University of Calgary
UofC Navigation

Student Finances

In addition to the tuition, fees and books associated with your program of study, there are other costs to consider:
  • Residence: Will you live on-campus in residence, or live off-campus?
  • Food: Will you purchase a meal plan, or do your own cooking?
  • Additional costs: Setting up your apartment, utilities, transportation, and health care are a just a few extra costs that you will need to budget for.
The best way to plan for your first year is to create a budget to prepare all your costs. This video will help you understand the cost of living in Canada and will show you how to build a student budget.