds, payments are issued within 30 days of notification from the student of cancellation, drop, or withdrawal. Refunds will be made via the original payment method. If the student’s payment of fees was made with cash, refund will be made by means of a cheque. If the student’s payment of fees was made with a credit card, fees will be refunded back to the credit card originally used for payment. In that case, the 3% CC fee will be applied.

Health Insurance

It is mandatory for ALH students to have health insurance during their stay in Canada. Students must purchase a health insurance plan in their home country or in Canada. Students may purchase health insurance plan through school.

 

 

guard.me

You may purchase guard.me through ALH. guard.me offers extensive coverage for the cost of only $2.00 per day.

Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP)

If you have a visa for one year or more, you are eligible to apply for Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan at no charge. It covers a basic health coverage. Alberta Health Care does not cover dentistry, vision, ambulances or prescribed medicines. Please check what is covered very carefully before going to see a doctor.

For more information, please contact:

Alberta Health Care Insurance

1-780-427-2711

https://www.alberta.ca/contact.cfm