List of low tuition universities in Canada for International students with fees ranging from $5000 to $10000

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If you cannot afford the huge tuition to study in places like the UK, US, Australia and the Netherlands, you can make up your mind to study in low tuition universities in Canada.  Studying in Canada is a rewarding investment for your future with access to a premier education, exciting cross-cultural experiences, and a globally recognized degree. In this post, I’m going to list some good low tuition universities in Canada with tuition fees ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 per academic year.

But before I do that, I will like to talk about the cost of living in Canada, to save as a guide as you are preparing for your study in the country.

Cost of living in Canada

The cost of living in Canada is estimated at $600 to $800  per month which covers the cost of accommodation, food, groceries, bus fair, medicals etc.

Here’s a breakdown of the total living cost:

Bus Fare One Way (local) $2.00 – $3.00
Average Restaurant Meal $10.00 – 25.00 per person
Movie $8.50 – $13.00
Letter within Canada $0.52
International Postage (letter) $1.55

One month’s lodging, one-bedroom apartment: $400 app.
Local telephone call: $0.25 Approx
Modest restaurant meal: lunch $7/dinner $14 Approx
Movie: $11.50 – $13 Approx

Books & Supplies $ 1000 per year
Groceries $150 – $200 per month
Utilities & Sundry – $300 per month

Let’s now look at a list of low tuition universities in Canada with tuition fees

List of low tuition universities in Canada for international students

Name of Institution                           Tuition fees
Athabasca University                          $9,440 – $10,490
The Kings University College                          $9,920
Brandon University                          $6,219
Dominican University College                          $5,000
Saint Paul University                          $9,836
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology                          $5000 – $7000
Memorial University Of Newfoundland                           $8,800

List of Universities in Canada with affordable tuition fees for international students

University Undergraduate Tuition (USD$) Postgraduate Tuition (USD$)
Macmaster University 14000 – 16000 14000- 16000
University of Western Ontario 14000- 16000 12000- 14000
University of Otawa 14000- 16000 14000-16000
Dalhousie University 14000-16000 14000-16000
University of Victoria 14000- 16000 6000 – 8000
University of Saskatchewan 12000- 14000    4000- 6000
University of Manitoba 12000-14000    8000- 10000
Memorial University of Newfoundland
8,800 – 8,800
University of Prince Edward Island 11,600 – 11,600
Acadia University 14,553 – 14,553
Université Sainte-Anne 8,540 – 8,540
Mount Saint Vincent University
11,968 – 11,968
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD University) 13,248 – 13,248
St. Francis Xavier University
13,560 – 13,560
Saint Mary’s University 12,500 – 12,500
Cape Breton University
12,490 – 12,490
Université de Moncton
9,971 – 9,971
University of Northern BC 9,814
University of Lethbridge 10,370


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  1. Munish says

    I would like to know which university near by edmonton has least fee for international student for any course?

  2. suave says

    would please tell me how much can I earn in a month?? Can I afford my annual tuition fees along with living cost??

    • rammy wilfred says


      kindly help me with this information, i will finish my undergraduate degree in pshchology by july 2014, i want to do my masters in pshchology in canada in either, forensic psy, industrial or any relevant field of psy, what i want to know is when is the best time to apply, also which universities has the lowest tuition fees for international students taking into consideration all other charges. also do i need to sit for any english test as requirement, though my undergraduate course is taught in english and my countrys official language is english.

      many thanks

  3. keith says

    Which university in Canada has the lowest tuition fees for international student studying computer science or information technology?

      • Bowale says

        Please is there Post graduate (MSc) in Information Technology course in Memorial University of Newfounland Or any other school in canada?

      • Adrian says

        good day my name is Adrian from nigeria i m studying law. I would like to get a good school around $4000 to $5000

        • says

          Hi Adrian, you can’t find any university in Canada that offers law with that tuition fee range.
          The lowest you can get is $8000 to $10,000 per year.

  4. Jennydaba says

    Hello! Please, can you help me with affordable schools that offer post graduate diploma in environmental sciences?
    Thank you.

    • says

      Hi Jennydaba, universities abroad offer pre-masters programs for people who don’t have the requirement to do a masters program. University college, Dublin offers pre-masters in Environmental sciences and you can click here to access their site and here to see the tuition fees.

