Tuition Fees and Related Costs for International Students

Fees

Please note that the fees listed are for the 2020-2021 academic year for all new and returning students. There will be a fee increase for all new and returning international students for the September 2021 intake.

All fees are subject to change, without notice. The college International Withdrawal Policy applies; see college Accepted Students page for details.

The $95 application fee is a non-refundable fee with a maximum validity of 3 intakes within the one academic year.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (ESL)

For EAP/ESL:

Application Fee $95
Base Tuition Fee $2,825
Incidental Fees (Materials, Student Association etc.) $212.93
Health Insurance $99.23 (per 8 week session)
Public Transportation (per year), estimated $1,500
One time fees for first session (Student ID, Alumni) $41.57 (one time, 1st session)
Books and Supplies (estimated per session) $80

Fees in Canadian Currency. Fees listed are for the 2020 – 2021 academic year. All fees are subject to change, without notice.

Diploma/Certificate Programs
Application Fee $95
Base Tuition Fee*

$14,330 for 2 semesters (2020-2021 Programs)
$15,190 for 2 semesters (2021-2022 Programs)

$21,495 for 3 semesters (2019-2020 Programs)
$22,785 for 3 semesters (2021-2022 Programs)

Incidental Fees (student ID, student association membership, etc.) $2,000
Mandatory Health Insurance $736.05 for one year coverage (Sep-Aug)
$503.52 for 8 months coverage (Jan-Aug)
$270.64 for 4 months coverage (May-Aug
)
Public Transportation (per year), estimated $1,500
Books and Supplies (estimated per year) $1,000-$1,200

Fees in Canadian Currency. Fees listed are for the 2020 – 2021 academic year. All fees are subject to change, without notice.
* Note: some specialized programs, have higher tuition fees which will be specified on your Statement of Estimated Fees and College invoices.

Graduate Certificate/Post-Graduate Programs
Application Fee $95
Base Tuition Fee*

$14,600 for 2 semesters (2020-2021 Programs)
$15,480 for 2 semesters (2021-2022 Programs)

$21,900 for 3 semesters (2019-2020 Programs)
$23,220 for 3 semesters (2021-2022 Programs)

Incidental Fees (student ID, student association membership, etc.) $2,000
Mandatory Health Insurance $736.05 for one-year coverage (Sep-Aug)
$503.52 for 8 months coverage (Jan-Aug)
$270.64 for 4 months coverage (May-Aug)
Public Transportation (per year), estimated $1,500
Books and Supplies (estimated per year) $1,000-$1,200

Fees in Canadian Currency. Fees listed are for the 2020 – 2021 academic year. All fees are subject to change, without notice.
* Note: some specialized programs, have higher tuition fees which will be specified on your Statement of Estimated Fees and College invoices.

Degree Programs
Application Fee $95
Base Tuition Fee

$17,160 for 2 semesters (2020-2021 Programs)
$18,190 for 2 semesters (2021-2022 Programs)

Incidental Fees (student ID, student association membership, etc) $2,000
Mandatory Health Insurance $736.05 for one-year coverage (Sept-August)
$503.52 for 8 months coverage (Jan-August)
$270.64 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

Fees in Canadian Currency. Fees listed are for the 2020 – 2021 academic year. All fees are subject to change, without notice.

Tuition Fees for Specialized Programs

Fees in Canadian Currency
Fees listed are for the 2020 – 2021 academic year. All fees are subject to change, without notice.

TUITION FEES FOR SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS

Program Code Program name #Semesters 2020-2021 Base Tuition Fee per semester 2021-2022 Base Tuition Fee per semester
G113 Interaction Design 6 $8,385 $8,890
G119 Game Art 6 $8,700 $9,225
G401 Design Management 2 $9,295 $9,855
G405 Digital Design — Game 3 $8,890 $9,425
G407 Concept Art for Entertainment 3 $7,935 $8,415
G412 Interactive Media Management 3 $8,890 $9,425
G414 Interdisciplinary Design Strategy 2 $11,900 $12,615
P107   Acting For Media   4 $7,775 $8,245
P111 Media Foundation 2 $8,385 $8,890
P408 Visual Effects 3 $8,890 $9,425
P409 Sound Design & Production 3 $8,890 $9,425
S100   Dental Technology   6 $13,175 $13,965
S101 Denturism 6 $13,175 $13,965
S134 Dental Hygiene 6 $13,175 $13,965
T405   Information Systems Business Analysis Program 3 $7,440 $7,890
Homestay Fees

HOMESTAY FEES

  Current Fee New Fee (as of Sept. 1st, 2021)
Placement Fee $225 $265
Airport Pick Up (optional) $120 $120
Homestay, with 2 meals/day, internet included $860 $885
Homestay, with 3 meals/day, internet included $925 $965
Fees in Canadian Currency. Fees listed are for the 2020 – 2021 academic year. All fees are subject to change, without notice.
Please be advised that these fees will increase effective September 1, 2021.

 

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/current-students/student-services/housing-services-student-residence/

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.

Fees in Canadian Currency. Fees listed are for the 2020 – 2021 academic year. All fees are subject to change, without notice.

 

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

GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate)

CIBC offers a no-fee GIC for students from China, India, Vietnam and the Philippines to help meet the requirements for a Student Direct Stream study permit.

Apply now for a CIBC student GIC here: cibc.com/isbo

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".