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Fees listed below are for the Fall 2018 term only. Incidental fees are subject to change pending Board of Governors' approval.

Notes:

  • University of Waterloo calculates tuition one term at a time.

  • Fees are listed for one term (one term = four months of study)

  • Costs are normally subject to change on an annual basis by the University of Waterloo.

  • Students admitted to a qualifying or non-degree program pay fees at the per-course fee corresponding to their program.

As of May 1, 2018 (start of the new fiscal year):

Canadian citizens and permanent residents 

  Full-time studies Part-time studies
Fees Incidentals Total Fees Incidentals Total

MMath

$2,506

$452

$2,958

$1,253

$254

$1,507

PhD $2,506 $452 $2,958 $1,253 $254 $1,507

International students

  Full-time studies Part-time studies
  Fees Incidentals Total Fees Incidentals Total
MMath $6,838 $660 $7,498 $3,419 $462 $3,881
PhD $6,770 $660 $7,430 $3,385 $462 $3,847

For more information, contact the Finance Office. uwaterloo.ca/finance.

Co-operative education costs

A fee in the amount of $709.00 per four-month work-term will be charged to students using the services of Co-operative Education and Centre for Career Action.

Living costs

The following costs reflect average current costs for a single person living in Waterloo, Canada. Living expense costs are based on a four-month term.

Cost types – per term

Cost

Housing (room/one bedroom apartment)

$2,525 - 3,000

Books and supplies (varies by course and program)

$ 500 – 1,000

Food

$1,600 – 2,100

Other (transportation, entertainment, personal)

$1,500 – 2,000

Total

$6,125 - $8,100/term

Study terms

  • Fall term – September to December
  • Winter term – January to April
  • Spring term – May to August