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The Cost of Studying in Canada
 

Studying in Canada is not free, but it is affordable. The average cost for a foreign student for one school year (8 months) in an undergraduate program is C$11,903.

Canada offers the lowest tuition rates* for foreign students compared to the U.K., Australia, New Zealand and the US.  Rates at U.S. public universities were almost 1/3 higher than fees for Bachelorís degrees in Canada, while U.S. private university fees were more than double. 

*The Association of Commonwealth Universities 2003

University tuition fees for full-time foreign students,
General Arts and Sciences Programs in Canada

Province

2006 - 2007
Undergraduate tuition fees
(per academic year)*

2006 - 2007
Graduate tuition fees
(per academic year)**

Newfoundland and Labrador

$8,780

$1,896 - $3,549

Prince Edward Island

$8,970

$4,854 - $7,281

Nova Scotia

$8,233 - $14,349

$5,735 - $19,467

New Brunswick

$7,843 - $12,810

$7,260 - $9,384

Quebec

$10,068 - $12,930

$9,078 - $20,000

Ontario

$6,900 - $16,800

$5,650 - $26,764

Manitoba

$5,573 - $8,283

$4,170 - $7,937

Saskatchewan

$8,489 - $11,482

$2,000 - $7,078

Alberta

$8,000 - $15,767

$5,500 - $21,546

British Columbia

$9,248 - $17,667

$2,600 - $33,667

Source: Statistics Canada

*Undergraduate programs in arts
**Graduate programs in all faculties

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