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


In this article we will endeavor to offer the list of low tuition universities in Canada so you can easily make your choice. We are not affiliated to any institution in Canada but we do the research for you so that in times like this you just get the right info from our blog.

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.

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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.

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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.

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List of low Tuition Universities and Colleges in Canada with Fees

University Name Tuition + Fees (BS) International Tuition + Fees (MS/MBA) International
McGill University 20,000-45,000 CAD per year Around 11,000 CAD per year MBA- 47,000
University of Toronto 46000 CAD per year, 50,000 (upper year) Around 42000 USD per year
University of British Columbia Around 41,000 CAD per year”,”Around 6,500 CAD per semester MBA (15 months) 72,000
University of Alberta Around 26000 CAD per year Around 10,000 CAD per year
Universite de Montreal Around 8000 CAD per session
McMaster University Around 32000 CAD per year Around 18000 CAD per year
University of Waterloo Around 25000 (Arts) -38000 (Engineering) CAD per year Around 7500 CAD per sem.
University of Calgary Around 19000 CAD per year Around 17000 CAD per year
Western University Around 30000 CAD per year Around 22000 CAD per year
Queen’s University Around 43000 CAD per year Around 23000 CAD per year
Simon Fraser University Around 14000 CAD per year Around 10000 CAD per term per year
Dalhousie University Around 20000 CAD per year Around 15000 CAD per year

 Below are Universities in Canada We Have Carefully Reviewed Click on them to get their information

University Canada West

University of Toronto

McGill University

University of Saskatchewan

University of British Columbia


24 Responses

  1. moses yisa kolo says:

    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. Martha says:

    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. oluwatoyin says:

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

    • Mahmud Abdulla says:

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

  4. Koyratty-Gowseekhan Zouina Bibi Rizwaanah says:

    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?

  5. seun says:

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  6. Shakira says:

    Thank you for this information, its very helpful. I wish to study in canada

  7. olatayo regina says:

    Please kindly send me mail via low tuition fees for colleges in canada and their requirements.

  8. pathan says:

    please kindly send me email low tuition fees university for postgraduate in Canada and their requirements.Thank

  9. Bethel Ikechukwu says:

    Pls I need the application form for one of the university with low tuition fee engineering

  10. Antônio Augusto says:

    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.

  11. Avwenaghagha Okiemute joy says:

    Please how do I get admission to Saint Paul university, course medicine, I have BS Nursing already and if it possible to work.

  12. shakeel ikram says:

    Please kindly send me email low tution fees university for undergraduation programme Canada.

    I like canada people specially Canada President very nice.
    i have big dream in my life to study to Canada.

  13. Farihane Hammami says:

    My son is graduating from high school in June 2018. He would like to do undergraduate medical program in Canada.

    Can you recommend a a medical faculty/ university with low tuition fees?

  14. EDEKI Franklyn O says:

    Pls send me a link/website to a low tuition university for a master’s programme in Canada

  15. ZUBAIR says:

    I need some info about low fees university in canada toronto and i want to take admission in accounting and audit,plz send me list of universities

  16. bukola says:

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  17. Blessing Ngozi says:

    Please can you send me universities of low tuition fee that offers Masters programme in civil engineering
    from Blessing.

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  19. Vibin says:

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

  20. Onuwabhagbe fredrick says:

    My name is fredrick onuwabhagbe
    From Nigeria
    I have a degree in nautical science and 18 months seatime as Cadet ..
    I desire to further my education in canada maritime university. ..
    Please help me with the required information and fees required ..
    Thank you

  21. Samuel says:

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

  22. Enomfon says:

    Wonderful article! This article will help alot of people that are looking for low tuition universities in Canada.

  23. Jennifer says:

    I need the link for low tuition institutions offering law in Canada

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