Estimate of Tuition & Living Expenses

Tuition and School Fees

Tuition and school fees vary according to the program of study and course load.  For an estimate of the tuition and school fees for your program, please refer to the links on the following page: http://umanitoba.ca/student/records/fee_information_hub.html   

International Centre Exchange Program Students: Students coming to the U of M through the IC Exchange Program pay tuition to their home universities and not to the U of M.  However, all Exchange students will be required to pay the following fees to the U of M: University of Manitoba Students' Union (UMSU) fees and field trip fees, if applicable.  Health insurance fees will vary according to the length of study and the health insurance options chosen.   

Living Expenses

The following is an estimate of costs, in Canadian dollars, for a single student living in Winnipeg at a very modest level for one calendar year (12 months).  Actual living expenses will vary depending on your life-style and could be higher than what is estimated below.       

     Books and Supplies

$1,000 - $5,000
     Accommodation & Utilities $6,500 - $16,000
     Food $2,700
     Health and Dental Insurance $300
     Clothing $600
     Winter Clothing (applies to new students only) $600 - $1,000
     Resettlement Costs (applies to new students only) $1,500
     Telephone $720
     Transportation (bus pass for 12 months)          $840
     Entertainment $750

An additional $4,000 should be added for a spouse and an additional $3,000 for each dependent to cover 12 months of living expenses.

If you have been admitted to the U of M and require a written estimate of tuition and living expenses, please contact the IC office at international@umanitoba.ca.

Written Estimates

If you have been admitted to the University of Manitoba and require a written estimate of tuition and living expenses, contact the IC office at international@umanitoba.ca.