Undergraduate tuition fees

These are yearly costs based on a full-time student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts for the fall/winter 2019-2020 and opting to pay all voluntary supplementary fees*. Please note that fees are subject to change. For detailed, up-to-date course and program fees, visit sfs.yorku.ca/fees.
The Student Choice Initiative (SCI), effective September 4, 2019, affects centrally collected and student-levy supplementary fees for Fall/Winter 2019-2020 course enrolment. Please visit the Student Choice Initiative website for information about the SCI and the process for opting out of non-essential fees.

Full-time tuition for most programs (5 courses + all essential supplementary fees) $6,980.70 †
$9,962.98 - Design
$9,653.40 - Business
$9,595.80 - Commerce
$9,595.80 - Computer Science
$10,550.40 - Engineering
$27,528 - Design
$31,483 - Business
$31,424 - Commerce
$28,437 - Computer Science
$35,419 - Engineering
Non-Essential supplementary fees (students may opt out) $85.80 $85.80
Textbooks and supplies (estimated) $1,200 - $1,500
varies by program
$1,200 - $1,500
varies by program
Residence (double room)** $5,922 $5,922
Meal plan (mandatory if living in some residences) $3,500 to 5,000 $3,500 to 5,000
Personal expenses living on campus (entertainment and other) $2,500 $2,500
Living off campus (apartment rental, utilities, meals) $11,000 $11,000
Personal expenses if living off campus (entertainment, transportation) $4,000 $4,000
Health and dental care
Most students belong to the York Federation of Students (YFS) health plan. 
Exceptions: Osgoode and Glendon students
$254.52 $891
(UHIP plus YFS or Glendon Plan.
For updates to UHIP visit YI.)

Course fees are based on the number of credits in which you are enrolled (except Bachelor of Design). All costs are in Canadian dollars. To convert fees into other currencies, check the Bank of Canada converter.

*Supplementary fees support athletics, counselling, cultural & special services and fees approved by student referenda. Please visit the Student Choice Initiative website for details about essential and non-essential supplementary fees.

** Example rate for a double room in dorm-style housing. Students also pay an additional $80 Residence Life Activity & Administration Fee. Actual residence fees are based on the specific residence and room style assigned.

† Seniors (over 60) enrolled at York may have all or part of their academic fees waived at the domestic fee rate for York University degree credit courses. For application information, contact Admission Client Services at 416-736-5000. Details about fee waivers.

Note for international applicants: Exercise caution if choosing an external agency to represent you in the admissions process. All fee payments should be made payable to "York University" and not to a third party. If in doubt, contact the Office of Admissions.