LIVING COSTS – TORONTO

Estimated living and studying costs for the academic year

  • Food: $1600 – $3700
  • Clothing: $900 – $1100
  • Local transportation: $980 ($122.45 per month)
  • Books and supplies: $5000 – $1500+
  • Miscellaneous: $1000 – $2000

Housing costs

Please note: Costs range depending on the type of housing.

Average for City Center:

  • Room in a house: $1,100+
  • Bachelor/studio apartment: $1,900+
  • 1-bedroom apartment: $2,100+
  • 2-bedroom apartment: $2,800+
  • 3+ bedroom apartment: $3,500+

Average for the suburbs:

  • Room in a house: $750+
  • Bachelor/studio apartment: $1,400+
  • 1-bedroom apartment: $1,700+
  • 2-bedroom apartment: $1,800+
  • 3+ bedroom apartment: $2,500+

 

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LIVING COSTS – VANCOUVER

Estimated living and studying costs for the academic year

  • Food: $1500 – $3700
  • Clothing: $900 – $1300
  • Local transportation: $784 ($98 per month)
  • Books and supplies: $5000 – $1500+
  • Miscellaneous: $1000 – $2000

 

Housing costs

Please note: Costs range depending on the type of housing.

Average for City Center:

  • Room in a house: $1,100+
  • Bachelor/studio apartment: $1,900+
  • 1-bedroom apartment: $2,000+
  • 2-bedroom apartment: $3,300+
  • 3+ bedroom apartment: $3,700+

Average for the suburbs:

  • Room in a house: $900+
  • Bachelor/studio apartment: $1,400+
  • 1-bedroom apartment: $1,600+
  • 2-bedroom apartment: $2,800+
  • 3+ bedroom apartment: $2,700+

 

Sources

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