Low Tuition Universities in Canada with Tuition Fees from $5000 to $16000

Today, we will not only consider the Canadian universities with low tuition fees, but also, the cost of living in Canada, admission requirements at the Canadian institutions and colleges, how you can get a study visa and lastly, the application process.

It might interest you to know that we reviewed best universities in Canada so you can check them out to know how their play their cards.

Canada as a Top Study Abroad Nation for International Students

Recently, the number of international students wishing to study in Canada has greatly increased making the admission competition tougher such that only the top-notch students can successfully sail through.

This is seen due to the fact that Canada has a lot of top ranking institutions, high academic rankings, lots of job opportunities after graduation, vibrant cultural life, safe and secure environment and even a strong geographical beauty to mention but a few.

Additionally, Canada is one of the cheapest study abroad countries for international students. Also, there are so many affordable tuition universities and institutions you can study your dream course.

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Major cities include massive Toronto, west coast film center Vancouver, French-speaking Montréal and Québec City, and capital city Ottawa.

It might interest you to know that some universities in Canada operate on very low tuition fees. These tuition fees fall in the range of $5,000 to $16,000 per year for undergraduate, master and doctorate degree programs.

These fees can be higher depending on the course of study. Checking out the fees on the university’s portal is what we always recommend. Once you are ready to apply, we can assist you in the application process.

Cost of Living in Canada as an International Student

Cost of living  simply means the amount of money a student needs to take care of his/her expenses like feeding, accommodation, transportation etc. In Canada, it is very affordable.

That said, it can be estimated as $600 to $800 a month for a student’s living expenses. This amount will take care of his/her feeding, buying of books, stationery, transportation etc.

Breakdown of the cost of living in Canada for students:

  • Accommodation (bedroom apartment) – $400 approximately per month.
  • Books and supplies – $1000 per year
  • Movies – $8.50 – $13
  • Average restaurant meal – $10 – $25 per person
  • Groceries – $150 – $200 per month

A student can spend more or less. This list is just an estimate and strongly depends on one’s spending habits.

List of 20 low Tuition Universities and Colleges in Canada with Fees

  1. Saint Paul University $9,836
  2. Universite’ Saint- Anne $8,820
  3. Concordia University of Edmonton $11,680
  4. Macmaster University 14000 – 16000 
  5. University of Western Ontario 14000- 16000 
  6. Dalhousie University 14000-16000 
  7. University of Victoria 14000- 16000 
  8. University of Saskatchewan 12000- 14000 
  9. Mount Saint Vincent University 11,968 – 11,968
  10. University of Manitoba 12000-14000 
  11. Memorial University of Newfoundland 8,800 – 8,800
  12. Acadia University 14,553 – 14,553
  13. Université Sainte-Anne 8,540 – 8,540
  14. Brandon University $6,219
  15. Canadian Mennonite University $7,560
  16. Memorial University of Newfoundland $8,800
  17. Athabasca University $9,440 – $10,490
  18. Canadian Mennonite University $7,728 – $7,728
  19. Nova Scotia College of Art and Design 13,248 – 13,248
  20. University of Lethbridge 10,370

Admission Requirements and How to Apply to the Universities in Canada

Applying to any Canadian university as an international student takes different methods. This is because different universities in Canada have their own policy regarding admission requirements.

You need to visit the webpage of any institution you may wish to apply for specific guidelines on that. Contact us for special assistance on how to apply.

If you want to apply for graduate studies in Canada, you will have to pass through these steps below:

  • Fill in an application form online
  • Submit your qualifications and transcripts
  • Show proof in proficiency in English or French( language of instruction is based on the program you want to study)
  • Submit letters of recommendation
  • You will need to write letter of motivation – an essay explaining why you chose to study in Canada
  • For international students that finished their undergraduate program outside Canada, you may be required to pay an International Credential Evaluation fee to have your qualifications valid
  • Finally, after your admission is guaranteed, you have to apply for a visa or study permit, and can also apply for scholarships or grants.


  1. thanks for this infomation ‘please are these fees still obtainable as they were?
    is it hard to get visa to Canada as a PhD student?

  2. Am Martha from Nigeria, I wish to study in Canada to be fast in learning and to make it in life by achieving my goal, after studying in Canada

  3. How easy is it to acquire study Visa to Canada and while studying will I be giving work permit and for how many hours

    1. International students may work in Canada for a maximum of 20-hrs a week. Students may work on campus or off-campus

  4. I am interested to come for studies. I have 3 years experience in Credit Control. Could you please send me an e-mail with the courses available?

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  9. Hi, I’m 18 years old and I’m Brazilian guy. I would like to know a university has support plans for South American students, I plan work and study while I stay in the college. I currently have the financial support of my parents to study 1000 CAD dollars. Thank you in advance for your attention.

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  18. Hi I am interested in studying in tourism in Canada can you tell me the cheapest tution fees college to do tourism course

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  20. Pls I need the link for universities with low tuition fee in post graduate studies in canada. I am an electronic engineering graduate.

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  22. can you give me a medical courses like physio theraspist and nurses for 4year and how much and what school?

  23. I need information about getting admission into information technology faculty and the tuition fee.thank you

  24. My name is Vladimir Tadiwanashe Tendayi.
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