All students pay tuition fees and compulsory levies. Calculate how much your courses will cost and learn about the other compulsory fees for study at Victoria.
Domestic and international student fees
Your enrolment is confirmed once you’ve signed and returned an Offer of Study, Change of Course form or any document formally agreeing your acceptance into a course. You are then liable for the fees unless you formally withdraw before the appropriate dates.
Fees-free tertiary study
For 2019, first-time tertiary domestic learners may be eligible for fees-free study. Find out more about fees-free study at Victoria.
Other compulsory fees
All students enrolled at Victoria University are required to pay the following fees.
Student Services Levy
The levy is a contribution towards student support services delivered by and through Victoria University of Wellington to support and facilitate the best academic outcomes for all students. Refer to Appendix A in the Student Services Levy Policy for a full list of services.
Additional payment may be required to access some goods, services or amenities.
- Internal students: $756.00 (2018), $790.00 (2019)
- Distance students: $378.00 (2018), $395.00 (2019)
Student Assistance Levy
This levy is used to assist students suffering exceptional financial hardship.
- 2018: $24.00 for all students (no GST)
- 2019: $27.60 for all students
Some courses have additional costs for items such as study materials, equipment or field trips. There are also additional administrative costs when ordering transcripts and replacement student ID cards. A full list of these administrative costs can be viewed in Appendix D of the Fees Statute.