Cost of Living

This is an estimate only. It is meant as a guideline. Living costs vary greatly based on the type of accommodation, whether you are sharing accommodation with roommates, and your overall standard of living. All figures are based on a single person and in Canadian dollars (CAD).

 

  Monthly Average Full Year
(Sept to Aug)
Accommodation
(off campus, not shared)
$600 - $900 $7,200 - $10,800
Food $250 $3,000
Public Transit (1)   $750
Personal Needs    
Clothing (2) $50 $600 - $850
Miscellaneous (3) $155 $1,860
Books & Supplies   $1,350 - $1,600
 
Estimated Cost Range $14,810 - $18,860
Average Cost $16,835
 
Tution & Fees (4) $3,824 Canadian Student OR $4,760 International Student
TOTAL $20,659 - $21,595
 
  1. Based on transit pass for fall term and winter term, plusmonthly passes for May through August.
  2. Add an extra $250 if you will need to buy winter parka, boots, etc.
  3. Miscellaneous includes monthly phone ($50), laundry ($30) and other ($75).
  4. Tuition and fees are for September 2010 to August 2011.

 

Last update: June 25, 2010