In comparison to other countries such as the United Kingdom, United States, and Australia, the cost of studying in Canada is significantly more affordable. However, tuition fees in Canada are still some of the highest in the world.
The costs may vary depending on the post-secondary institution, type of program and city of study. For reference, tuition fees include the cost of the courses and credits, course materials, library fees, administration fees and registration fees.
How much does it cost to study in Canada in comparison to other countries?
|Country||Average annual tuition fees for undergraduate degrees for international students in CAD|
|England||From $18,214 up to $69,230|
|United States||From $38,600 to $58,000|
|Japan||From $7,864 to $10,550|
|Australia||From $33,720 to $40,463|
|Canada||From $20,000 to $33,623|
|Italy||From $1,200 to $26,840|
|Spain||From $1,000 to $3,355|
|France||From $3,717 to $5,059|
|Germany||The study is for free at public universities, but there are administrative fees of up to $400|
|South Korea||From $2,062 to $13,921|
In Canada, tuition for international students varies, especially when it comes to public and private post-secondary institutions. The numbers shown above are approximate to the average annual tuition fees of those countries, however, they may change depending on the program of studies and institution (public or private).
Acsenda School of Management, which would be considered a private institution, has a much more affordable tuition that many of its private and public competitors.
How much does it cost to study in Vancouver compare to other cities in Canada?
These are some most popular major cities in Canada for international students, including approximate tuition costs. Tuition in these cities are typically more expensive than smaller ones. Annual tuition costs per city in Canada for international students:
|City||Average annual tuition fees for international students in CAD|
|Quebec||From $17,000 to $26,500|
|Montreal||From $12,000 to $50,000|
|Vancouver||From $17,400 to $50,000|
|Toronto||From $10,700 to $60,440|
|Ottawa||From $11,000 to $46,000|
Values shown above are an estimate and may vary depending on the program of studies and the type of program and institution. Other fees might be included aside from tuition costs; if you are interested in enrolling in a post-secondary institution in Canada, check the costs that they have for tuition and the additional fees.
How much does it cost to study in Canada with Acsenda?
Every post-secondary institution in Canada has tuition fees and other expenses that students will have to pay throughout their program of studies. Some institutions may cost more, while others may provide more support options to help international students.
According to Statistics Canada, the average undergraduate tuition fee for domestic students in 2021/22 in Canada was $6,683. The average undergraduate tuition fee for international students in 2021/22 in Canada was $33,623.
This is why Acsenda provides financial aid initiatives to help international students access scholarships, bursaries, loans, and payment plans.
|Acsenda’s Tuition||Per course||Per term (3 courses)||Anually|
Table 1. Acsenda’s undergraduate tuition fees average 2021/2022
Values shown in Table 1 are an estimate of tuition fees depending on the number of courses you take and are in Canadian dollars. There are still fees that the tuition includes such as the registration fee ($51.00), library fee ($52.00), and copy/materials fee per course ($33.00).
If you want to find out more information about other Acsenda fees, please go to the Tuition and Fees section on the Acsenda website.