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University of Saskatchewan

General guidelines for study levels in Canada

First year courses are often adapted to those newly admitted to the university. Therefore, it may be more valuable to choose higher-level courses if you choose to study courses in your main field. For more information, please visit the university's website.

About University of Saskatchewan

Available places: 4 semester places for the Academic Year 2024/25 

Established: 1907
Number of students: 20,000
Student life: There are about 120 student clubs in many different fields, from sports to politics and charity. The university also has a large sports centre that offers tennis, curling, climbing and swimming.

About Saskatoon

Saskatoon is a cultural and artistic city with over 240,000 citizens. The province Saskatchewan is known for having a beautiful and bright sky, Saskatoon is one of the sunniest cities in Canada. The city offers annual festivals and events. There are also many hiking trails and museums.

Information from University of Saskatchewan

Closed or restricted programmes/courses:
College of Dentistry
ABAC Aboriginal Business Administration Certificate
College of Medicine
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
College of Education
College of Veterinary Medicine
Master of Business Administration
Master of Physical Therapy
Master of Professional Accounting
Post-Graduate Degree in Corrections

Limited access:
Mechanical Engineering

All graduate courses will be individually reviewed. Incoming exchange students need an undergraduate diploma in order to apply for graduate courses. 

Full time studies (corresponding to 30 hp):
Undergraduate level: 15 credits
Graduate level: 12 credits

Course types:
Term course: 3 credits
Full year course: 6 credits

Course levels:
100: Year 1
200: Year 2
300: Year 3
400: Year 4

010-099 represent non-degree level courses
100-699 represent undergraduate degree level courses
700-999 represent graduate degree level courses

Note: Courses at level 300/400 can be chosen within both the 3rd and 4th year of the Canadian study programmes.

Academic year:
Autumn term: September–December
Winter term: January–April

Student fees

Exchange students are responsible for paying student fees to the University of Saskatchewan by the payment deadlines. 

· Autumn semester: $669.31
· Winter semester (spring): $380.98

· Autumn semester: $782.50
· Winter semester (spring): $323.47

*Prices are for the 2023-2024 academic year and may change


Students can apply for on-campus housing. The University of Saskatchewan offers different kinds of housing options, from dorm-style rooms to furnished apartments.

Students can also look for off-campus housing. With Saskatoons good bus services it opens up for other possibilities around the city.


Incoming exchange students

Course information

Student grants and loans for studies outside of Sweden

You may be entitled to student grants and loans from CSN when studying abroad.

As the cost of living and accommodation may be higher abroad, you can apply for an extra loan known as an additional loan for studies abroad.

You can also apply for an additional loan to cover additional costs, i.e. travel and insurance costs. 

Latest update: 2023-10-14