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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 2019/2020 academic year to range from $7,044 to $11,163.

Fees for international undergraduate students range from $27,218 to $36,610.

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 (2019/2020)

Faculty Fee Range
Arts $7,046 - $7,126
Communication and Design
$7,049 - $7,770
Community Services $7,095 - $7,598
Engineering and Architectural Science
$10,153 - $11,163
Ted Rogers School of Management
$9,135 - $9,547
Science $7,044 - $9,586

International Students (2019/2020)

Faculty
Fee Range
Arts $27,282 - $27,627
Communication and Design $27,284 - $27,904
Community Services $27,218 - $28,570
Engineering and Architectural Science $28,882 - $36,610
Ted Rogers School of Management
$28,974 - $31,780
Science $27,279 - $27,659

See Detailed Fees Information 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  to view Total Due Charges and Account Summary.

Common University Data Ontario, external link 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.

Foundation Program Fees

Foundation Program Name
Foundation Program Cost
Ryerson ESL Foundation Program (RESLFP)

The cost of the Ryerson ESL Foundation Program ranges from $15,600 - $39,000 CDN for all students (international and domestic). The cost includes two semesters of full-time study and up to three university-level degree credit courses. ESL instruction classes, ESL textbooks and course materials are included; textbooks and course materials for the degree-credit courses, accommodations and meal plans are not included.

Note: All tuition payments for the Ryerson ESL Foundation Program are non-refundable.

International Foundation Program (IUFP)

The cost of the International University Foundation Program (IUFP) is $32,800 CDN for all students (international and domestic). It includes two semesters of full-time study and four university-level, degree-credit courses (students can take up to two additional courses at their own cost during the Spring/Summer semester). Textbooks and course materials for degree-credit courses, accommodations, and meal plans are not included.

Note: All tuition payments for the IUFP are non-refundable once the student has commenced their study.

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: $7,044 to $11,163
International Fees: $27,218 to $36,610*
*Fees range excludes both the International University Foundation Program and Ryerson ESL Foundation Program
Accommodation On campus: From $8,900 to $17,300 (plus meal plan)
Off campus: $11,400 - $19,200 (or $950 to $1,600 per month) depending on shared or single accommodations
Transportation $122 within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) for a monthly public transit pass
Books and Supplies $1,100 - $9,900 depending on program of study
Food
From $4,090 to $5,550 (five- and seven-day unlimited access meal plan options) depending on living arrangements
Personal Expenses $3,200 - $5,000 (approximately $400 to $625 per month)

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