At CMU every effort is made to make your education here financially possible.
At least 50% of our student body each year receive financial aid. Our many scholarships, awards, and bursaries are listed here.
We also have a financial services advisor willing to answer questions or meet with you to discuss money matters.
To study at CMU for a year, a full-time (24 credit hours/8 courses) Canadian student living in the dorm and using the full meal plan can expect to pay about $13,000 for the two semesters of studies at CMU. (Prices are in Canadian dollars.)
An international student (including U.S.) taking full-time (24 credit hours) courses, living in dorm, and using the full meal plan can expect to pay about $16,000 (Canadian dollars).
International tuition payments should be made to CMU using Flywire. You can click the button below to begin the process:
The outline below gives a general idea of the breakdown in costs for one year, as a full-time (24 credit hours) Canadian student. International fees only differ in tuition cost.
How much your education at CMU will cost depends on your own specific situation. The variables include:
$756.00 per 3 credit hour course (or $6,048.00 for 24 credit hours). Individual Applied Music courses are not included in this cost.
$1,020.60 per 3 credit hour course (or $8,164.80 for 24 credit hours).
$785.00 per 3 credit hour course—applies to both domestic and international students.
Two semesters, 2 credit hours: $855.00
Two semesters, 3 credit hours: $1,285.00
Two semesters, 5 credit hours: $1,710.00
Student ID and Access Card: $10.00
Student Services Fee – T2202A eligible: (based on $18.69per credit hour) $448.56 for 24 credit hours (includes student life, information technology, and student employment program)
Student Services Fee – T2202A non-eligible: (based on $7.40 per credit hour) $177.60 for 24 credit hours (includes student council fee, athletics, and special events)
Full Board (all residence students): $2,130.00
Apartment Student Meal Plan (single students, mandatory): $320.00 (pays for 1 lunch, 1 supper per week for the school year – subject to change)
Additional 4 Lunches Weekly: $418.50 (subject to change)
Additional 4 Suppers Weekly: $542.50 (subject to change)
20 Lunch Tickets: $155.00 (subject to change)
Appeals for Grades: $35.00
Application Fee (Canadian students): $80.00
Damage Deposit: $230.00 (mandatory for residence, apartment, and full-time students)
Graduation Fee: $110.00
Course and Lab Fees:
Late Payment Fee (per term): $100.00
Replacement of T2202A: $25.00
Special Examination Request: $125.00
Student Activity Fee: $15.00