Exchange students are responsible for the following costs:

Budget for a Single Student (in Canadian dollars)

Spring 2024




Room Only

(Living with a family)


Rent and Utilities per 4 month term


(1,2 or 4 bedroom)

Piikani, Kainai, Residence Village, Townhouse or Mt Blakiston


(2,4 or 5 bedroom homes)

Students purchase and prepare their own meals


Students purchase and prepare their own meals


$31 per night (includes meals)

Jan 1 to April 30, 2024 $3,751

Mandatory One-Time Fees

Application: $60

ORS: $50/term

Telecom: $97.80/term

Tenant Insurance: $80/academic year



Registration, placement & orientation fee: $300

Admin fee: $75


Dining Plan (optional)



Meals included

Personal Expenses





Other Mandatory Fees:

  • Sport & Recreation Fee:  $107 per semester - covers athletic fees, gym, swimming pool use, weight room and most physical activities class
  • UPass:  $82 per semester (City Transit)
  • Fine Arts Access Fee:  $13.67 per semester
  • Textbooks:  $150 - $200 per course