Fees and Financial Aid
Being well-informed regarding the cost of graduate studies is crucial in making your decision to apply for a graduate degree program. Laurier offers competitive funding to its graduate students; please consult the Student Funding pages for details.
The following is a list of academic and personal expenses you will encounter during your stay in the community. Please note that these are approximate costs for a single student without dependents and may vary according to your program and personal lifestyle standards.
Approved fees (by program) for the current academic year are available here.
|Academic expenses per year||
|Tuition (range due to program tuition differences)||$16,000 - $31,300|
|Incidental Fees||$1,200 - $2,000
|University Health Plan (single)
||$17,884 - $34,000|
|Personal expenses per year||
|Books and School Supplies||$1,900|
|Other (entertainment, transportation, etc.)||$4,370|
Financial Aid Resources
Financing continuing education is a concern for many graduate students. The following links provide information about possible sources of funding.
Canadian Bureau for International Education
Canadian International Development Agency
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan
Government of Canada Awards
International Council for Canadian Studies
International Education Financial Aid
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Ontario Trillium Scholarships (doctoral-level study only)
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (doctoral-level study only)
World University Service of Canada
In addition, consult the Student Awards office at Laurier for information on internal bursaries, awards and scholarships for international students.