International students infront of Royal Roads University campus


Tuition fees and living costs

As a public university, Royal Roads charges lower tuition fees and offers better value than many private universities in North America.


International Study Centre programs Canadian Dollars Cost duration
Intensive English Program $7,680 3 months
$15,360 6 months
$23,040 9 months
International Year
$23,040 September intake, 10 months
Pre-Master's Program $11,030 3 months
$17,850 6 months program, full program
Transfer Preparation Program $11,030 3 months
$17,850 6 months program, full program

Undergraduate degrees – direct entry Canadian Dollars Cost duration
Year 2 $20,790 full year
Year 3 and 4 $41,580 full two years

Graduate degrees – direct entry Canadian Dollars Cost duration
Master of Global Management $32,890 full program
Master of Arts in Tourism Management $32,679 full program
Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication $31,859 full program

Accommodation fees Students aged 19 or over  Students age 18 or under Duration
Single room, shared bathroom, 3 meals/day $3,600
$3,800 per semester*
Private bathroom $640 $640 supplement per 4 weeks
Homestay placement fee $220 $400 on acceptance
Custodianship registration** n/a $250 on acceptance
Monthly monitoring and reporting** n/a $280 per semester
Refundable security deposit $500 $500 on acceptance

* price for fall and spring semesters. Summer semester price may differ.
** Homestay custodianship and monthly monitoring is mandatory for students aged 18 or under. 

Other fees and costs Canadian Dollars Cost duration
Student Services $214.32 full academic year
Student Association $200 full academic year
Work Integrated Learning $324.60 per component
Learning Support Services $259 per academic year
GuardMe health insurance $730 full academic year
Extended medical coverage $298 full academic year
U-Pass for local buses $255 full academic year
Airport transfer
(Victoria International Airport to your residence)
$110 single journey


You will need to pay your deposit using the Royal Roads Payment Portal in order to confirm acceptance of your place. All invoices will come from Royal Roads University.

Sofiya from Ukraine testimonial Royal Roads University

"I'm studying with people from different countries. It will be very helpful for my future because I will need to interact with people from different cultures."

Sofiya from Ukraine BA Global Tourism Management

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