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Tuition and Fees

The cost of attending university varies by program and whether you live in residence. Canadian citizens and permanent residents can expect fees for full-time undergraduate programs for the 2021/2022 academic year to range from $7,032 to $11,140.

Fees for international undergraduate students range from $29,945 to $38,457.

Fees are due and payable by the start of classes and various payment methods are available.

Fee Ranges Per Faculty for Full-time Undergraduate Programs

Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents (2021/2022)

Faculty Fee Range
Arts $7,035 - $7,103
Community Services $7,082 - $7,573
Engineering and Architectural Science
$10,326 - $11,140
Science $7,032 - $9,562
Ted Rogers School of Management
$9,286 - $9,526
The Creative School
$7,087 - $7,805

International Students (2021/2022)

Faculty
Fee Range
Arts $30,010 - $30,413
Community Services $29,945 - $31,432
Engineering and Architectural Science $31,772 - $38,457
Science $30,008 - $30,421
Ted Rogers School of Management
$31,856 - $34,955
The Creative School $30,013 - $31,003

See Tuition and Fees by Program for a complete breakdown of all fees for graduate and undergraduate programs.  Please note that this information is updated each July for the academic year starting in September.

Returning students use RAMSS, opens in new window to view Total Due Charges and Account Summary.

Common University Data Ontario, external link, opens in new window provides a significant amount of information regarding student expenses, and a vast array of other interesting university information. Residence information and fees can be found at Student Housing Services.

English Language Pathway Program Fees

Program Name
Program Cost

Pre-ESL Foundation + ESL Foundation Program

The cost of the Pre-ESL Foundation + ESL Foundation Program is $37,499 CDN (2021/2022) for all students (international and domestic). The cost includes eight weeks + two semesters of full-time study and up to three university-level degree credit courses. ESL instruction classes, ESL textbooks, course materials, ancillary fees and health insurance are included; textbooks and course materials for the degree-credit courses, accommodations and meal plans are not included.

ESL Foundation Program

The cost of the ESL Foundation Program ranges from $16,900 - $32,900 CDN (2021/2022) for all students (international and domestic). The cost includes one to two semesters of full-time study and up to three university-level degree credit courses. ESL instruction classes, ESL textbooks, course materials, ancillary fees and health insurance are included; textbooks and course materials for the degree-credit courses, accommodations and meal plans are not included.

Pre-English Boost +  English Boost Program

The cost of the Pre-English Boost + English Boost program is $13,594 CDN (2021/2022) for all students (international and domestic). The cost includes one semester of full-time study. ESL instruction classes, ESL textbooks,course materials, ancillary fees and Emergency healthcare coverage through PDF fileguard.me Canada and Mental Wellness Student Support Program through keep.meSAFE are included.

English Boost

The cost of the English Boost program is $8,995 CDN (2021/2022) for all students (international and domestic). The cost includes eight weeks of full-time study. ESL instruction classes, ESL textbooks, course materials,  ancillary fees and Emergency healthcare coverage through PDF fileguard.me Canada and Mental Wellness Student Support Program through keep.meSAFEare included.

Fees and Finances

  • Visit Fees for details about the cost of attending Ryerson (fees vary by program/faculty and whether you live in residence)
  • Visit Student Financial Assistance for guidance, information, tools and services to help you meet your financial needs during your time at Ryerson
Tuition Fees Domestic Fees: $7,032 to $11,140

International Fees: $29,945 to $38,457*
*Fees range excludes the Ryerson ESL Foundation Program
Accommodation On campus: From $9,289.06 to $12,945.06 plus meal plan

Off campus:
$12,000 - $21,600 for 12 months' rent (or $1,000 to $1,800 per month) depending on shared or single accommodations
Transportation $128 within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) for a monthly public transit pass
Books and Supplies $1,400 - $8,000 depending on program of study
Food
From $4,384 to $5,949 (five- and seven-day unlimited access meal plan options) depending on living arrangements
Personal Expenses $3,200 - $5,600 (approximately $400 to $700 per month)

Graduate Students

Visit the Graduate Tuition and Fees and Graduate Admissions pages for more information.