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Brock University

St. Catharines, ON

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  1. Located in the beautiful Niagara region, within a UNESCO biosphere reserve
  2. 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 just 75 minutes from Toronto, 20 minutes to Niagara Falls and a few hours from the nations capital, Ottawa! We also share a border with New York State. 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 (100+ wineries!)

Helpful Information

Course registration for both the Fall and Winter semesters occur in late July/early August. Students looking to participate in a Winter semester exchange are encouraged to apply early to ensure the best chance of securing their preferred courses. Courses that are not available to exchange students include: CHYS - Child and Youth Studies (Upper year courses unless CHYS 1F90 is taken).

2023/2024 Placement

Host Payment
Home Payment

2024/2025 Placement

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 | Home Payment
Term Dates
Fall | 09/07-12/21
Spring | 01/11-04/23
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RegistrationClosed 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, Media/Communication, Psychology, Education (EDUC), Child and Youth Studies

Notable Academic Programs

  • Sport Management - Brock is the only university in Canada granting a specialized Bachelor of Sport Management (BSM) degree. Our program has an outstanding reputation within the sport industry for the quality of our students and graduates.
  • Oenology and Viticulture - Brock is located in the heart of the wine-making region of Ontario. The aim of the program is to provide a comprehensive scientific education combined with hands-on experience in oenology and viticulture, including exposure to marketing, tourism and wine appreciation.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Accounting, Advertising, Ancient Studies... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.70 GPA
  • Students are expected to maintain "full-time" studies while at Brock. Minimum course load is 1.5 credits (9 credit hours) and the maximum course load is 2.5 credits (15 credit hours).
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
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 Home Pay
Canadian Students
  • Will accept Home Payment Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 09/23/22

  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment 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 students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 15

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $600 Year Home Optional
Parking Fee $320 Semester Home Optional
Transportation Fee $300.24 Year Home Mandatory

Important Notes: Housing Deposit: On-Campus Residence Full Year/Fall Term Only Deposit; Winter Term Only Deposit is $300. Transportation Fee: Fee is for the full year (September 2021 - April 2022) and is not pro-rated for those studying for only one term. All prices are in Canadian dollars and are subject to change.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 09/23/22

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • On-Campus Housing
  • 15% living on campus
  • Single: $4470
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
Off-Campus Housing
  • 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.

Meal Plans

  • Campus Meal Plans
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $2400 declining balance plan.
Notes About Meal Plans
Based on a Regular Meal Plan ($2,400/term = $2,300 declining balance, $75 Dining Dollars and $25 Flex Money) The Mean Plan includes $75 allocated to the Brock University Capital Infrastructure and Sustainability Fund for Dining Services


Figures per Semester are current as of 09/23/22

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Health Insurance $240 Semester Home Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students do not need to purchase health insurance.


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