Estimating your university costs for one year of study

Table 1 shows the tuition and other costs for one year of study in University 1.

Your costs will vary based on your program of choice. If you are enrolled in a program other than University 1, find the estimated tuition for your program in Table 2 and insert it into Table 1. 

The annual fees shown for the health and dental plan, sport and recreation fee, and U-Pass are standard for all undergraduate students.

Be sure also to include your non-university living costs (both fixed and variable) in your overall yearly budget.

Table 1. Estimated cost of one year of undergraduate study (based on University 1 costs)
Fee Estimated cost for
Canadian/permanent resident student
Estimated cost for
international student
U1 tuition
(See Table 2 for other tuition estimates)
$5,300 $18,100
Textbooks and supplies
(Based on U1 courses)
$1,500 $1,500
Health and dental plan $350 $1,350
Sport and recreation fee $190 $190
U-Pass $210 $210
Estimated totals $7,550 $21,350

Fees are estimated. For complete details visit Undergraduate tuition and fees.

Housing costs

Estimated tuition amounts for undergraduate programs

The following table shows the approximate tuition fees for a University of Manitoba student taking a full course load in an undergraduate program during the Fall and Winter terms. 

Your specific tuition fees will be dependent on your number of course credit hours and which faculty or school offers those specific courses. 

You can use these figures to estimate your total university costs in Table 1. 

Table 2. Estimated tuition by program


Approximate tuition for Canadian/
permanent resident
Approximate tuition for international student
University 1 (Based on a combination
of Arts and Science courses)
$5,300 $18,100
Agriculture  $6,100 $19,700
Agriculture - diploma $5,700 $18,800
Architecture (Environmental Design)  $6,200 $20,400
School of Art  $7,100 $24,400
School of Art - diploma $6,600 $22,500
Arts  $4,900 $16,600
Business  $6,800 $22,100 
Dental Hygiene  $8,300 Not eligible
Dentistry  $24,000 Not eligible
Education  $5,300 $18,100
Engineering $7,500 $22,800
Environment, Earth, and Resources  $5,700 $19,500
Interdisciplinary Health $5,500 $18,500
Kinesiology and Recreation Management $6,300 $21,900
Law $12,400 $28,900
Midwifery $5,900 Not eligible
Medicine $11,300 Not eligible
Music  $5,500 $19,500
Nursing  $5,900 $19,600
Pharmacy  $20,600 Not eligible
Rehabilitation Sciences  $7,000 Not eligible
Science $6,000 $19,800
Social Work $6,100 $20,800

Notes on the tables

  • Fees and costs are estimated. Your actual cost of attending university will depend on many factors in addition to the program of your choice. For complete fee details visit Undergraduate tuition and fees.
  • Tuition fees include your student organization fee and endowment fee. 
  • Fees are for an eight-month period. 
  • Textbook and supplies estimates do not include musical instruments for Music students or dental hygiene kits for Dental Hygiene students.
  • Students residing outside of the Winnipeg city limits may opt out of the U-Pass.
  • Students who have health insurance from another medical plan may opt out of the University of Manitoba Students' Union (UMSU) health plan.
  • All fees are in Canadian dollars.

Fees are approved annually by The University of Manitoba Board of Governors. In the event of a discrepancy between the fee rates approved by the Board and those published on this website, the fee rates approved by the Board will prevail. Students will be notified of any corrections that result in a re-assessment of their student account.

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