Tuition, Financial Aid & Payments

There’s no question that Act Five is a significant investment.
There is A TON of value packed into eight months. Consistently, our graduates demonstrate:

  • High engagement in postsecondary pathways
  • Meaningful involvement and leadership in church, on campus, through service and leadership opportunities and more
  • Mature faith, character, sense of who they are and ability to participate in community, church and culture

2023-2024 Act Five Fees

Tuition & Program fees – $9200

*In addition to what students pay, Act Five is heavily subsidized through the gifts of generous donors and partners.

What this includes:

  • Excellent educational program, books, faculty & community activities
  • Wilderness trips, retreats, indigenous learning trips, conferences, and all other travel
    *A total of 10+ overnight trips overall!
  • High level of staff support, staff expertise and intentional mentorship
  • 8-week field placement coordination, support and supervision
  • A long-term community of support & opportunities for Act Five alumni

Room and Board – $8900

  • Costs of 8 months of housing, residence life support and ALL food

Service Trips

Act Five students will be seen as volunteers on these trips through various charities, and they will be asked to fundraise in support of these charities and their service trip activities.

2023-2024 Financial Aid

While recognizing the high value of Act Five, we want to ease the barrier of costs as much as possible.


Thanks to the gifts of generous donors, Act Five is able to offer Financial Assistance based on individual need.

If you are applying to Act Five and want to be considered for financial assistance, please complete our Financial Aid Form by March 31st, 2023. *Limited funding will remain for later applicants.

Sponsorship through “Sending Community”

Through church communities, family, friends or schools, several Act Five students are “sent” to Act Five by the communities behind them.

Act Five will work with incoming students to write letters, prepare presentations and facilitate conversations to garner support from their “sending communities”.

Other Scholarships / Bursaries

There are some awards available through different organizations for those participating in programs like this – you’ll just need to search for them!

Payment Schedule & Refund Policy (’23-’24)

Enrolment Deposit

A $500 deposit is due by June 1, 2023 and will be non-refundable after June 15th, 2023.  $350 of this deposit will be credited to the student’s fall term balance, while $150 will be held as a Damage Deposit until the completion of the program’s second term.

2023-24 Payment Schedule*

  • August 11, 2023 – $4450 for Remaining First Term Tuition & Fees plus $4450 for Room & Board
  • December 29, 2023 – $4600 for Second Term Tuition & Fees plus $4450 for Room & Board
  • Details regarding contributions/fundraising for partner charities to support their service trips will be provided once determined.

Payments can be made to Act Five Initiatives with online banking, Credit Card, Pre-Authorized Direct Debit (PAD), debit, or cheque. Questions regarding payments can be directed to

* The above payments are non-refundable as of the dates listed.

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