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Program Comparison Help

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.

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

Fees/Related Costs

Tuition Fees and Related Costs (Canadian Dollars)

Applicable to all new and returning international students effective May 2014.

Application Fee


Base Tuition Fees

English for Academic Purposes Program (per 8 week session)


Not including additional fees for materials, student ID, Student Association, fees, etc. which are approximately $150 per session.
Not including health insurance (see below)

Diploma/Certificate/Post-graduate Program (per 2 semesters)


Degree Programs (per 2 semesters)


  • Tuition fees do not include incidental fees for student ID, Student Association, alumni fee, technology fee, etc. The approximate average incidentals fee is $1,000 per academic year
  • The average for postsecondary materials fees cost is approximately $200, but some programs will have higher materials fees.  Please check the GBC full time calendar or with the relevant academic department for further details
  • Some specialized programs have higher tuition fees which will be specified on official College invoices

Other Program Related Fees

Fee for co-op work term (1 semester), if applicable


Mandatory Health Insurance – Post Secondary 

$642.02 for one year coverage (Sept-August)
$466.25 for 8 months coverage (Jan-August)
$253.91 for 4 months coverage (May-August)  

Health Insurance for English for Academic Purposes Program

$124.90 (per 8 week session)

Other Possible Costs

Homestay Accommodation


Homestay Placement Fee


Airport Reception Fee (one way), by request only


Accommodation Fee for 4 weeks (2 meals, breakfast & dinner)


Accommodation Fee for 4 weeks (3 meals, breakfast, lunch & dinner)


Extra cost for Internet Access  (4 weeks)


Other Accommodation

Toronto has a large housing and rental market that offers numerous accommodation options for students.
See the GBC website for further information about Housing
The College does not arrange non-homestay accommodation for students. 

Estimated costs for privately arranged accommodation may range from $500-$1200 per month, depending on individual living situation (e.g., downtown or suburb; shared or individual)



Public Transportation (per year), estimated


Books and Supplies (estimated per year, post-secondary programs)


All fees are subject to change, without notice. The College International Withdrawal/Refund Policy applies.


Fees can be paid by credit card (MasterCard, VISA or AMEX), certified cheque, money order / bank draft, or electronic bank transfer.  Personal cheques are not accepted.  Fees should be made payable to: George Brown College.

By Credit Card (can only be done after Confirmation)

  1. Go to Login using the Student ID and password from your Offer Letter. Then change your password.*
  2. Go to STU-VIEW
  3. Click on ‘LOGIN’ and log in using the Student ID and new password you created.
  4. Click on ‘Registration Services’;  then ‘Registration’
  5. Click on ‘View/Pay Fees’;  Choose ‘Fee Payment Options’
  6. Select a Term; Click ‘Submit’.
  7. Make payment ONLINE with a valid credit card.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page.  Enter Credit Card information.  Enter Payment Amount.  Click ‘Submit Payment’.

  1. IMPORTANT!  Print a copy of the page as your Proof of Payment.  Done!

* For instructions and FAQ’s on PASSWORDS
If you face any difficulty, call our Contact Centre: 416-415-2000; Toll-free: 1-800-265-2002 (in Canada and the United States); TTY: 1-877-515-5559.

By Bank Transfer (from outside Canada only)

Bank Name            The Bank of Nova Scotia
Bank Address        44 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Account Holder      George Brown College
Account Number    91132-04176-10
Transit Number     47696-002
Routing Number   026002532

Sufficient fees must be added to cover the bank charges. The sending bank may also levy a service fee. Student Name & ID should be written on the bank transfer application. A copy of the receipt from the sending bank should be sent to us, as proof of payment.

Bank transfer recognition may take up to 4 weeks.

 Scotiabank StartRight program for international students (download PDF)