101 – Fees

Last updated: October 1, 2019

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All fees are non-refundable. The OUAC will not forward your application to any universities until you submit full payment to the OUAC. Fees for withdrawn university choices are not refunded.

Reminder: If you make a change to your program choices after you have paid, there may be additional fees.

All fees are listed in Canadian dollars.


  1. Base Application Fee: $150
    • Required of all applicants.
    • For your initial 3 program choices.
  2. Additional Choice Fee: $50/choice
    • For each additional program choice beyond your first 3 (e.g., if you add 2 additional university choices, you must pay $100 in addition to the base application fee).
    • Notes:
      • There is no fee for replacing a program choice with another program choice at the same university.
      • You may apply to as many Ontario universities as you wish; however, you are limited to a maximum of 3 program choices at any 1 university (including its affiliates). Some universities may further limit the number of programs you can apply to.

  3. International Service Fee: $10
    • If you are not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  4. Supplemental Program Fee
    • Supplemental program fees cover the cost of individual faculty admission processes. The supplemental program fee is non-refundable and you pay it along with your OUAC application fee.

      Supplemental Program Fees
      Institution Fee
      OCAD University – All $25
      University of Toronto – Architecture $45
      University of Toronto – Commerce $50
      University of Toronto – Computer Science $50
      University of Toronto – Engineering $40
      University of Waterloo – Accounting $53.25
      University of Waterloo – Engineering $53.25

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Payment Options

  • Credit card (VISA, MasterCard or American Express). VISA and MasterCard debit cards are not accepted.
  • Online banking (Canadian banks and credit unions only). This process usually takes 2 to 5 business days.
  • Western Union Business Solutions – GlobalPay for Students (bank-to-bank transfer for international payments only). You can pay the Canadian dollar fees in the currency of your choice.

All payments must be made in Canadian funds. Find more information about payment options.

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