Tuition Information

Audio Engineering Tuition – $12,300 (six month program)
Motion Picture Arts Tuition – $12,300 (six month program)
3D Animation Tuition – $17,600 (one year program)

Scroll down to see all available funding options, including bursaries and scholarships.

Tuition includes:

  • all materials including the textbook.
  • a PAVED Arts (media arts presentation and production centre) membership.
  • a SaskMusic (Saskatchewan Recording Industry Association) membership for Audio students.

Students will be required to provide their own external hard drive and headphones.

Funding Options

Student Loans – RAIS is a designated school with the Canadian Provincial Integrated Student Loan Program. To apply for student loans online go to:

 & Bursaries

  • Motion Picture Arts Scholarship – For the September 2020 term, RAIS is offering a scholarship worth 50% of the total tuition ($6150) for the Motion Picture Arts Program. To receive this scholarship, the applicant must create a short film. Submission deadline (September 2020 term) is June 1st 2020.
  1. The film can be of any type (drama, documentary, music video etc). Make the best product you can, using whatever technology you have at your disposal.
  2. The short film can be no longer than 8 minutes.
  3. Click the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of this page. Fill out the online application form. Under the “How Did You Hear About Us” field, type “Scholarship”. You will be contacted via email to arrange for an interview and tour of the school.
  4. Send a link of your completed movie to
  5. If you do not receive the scholarship for this term, you cannot submit the same video again. However, you can submit a new video to gain a scholarship in a future term.
  • Bursaries – Every term RAIS offers a $2000 bursary toward the tuition for each program. To apply for the bursary, applicants must fill out the online application form. Under the “How Did You Hear About RAIS” section of the application form, type in “RAIS Bursary” and an explanation why you think you deserve to receive it. Once the application is complete, submit the form. You will be contacted via email to arrange for an interview and tour of the school. 

 – RAIS is an accepted and qualified institution for Registered Education Savings Plans. Visit CanLearn to find out more.

Student Line of Credit from the Bank

Royal Bank Student Line of Credit
TD Canada Trust Student Line of Credit
CIBC Student Line of Credit
BMO Student Line of Credit

First Nations Students  – First Nation Students may have access to educational funding through their Band. Additional funding options may include:

We encourage interested individuals to call (306) 292-6744 or (306) 220-6944 to arrange a tour of our facility and talk with our administrators about any questions they may have about the program.

The Recording Arts Institute of Saskatoon
1926 Alberta Ave
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 1R9