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Program Fees & Financing

Program Fees

The Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries Inc. fees for the
Dental Hygiene Program are as follows:

Tuition Fees


Full time program: 18 months

Additional Fees:

Books: $3,550.00
Expendable Materials $1,200.00
Uniforms and Equipment $1,725.00
Other Compulsory Fees $250.00
Equipment Rental Fees: $1,050.00

Total $55,575.00

International Student Fee $8,000.00 (if applicable)

*Book fees may be subject to change due to price increases by book publishers.

Tuition Information

Additional fees can only be made by certified cheque, bank draft and / or money order. Monthly tuition payments will be made by post-dated personal cheques.

Transportation fees are the responsibility of the student.

The cost of uniforms is included in the addtiional fees. This includes: Two golf shirts, two sets of scrubs, and two lab coats. Black dress pants, black shoes and white running shoes are the responsibility of the student.

Clinical insurance fees are paid to the insurance provider in advance as per their policy and are non-refundable.

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Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries Inc. is approved under the Ontario Career Colleges Act, 2005.
Our Dental Hygiene Program has received Accreditation from The Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada.

Financing Options For Dental Hygiene Programs

Monthly Payments

Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries Inc. makes payment for the course easier through monthly payments.

Total cost of the program including books, uniforms, equipment, etc is $55,575.00 (18.5 months).

OSAP Ontario Student Assistance Program

Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify. For more information, please visit:

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Student Loans from Financial institutions

Dental Hygiene is a respected profession and banks may offer financial assistance knowing that the loan will be repaid. We work with several financial institutions and can help you arrange financing.

Other Provincial Assistance Programs

Other provinces and territories may also offer finanical assistance programs for those who qualify. Please visit

The Lifelong Learning Plan

The Canada Revenue Agency Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP): allows you to withdraw funds from your RRSP's to finance your education. You can also withdraw funding from your spouse or common law partner's LLP. Limits are $10,000.00 per year to a maximum of $20,000.00.

Registered Education Savings Plan

Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) If you are named as the beneficiary of this plan by one of your family members you may be able to use these funds.

Employment Ontario

The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in Ontario administers programs that helps people who are unemployed and want to get back into the workforce. There is limited funding but you may qualify. Please visit for more information.

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