Student Budget Estimator

MRU first-year student budget estimator

Budget your year at MRU. Using the calculator below, find out your estimated expenses for one year of study at Mount Royal. 
Fees are based on the 2024/25 tuition fee schedule and reflect the average estimated first-year costs for eight months (one full academic year) unless indicated otherwise.


First-Year Students' Budget Estimator


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Additional resources

Financing your education

Post-secondary education is an investment in your future. Further explore tuition and costs, budget planning, awards, financial aid and additional resources. Learn more.


Scholarships and awards

Mount Royal offers hundreds of awards, providing students with more than $3 million in scholarships and bursaries. Awards can be based on academic success, your financial situation and extracurricular participation. Learn more.



Living in Residence means minimal commuting time and quick access to on-campus services such as the library or doctor’s office. Learn more.


Meal plans

Mount Royal has three levels of optional dining plans for students. Dining plans are purchased and loaded through the OneCard and can be used at The Table Food Hall, Tim Hortons, Jugo Juice, Barrow Coffee Roasters and Starbucks. Learn more.


Information sessions

Led by our admission and recruitment specialists, information sessions give you the opportunity to learn more about MRU programs, ask questions and get started on an application plan. Register for a session.


Let's chat

We want your transition to becoming a Mount Royal student to be as easy as possible. If you have any questions or concerns, we’re here to help. Contact us.