StatCan releases report on changes in tuition, fees for 2021/2022 school year

September 10, 2021
Statistics Canada has released a new report on changes in tuition fees across Canada. StatCan says that Canadian students saw undergraduate tuition increased by 1.7% in 2021/2022, while graduate tuition increased by 1.5%. Undergraduate students in professional degree programs paid the highest average tuition, but also had the highest median employment two years post-graduation. StatCan says that international student tuition fees increased by 4.9% in 2021/2022, and that very few international students enrolled in professional degree programs, which have the highest average tuition fees for international students. The study also found that compulsory fees increased, with the national average for compulsory fees rising 8% from the previous year for both undergraduate and graduate students. StatCan (National)