Money Matters



Tuition is charged by credit, and is based on a full-time course load of 30 credits per year. Tuition varies depending on your residency status (Quebec, Canadian, or International). To see a detailed breakdown of your fees by program and residency status, please use the Student Accounts website Fee Calculator.

Note: For the Concurrent degree in Food Science and Nutritional Sciences, as well as the Certificate in Food Science, please choose the “Bachelor of Science in Food Science”.

Further information regarding all fees can be found on the Student Accounts website.

Books and supplies

The cost for books and supplies can vary by program, but you can estimate about $1000 per year.


Housing at the Macdonald Campus and surrounding areas is considerably cheaper than downtown Montreal. Below you will find a range of costs for living both on and off-campus, as well as for food. These costs are based on 8 months (September to April).


Macdonald Campus Residences
(undergraduates, 8 months, no meals)

$3,864.00 to $6,660.00*

Off-Campus Housing (8 months) $4,000.00 to $6,500.00
Food (8 months) $2,400.00 to $3,200.00

* For up-to-date residence costs, please visit their website.

** Tuition rate at entry is guaranteed for the duration of the program as long as there is no
     break in enrolment or transfer of degree program. (Please check student accounts website
     for current rate -

*** See, for up to date information


Macdonald Campus sits on the western tip of the Island of Montreal, about a half-hour drive from downtown. If you would like to visit the Macdonald Campus in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, please  book your tour online and look at our directions page for more information.

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