Cost of Studying in Canada for Indian Students

Cost of Studying in Canada for Indian Students

Over the past century and a half, Canada has welcomed 15 million immigrants. Canada is also home to over one million ancient people. Canada has a national policy for multiculturalism and works to ensure that people’s customs and traditions are preserved and respected. In addition every year, 180,000 international students choose to study in Canada, a country fast becoming India’s favourite study hub.

The cost of studying in Canada for Indian students is divided into two types of expenses :

  • Tuition Fee
  • Living expenses

Tuition Fee in Canada for Indian students

The tuition fees are generally less than in other countries like US, UK and Australia. The country offers a diverse variety of experience and opportunities to international students who are willing to study in Canada. The tuition fees for international students vary across provinces and programs.

Undergraduate tuition fees in Canada

The tuition fees in Canada for international undergraduate students is between CA$14,000 and CA$20,000 and for other degrees like Engineering, Architecture, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Nursing, the tuition fees between $20,000 and $50,000.

Postgraduate tuition fees in Canada

For post graduate degree like Humanities, Education, Business Management, Information Science, Nursing and Pharmacy, the tuition fees is between $13,000 and $18,000 whereas for degrees like executive MBA and regular MBA the tuition fees is between $33,000 and $45,000.

Living Expenses in Canada for Indian students

The average cost of accommodation in Canada is CND$400.  The total cost of living expenses in Canada is between $1,300 and $1,500 which include accommodation, food and clothing. So the average cost of living in Canada is $16,000.

Here are some examples of average living cost in Canada for Indian students:

  • Eating out at a restaurant: CA$10-15 per person (~US$8-11)
  • One-way ticket on local public transport: CA$3 (~US$2)
  • Loaf of bread: CA$2.80 (~US$2)
  • Cinema ticket: CA $12.25 (~US$9)