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Planning Your Finances

Here is how much you can expect to pay in a year at Carleton University:


Expenses Cost CDN dollars*
Tuition and ancillary fees
2016-2017** (varies according to program)
$25,740 – $31,792
Room and board
(Fees include the residence room, meal plan, internet, local phone service, residence association fees and all utilities for the academic year. Prices vary based on single or double occupancy and meal plan selected.)
$10,646 – $13,050
Off-campus living
(Estimate based on eight months of rent [one bedroom, shared kitchen/bath, includes utilities, laundry, and groceries])
$7,600
Books and supplies
(Varies according to program)
$1,300
Personal Expenses $2,000
Estimated total expenses per year $36,640 – $48,142

* All fees payable in Canadian funds only. Current exchange rates can be found at bankofcanada.ca.
** Tuition and ancillary fees include miscellaneous student fees and the 2016-2017 University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) fee of $612 (CDN) per person for 12 months.

For program-specific tuition fees, please visit carleton.ca/fees.