  5. am richard, says

    please i read public administration, higher diploma with GPA 2.65, but presently i want to study education, teaching for my master degree. so which university offer this with cheap cost? pls send me their website thanks.

  6. Fabteejay says

    Hello! Please I am National Diploma holder on Computer Science, If I want to continue my study at Canada, please which affordable university can I put-in for?

  7. Sunny says

    Would like to know which University offers PhD Environmental/Public health where I can as well do part time job. I have a DVM and M.Tech (Animal production ) degree.

  8. Sleek C. says

    Hello. Thanks for the info and great job there. I’ve looked up schools with low cost tuition in Natural Resources Management (NRM) or similar Masters programs e.g Forestry (or Forest Eng.). I did find some interesting schools (UBC, UNBC, UManitoba, UAlberta etc.), with the cost ranging from $6500 to $15000. What I want to know is if it’s possible to get some part-time jobs and afford half to three quaters the tuition + living expenses for like the $6500 NRM program in UAlberta.

  9. SOUMIK says

    Hello sir,
    I’m a 12th appearing student and will complete my exam on March 2015, and sir, I want to persue my undergraduate degree from one of the best universities of Europe.. Sir, I want to do the B.ENG in Informatics….. As I’m on search of a schoolarship but still If I get an admission to a tution free University then it’ll be better for me to study there.. I have heard that in Germany most of the universities haven’t charge a single tution fee, but the medium of learning is German, and I don’t know German .. So I’m on search of a university who offers the above mentioned course what is taught entirely in English… Sir, can u please help me to find the best university where there’s no tution fee and the entire course is in English.. If you kindly do so then I’ll be highly oblidged to you..

    Thank you…

  10. GERAED NEDU says


  11. Phil says

    Hi, Can anyone help me with affordable universities in canada that offer natural or environmental sciences at undergraduate level. pls tuition should not be above $5000 per year.
    Thanks yall.

      • Ayo says

        I am a Nigerian and I want to apply for a masters in International business in a university in canada I hve a 2.2 lower class and scored 80 in my Toefl IBT and I wnt to know my chances and also would like to know if you hve an Agent in my country Nigeria

    • says

      Hi Francis,

      you didn’t state what program you are wishing to go in for UG or PG program.

      but not to worry you can contact me to help with necessary informations on what you need to put in your application.
      if you are still looking at this year you should may act fast.

      The under-listed are required to proceed with application;

      Degree certificate
      SSCE qualification
      Letter from sponsor
      Personal statement
      English test (IELTS, TOEFL if applicable)
      Application Processing fee (If applicable)
      2 Reference letters (academic and professional)
      International passport (Data page)

    • says

      Hi Maryam,

      are you a nurse by profession? we will love to help you with your application. if you can email me i’ll be glad to put you through.

      Campus Connections is a recruitment agency for students wishing to study abroad linking them with opportunities across the world.
      Our educational services include

      * Application processing into institution in UK, USA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, EUROPE, ASIA and DUBAI

      * Visa Counseling and Guidance etc

      for enquiries

      tel: 08186775365

      if you’ll kindly inbox i will

  12. Solomon Tinuoye says

    Pls , which low tuition university will u recommend for me , if I was to enter my MBA.. Pls send the link as well. Thanks

  13. osumare says

    please admin can you tell about me schools with low tuition fee in canada for my phd in art painting or visual art related. am presently in final semester in a university in north cyprus with gp 3.56 i want to apply with this first semester b4 i finish second semester so i could move immediately im done here i have maximum of 3 to 4months to my graduation. my major intention is to work and school.

  14. Nayem says

    Hello, Can any one please advice me with any university within Canada offers Masters of Accounting, tuition fees 12000 to 16000, for international students. Thanks!

  15. AGBO E ANSLEM says


  16. osamudaimen imadiyi says

    am in a graduate with HND in computer science .please i want to know if i can apply for a direct master degree program in university of victoria or university of saskatchenwan both in canada?

    • says

      Hi Osamudaimen, you cannot apply for a masters program with HND result, no University will accept that. You will need to apply first for a pre-mastetrs program which will eventually qualify you for a masters program. For more information on how to get a pre-masters program in Canada email me at or call +2347037293057.

