What is the cost of studying in Canada for Indian Students?

What is the cost of studying in Canada for Indian Students?

Compared to the UK and USA, Indian students prefer Canada to pursue higher education. There are several reasons for it, like the top quality education at some of the most prestigious Universities and Colleges in the world, opportunity to work-while-you-learn in part-time jobs, amazing employment opportunities and Immigration friendly Government Policies for students. In addition to all that is the perfect scenic landscapes, a great student life, vibrant cities and a close-knit cultural chain with India, and much more. But the primary fact is that Canada is less expensive than the other education abroad destinations.

In this blog, our experts will present you with an estimated summary of the cost of studying in Canada for Indian students. The cost of studying in Canada is the sum of different factors:

i) University or College Application fees

ii) Tuition Fees

iii) Student Visa:

           a. Fees for Visa Filing

           b. Fees for Canadian Embassy for visa processing

           c. Biometric fees

           d. Medical Fees

iv) Flight Cost

v) Accomodation

vi) University or College Application fees

The Application fees for applying to Universities and Colleges varies from CAD 90 to CAD 200 dollars (approx. Rs 6000 to Rs 12,000 per application). Sometimes Colleges run application fee waivers and that is a great time to get your application in. IBSAR Study Abroad services include that for every 2 applications submitted by the student we will submit one application for free.

Approximate cost of studying in Canada

Here is a detailed explanation and estimation of all the factors.

Cost of studying in Canada:

The cost of studying in Canada varies from program to program and university to university. Canadian universities charge tuition fees as a significant part of the total fees. Here is the list estimating tuition fees for different programs.

Program Estimated tuition fees per annum
Law
Around CAD 14,000 (INR 8.5 lakhs)
Visual and performing arts
Around CAD 5,000 (INR 3 lakhs)
MBA
CAD 28,000 to CAD 30,000 (INR 17-18.4 lakhs)
Engineering
CAD 19,000 to CAD 20,000 (INR 11-12 lakhs)
Dentistry
CAD 22,000 to CAD 25,000 (INR 13.4-15.5 lakhs)

Apart from tuition fees, the application fees of Canadian universities vary from CAD 60 to CAD 300 (INR 4000-18,000). The overall fees for an undergraduate program at Canadian University range from CAD 12,000 to CAD 30,000 (INR 7.3-18.3 lakhs). Engineering and medical programs are more expensive than other programs like a 2 year Ontario College Diploma Business (general). For postgraduate studies, the figures lie between CAD 20,000 to CAD 57,000 (INR 17-35 lakhs).

Student Visa Application Fees:

Individuals require a Canadian Study Permit to enroll in an educational program in Canada, where the program length is more than 6 months. The cost of a Canadian student visa for Indian students is CAD 150 (or INR 9,176). Along with that, students must submit proof documents like a letter of acceptance, passport, marks sheets, graduation certificates etc.

Accommodation Charges:

The living charges in Canada are something personal. It may differ for each person and city to city. Significant cities like Montreal and Toronto are pretty expensive. You can choose on-campus residence as well as off-campus residence. The average accommodation cost in Canada may vary from CAD 5,000 to CAD 10,000 (INR 3- 10 lakhs) per annum.

Other essential expenses:

1. Health Insurance

Medical insurance is mandatory for international students before the commencement of their education. The cost of health insurance in Canada lies between CAD 300 to CAD 800 (INR 18,000-49,000) per annum.

2. Travel Costs:

For traveling inter-city or intra-city, international students often prefer bus or train. The cost of traveling lies between CAD 100 to CAD 150 (INR 6,000-9,000) per annum.

3. Flight Expense:

Depending upon region and flight, the per-flight cost is INR 1,00,000 to INR 2,00,000.

4. Taxes:

If you work as a part-time or full-time employee, you must file your income taxes even as a student.

Well, above is the rough estimation of all the general expenses you might face as an international student in Canada. Besides this, CMEC, the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada, also provides a calculator to international students to estimate the cost of studying in Canada. You can also go through the link to get additional information.

IBSAR is a team of consultant experts that solves all your doubts related to studying in Canada and its requirements. We are here for you in every aspect during your entire journey from India to Canada. If you have any queries related to your journey, call us or connect with us.

Ask our experts at IBSAR Study Abroad to guide you to programs in Canada.

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