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Decision-making made easy! This tool gives you a breakdown of individual programs offered at George Brown College and how they differ from other programs you’re interested in. Use this tool to select up to 10 programs to compare, helping you make the right choice for the career you want.
Instructions:

1. Under Program Comparison, click Add a New Program

2. Search for one of the programs you’re interested in (either alphabetically, by interest or by job)

3. Click on the title of the program in the menu

4. Click Add to Comparison

5. Continue searching for programs using steps 2-4

6. When you’re done, clicking Program Comparison will give you a preview of the programs and the option to delete, add or clear all

7. Open Program Compare for more details and an easy-to-read comparison of the programs you’ve selected

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How Much Will College Cost?

Post-secondary Program Fees

Fees are for the 2015–2016 academic year and may be revised at the College’s discretion. The Board of Governors sets fees within guidelines established by the Ontario government. Fees for programs starting in fall 2016 or later are subject to increase. Total fees for most programs include the following:

Fee Per Year Notes
 
Tuition
(Canadian citizens and permanent residents)
$3,450 to $18,750
(two semesters)
Varies by program. See individual program descriptions for fees.
Tuition
(International students)
$14,300 to $31,500
(two semesters)
Varies by program. See individual program descriptions for fees.
 
Materials/
Supplies
Varies from
$1 to $5,200
Varies by program. See individual program descriptions for fees.
 
Student 
Association
$91.64 per semester
 
Fees levied by the Student Association, 
 
Graduation/diploma $57.40 Covers students graduation.
 
Technology $79.00 per semester Helps support open access computer labs.
 
Student assistance $30 per semester Covers peer tutoring, and Student Success.
 
Athletic building $39.40 per semester Covers cost of building new athletics facility.
 
Athletic $37.19 per semester Covers cost of athletics operations.
 
Health/Dental Insurance    Subject to annual renewal.
 
Canadian 
Citizens and
Permanent Residents*
$212.00 - September start-up
$145.00 - January start-up
   
International
Students
$659.48 – September start-up
$478.51 – January start-up
$259.97 – May start-up
 
 
I.D. $12 For the entire program.
 
Alumni $27.75 Payable in the first year.
 
Canadian Federation
of Students (CFS)
 
$8.03 per semester  CFS lobbies the government and other organizations on behalf of college and university students across Canada.

Student Levy** $25.00 This optional Levy is to support bursaries, scholarships and capital expansion projects
 
Other fees:
Withdrawal Fee 
(Canadian citizens and permanent residents)
$500 Within 10 business days (not to be prorated) of the beginning of a semester.
Withdrawal Fee 
(International Students)
$1000 (for most post-secondary programs) Within 10 business days (not to be prorated) of the beginning of a semester.
Withdrawal Fee 
(for part-time post-secondary courses)
$20 Within 10 business days (not to be prorated) of the beginning of a semester.
 
Late Payment Fee
(Domestic and International)
$150    
   
Equipment rental and refundable deposit Students in the Bachelor of Applied Business degree program are required to pay a yearly fee for equipment rental, from second year to completion. The refundable deposit will be returned to the student on return of the laptop in good condition.

*Students may apply for an exemption from this fee if they have comparable coverage. Please contact the Student Association Benefits Office at 416-415-5000, ext. 2443 for the opt-out deadline, as no applications receive after the deadline will be accepted. Part-time students are not eligible for insurance coverage.

** If choosing to opt-out, please visit http://studentassociation.ca/LevyOpt-Out.aspx. If you have any questions, please visit any of the Student Association Offices for assistance. No refunds will be issued after the opt-out deadline.

FEE REFUNDS 

Fee refunds 

Potential refunds and academic penalties are based on the date you submit a completed and signed program withdrawal form to the Registrar’s Office. Some programs do not refund material fees. A minimum of four weeks is required to process a refund. An administrative charge of $20 will apply for replacement cheques.

Example: If you withdraw from a program within 10 working days from the start of a semester, the tuition for that semester will be refunded (and any fees paid in advance for other semesters), minus the non-refundable deposit of $500.

International students 

There is a $1000 withdrawal fee for most post-secondary programs. Please see the International Student Withdrawal & Refund Policy for further details, or contact the International Centre by e-mail at international@georgebrown.ca or call 416-415-5000, ext. 2115.

Who gets the refund? 

You or the organization paying your fees will get the refund. For example, if you get an OSAP bursary for child care or disability-related expenses, your refund will be paid to the Treasurer of Ontario, not to you. The College pays the refund by cheque. For some programs, material fees are not refunded.
For a copy of the international student refund procedures, contact the International Centre by e-mail at international@georgebrown.ca or call 416-415-5000, ext. 2115.

FEE CHANGES

The tuition fees quoted here are regulated by the Ontario Ministry of Education and Training. These and other related fees listed above are for the 2015–2016 academic year. Fees are subject to change, without notice, with the approval of the Government of Ontario and/or the Board of Governors of George Brown College.

Financial Assistance Office:

St. James Campus:
Location: 200 King St. E., Student Service Centre
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
416-415-5000 Ext. 2476
FinAid@georgebrown.ca

Casa Loma Campus:
Location: 160 Kendal Ave., in the Student Service Centre
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
416-415-5000 Ext. 2476
FinAid@georgebrown.ca

Ryerson Campus:
Location: 99 Gerard St. E., Room 591 - The Sally Horsfall Eaton Centre
Hours: Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
416- 415-5000 Ext. 2476
FinAid@georgebrown.ca

Waterfront Campus:
Location: 51 Dockside Drive, Concourse Level
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
416-415-5000 Ext. 2476
FinAid@georgebrown.ca