Low tuition university in Canada: University of Manitoba

manitobaUniversity of Manitoba based is a public university based in Winnipeg, Canada. The school which was founded in 1877 offers low tuition fees for both canadian and international students alike in the fields of Engineering, Sciences humanities at bachelors, masters and doctorate levels. We will examine the cost of studying and living in the university of Manitoba, the admission requirements and how to apply for admissions.

Cost of studying and living in University of Manitoba

The cost of studying in university of Manitoba will depend on factors such as residence, program choice and accommodation, lifestyle. Let’s now take a look at these factors one after the other.

Residency: If a student is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or landed immigrant, he/she will be assessed a differential tuition fees. Other cost will include dental insurance, supplementary health and student visa application.

man 2Program choice: Tuition/faculty fees, textbooks requirements and number of years required for study will vary by program. Your tuition fees will be determined by the type of course you enroll for and the number of registered credit hours.

Accommodation: There are different types of accommodation on campus and off campus. The cost will depend on the type of accommodation you choose. But generally, the cost usually ranges from $400 to $800 per month. Please find below a breakdown of the total cost involved in studying in University of Manitoba for first year students:

Canadian/Permanent Residents International students
Tuition fees $4000 $13,600
Books and supplies $1,800 $1,800
Parking pass 1(optional) $550 $550
Residence (optional) $8000 $8000
Medical insurance $260 $260
Total $14,600 $24,600

Admission requirements

To study in University of Manitoba, an applicant will have to meet the admission requirements as well as the program specific requirements. Please click here for more information about university of Manitoba admission requirements.

man 3English language requirements

Note that English language is the official language of instruction in University of Manitoba, as such applicants whose primary language is not English are expected to meet the minimum English language requirements slated for instructions, classroom and written assignments, and participation in tutorials and discussions. The university of Manitoba requires the following minimum English language test scores;

  • Paper-based TOELF (Test of English as a Foreign Language). Applicants should have a minimum score of 550 with no less that 50(unscaled) in each component.
  • Internet –based TOELF (Test of English as a Foreign Language). Applicants should have a minimum score of 86 with no less than 20 in each of the component.
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System). Applicant should have achieved minimum over all band score of 6.5.

How to apply for admission

University of Manitoba currently accepts online application for international students. Before you begin your application, ensure that you have thoroughly checked through the admission requirements and procedures plus the application deadlines. You will be required to pay an application fee of $90 (Canadian students) or $120 (International students). Visit the online application page here to get more information


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