Student budget calculator

You can use this tuition calculator to estimate your costs and resources.

Tuition amounts are approximate and are for 8 months of full-time studies (based on fees for September 2021). Fees for September 2022 to April 2023 will be posted here in mid-August 2022. Exact fees will be posted in students' Quest accounts a month before the start of each term.

Tuition and fees

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Values below are averages. Your costs may be higher or lower depending upon your preferences. Expenses are multiplied by 8 months to provide a total for first year.



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While we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this page, your exact tuition fees will be posted in your Waterloo Quest account approximately a month before the start of classes. Your fees for the fall term will be listed in your Quest account in early August.

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