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Top 10 Affordable Universities in Canada You Can Study In 2023

03 JAN 2023

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If you are looking to study in Canada for your postgraduate degree (Masters, Graduate certificate or PhD) but you want to do so on a budget and you don’t know where to find cheaper/affordable schools then this article is for you…

Below is a list of some affordable schools in Canada for your study in 2023. Gotten from international students in Canada.

13, 430

That’s the number of Nigerians that relocated to Canada as international students in 2022 alone (according to the Canadian Government)

Want to know why thousands of Nigerians like you prefer Canada as their study destination every year?

Studying in Canada offers an easier passage to become a Permanent Resident after your studies.

Meaning you don’t have to come back home after studying but can legally stay back in Canada to live, work alone or with your family.

Another reason is because of lower tuition costs. Studying in Canada is much more cheaper than the UK or US. And you get the same quality of education, so why not?

International students are also eligible for a number of scholarships to support their education.

If you are serious about studying in a country that’s safe, prosperous, and accommodating with plenty of jobs for you to take after school…

Here is a list curated by international students of some of the most affordable universities to study in Canada for 2023:

1. Algonquin College

Algonquin College is known as one of the foremost schools in Canada that offer the lowest fees for Master degree programs. It has attracted many students from overseas countries because of its low tuition fees and quality education.

Domestic students pay about $4,527 for a term and $9,054 per year, while international students are charged about $12,000 per year for tuition and books. Algonquin College’s mission is to transform hopes and dreams into lifelong success while its vision is to be a global leader in personalized, digitally connected, experiential learning.

2. Bow Valley College

Bow Valley College is known for providing students with free access to books and internet. Tuition fees are between $6,000 and $11,234.

Domestic applicants are required to a non-refundable application of $65, while international applicants pay $130. Other requirements include, transcripts from each and every post-secondary institution you have attended, including those you are currently attending, even if you have not completed a program with them.

3. Camosun College

Known as one of the most affordable colleges in Canada, International students pay an average of $7,000 annually for graduate and post-graduate courses. Camosun College offers over 160 certificate, diploma, bachelor’s degree, post-degree and continuing education programs in areas such as arts and science, health and human services, business, trades, technology, Indigenous education, and sport and exercise education. 

Getting into Camosun can be quite competitive as it reserves only about 1,000 slots for International students.

4. Brandon University

Brandon University is popular for establishing positive relationships with international students thus attracting hundreds of international students each year. Students pay about $7,203 to study at the university. Brandon University is probably the most affordable university in Canada for international students.

Brandon University offers its international students the following:

  • One-to-one interaction with professors and research opportunities are often not available at larger institutions.
  • Innovative scholarly activities, inspirational teaching, and intensive study.
  • Courses that broaden horizons, expand points of view, and encourage a critical mind.
  • A recognized degree to obtain employment, entry into professional programs or graduate school.

5. Université de Saint-Boniface

Université de Saint-Boniface is best for interested students who speak a level of French. Tuition fee for international students is about $7,482 per session.

6. University of Guelph

Another university regarded as one of the most affordable universities in Canada for international students is the University of Guelph. Some of the benefits that come with learning in the university include assistance with visa applications, housing, and an advisor. Students pay a tuition fee of about $9,730 per year.

7. Canadian Mennonite University

Based in Winnipeg, The Canadian Mennonite University was founded in 2000 and prides itself in being a ‘Comprehensive university programming offering accredited 3- and 4-year Bachelor and Graduate degrees. The tuition fee is around $10,003 per year.

8. Fanshawe College

The institution also reserves a lot of slots for international students. It is not only among the cheap colleges in Canada but also among the largest colleges in the country. It even has campuses located in other countries, including England. About 1,000 international students from over 60 countries study at Fanshawe College yearly. 

Tuition fees range between $13,623 and $14,223 for international students.

9. Georgian College

Studying at the Georgian College is a privilege since past students repeatedly report that they gained more than what they pay for their studies. The tuition fees range from $13,845 to $32,431, depending on the course. Georgian College have different campuses in Barrie, Midland, Muskoka, Orangeville, Orillia, Owen Sound, and South Georgian Bay.

10. Lambton College

The average tuition fee in Lambton College’s tuition fee is about $7,000 per year. Besides this, there are also many scholarships and bursaries available to Lambton College students in support of their studies, this includes a number of entrance awards for incoming first-year students.

So now you know the schools to look out for when applying to Canada, but if you are looking for how exactly you can start your own journey to Canada, what’s the first thing to do? what are the requirements you need… worry no more cos…

A former Nigerian banker (Seyi Obasi) who is now a Permanent Resident in Canada has created a FREE Exclusive video training that shows how she successfully moved to Canada as an international student on a scholarship, became a Permanent Resident within 3 years and how you can do the same for yourself and/or family…

In this same video training, you will also learn how to save upto 1 million Naira by avoiding to pay an agent or writing IELTS

This 30 minutes video is only available exclusively and will soon be pulled down when we there’s a set number of Nigerians…

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