ONTARIO INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN EDUCATION, TORONTO, ONTARIO

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
InstituteSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1847Established Year
University of TorontoParent College

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Updated On - October 17th 2019By -  Komal Yadav

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) is Canada’s only public all-graduate institute of teaching, learning, and research. This institute is located in Toronto and also offers concurrent education program.

Why choose Ontario Institute for Studies in Education?

Rankings

  • Times Higher Education: ranked 11th  best beducational institute in the world
  • QS World University Rankings: Education at OISE ranked within top 10
  • Ranked 1st in Canada: QS World Ranking

Key Features

  • One of the largest and most research-intensive faculties of education in North America
  • Founding member of International Alliance of Leading Education Institutes
  • Holds 5 Canada Research Chairs
  • Presented research paper at Congress on Pathways to Education and Work
  • Research associations with organization like Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development, Centre for Educational Research on Languages and Literacies', Institute for Knowledge Innovation and Technology, etc.

What students say?

  • Participating in extra-curricular activities help students to connect with new people and learn a new activity
  • Students can access mental health services at Koffler centre
  • Students can access different services like gym facilities, study spaces, and the largest library system in North America

Statistical Highlights

Type of InstitutePublic
Per year Basic Tuition Fee for Canadian Students (full-time course)$ 8,480.14 - $ 12,575.14
Per year Basic Tuition Fee for Canadian Students (part-time course)$ 2,882.90 - $4,022.90
Per year Basic Tuition Fee for International Students$ 23,692.14 - $ 35,017.17
Test Scores AcceptedTOEFL, IELTS, MELAB, and COPE
Websitehttps://www.oise.utoronto.ca

Campus and Residence at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

  • The campus of Ontario Institute for Studies in Education is located at the University of Toronto campus.
  • Students can either go for University of Toronto residence or seek off campus housing

Off-Campus Housing

  • Tartu College Student Residence: 1 Bed/ 3 Baths
  • University of Toronto Student Family Housing
    • Room Style: Apartment
    • Facility: 1-2 Beds/ 1 Bath
  • CampusOne Residence
    • Room Style: Apartment
    • Facility: Bachelor/Studio – 5
    • Beds / 1 - 2 Baths
  • Ernescliff - Men's Residence with Catholic Chaplaincy (full meal plan included)
    • Room Style: Dorm
    • Facility: 1 Bed/ 1 Bath
  • Parkside Student Residence
    • Room Style: Apartment
    • Facility: 1-4 Beds/ 1-2 Baths
  • Spadina Towers
    • Room Style: Apartment
    • Facility: Bachelor/Studio - 2
    • Beds / 1 - 2 Baths

Program offered at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

The institute offers graduate and collaborative specializations

  • Master of Arts in Child Study and Education
  • Master of Teaching
  • Adult Education and Community Development
  • Counselling and Clinical Psychology
  • Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development
  • Developmental Psychology and Education
  • Educational Leadership and Policy
  • Language and Literacies Education
  • School and Clinical Child Psychology
  • Social Justice Education

All you need to know about the Application process

Prerequisites

Master’s Programs

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree with high academic standing from a recognized university
  • At least two reference letters
  • An average grade equivalent to mid-B, better or normal
  • Qualification as specified by the graduate unit

Doctoral program

  • An appropriate master’s or bachelor’s degree with high academic standing from a recognized university
  • Must have an average grade equivalent to B+ in the previous degree
  • At least two reference letters
  • Other qualification specified by the graduate unit
  • For direct entry, an average grade must be equivalent to A or better

Documents Required

  • Copy of complete academic records received from the educational institute
  • Latter of reference
  • Proof of English language Proficiency
  • A copy of passport

English Proficiency Requirement

The college accepts the following test scores as proof of proficiency in English language –

TestAcademic DivisionMinimum score requirement
Paper-Based TestInternet-Based Test
TOEFLHumanitiesOverall score: 580 TWE: 5Overall score: 93 Writing/ Speaking: 22
Social SciencesOverall score: 580 TWE: 5Overall score: 93 Writing/ Speaking: 22
Physical and Engineering SciencesOverall score: 580 TWE: 4Overall score: 93 Writing/ Speaking: 22
Life SciencesOverall score: 580 TWE: 5Overall score: 93 Writing/ Speaking: 22
MELAB, IELTS, COPE
Test NameRequired Scores
MELAB85
IELTS7.0 (Academic) with at least 6.5 for each component
COPE76 (with at least 22 in each component and 32 in the writing component)

