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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
September 18, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

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. 

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)
$684
Total (approximate)
$17,884 - $34,000

Personal expenses per year
Housing $6,400            
Food $3,750
Books and School Supplies $1,900
Other (entertainment, transportation, etc.) $4,370
Total $16,260


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
CONACYT Scholarships
Fulbright Program
Government of Canada Awards
International Council for Canadian Studies
International Education Financial Aid
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.