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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
Agriculture: Animal Sciences, Land Resources, Life Sciences, Plant Science, Soil Science, Viticulture, Water Management

Anthropology: Anthropology, Archaeology

Area Studies: American Studies, Art Studies, Canadian Studies, European Studies, First Nation Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Gerontology, Hispanic Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Popular Culture

Art/Design/Fine Art: Applied Art, Art, Art History, Digital Arts, Drawing, Media Arts, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater Art, Visual Arts

Athletics: Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Movement Studies, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cell Biology, Genetics, Human Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Physiology, Zoology

Business: Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Operation Management, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Industrial Management, International Business, Labor Studies, Law and Public Policy, Management, Marketing, Marketing Communication, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Operations Management, Public Administration, Public Relations, Supply and Logistics Management, Wine Business

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular Biochemistry

Communications: American Sign Language, Communication, Film, Integrated Marketing, Mass Communication, Radio and Television Studies, Television, Writing/Editing

Computer Science: Computer Science

Consumer and Family Studies: Family Studies

Criminal Justice: Crime and Society, Criminology, Legal Studies

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Earth Science, Geosciences, Physical Sciences

Economics: Economics, Resource Economics

Education: Child Development, Childhood Studies, Educational Studies, Elementary Education, English

English: Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Rhetoric, Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies, Sustainability Studies

General Studies: Gender Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography

Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health, Exercise Science, Health Science, Kinesiology, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Education, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, Rehabilitation Sciences, Therapeutic Recreation

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Tourism Management

Information Studies: Computer Science

Languages: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Discrete Mathematics, Mathematics, Mathematics-Physics, Statistics

Medieval/Renaissance Studies: Medieval/Renaissance Studies

Music: Choral Music

Performing Arts: Acting, Choral Music, Music, Music History, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Performance, Piano Pedagogy, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Design Technology

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Applied Physics, Physics

Political Science: American Political Science, Government, International Affairs/Relations, International Studies, Political Economy, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs, Public Policy Studies

Psychology: Behavioral Science, Psychology

Recreation: Leisure Studies, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Recreation Management, Recreation, Recreation Therapy, Sports Management

Sociology/Social Work: Gender Studies, Law and Society, Social Science, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies

Theater: Performance and Directing, Theater


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
Health Insurance $212 Semester Plan B Mandatory
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)

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