First-Year Tuition Fees and Living Expenses for International Students

The following chart displays estimates in Canadian currency for tuition and living expenses for one full-time international undergraduate student over the course of one academic year (eight months). Keep in mind that most off-campus accommodations will require a 12 month lease; the 8 month costs listed here are meant for comparison with the Residence package. Please note that these are estimates only; costs will vary depending on your needs and preferences. Other costs to consider include, but are not limited to, currency fluctuations, visa and study permit fees and trips home.

ON CAMPUS OFF CAMPUS

Tuition 2021-2022: Most Programs
Does not include fees (set in June 2021)

$36,208 $36,208

Tuition 2021-2022: DAN Management (BMOS)
Does not include fees (set in June 2021)

$46,704 $46,704

Tuition 2021-2022: Engineering
Does not include fees (set in June 2021)

$49,971 $49,971

Tuition 2021-2022: Nursing
Does not include fees (set in June 2021)

$46,465 $46,465
Please note: all numbers below are based on the 2020-2021 academic year
Tuition & Fees: Most Programs* $35,935 to $35,985 $35,935 to $35,985
Tuition & Fees: DAN Management (BMOS)
$45,653 $45,653
Tuition & Fees: Engineering $48,778 $48,778
Tuition & Fees: Nursing $45,482 $45,482
Books & Supplies** $1,500 to $3,000* $1,500 to $3,000*
Residence & Meal Plan $13,690 to $16,350 $0
Off-campus Rent $0 $4,800 to $10,400
Food (without meal plan) $0 $2,800 to $4,800
Utilities $0 $400
Internet $395 $120 to $560
Phone $400 to $640 $400 to $640
Personal Items
$800 $800
Local Transportation
(bus pass included in tuition & fees)
$0

$0

Clothing $800 to $2,000 $800 to $2,000
Entertainment $800 $800
Laundry $200 $200

Total Cost
(first academic year)

Currency Converter

$53,920 to $72,768

$48,555 to $72,378

*Based on 2020-2021 academic year approximate fees in Canadian currency. 2021-2022 fees are
determined in June 2021.

**The cost of books/supplies depends on your program.

 

Tuition Fee Guarantee for international undergraduate students

Starting September 2021, Western's tuition rates for undergraduate international students will not increase more than 4% per year, after year 1, as students progress through their undergraduate degrees at Western.