Step 1-2-3

Find out what it takes to study abroad in Canada. It’s as easy as 1-2-3!

The Step 1-2-3 tool is a great way to get preliminary answers to questions you have about studying in Canada, from what programs are available to how much it costs:

  • Step 1: Select a program or school that interests you.
  • Step 2: Find out how much it costs to study in Canada based on the choice selected.
  • Step 3: Find out what documents you need to study in Canada before you apply.

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Note: Do not close the browser. Hit the back or forward button during your Step 1-2-3 search.


Information about post-secondary institutions’ programs and education costs presented by the Step 1-2-3 tool are drawn from Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC) Canadian Post-Secondary Institution Collection (CPIC) database. This information, including tuition fees, is updated by ESDC on a yearly basis and is subject to change.

  • International students: Confirm details regarding programs of study and tuition fees with your institution of interest.
  • Canadian institutions: Contact ESDC to update your institution’s information.