Tuition and fees

The cost of your tuition will depend on whether you are a Canadian student who is a resident of Quebec, a Canadian student who is not a resident of Quebec, or an international student. Note that you may have to pay other fees in addition to tuition.

The fees in the table below are provided for information purposes only. For the specific tuition costs that apply to you, please click here. This page gives more information about tuition, other required fees (such as insurance) and more.

MASTER'SPHD
QUEBEC STUDENTS$1,195 per session
$425 per thesis session
$1,195 per session
$425 per thesis session
NON-QUEBEC CANADIAN STUDENTS$3,701 per session
$425 per thesis session
$3,701 per session
$425 per thesis session
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS$8,186 per session
$425 per thesis session
$7,348 per session
$425 per thesis session

Learn more about funding and scholarships

Living expenses

Below is a sample monthly budget that includes the primary living expenses for a student. You can adjust this budget based on your own needs.

RENT AND UTILITIES$550
FOOD$350
TRANSPORTATION$80
PHONE AND INTERNET$45
MISCELLANEOUS $200
Total$1,225

Choosing a university: Beyond tuition

Tuition is just one factor you need to consider when deciding where to study. Cost of living, quality of life and the student scene are other factors that will greatly impact your university experience. Below are some indicators that show the costs and benefits of studying at UdeM compared to universities in other Canadian cities.

Average annual tuition of Canadian students (graduate programs)

Canadian Average$6,053
Newfoundland and Labrador $2,473
Prince Edward Island$4,888
Nova Scotia$7,926
New Brunswick $5,583
Quebec $2,792*
Ontario $8,456
Manitoba $4,363
Saskatchewan $4,506
Alberta $4,775
British Columbia $7,527

Source: Statistics Canada
*Non-Quebec Canadian students registered in a master's program have to pay a supplement. This fee does not apply to doctoral students. 

Average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in major Canadian cities

Calgary$1,332
MontrÉal$760
Ottawa$1,174
Saskatoon$1,087
Toronto$1,288
Vancouver$1,368

Source: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

The intangibles

What makes a great student city? A whole mixture of things: top universities, a vibrant student life, job opportunities and - of course - affordability. These factors and more make Montréal one of the top 10 student cities in the world! 

Source: QS Best Student Cities ranking 2016