Fees & Materials

Full-Time Students

Tuition:

  • Vista Virtual School does not have fees for tuition or materials associated with our full-time students.

Materials & Material Returns:

  • Please refer to our Course Catalogue. All ordered materials are mailed to full-time students at no cost; they are not available online.
  • All materials must be returned within 90 days of the course expiry date or completion in reusable condition, otherwise, fees for damaged or unreturned materials will be charged.
Part-Time Students

Tuition:

  • Vista Virtual School does not have fees for tuition associated with our part-time students.

Materials & Material Returns:

  • Please refer to our Course Catalogue for materials and pricing.
  • All ordered materials are mailed to the student; they are not available online.
  • All required materials for part-time students’ course(s) have a caution fee that is 100% refundable when materials are returned to Vista Virtual School within 90 days of the course(s) expiry date or of being completed.
  • All required materials must be in reusable condition in order to receive a refund.

Extensions:

  • Extensions for our part-time students may be granted with teacher approval, upon presentation of a reasonable completion plan, and are at no cost.
  • Extensions must be requested within six months of the course expiry or withdrawal date.
  • Students who turn 20 during the school year cannot have a course extended beyond August 15.

Refunds for School-Aged Part-Time Students

Required Instructional Materials
Application declined by VVSFull refund
Application cancelled or withdrawn at student’s request before the registration is processed and any course materials are shippedFull refund
Textbooks and instructional materials returned in reusable/resealable condition (textbooks with accompanying CD must return CD), within three months of course completion or withdrawalFull refund
Adult Students

Fees for Adult Students

Tuition for Grade 10 to Grade 12 Courses $130.00 per credit
Three Month Course Extension $100.00
Transcript Evaluation $100.00
High School Equivalency Application$100.00

Tuition:

  • Adult tuition fees are $130 per credit. For example, a 5-credit course would have a tuition fee of $650 plus any materials ordered.
  • Students funded through the Skills Investment Bursary have their tuition and material fees covered by Alberta Works.

Materials:

  • Please refer to our Course Catalogue for materials and pricing.
  • The cost is averaged out between used and new textbooks; but as such, you may receive a used textbook in reusable condition.
  • Course materials ordered through Vista Virtual School are not refundable.
  • All ordered materials are mailed to the student; they are not available online.
  • Student can choose to purchase textbooks and other materials from any available source.

Course Extensions:

  • Extensions may be granted with teacher approval, upon presentation of a reasonable completion plan.
  • Course extensions are provided in three-month increments, one extension at a time.
  • An adult student may have a maximum of four course extensions per course.
  • Adult students can extend their course(s) up to 12 months from the original date of enrollment.
  • Extensions must be requested within six months of the course expiry or withdrawal date.
  • Courses funded by the Skills Investment Bursary (SIB) cannot be extended beyond the Training Session End Date.

For more information, please visit the Adult Upgrading page.

Refunds for Adult Students

Registration Fees
Application declined by VVSFull refund
Application cancelled at student’s request before the registration is processed and any course materials are shippedFull refund
Registration withdrawn within 45 days of enrolment date with zero to three
gradeables submitted
Refund less $50 processing fee
Registration withdrawn within 45 days of enrolment date, but with more than
three gradeables submitted (to a maximum of five lessons or assignments)
Refund less 50% of registration fee
Registration withdrawn after 45 days of enrolmentNo refund
Required Instructional Materials
Application declined by VVSFull refund
Application cancelled at student’s request before the registration is processed and any course materials are shippedFull refund
Textbooks and materials (unused and in resellable condition) returned after registration cancelled or withdrawn within 45 days of enrolmentRefund less 10% restocking fee
Textbooks returned beyond 45 days from the enrolment dateNo refund for adult students