College or university tuition fees in Ontario vary depending on which program students enrolled in. On average, domestic undergraduate students pay $6,191 in tuition fees in 2015/2016 while international undergraduate students pay $21,932 in 2015/2016 based on Statcan.gc.ca. Below is how much students should actually prepare for college/university education in Ontario, Canada.

Note: College or University tuition is generally more expensive for International students than domestic students. Each university or program may have different tuition fees. A Professional school such as dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and the law has the highest tuition fees compared to other undergraduate programs.

Fees for most undergraduate programs at York University (2015-2016)

Note: Fees can change each year

FEES & EXPENSES for domestic students (Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents)

  • Full time tuition fees $7,312 per year (estimated)
  • Textbooks and supplies $1,000 - $1,500 (estimated and varies by program)
  • Health and dental care $241
  • Residence (double room) $5,356
  • Meal plan $2,750-$4,325 (depending on the plan)
  • Living off campus $11,000 (estimated)
  • Personal expenses $3,300 (estimated)

FEES & EXPENSES for International students (foreign students)

  • Full time tuition fees $22,417 per year (estimated)
  • Textbooks and supplies $1,000 - $1,500 (estimated and varies by program)
  • Health and dental care $853
  • Residence (double room) $5,356
  • Meal plan $2,750-$4,325 (depending on the plan)
  • Living off campus $11,000 (estimated)
  • Personal expenses $2,200-$3000 (estimated)


    The information about FEES & EXPENSES above is for regular programs. Visit the website for the current tuition fees. A Professional program such as MBA or Law program has high tuition fees.

    Law Tuition (JD) at York University (2016-2017).

    For domestic students (Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents)
  • Tuition $24,995.98
  • Ancillary Fees $977.42

For International (foreign students)

  • Tuition $25,820.98
  • Ancillary Fees $977.42
    Visit the website to learn more about the current tuition fees.

University of Toronto

The tuition fees for most regular programs at the University of Toronto 2016-2017.

Domestic Students (Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents)

  • Computer Science $6,400 (year one) and $12,090 (upper year)
  • Management $6,400 (year one) and $16,830 (upper year)
  • All other programs $6,400 (year one) and $6,400+ (upper year)

International Students (foreign students)

  • Computer Science $41,920 (year one) and $46,820 (upper year)
  • Management $41,920 (year one) and $51,460 (upper year)
  • All other programs $41,920 (year one) and $44,020 (upper year)

2016-17 Estimated Additional Expenses:

  • Co-op Programs $870 - $1,368
  • Joint Programs $40 - $190
  • Incidental/Ancillary Fees $1,695
  • Residence Housing $5,352 - $8,941
  • Books & School Supplies $1,500
  • University Health Insurance $612

Visit the website for current regular program tuition fees

Fees 2016-2017 Medical School at University of Toronto (St. George Campus)

FEES & EXPENSES for domestic students (Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents)

  • Full time tuition fees $23,280 per year
  • Incidental fee $ 1,353.40
  • Educational resources fee $ 428
  • BOOKS AND EQUIPMENT $ 1,700
  • RENT AND FOOD COSTS $ 9,580
  • OTHER LIVING EXPENSES $ 7,160

FEES & EXPENSES for International students (foreign students)

  • Full time tuition fees $69,370 per year
  • Incidental fee $ 1,353.40
  • Educational resources fee $ 428
  • University Health Insurance Premium $ 612
  • BOOKS AND EQUIPMENT $ 1,700
  • RENT AND FOOD COSTS $ 9,580
  • OTHER LIVING EXPENSES $ 7,160

Visit the website for current medical tuition fees

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