  17. ASHU says

    please i will like to study master in busines administration and management i want you to sent me a university with moderate fee . I had a degree in anthropology or you can look for me any related course please am waiting for your reply thanks

  18. FEYI says

    can you help me get connected to a tuition free univ. for my phd in marketing/business admin. i have a Bsc, pgd and mba (marketing) can i work alongside research? thanks

  19. omoni lucky says

    Pls am interested with in studying in canada university am
    looking the cheapst one,that I can afford with low cost of living.the one they can grant me working permit and scholarship also.this my mobil number:+23407030278539.God bless u

  20. olawore oluwakayode ezekiel says

    Please can anyone get me A affordable university in canada or america which offers architecture and I want to be working alongside with it.

  21. olawore oluwakayode says

    Pls am interested with in studying in canada university, architecture as a course, I already have higher diploma certificate in architecture in one of. The biggest polytechnic in Nigeria. am
    looking the cheapest one,that I can afford with low cost of
    living. the one they can grant me working permit because I wish to be working along side wit studying too

    • says

      Hi, Olawore, we can help you fulfill your dreams of studying Architecture in Canada. First and foremost, you will need to send scanned copies of your results to us for assessment, to see if you are eligible to study Architecture in Canada. Please visit the link below for more information;

  22. sugumar babu says

    Hi, i have completed bachelors of commerce and 5years exp with Multi national bank, now i am looking for a certificate program in Finance field (8 to 12 month), please tell me what would be the full fees structure which includes Coll fees, accommodation and Cost of living per month and is there any possibility of joining part time job and how much i can earn in a month.

    • says

      Hi Sugumar, for certificate programs in Canada, you should budget between $10,000 to $15,000 per year. Cost of living depends on the student’s lifestyle, but a minimum of $600 to $800 per month is okay. There are also part time jobs for students in Canada. We can assist you with the processing of the admission, visit this link for more information;

  23. Samuel Odame says

    Pls I want to study in Actuarial Science , undergraduate program in one of the unversities with fees ranging from $5000-6000 . Pls kindly help me .

  24. Samuel Odame says

    Pls I want to stdy Bsc Actuarial Science in one of the universities in Canada , which also grants scholarships and with low fees ranging frm $5000-6000 . Im a Ghanaian , studying the course in the University of Ghanaian , buh the University isnt being of help . Kindly Help Me Plssss . this is my number , 0264858561 . Viber , watsapp or Call .

  25. Nafis says

    Hi there, thank you all in advance,
    I’d appreciate if you can help me telling about the universities in Canada with the lowest fees to continue education in Master of Business Administration. I’m really interested in it and want to know about Canadian universities in this case.
    Thank you so much

  26. Charles samson says

    pls, I am presently in Mauritius island wish to study mech. engineering undergraduate program in canada. Want to know which university accept $5000 ↔ 7000 as tuition fees please thanks. +23058686070, and whatapp num

  27. Richmond says

    please can you help me do my master in accounting in one of the lowest tuition university in Canada or mba in accounting without writing gmat exam . the fee should be in the range of 5000 to 15000.

  28. Mr Oladipupo says

    Sir/Ma, i will like to study office management technology (secretariat studies ) at undergraduate level. Is there any univ. that offer this course or any related course(s) ? Thanks

    Pls. kindly send the universities brouchurse / school guide to Mr OLADIPUPO M.O BOX 2714 GPO DUGBE IBADAN OYO STATE NIGERIA W/AFRICA

  29. okotete violet says

    I graduated with third class,is it possibly for me to do my master degree in Canada and hw much

  30. VASANTH says


    I am planning to do my master in Environmental Engineering at Singapore. At present am working in Singapore.

    Can anyone suggest me which university i should select for my graduate course in canada?


  31. VASANTH says


    I am planning to do my master in Environmental Engineering at Canada. At present am working in Singapore.

    Can anyone suggest me which university i should select for my graduate course in canada with affordable fees


  32. mustapha seve says

    i would like to study in canada and am from nigeria is there any gurantee that i would get a job while schooling immediately i start ?

  33. Gbenga says

    please kindly advise on the possibility of getting a job in Canada if i have an invitation to study there.

  34. oluwaseun john says

    good day,
    i wish to study medicine/surgery in canada but i want you to search very low fees deemed to medicine course in your reputable establishment.

    regards to you.

  35. Abugu Richard says

    Please, kindly supply me with information about post graduate studies in medicine as I intend to send my ward to Canada for the program. Thanks.

