Expenses for Budgeting

2018-2019  FEES - Exchange Students participating in Study Abroad Program

IMPORTANT: The information below has been gathered from Student Accounts and summarized by the International Office. Click Here for official and the most current information about fees and payment options.

Exchange students that will reside on campus for one academic year (September-April) can expect to incur approximately $13,000 (Cdn.) in expenses. The costs below are reflective of one full academic year (September-April); costs for one semester only would be half of that indicated below. 

Tuition: .......................................................Not Applicable to students on exchange 
Technology Fee: ........................................Not Applicable to students on exchange 
Athletic and Health Services Fee: ............Not Applicable to students on exchange

Student Organization Fees
Full-time, Fall-Winter term: ..................... $304.40 

ASU Extended Health Plan (NOTE: students with current health coverage can opt out of the Acadia plan)
Single person, 12 months:........................ $750.00 
Visit the Acadia Student Union website for current information.

ASU DENTAL COVERAGE FOR ALL FULL-TIME STUDENTS 
Single person, 12 months......................... $165.00 
Visit the Acadia Student Union website for current information.

Residence Fees 
Fall-Winter term, range: .......................... $5895 - 9465
Click here for more information about individual housing rates.  Learn about the housing options by visiting Residence Life.  IMPORTANT: Exchange students that submit the exchange application and application for residence before May 31 are guaranteed housing for the Fall Term.

Student Meal Plans 
Students living on campus are required to purchase a dining plan.  Click here for more information regarding campus dining at Acadia and meal plan options.

Residence Students - compulsory; Off-Campus Students optional (tax exempt) - Unlimited Dining
Plans range ............................................ $4474 - $5005 
*When Residence Life provides students with their room assignment, students will be prompted to select a meal plan [Room assignments are often made very late in each term].  If students do not select a meal plan they are charge by default the "7 Day Unlimited" meal plan.  Students have until September 30 [Fall Term] and January 31 [Winter Term] to decrease the meal plan.

Commuter Plans - Off-Campus students only - non-refundable (taxes included) 
Plans range .............................................. $159.99 - $1087.20  
Commuters can select meal plans by contacting the Residence Life office.

Books 
This expense will vary on the number of courses and program of study. This expense cannot be charged to your Student Account.  Information on pricing for new and used books is available through the Acadia Book Store 
Estimated cost (Fall-Winter term) ................. $1800.00