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Tips On How To Study Abroad In Canada

    Canada is a country which is situated in Northern America. It’s the second largest country and shares ocean border with the Atlantic Ocean in the east; the Arctic Ocean to the north and the Pacific Ocean in the west. Canada also shares border with the United States of America in the south and in the northwest (Alaska). Many international Students prefer to study in Canada because the rewards of studying in Canada are big while the cost is small, particularly when compared to its neighbors in the south. So, if you cannot afford the unbearable high cost of studying in other parts of the world (like UK, Australia, and the US) it’s time for you to consider studying in Canada. This is coupled with many scholarship opportunities that’s available for international students. This article provides detailed information on the cost of studying in Canada, cost of living, admission requirements and how to apply for admission.

    Read also: University Of Ottawa, Canada: Ranking, Tuition Fees and Admission Procedures

    Cost of Studying in Canada

    Aside from the many tuition exempted programs in various Universities in Canada, the country is also known for lower tuition fees for all classes of students including all international students. It is therefore advised that you contact the university find out if you are qualified for one of those exempted tuition fees programs.

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    Cost of Living in Canada

    Cost of living in Canada as a student is dependent on the type of accommodation you intend to stay. This is because the cost of living can actually be high or low depending on the nature of accommodation and whether it is shared with roommates or not. The expenses in a month may range from $800Cdn to $1,255 Cdn or $1,505 Cdn per month. Please find the breakdown of living cost below:

    1. Accommodation (Single, off-campus, not shared) $1,050

    2. Food cost $275

    3. Clothing cost $50

    4. Miscellaneous $150

    Cost of Living $1,255-$1,505 Cdn

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    Admission Requirement

    In order to be admitted as an undergraduate Student in Canada, the Student must have a Senior or Higher Secondary school Leaving Certificate which qualifies a student for University Study abroad, this also qualifies international students for studies in Canadian Universities and for post graduate program like Masters a valid Bachelor certificate or its equivalent is always required while for Ph.D. programs, a valid Masters certificate will also be required.

    Language requirement

    English Speaking Countries

    The English language is the main language of communication in Canada and for this reason, it is the primary language of instruction in Canadian Universities. Therefore, students seeking admission in Canada are required to demonstrate a high proficiency in the use of English Language.

    Other Countries

    International Students who are not from English Speaking Countries are also expected to demonstrate their English proficiency by taking approved English based exams. It is advised you contact your University for the kind of approved English-based exam that is required.

    How to apply admission

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    The process to apply for admission varies from one University to the other and also the nature of the study program.

    Application deadline

    The deadline for intake of international students into any program is normally fixed by the department of course of study. The following is recommended:

    January – March: this is the time or period when the adverts are normally announced or made, so online application can be submitted with the supplementary documents such as the reference letter, transcripts etc.

    April – August: admission letters are issued to successful applicants. The deadline to accept the admission and complete the online registration will be indicated.

    July – September: commencement of online course registration.

    Early September: Commencement of Orientation program

    Mid of September: Commencement of Lectures.

    List of Universities in Canada

    1 Acadia University


    2 Algoma University

    Sault Ste. Marie

    3 Ambrose University


    4 Aurora College

    Forth Smith …

    5 Bishop’s University


    6 Brandon University


    8 Brock UniversitySt. Catharines …

    9 Burman UniversityLacombeRegina

    11 Canadian Mennonite University


    12 Cape Breton University

    Sydney …

    13 Capilano University

    North Vancouver …

    14 Carleton University


    15 CollègeMilitaire royal du Canada

    Kingston …

    16 College of the North Atlantic

    Stephenville …

    17 CollègeUniversitaire Dominican

    Ottawa …

    18 Concordia University


    19 Concordia University of Edmonton


    20 Crandall University


    21 Dalhousie University


    22 École de TechnologieSupérieure

    MontrealQuebec City …

    24 ÉcolePolytechnique de Montréal


    25 Emily Carr University of Art and Design


    27 HEC Montréal


    28 Kingswood University


    29 Kwantlen Polytechnic University

    Surrey …

    30 Lakehead University

    Thunder Bay

    31 Laurentian University

    Sudbury …

    32 Luther College at the University of Regina


    33 MacEwan University


    34 McGill University

    Montreal …

    35 McMaster University

    Hamilto37 Mount Allison University

    Sackville …

    38 Mount Royal University


    39 Mount Saint Vincent University


    40 Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

    Merritt …

    41 Nipissing University

    North Bay …

    42 Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

    Edmonton …

    43 NSCAD University


    44 OCAD University


    45 Queen’s University


    46 Redeemer University College


    47 Royal Roads University


    48 Ryerson University


    49 Saint Mary’s University


    50 SAIT Polytechnic


    51 Simon Fraser University

    Burnaby …

    52 St. Francis Xavier University


    53 St. Mary’s University


    54 St. Stephen’s University

    St. Stephen

    55 St. Thomas More College


    56 St. Thomas University


    57 The King’s University


    59 The University of Western Ontario


    60 The University of Winnipeg


    61 Thompson Rivers University


    62 Trent University

    Peterborough …

    63 Trinity Western University


    64 Université de Moncton

    Moncton …

    65 Université de Montréal


    66 Université de Saint-Boniface


    67 Université de Sherbrooke

    Sherbrooke …

    68 Université du Québec

    Quebec City …

    69 Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

    Chicoutimi …

    70 Université du Québec à Montréal

    Montréal …

    71 Université du Québec à Rimouski

    Rimouski …

    72 Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières


    73 Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue

    Rouyn-Noranda …

    74 Université du Québec enOutaouais


    75 Université Laval

    Quebec City

    76 Université Sainte-Anne

    Pointe de l’Église …

    77 University Canada West


    78 University of Alberta

    Edmonton …

    79 University of Calgary


    80 University of Guelph

    Guelph …

    81 University of King’s College


    82 University of Lethbridge

    Lethbridge …

    83 University of Manitoba


    84 University of New Brunswick

    Fredericton …

    85 University of Northern British Columbia

    Prince George …

    86 University of Ontario Institute of Technology


    87 University of Ottawa


    88 University of Prince Edward Island


    89 University of Regina


    90 University of Saskatchewan


    91 University of the Fraser Valley

    Abbotsford …

    92 University of Toronto


    93 University of Victoria


    94 University of Waterloo


    95 University of Windsor


    96 Vancouver Island University

    Nanaimo …

    97 Wilfrid Laurier University

    Waterloo …

    98 York University


    99 Yorkville University


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