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Hello to all Canadians :), I was suggested by one of your active members to post a thread about this question (it is not only for me, so info is needed :)), with hope someone can answer me. What are the prize of studies in CA for Law and Political Science? Is there a lot of difference between cities in which you study? Friend of mine gave me this link:
http://www.canadaimmigrants.com/qualityoflife/education.asp

Is this true, also I don't see Political Science on that list, so any additional info you have is welcome :).

Cheers :).
 

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Can you provide any more contextual information?

Such as:

Are you a Canadian citizen?
Are you enrolled in a Canadian school?
 

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I think its safe to say that he is not from Canada.

Either way, here some links to various universities around the country. You can compare their tuition fees for the programs that interest you ... although, as a rule of thumb, the tuition fees for international students is usually three times higher than that of Canadian citizens:

http://www.utoronto.ca/ (Toronto, Ontario)
http://www.mcgill.ca/ (Montreal, Quebec)
http://www.carleton.ca/ (Ottawa, Ontario)
http://www.mcmaster.ca/ (Hamilton, Ontario)
http://www.ualberta.ca/ (Calgary, Alberta)
http://www.ubc.ca/ (Vancouver, British Columbia)
 

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Oh! I thought he wanted to know about information regarding Awards/Grants for Poli. Sci. research. :lol: I didn't realize that the "prize" was intended to be "price." My mistake! :)
 

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I think its safe to say that he is not from Canada.

Either way, here some links to various universities around the country. You can compare their tuition fees for the programs that interest you ... although, as a rule of thumb, the tuition fees for international students is usually three times higher than that of Canadian citizens:

http://www.utoronto.ca/ (Toronto, Ontario)
http://www.mcgill.ca/ (Montreal, Quebec)
http://www.carleton.ca/ (Ottawa, Ontario)
http://www.mcmaster.ca/ (Hamilton, Ontario)
http://www.ualberta.ca/ (Calgary, Alberta)
http://www.ubc.ca/ (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Yeah I know that (you discriminate us :lol:), but what I saw on the web site I posted in introduction, showed the a big variant of prices (for e.g. Quebec is 2,272 while the Ontario is 5,951 Canadian dollars). In Quebec you have to know French (not my type of language :)) so I guess that's why, but is that Uni in Ontario that much better than in for e.g. Manitoba? Or is just because Ontario is kind of main province in Canada?

Oh! I thought he wanted to know about information regarding Awards/Grants for Poli. Sci. research. :lol: I didn't realize that the "prize" was intended to be "price." My mistake! :)

Haha, actually it is my mistake, I didn't saw that misspelled, one letter sure makes difference :).
 

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I'm not sure if you are instructed in French if you went to McGill which is in Montreal.

Ontario Universities are more renowned but whether or not its has "better" schools is subjective.

Are you doing a Bachelor's degree? I didn't know there was one for law.

If you decide to come here you will have to decide which school is better for you based on things like location, class size/teaching style, price, grants/bursaries and for some people reputation.
 

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Yeah I know that (you discriminate us :lol:), but what I saw on the web site I posted in introduction, showed the a big variant of prices (for e.g. Quebec is 2,272 while the Ontario is 5,951 Canadian dollars). In Quebec you have to know French (not my type of language :)) so I guess that's why, but is that Uni in Ontario that much better than in for e.g. Manitoba? Or is just because Ontario is kind of main province in Canada?




Haha, actually it is my mistake, I didn't saw that misspelled, one letter sure makes difference :).
We have two English University here in Montreal: Concordia, and McGill - Bishop University in Sherbrooke. Of course, the language of instruction is English. You do not need to speak a word of French for these University, though since you are Quebec you might need to learn a word or two en francais.
 

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We have two English University here in Montreal: Concordia, and McGill - Bishop University in Sherbrooke. Of course, the language of instruction is English. You do not need to speak a word of French for these University, though since you are Quebec you might need to learn a word or two en francais.
Man I wish I knew about Bishop University when I was in high school. Their campus seems so awesome! I would have loved to be doing my undergrad over there. Do they have a good grad school?

