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Brock University

St. Catharines, ON

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  1. In the beautiful Niagara region, one of a few universities in the world located
  2. Nearly 19,000 students from 100+ countries.
  3. Brock is a comprehensive university with an expansive undergraduate system.

About This Campus

Brock University is a public research university located in St. Catharines, ON. Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city with beautiful natural surroundings. It is the only university in Canada that is located in a UNESCO Biosphere reserve located at the center of Canada’s Niagara peninsula on the Niagara escarpment. The University bears the name of Major General Sir Isaac Brock, who was responsible for defending Upper Canada against the United States during the War of 1812.

Location Information

St. Catharines is a short drive to many of Ontario’s top attractions - just 60 minutes from Toronto, 20 minutes to Niagara Falls and a few hours from the nations capital, Ottawa! St. Catharines bears the name of the “Garden City”, due to its 1,000 acres of parks, gardens, and trails. The oldest and longest hiking trail in Canada runs right through the heart of campus and is a great way to experience nature. The Niagara Peninsula is also the largest wine-producing area in Canada!

2020/2021 Placement

Host Payment (A)
Home Payment (B)

2021/2022 Placement

Home Payment (B)

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

Location | St. Catharines
Population | 130,000
Enrollment | 19,000
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | N/A
Term Dates
Fall | 09/09-12/22
Spring | 01/05-04/22


Registration Priority
  • After campus students
Closed Programs
Upper Level Accounting, GAME Design, Teacher Education (EDBE), Upper Level English/Creative Writing, Film Production (FLIC), Masters Preparation Certificate in Education, Professional Masters Preparation, Co-op/Internship courses

Business Administration, Psychology, Education (EDUC), Child and Youth Studies

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • American Studies
  • Anatomy
  • Ancient Studies
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Archaeology
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Biopsychology
  • Botany/Plant Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Management
  • Canadian Studies
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Chinese
  • Choral Music
  • Communication
  • Community Health
  • Comparative Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Digital Arts
  • Drawing
  • Earth Science
  • Economics
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Epidemiology
  • European Studies
  • Exercise Science
  • Experimental Pathology
  • Family Studies
  • Film
  • Finance/Banking
  • First Nation Studies
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • German
  • Government
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial Management
  • International Business
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Kinesiology
  • Land Use Planning and Management
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Medieval/Renaissance Studies
  • Mental Health Services
  • Microbiology
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Molecular Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music History
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operations Management
  • Painting
  • Performance and Directing
  • Performing Arts: Voice
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Piano
  • Plant Science
  • Political Economy
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy Studies
  • Public Relations
  • Radio and Television Studies
  • Recreation Management
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Sculpture
  • Sociology
  • Soil Science
  • Sports Management/Administration
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • Sustainable Resource Management
  • Theater Arts/Drama/Acting
  • Tourism Management
  • Turfgrass Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Water Management
  • Women and Gender Studies
  • Zoology


Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from other NSE members within Canada
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of N/A paper, N/A computer or 88.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.50
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan B

Tuition / Fees

-- Campus Budget --
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment (Plan B) students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment (Plan B): 15
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 11/01/19.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $600 Year Plan B Optional
Parking Fee $320 Semester Plan B Optional
Transportation Fee $259.35 Year Plan B Mandatory

Important Notes: Housing Deposit: On-Campus Residence Full Year/Fall Term Only Deposit; Winter Term Only Deposit is $300. Parking Fee: Zone 2 Permit (September - December 2019 or January - April 2020); Price varies by lot/permit; Residence permits have a higher cost. Transportation Fee: Fee is for the full year (September 2019 - April 2020) and is not pro-rated for those studying for only one term. All prices are in Canadian dollars and are subject to change.

Financial Aid

Home Payment (Plan B)
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 11/01/19

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 0% living on campus
  • Single: $4022.50
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living is limited
Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $
  • Proximity to campus:
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
Students are able to choose whether to live on- or off-campus. On-campus living is not guaranteed and limited.

Meal Plans Per Semester

  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $2325 declining balance plan.
Notes About Meal Plans
Based on a Regular Meal Plan ($2,400/term = $2,325 declining balance and $75 continuous improvement fund)

Health Ins.

Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 11/01/19.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Health Insurance $212 Semester Plan B Mandatory

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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