Register Your Travel

The Office of Global Services strongly recommends that students register their travel plans prior to entering Canada. The University has a robust set of services in place to support travelers but can only do so if your location is registered and known. Click here to access the Travel Registry.

Entering Canada

For more information about traveling, please visit: OGS Canada website Traveling to Canada during Covid.

Cost of Living

LIVING EXPENSES FOR VANCOUVER AND TORONTO

LIVING COSTS – TORONTO

Estimated living and studying costs for the academic year (two semesters):

 

 

Housing costs (monthly, estimated):

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: $1,800+
  • 2-bedroom apartment: $1,900+
  • 3+ bedroom apartment: $2,600+

 

Sources:

 

 

LIVING COSTS – VANCOUVER

Estimated living and studying costs for the academic year (two semesters):

  • Food:$1500 – $3700
  • Clothing: $900 – $1300
  • Local transportation: $784 ($98 per month)
  • Books and supplies: $500 – $1500+
  • Miscellaneous: $1000 – $2000

 

Housing costs (monthly, estimated):

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:

Health Insurance

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Working While Studying

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