June 17, 2024

Are you looking for affordable schools in Canada? Tailor your search to schools in Atlantic Canada and the Prairies.

This is a list of Universities in both regions.

Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Memorial University

New Brunswick

  • Mount Allison University
  • St. Thomas University
  • Université de Moncton
  • University of New Brunswick
  • Crandall University

Nova Scotia

  • Acadia University
  • Cape Breton University
  • Dalhousie University
  • Mount Saint Vincent University
  • NSCAD University
  • Saint Mary’s University
  • St. Francis Xavier University
  • Université Sainte-Anne
  • University of King’s College

Prince Edward Island

  • University of Prince Edward Island


  • St. Thomas More College
  • First Nations University of Canada
  • University of Regina
  • University of Saskatchewan


  • Brandon University
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Winnipeg
  • Canadian Mennonite University
  • St. Paul’s College
  • Université de Saint-Boniface

In addition to having low tuition fees, these provinces also have a low cost of living for international students. And some of the universities here are among the U15 universities where you can find a lot of scholarships in Canada.

If you miss the post on Canadian universities where you can find a lot of scholarships, please check the post here.

The Colleges in these regions are also your best bet for affordable tuition and low cost of living if you are coming for a Graduate Certificate, a Bachelor’s Degree, or a Diploma.

Do additional personal research to know the programs available in the schools, and check if your program of interest is available in any of the universities or Colleges in the regions.

Also, check the admission requirements and be sure you are eligible, then prepare your documents as detailed as possible and apply.

If you need additional information on how to prepare your documents, you can check the previous posts I have here.

All the best in your application!

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7 thoughts on “Where to find affordable schools in Canada.

  1. Will you at any point of your application, either for admission or visa need English proficiency test (TOEFL, GRE, IELTS) in Canada

  2. Good day Mr Olu, thank you for initiating this Sir.

    I love to ask some questions regarding the possibilities of having an education in Canada

    1- I want a a school to do my masters with Media and Politics

    2- I love to know about a cheaper school too

    Thank you

  3. Good day to you sir. Kindly furnish me with universities in canada that allows installmental payment plan.
    Many thanks

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