How, When and Where to apply

  • Register on the official website of OISE
  • An applicant number and password will be sent to student’s email address
  • Login using application number and password
  • Fill the application form
  • Submit the application form using SGS Online Admissions Application
  • Pay the application fee

Application Fee

  • Non-refundable application fee of CAD 120
  • Payment must be made using the credit card

Cost and Expenses 

Tuition fee

Domestic Students (full-time)

DegreeTuition (1 year)Incidental/ Ancillary (1 year)Total per year
MA, PhD$ 6,960.00$ 1,520.14$ 8,480.14
EdD$ 8,357.00$ 1,520.14$ 9,895.14
MEd$ 10,760.00$ 1,520.14$ 12,280.14
Master of Teaching$ 10,760.00$ 1,875.14$ 12,635.14
MA in Child Study$ 10,760.00$ 1,815.14$ 12,575.14

Domestic Students (part-time)

DegreeTuition (1 year)Incidental/ Ancillary (1 year)Total per year
MA, PhD$ 2,088.00$ 794.90$ 2,882.90
EdD$ 2,512.50$ 794.90$ 3,307.40
MEd$3,228.00$794.90$4,022.90
Master of TeachingN/AN/AN/A
MA in Child StudyN/AN/AN/A

International Students (Annual full-time)

DegreeTuition (1 year)Incidental/ Ancillary (1 year)Total per year
MA, PhD*$ 21,560.00$ 2,132.14$ 23,692.14
EdD$ 31,530.00$ 2,132.14$ 33,662.14
MEd$ 32,590.00$ 2,132.14$ 34,722.14
Master of Teaching$ 32,590.00$ 2,487.14$ 35,077.14
MA in Child Study$ 32,590.00$ 2,427.17$ 35,017.17

Residential Fee

Ernescliff - Men's Residence with Catholic Chaplaincy (full meal plan included)$1500 per room
Tartu College Student Residence$850+ per room
CampusOne Residence$1640+ per room
University of Toronto Student Family Housing$921+ per unit

Scholarship and Financial Aids

OISE offers scholarships, bursaries, and awards to the students to pursue their higher studies:

Scholarships

  • Hetty C. Chu Memorial Entrance Scholarship: $800
  • OISE Scholarship Program for Indigenous Students: $7500
  • Margaret I. Hambly Entrance Scholarship: $800
  • Leighton McCarthy Memorial Scholarship: $500
  • Professor Arthur Louden Memorial Scholarship in Science: $5000

Awards

  • Marleen Biggs Memorial Award
  • Blatz Award
  • ICS Research Award
  • Jeffrey Drdul Memorial Award in Special Education
  • Joy Penner Award
  • Margaret Kidd Award
  • Robert Seth Kingsley Entrance Award

Bursaries

  • Indigenous Students Bursary Fund
  • Keith A. McLeod Bursary
  • Norma Brock Bursary
  • Don Wright Bursary Fund
  • Morgan Parmenter Bursary in Guidance
  • Percy H. Tacon Memorial Bursary
  • Mary Smith Memorial Bursary

Fellowships

  • Robert Seth Kingsley Graduate Student Fellowships

Work while you study

OISE offers a variety of employment opportunities to students which gives them financial support and practical experience.

  • Students are permitted to work a maximum of 15 hours
  • Work-study students are paid $14 per hour
  • Students are paid bi-weekly
  • International students must have a Social Insurance number to work

Type of employment opportunities available are:

  • Graduate Assistantship
  • Teaching Assistantship
  • Work study program
  • Research and development Graduate Assistantship

Alumni Network

OISE annually recognizes their alumni with the following awards:

  • Arbor Awards
  • InspirED Awards
  • Leaders and Legends Awards

Some of the notable alumni are as follows:

  • Justice Marvin Zuker: an OISE professor and master of education graduate
  • Karma M. Chukdong: B.Ed, MA, M.Ed, Director, Teaching Excellence and Learning at First Nations Technical Institute
  • Konrad Skorupa: M.Ed, Cultural Development Officer, City of Toronto
  • Amílcar Barnett: B.Ed, Physical Education Teacher at Hunter College Campus Schools, New York City
  • Julie A. Hay: M.Ed, Vice President & General Manager, International Consumer Lending, American Express
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Ontario Institute for Studies in Education Overview

Institution TypePublic
AffiliationUniversity of Toronto
Student Population
Application Cost$165
Average Cost of Attendance$26,947 / Year

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS-7- -
TOEFL-93- -

Attendance Cost

$26,947

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$26,947 / Year

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