One example of information entered higher education institutions in Canada Collumbia Collage Conditions of Acceptance Prospective applicants academic program at Columbia College must have a satisfactory record of academic achievement, and at least 15.5 years old when the study started. If you do not meet the minimum requirements of English language skills for the targeted program, You can enroll in programs that combine academic study with the task of non-credit English, or in the Academic English Program. Program Start Date Beginning in September, January and May: Fall Semester: September to December Winter Semester: January to April Summer Semester: May to August Program costs (in Canadian dollars) The cost of education in Canada is very competitive compared with other countries. English courses about CAD $ 1000 / month. Secondary school / High School approximately CAD $ 8,000 - $ 12,000 CAD. Pre-university CAD $ 8,000 - $ 10,000 CAD. University Transfer Programs CAD $ 8,000 - $ 10,000 CAD. Bachelor S1 CAD $ 8,000 - $ 10,000 CAD. Graduate S2/Master CAD $ 8,000 - $ 10,000 CAD. cost of Living The cost of living in Canada is relatively affordable. In general, an international student living costs range from $ 1,000 CND - CND $ 1.500 / month which has included the cost of accommodation, transportation, meals and other expenses.