Sample Student Annual Budget

Please note that these are approximate basic costs for typical full-time undergraduate student, for 2017-2018.

Student’s status Québec student Canadian student International student
Accommodation (monthly) Housing Residences $349 $349 $349
Accomodation $350 $350 $350
Apartment (alone) $600 $600 $600
Home insurance (optional) $30 $30 $30
Utilities (Heating and electricity)
(included in residences)
$60 $60 $60
Phone, cable and internet
(included in residences)
$100 $100 $100
Food
(monthly)
Groceries $350 $350 $350
Restaurant $50 $50 $50
Transportation
(monthly)
Bus Pass (full-time student rate) Québec $58 $58 $58
Lévis (23 and younger) $96 $96 $96
Lévis (24 and older) $121 $121 $121
Car $200 $200 $200
Gasoline and repairs $200 $200 $200
Parking* $207 to $414
(per session)
$207 to $414
(per session)
$207 to $414
(per session)
Health
(monthly)
Health care professional $25 $25 $25
Medical prescription $20 $20 $20
Eyewear expenses $20 $20 $20
Personal care $25 $25 $25
Health and hospitalization insurance n/a n/a $81
Other expenses (monthly) Leisures $100 $100 $100
Miscellaneous $50 $50 $50
Studies
(per semester)
Books $400 $400 $400
Tuition fees (15 credits) $1 511,88 $4 017,78 $10 255,68
Annual total (registration for two semesters)** Min. $16 747,76
Max.
$26 612,76
Min. $21 759,56
Max. $31 624,56
Min. $34 235,36
Max. $45 072,36

All expenses are calculated monthly and for a whole year, except for tuition fees and books, which are calculated for two semesters.

*Price depends on the parking area chosen.

**The minimum expenses reflect the budget of a student living in the residences and using public transportation. The maximum expenses represent those of a student living alone off-campus and owning a car.