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.