Estimated costs for Canadian Students

These costs are approximations in Canadian dollars, and will vary depending on course enrollment, program of study, and other individual and personal variables. Estimated values shall not be binding to SFU Student Services or the institution (Simon Fraser University) as a whole.



Costs for 2019/20

Tuition (5 courses)
$ 2,881 1
Supplementary fees 2 $ 415
Books and supplies $ 1,020
Residence $ 3,108
Student Society Health and Dental plan 3
$ 255
BC Medical Services Plan 3 $ 140
Residence meal plan $ 2,050


$ 9,869 / term


Type Cost for 2019/20
Tuition (full-time research term) $1,909 4
Supplementary fees 2 $415
Books and supplies $1,000
Student Society Health and Dental plan 3
BC Medical Services Plan (Primary Medical Insurance) 3
Residence meal plan


$9,757 / term

Notes and exceptions:

1 Tuition fees at the 200 level and above offered by the Faculty of Business Administration, the School of Computing Science, and the School of Engineering Science are higher: see Undergraduate tuition fees.

2 Supplementary fees includes U-Pass, student services and recreation-athletics, and student activity fee. 

3 Student Society Health and Dental plan fees are normally paid at one time for the entire year. The Medical Services Plan, MSP, is paid directly to the government but is included here as a cost incurred to the student in a given term. New International Students are required to have short term primary medical insurance under in an SFU undergraduate, graduate or exchange program. Find more information on our Medical Insurance FAQ. Additional costs will apply.  

4 Graduate tuition fees vary by program.