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Application Process

Pick a Program and Confirm Availability

Admission to Humber can be competitive, and as a result, program availability is subject to change throughout the year. The following link provides definitions of the program availability statuses. Applicants should note the status of the availability prior to submitting an application.


Educational Requirements

Admission to a Postsecondary Diploma or Certificate program

  • Secondary School transcripts (including school profile) with a minimum grade of 60% in required program subjects.

Admission to a Bachelor’s Degree program

  • Secondary School transcripts (including school profile) with a minimum grade of 70% in required program subjects.
  • Include transcripts for any post secondary programs or courses completed.

Admission to a Graduate Certificate program

  • Bachelor’s degree and University transcripts

These are minimums cut-offs and the admissions decision is at the discretion of Humber Institute. Admissions requirements may change at any time.

Applying with an International Baccalaureate (IB)

As an International Baccalaureate student we recognize your potential.

2015-2016 International Student Fees

((per academic year (two semesters) in Canadian Dollars))

Application Fee

Application Info
One-time non-refundable fee $75 

Tuition Fees*

Tuition Info
Postsecondary diplomas and certificate programs $14,200** 
Bachelor's degrees $14,800**
Postgraduate certificates $14,800**
English for Academic Purposes (each 8-week level) $3,200

Please note: programs range from eight weeks to four years.
*Tuition includes health insurance and incidental fees (athletic centre, library services and student federation services), but does not include books or living expenses.
**If splitting tuition to pay by semester, health insurance ($375) will be added in the first semester. (Health insurance is $250 for students starting in January, $125 for those starting in May.)



Humber is proud to reward our finest students for their achievements. Visit the calendar page to view external awards offered through our academic schools. Visit school sites to view internal awards.

The Cost of Living in Canada

Per Academic Year (Two Semesters) in Canadian Dollars

Studying abroad is a huge step that requires financial planning. You should budget for books & supplies, housing & food, transportation, entertainment, clothing and general living costs. The following costs are for a 2 semester period.

The Cost of Living in Canada

On-Campus Residence & Meal Plan 

Approximately $8,130 – $10,500

Books & supplies Approximately $1,200
Clothing Approximately $1,100
Public Transportation (optional) Approximately $800
Miscellaneous  Approximately $2,000
Total (including tuition): Approximately $27,000 - $30,000 (overall price depends on your lifestyle)

Please note: Expenses above are based on the 2015-2016 schedule and are subject to change without notice.

Other Costs

Off-Campus Accommodations


Homestay Accommodation with meals Approximately $9,000 - $10,200
+$190 placement fee (one-time) 
or Rental Accommodation  Approximately $3,600 - $8,000
Food Approximately $2,800
Books & supplies Approximately $1,200
Clothing Approximately $1,100
Public Transportation (optional) or
Driving (including gas, insurance & parking) (optional) 
Approximately $800
Appoximately $4,500 
Miscellaneous Approximately $2,400
Utilities (for rental — if not included in rent) Approximately $400
Telephone (not including long distance) Approximately $500
Cable Television Approximately $400
Internet Approximately $500
Total (including tuition): $27,000 - $36,200
(overall price depends on your lifestyle)

Please note: Expenses above are based on the 2015-2016 schedule and are subject to change without notice.

What to expect during the application process:

Application processing typically takes 4-6 weeks upon receipt of a complete application.

Application Fee

The $75 CAD non-refundable application fee requires a credit card. 

Proof of Academic Standing

We require scanned copies of original certified secondary school graduation transcripts for diploma and degree programs, and any college or university transcripts for postgraduate programs and degrees. All documents must be accompanied by a notarized, official translation into English (where applicable).

Proof of English Language Proficiency

English Language Proficiency Requirements (e.g., IELTS, TOEFL, CAEL, MELAB) vary by program.

Secondary Program Requirements

Secondary requirements may include a portfolio, audition, letter of intent, references, etc., and vary by program. Please visit program pages for detailed info on these requirements, where applicable. 


Admission is competitive. Humber recommends that international students submit completed applications by the following dates:

  • September/Fall Intake: February 1st*
  • January/Winter Intake: November 1st*
  • May/Summer Intake: March 1st*

*Applications received by these guideline dates do not guarantee seat availability as many of our programs are highly competitive. Many programs will continue to accept applications after this date (when space is available).

Paying Tuition

Pay online

Wire payment to:
Bank of Montreal
International Banking
H.O. Montreal, Quebec, CANADA
Account #24162-1068-168 - include your full name and student number

Mail to:
Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Financial Services
205 Humber College Blvd.
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA M9W 5L7 - include your full name and student number

Student Visa

It is the students' responsibility to ensure that they apply in sufficient time to receive a student visa. Please refer to the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website for approximate times. 

If you are unable to attend class, you must notify the International Centre by the tenth (10th) official day of the semester in writing in order to be eligible for a refund.