Making a Budget
It is important to ensure you have enough funds to cover your expenses during your time in Canada before you arrive. A personal monthly budget will help you review your funds and spend within your means.
Off-Campus Student Cost Estimates
|Utilities & Cable||$100/month|
|Books & Supplies||$1500-$3000/academic year*|
If you are bringing family members, you should budget approximately $4000 for the first family member and $3000 for each additional family member, per year.
Note: Estimates are in Canadian dollars and are subject to change. Currency fluctuations, visa extension fees, etc. are additional costs to consider.
Personal Budgeting Table
|Contributions from family||Tuition & Fees|
|Savings||Health Insurance (UHIP)|
|Scholarships, Bursaries||Textbooks, School Supplies|
|Part-Time Job||Rent/Residence Fees|
|Cable (TV), Telephone/Cell Phone, Internet|
|Child care expenses (if applicable)|
|Health Insurance for family (if applicable)|
|Study Permit/Visa renewals|
|Other (e.g., travel, dental, eye care, gifts)|
|Total Resources||$||Total Expenses||$|
RESOURCES - EXPENSES = $___________