Also, for universities in Quebec, are the fees higher for out-of-province Canadians than for students from within the province?
 

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Yeah I know that (you discriminate us :lol:), but what I saw on the web site I posted in introduction, showed the a big variant of prices (for e.g. Quebec is 2,272 while the Ontario is 5,951 Canadian dollars). In Quebec you have to know French (not my type of language :)) so I guess that's why, but is that Uni in Ontario that much better than in for e.g. Manitoba? Or is just because Ontario is kind of main province in Canada?




Haha, actually it is my mistake, I didn't saw that misspelled, one letter sure makes difference :).
In terms of universities, McGill in Montreal and University of Toronto (in Toronto) are generally considered the two best in the country. Aside from those two, however, most universities in the country are pretty good considering that every university is funded privately and publicly ... so its not like the US where the best universities are private ones and the "state" schools are so far below in comparison.

So basically no, there is no reason for you to only look in Ontario alone. You can look into British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec and even the smaller provinces in Atlantic Canada. All of lots of good schools.
 

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Thanks to all for your answers, we finally got this topic active :).


I'm not sure if you are instructed in French if you went to McGill which is in Montreal.

Ontario Universities are more renowned but whether or not its has "better" schools is subjective.

Are you doing a Bachelor's degree? I didn't know there was one for law.

If you decide to come here you will have to decide which school is better for you based on things like location, class size/teaching style, price, grants/bursaries and for some people reputation.
Well yeah, I was thinking of studying Political Science if I somehow manage to study on some foreign Uni, since Law in Canada and here differs a lot, and wouldn't manage a lot with it, while PS is not that much different.

In terms of universities, McGill in Montreal and University of Toronto (in Toronto) are generally considered the two best in the country. Aside from those two, however, most universities in the country are pretty good considering that every university is funded privately and publicly ... so its not like the US where the best universities are private ones and the "state" schools are so far below in comparison.

So basically no, there is no reason for you to only look in Ontario alone. You can look into British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec and even the smaller provinces in Atlantic Canada. All of lots of good schools.
Like I said, the best city for me would be Vancouver, but the prices for non-Canadians is quite high like in Ontario (at least what I saw on various web site). I am also thinking of NYC, but that would probably be public college, which like you said, can't be compared to ones in Canada.

The best thing to do is to send e-mail to some Uni's, they will give me the first hand information, but wanted to know your guys opinion and knowledge about this subject.
 

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Man I wish I knew about Bishop University when I was in high school. Their campus seems so awesome! I would have loved to be doing my undergrad over there. Do they have a good grad school?

Also, for universities in Quebec, are the fees higher for out-of-province Canadians than for students from within the province?
Hi. I believe Bishop is primarily an Undergrad university, and yes - I pay about 1/4th the fees my friends from Ontario pay for the same program/university.
Also, usually my fees gets waived through scholarships and bursaries from the government. :cheers:
 

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universities - at least in BC have to operate under tuition freezes for Canadians - so they usually charge as much as they can for international students - the gap in pricing wasn't so big years ago as it is now - and they are allowing a lot more international students because they pay so much more - many locals don't feel its fair cause there are less seats for them but universities don't have much choice
 

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Price differentials at Canadian universities aren't representative of quality, but are a result of funding levels. Post secondary education is a provincial jurisdiction so small provinces like Nova Scotia with tons schools need very high tuition rates to balance the books. They're all very expensive schools. Some are very well regarded while others are not.

Likewise, don't assume that an Ontario school is better than a Quebec school because the tuition is higher in Ontario.

P.S. McGill, Bishop's, and Concordia are anglophone schools all though I believe you can take courses at Concordia in French.
 

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Funding dictates budget for hiring professors, and funding is a combination of both government contributions and tuition levels... so it is not like there is no correlation.
A school that has a low budget will have difficulty attracting top rated educational staff. Government funding alone is not usually overly generous in 2010.
 

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