Domestic Costs

A university education is a big investment in your future. It is important to consider the cost of a university education and make sure that you have planned carefully for all your expenses. Estimating the cost of a year of study varies from student to student and depends on the program you are interested in. Here is a breakdown of your tuition costs and other fees to help you in your planning.

Your tuition, your investment Cost CDN dollars
Living on campus
Tuition and ancillary fees (2021-2022) $7,278 – $11,823
Traditional residence room and board* $11,359
Books and supplies (varies according to program) $1,400
Personal expenses $2,000
Total $22,037 – $26,582
Living off campus
Tuition and ancillary fees (2021-2022) $7,278 – $11,823
Off-campus housing** $8,600
Books and supplies (varies according to program) $1,400
Personal expenses $2,000
Total $19,278 – $23,823

*Based on double room, an All Access Meal Plan and technology fees (internet and Wi-Fi).
**Estimate based on eight months of rent (shared accommodations) and groceries.

For program-specific tuition fees, please visit carleton.ca/fees.

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