Pay tuition for college or university studies

If you want to take a university or college programme, you must pay tuition. There are two types of tuition: statutory tuition and institutional tuition.

Last updated on 22 June 2022

Statutory tuition and institutional tuition

Your type of tuition depends on your situation. You pay statutory tuition if you meet the set conditions. For instance, if you attend a state-funded college or university.

If you do not meet the conditions for statutory tuition you must pay institutional tuition. For example, you attend a private academic institution or you have already completed 1 course at a state-funded institution and are starting a second one. 

Pay tuition

You pay tuition annually to your university or college.

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