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Join us at Laurier

Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.

Calculate Your Expenses

These are the estimated expenses for two terms: the fall term from September to December and the winter term from January to April. To come up with a realistic estimate, you can research your expenses using the following resources:


Estimated Costs to Attend Laurier




$30,715 – $37,933

Student Fees2

$2,056 – $3,792

Textbooks and Supplies


Academic Subtotal

$33,771 – $42,725

Housing / Residence

$5,728 – $9,671 (Waterloo: dorm or apartment style)

$7,437 – $7,971 (Brantford: apartment style only)

Meal Plans and Food

$2,450 – $6,399 (Waterloo)

$883 – $1,200 (Brantford)



Other (phone, clothing, etc.)


Personal Expenses Subtotal

$13,378 – $21,270


$47,149 – $63,995

Notes on expenses:

All fees are listed in Canadian dollars. Based on the 2022/23 international tuition fees (subject to increase for 2023).

1 International tuition fees for double-degree programs with the University of Waterloo are $50,636 for BBA and BMath and $63,350 for BBA and BCS.

2 Includes mandatory $756 fee for participation in University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP).

3 Students living in an apartment-style residence should factor in groceries.

Payment of Fees

You will pay half your fees in August for the first term, and the other half in December for the second term. You have a four-month summer break from May to August where you are allowed stay in Canada and work full-time or return to your home country.

Note: For a full breakdown of tuition fees and incidental fees by program, as well as information on how to understand your tuition invoice, visit our Tuition and Fees page.


Financial Support

Contact Us:

Undergraduate International Recruitment

T: 519.884.0710 x3385
F: 519.884.0618

Graduate International Recruitment

T: 519.884.0710 x3127


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