Tuition Fees in Canada
Explore tuition fees in Canada for bachelor's degrees and find the right bachelors degree at the right tuition cost for you.
Tuition fees in Canada tend to be less than the US, UK and Australia but still higher than other nations. Tuition fees for international students in Canada start at about CA$14,000 per year.
Universities in Canada set their own fees so how much you pay will depend highly on what and where you decide to study.
The amount of funding that universities receive varies widely. Universities in Quebec receive the most funding and have the lowest tuition fees, while institutions in Atlantic Canada generally have the least funding.
The Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) have a useful online tool
where international students can quickly calculate the costs of studying at universities in Canada as well as guidance on how to apply.
Now that you know how much it will cost to study in Canada, you may be asking how to fund your studies.
The most common sources of funding for international students in Canada are:
The Canadian government
The Canadian government has money set aside for students just like you. Although many are focused on graduate or postdoctoral degrees, some are designed for or open to undergraduate students. A search online can direct you to individual applications.
Your home university
Stop by your school’s study abroad office and major department and see if any funding is available. They are often eager to help students out.
Your host university
Some universities in Canada have scholarships that are specific to international students. You may want to keep this in mind as you pick a school - this information can be found on each university’s website.
A good source of scholarships is the Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Program,
which has scholarships for students from commonwealth countries.