Tuition Fees and Related Costs

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  • Fees

    Note that fees listed are for the 2018-19 academic year and will be revised for 2019-20.

    All fees are subject to change, without notice. The college International Withdrawal Policy applies; see college website for details, georgebrown.ca/international/acceptedstudents.

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    English for Academic Purposes (ESL)

    Application Fee $95  
    Base Tuition Fee $2,688  
    Incidental Fees (Materials, Student Association etc.) $210.32  
    Health Insurance $78.22 (per 8 week session)  
    Public Transportation (per year), estimated $1,500  
    One time fees for first session (Student ID, Alumni) $40.46 (one time, 1st session)
    Books and Supplies (estimated per session) $80  

    Diploma/Certificate/Post-graduate Programs

    Application Fee $95  
    Base Tuition Fee* $13,520 for 2 semesters
    $20,280 for 3 semesters 
    Incidental Fees (student ID, student association membership, etc.) $1,500  
    Mandatory Health Insurance $663.67 for one year coverage (Sep-Aug)
    $450.90 for 8 months coverage (Jan-Aug)
    $236.98 for 4 months coverage (May-Aug)
    Public Transportation (per year), estimated $1,500  
    Books and Supplies (estimated per year) $1,000-$1,200  

    * Note: some specialized programs, have higher tuition fees which will be specified on your Statement of Estimated Fees and College invoices.
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    Degree Programs

    Application Fee $95  
    Base Tuition Fee $16,500 for 2 semesters
    Incidental Fees (student ID, student association membership, etc) $1,500  
    Mandatory Health Insurance $663.67 for one year coverage (Sept-August)
    $450.90 for 8 months coverage (Jan-August)
    $236.98 for 4 months coverage (May-August)
    Public Transportation (per year), estimated $1,500  
    Books and Supplies (estimated per year, post-secondary programs) $1,000-$1,200  

    Living Costs

    Homestay Fees

    Homestay Placement Fee $195  
    Airport Reception Fee (one way), by request only $100  
    Accommodation Fee for 4 weeks (2 meals, breakfast & dinner)
    *Internet access included as of June 1, 2017  
    $800  
    Accommodation Fee for 4 weeks (3 meals, breakfast, lunch & dinner)
    *Internet access included as of June 1, 2017  
    $865  
    Extra cost for Internet Access (4 weeks) N/A  

    Please be advised that these fees will increase effective June 1, 2017.

    Other accommodation options

    Toronto has a large housing and rental market that offers numerous accommodation options for students.

    George Brown 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 and location.

    More information about housing options can be found at: http://www.georgebrown.ca/housing/  



    Work Integrated Learning Fee

    Most of our programs have a work integrated learning component (e.g., co-op, externship, internship, practicum, work experience, clinical placement, etc.) which varies in nature and duration depending on your specific academic program.

    Fees for a work integrated learning semester range from $450 to full semester tuition fees, depending on the specific academic program and type of work integrated learning component offered.

    Please check with your individual academic program area for more information.


    Payment Options

    New Students

    Payment Schedule

    You can pay your tuition fees by semester or for the full year. We do not have payment plans available for new students and you are required to pay a minimum of one semester’s fees to accept your offer and secure your place in your program.

    Payment Methods

    Fees can be paid by:

    • Electronic Bank Transfer (EBT)
      This option is only available from outside Canada.

      George Brown College has partnered with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) to facilitate Electronic Bank Transfers (EBTs) to Canada for timely payment of your tuition fees. Using CIBC’s International Student Pay portal, you can secure a preferred exchange rate and, in most cases, have the option to pay in your home currency.

      Login to your account at applynow.georgebrown.ca and accept your offer, then select the ‘Pay by Electronic Bank Transfer (EBT)’ option and click on the ‘CIBC International Student Pay’ button. You will be taken to the CIBC International Student Pay portal to initiate the payment process.

    • Credit card (MasterCard, VISA, AMEX, Discover) or VISA Debit
      Login to your account at applynow.georgebrown.ca and accept your offer, then select the ‘Pay by Credit Card’ option.

      To pay using the China Union Pay credit card please go to the CIBC International Student Pay Portal at applynow.georgebrown.ca  
                             

    Returning Students

    Payment Schedule

    Pay your entire fee by the deadline specified on STU-VIEW or on the College INVOICE you received by mail and email. 

    Returning international students are required to pay an initial minimum deposit once per academic year of $4,000. This deposit will be applied towards the student's tuition and fees for their first semester of study in the academic year.

    Payment Methods

    Fees can be paid by:

    •  CIBC International Student Pay (Preferred method for payments made from outside Canada)
      With the CIBC International Student Pay secure online portal, you can now make arrangements to pay your student fees in your preferred currency from anywhere in the world at any time using bank wires, direct debit (US only), and China Union Pay options.

    For more information please go to CIBC web site.

    • Credit card (MasterCard, VISA, AMEX, Discover) or VISA Debit
      Login to your STUVIEW account at stuview.georgebrown.ca to make the required fee payment.

    • Certified Cheque, Money Order / Bank Draft
      Personal cheques are not accepted. Fees should be made payable to “George Brown College”.