Study and living costs

This information has been compiled to provide you with estimates of the costs you may encounter while you're a graduate student at Waterloo. 

Review Student Financial Services - Tuition Fee Schedules page for the most up-to-date fee information.

  • These amounts are approximate, and should be used only as a guide.
  • Individual costs may vary depending on factors including your lifestyle, marital status and program of study.
  • All costs are in Canadian dollars (CAD).

Funding and tuition

  • Please note that your funding will be automatically applied to cover the cost of tuition provided you have become Fees Arranged by completing the Promissory Note on Quest each term.