Studying in Canada can be a costly investment for any international student. In addition to the cost of living, students are asked to pay higher than average fees for post-secondary study programs. Please see the information provided below for an estimate of cost per program of study.

2017–2018 International Tuition Fees for Full-time Study 

Field of study grouping

Undergraduate

Graduate

Education

$17,337

$13,962

Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies

$20,571

$13,150

Humanities

$22,229

$13,460

Social and behavioural sciences

$21,604

$13,557

Law, legal professions and studies

$27,056

$16,549

Business management and public administration

$23,555

$20,518

Physical and life sciences and technologies$24,456$13,730
 Mathematics, computer and information sciences$25,273$13,067
Engineering

$26,582

$15,870

Architecture and related technologies

$22,171

$20,123

Agriculture, natural resources and conservation

$20,268

$12,416

Dentistry

$53,105

$20,565

Medicine

$33,084

Not available

Nursing

$18,806

$12,183

Pharmacy

$32,886

$10,548

Veterinary medicine

$58,629

$8,640

Other health, parks, recreation and fitness

$20,117

$16,031

 

When you apply for a study permit, you will be asked to show you have enough money to support yourself while studying in Canada. This is usually around $5000 CAD per semester of study. Note that in many cases, you will be asked to show your funds for the entire duration of your semester or program (this is especially true for programs one-year in length. Therefore it is unrealistic to assume that just because you have paid your tuition fees, you will be issued a study permit.