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

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?

  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)

      • Manish says

        Hi George am planning for my wife’s Master’s in IT or Computer Science, and even MBA which one would u prefer in terms of job opportunities in Canada.
        And best universities with affordable tuition fee could u please help me out with the process.

    • 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.
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  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 .

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