Cost of living


If you'll be studying full-time on campus, you may need to relocate to Victoria while you study at Royal Roads. To help you plan, we've estimated the costs of living for a single student living in shared accommodations for one month in the Greater Victoria region.

This information provides an estimated budget, but actual expenses may vary.


Regardless of whether you are studying in a blended program, studying online, or studying on campus, being takes financial planning. Financial Aid and Awards advisors can help.


$ (CAD)

Housing and utilities (shared)




Bus pass (for students not eligible for U-Pass)




Health insurance*


Total per month

$1,727 (domestic)

$1,802 (international)

* For international students. BC Medical Services Plan is required after three months in BC.

See tuition fees for all students.

See ancillary fees for all students.