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International Academy


Address 920 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON, M4W 3C7, Canada
Tel. No. +1 416 322 1502
Fax No. +1 416 322 5775
E-mail address
Principal Mr. Fraser Rose
Course Titles Secondary School Program (O.S.S.D) – Grades 9 to 12
Intensive ESL Program (30 hours of English per week)
Semi-Intensive ESL Program (20 hours of English per week)
Summer/Winter ESL Program (20 hours of English per week)
Length of courses Secondary School Program (Grades 9 to 12) – 1 year + depending on students’ needs
Intensive ESL Program – variable from 1 week to 1 year
Semi-Intensive ESL Program – variable from 1 week to 1 year
Summer/Winter ESL Program – 4 weeks in July, August, January, February
Type of courses We offer full-time & part-time programs
Level of courses Secondary School Program - grades 9 to 12
ESL programs – from beginner to advanced
Examinations offered Secondary School Program – standard examinations as outlined by Ontario Education System plus a Grade 10 English Literacy Test
Class size Class sizes vary from 15 to 25 students per class
Date of commencement Secondary School Program – semesters start in September, January, April, July (for summer school students)
Intensive ESL Program – all year around (every Monday)
Semi-Intensive ESL Program - all year around (every Monday)
Summer/Winter ESL Program – first Monday of July, August, January, February
Accommodation MIA's residence is located in a safe and quiet neighbourhood in the heart of downtown Toronto. Students live in a shared apartment style dormitory. Conveniently close to the TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) subway and bus lines that provide easy access to McDonald International Academy's Downtown and North York Campuses. Nearby, numerous amenities, attractions and services are available for students. Students are well cared for by a live-in Residence Advisor who is on site 24/7 to ensure their safety and well-being.

We also provide full-service, high-quality homestay programs, with airport pick up available upon request. We find the most hospitable Canadian families to ensure your satisfaction. Residence and apartment information is also available upon request.
Fees Secondary School Program:

Overseas Students
Registration Fee CAD $200.00
Tuition Fee (1 year) CAD $12,000.00 (covering 10 courses)
Any additional course will be CAD $ 1200.00 per course.
Health Insurance CAD $450 per year

Local Students
Registration Fee CAD $ 80.00 (One Time Charge)
Visa Student CAD $ 880.00 per course
Canadian Citizen / Landed Immigrant / Permanent Resident / Refugee CAD $ 680.00 per course

Intensive ESL Program

Local Students Registration Fee CAD $ 80.00
Overseas Students Registration Fee CAD $ 200.00

Tuition fees:
1 month CAD $ 1000.00
2 months CAD $ 2000.00
3 months CAD $ 2800.00
4 months CAD $ 3800.00
5 months CAD $ 4800.00
6 months CAD $ 5600.00
Each additional month after 6 months will be CAD $800 per month.

Semi-Intensive ESL Program

Local Students Registration Fee CAD $ 80.00
Overseas Students Registration Fee CAD $ 200.00

Tuition fees:
1 month CAD $ 800.00
2 months CAD $ 1600.00
3 months CAD $ 2300.00
4 months CAD $ 3200.00
5 months CAD $ 4000.00
6 months CAD $ 4600.00
Each additional month after 6 months will be CAD $600 per month.

Summer/Winter ESL Program

CAD $ 2700.00 including the following:
- 1 month ESL studies (3.5 hours per day)
- Homestay accommodations (breakfast and dinner included)
- Airport pick up and drop off
- Medical insurance
- 6 activities per week
- Textbooks

MIA Dormitory:

Shared room (Double Occupancy) - CAD $ 5400.00 (one year) per person
Private Single Room - CAD $ 6600.00 (one year)
Meal Plan (includes Breakfast & Dinner) - CAD $ 380.00 per month
Homestay Program: CAD $ 750- $1000 per month including two to three meals per day.
Admission requirements All students should be over 15 years of age, have successfully completed at least the Junior High school in local areas or in their home country.

There are no specific English language requirements for enrolling in our high school program or ESL program.

For all the ESL programs, there are no age and language requirements to enroll. We take students as young as 8 years old.
Contact person Ms. Sylvia Wen


About the courses

McDonald International Academy offers a variety of programs that help students achieve their educational goals. The school offers:

• Secondary School Program
• Intensive, Semi-Intensive and Summer/Winter ESL Programs

All teachers at the school have a Master's degree or higher qualifications, with Ontario Teaching Certificates and extensive teaching experience. They are caring and dedicated to the highest standards of education by offering deep insight into their field of expertise, therefore ensuring that students gain the knowledge and skills needed to meet the academic demands that are required for their future careers.

MIA operates on a tri-semester system, which enables students to register all year round with the flexible timetable. Furthermore, the school’s North York Campus offers even more flexibility with their fast track program. Semesters there start every 2 months, year round.

About the School

McDonald International Academy (MIA) is a fully registered and accredited secondary school in Toronto, Canada. The school was established in 1994 and since then over 9800 students from over 30 countries graduated from MIA and successfully entered many famous universities and colleges in Canada and America.

McDonald International Academy is a vibrant academic and social community, boasting the highest North American standards through a collaborative effort from teachers and students alike. The school employs the latest pedagogical methods and technological aids to provide students with superior educational opportunities. The school offers a wide variety of programs and subjects: each with a stimulating curriculum taught by highly qualified, experienced, professional educators who help students succeed. MIA promotes more than academic excellence. We know that students' moral is important too, so we provide a pleasant atmosphere where students can thrive socially in a secure environment.

Students from around the globe are opting to study in Canada; we hope you will be one of them, and one who chooses MIA to start your education in Canada.

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