Budgeting Calculator

The cost of attending StFX depends on a number of factors including the program you have chosen and the number of courses that you take.  Here are some things to know when using the calculator:  

  1. Fees vary by program.  For a detailed breakdown, please refer to Student Fees.  Tuition and fees provided are based on rates for 2020-21, as information only.
  2. Residents of Nova Scotia may be eligible for a NS Tuition bursary of up to $1,283 for the 2019-20 academic year. 
  3. The amount for books and supplies will vary depending on program and course selection.
  4. Residence room rates may vary due to occupancy changes made for social distancing protocols and student safety for the 2020-21 academic year. Rates provided are for informational purposes only.

Note:  This calculator does not confirm your enrolment or your account balance.  Students should always check their account balance in mesAMIS or contact Student Accounts for the amount owing. Estimated priced displayed in Canadian Dollars.

To use this calculator, scroll down to the “Enter Your Information” section. The calculator will automatically input the appropriate costs for tuition and residence based on how you answer the questions under “Tuition and Residence”. Under previous balance or resources, manually enter the amounts.

Once you have input all your information, you can scroll up and see a breakdown of the costs and resources in the “Total Costs” and “Total Resources Available” sections. A summary of the costs and resources is provided on the right hand side; it will also let you see if you have enough resources to cover your expenses.

Total Costs

Tuition
Books
Fees
Residence
Health Insurance
International Fee
Meal Plan
Previous Balance

Total Resources Available

Athletics Scholarship*
Student LOC
Scholarships/Bursaries
Government-Issued Student Loan
RESP/CPP
Other income
Costs
Resources
Total

Enter Your Information

Please select your region
Nova Scotia
Canada (non-NS)
International
Please select your residence type

Single Room
Double Room
Apartment Style
N/a

 
 

Previous Balance

Please input any amount you have currently owing on your student account

 

Resources

Please input any funds available to see how it'll effect your total amount owed for the year.

Academic Scholarships, Bursaries, or Grants
StFX Athletics Scholarships*
Government-Issued Student Loans
Student Line of Credit (Bank or Credit Union)
Other Government-issued resourse (RESP, CPP, etc)
Other resources (saved money, job, etc.)

*Please note: athletic scholarships are not to be paid out until the end of the academic year.