  36. yusuf zainab says

    I finished with a 2.3cgpa in economics education but I want to go for msc program n canada. Which university can I apply to

  37. georgina says

    Please am a Nigeria I will like to do my masters in advertising in Canada is graduated with a 2:2 second class lower I want a school that the fee is between the range of 5,000 to 8,000

  38. says

    I have given the exams of grade 11 now I am in grade 12 after intermediate I want to do my f s c in Canada but I want the cheapest university which is in Edmonton Alberta because there I have uncle house I also want to know that do university allow me to do part Time job to pay my fees and how I apply for admission please must answer me

  39. Tosin says

    Please I will like to know the cheapest Travel and Tourism institution in Europe and Africa? I will appreciate your quick respond.

    Thank you.

  40. Bobola Adekunle Sunday says

    Hi admin,
    Kudos for the good work you are doing here.
    I am looking for a school in Canada with a low tuition and cost of living where I can put in for my masters in economics/education.
    Will gladly appreciate it if you can provide me with necessary information about such schools on the best time to apply, admission processes and academic calendar.
    I really wish to put in for it this year if possible, thanks and more power to your elbow.

  41. Md. Mahmudul Hasan says

    I completed my graduate as well as MS on Mathematics from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Have been working in a private bank for 06 yrs. Looking for a low cost university in Canada for an MBA ranging tution fees $10000 to $12000. Is there any?

  42. Grace says

    hi..pls i want to apply for masters in canada…mass comunication…i want to knw the university that has the lowest tuition fee for it…and their requirements…

  43. gift says

    i need a list of universities in Canada and US that teach undergraduate software engineering with tuition of $4000 – $5000 CAD and USD . thanks alot

    • says

      Hi gift, you can’t find any university in the US or Canada with that tuition fee range for an engineering program. The lowest you can get is $10,000 to $15,000 per year especially in Canada.

  44. valentine says

    please admin, i need your candid advice, please which of these options, going as an undergraduate or going for PGD or instead pre masters would be easier for me to gain admission in Architecture in any of the universities in canada with low tuition fees and also able to work. am a graduate of HND certificate. i have also sent u an email already. thanks hoping to hear from you soon. thanks

    • says

      Hi Valentine, if you are still below age 25, I will advice that you start all over as an undergraduate students. Most university in Canada will not accept your certificate for a pre-masters program.

  45. oyin says

    Can you please help me connect with a tuition free school for my direct entry degree nursing in canada. And pls wat other programs in nursing do you know dat can be of help.

  46. Ezeh says

    kindly help me with this
    information, I m a Bsc holder with 2.1 in Biotechnology
    i want to do my masters in Pharmacy or pharmacology and drug discovery in canada, how possible is it and what re d requirements?
    i m abt to apply for Toefl as english
    test requirement, though
    my undergraduate course
    is taught in english and my
    countrys official language
    is english. thanks

  47. Ezeh says

    kindly help me with this
    information, i m a Bsc holder with 2.1 in Biotechnolgy
    i want to do my masters in
    Pharmacy in canada i want to
    know whether its possible .I ve applied for Toefl english
    test as requirement thanks

  48. khushwant singh says

    hi, i have done B.C.A. and now i am looking for a university for my further education and i found your university best and intend complete my master digree from there so please give me view that how can i apply for a study program. thanks

  49. Adejuwon says

    Hello sir,
    I have OND in accounting but i have no more interest in accounting, i have developed so much interest in Health and Safety which prompted me to do a professional course on the field, e.g OSHA(American best Recognize certificate in Health and Safety) , i want to go for B.Sc Environmental Science or any program that deals with Health and Safety in canada and i want to know if i can still be working with the certificate as i am schooling.

  50. ehis says

    I graduated wit 2.1 in biochemistry but I intend studying nursing science, please can u help me find a university that offers nursing science with a low tuition fee. Please I will b expecting your reply soon

  51. Ogunseun Kehinde Simon says

    I graduted from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. Studied Electronic and Electrical Engineering with a CGPA of 2.92. Would like to know if i need to apply for Pre-masters program or masters directly.
    Also, like to know available public universities in canada with tuition fees less than $11,000.

  52. sylvester says

    please i need a university in the USA or Canada that i can do masters program in information technology or computer science between $6000-$12000.and i would like to know all requirements as well as the contact for an agent who can help me get the process all done soonest.

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