Dynamic, modern, and highly learner-centred, we acknowledge all of our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Both campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia promise the total university experience: a blend of academic excellence and opportunity with a rich variety of social and recreational activities. We also promise excellence in research; Lakehead is the proud host to nine Canada Research Chairs and revolutionary facilities such as our world-renowned Paleo-DNA Laboratory and our Biorefining Research Institute.
Although costs will vary with your personal spending habits, here is an estimated breakdown of a typical Lakehead University student budget:
Thunder BayOrilliaTuition*$5,735.87$5,735.87Activity Fees**$942.67$803.97Books/Supplies/Field Trips$1,000$1,000Entertainment & Personal Expenses$1,600$1,600Transportation$900$400TOTAL Live Off Campus$10,178.54$9,539.84Residence Fees (Room & Board)$7,540.00$9,700.00TOTAL Live On Campus$17,718.54$19,239.84
*2013/2014 tuition fees range from $5,735 to $6,968 for degree programs. Tuition fees for international students range from $17,750 to $18,250 for degree programs. International students are required to enrol in the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP). Contact Lakehead International for information on the cost of this health care protection plan.
**2013/2014 activity fees varied depending on program of choice.
Living in one of our on-campus residence units will offer you an excellent chance to make many new Canadian friends. Plus, you don't have to find transportation to school!
However, you are not automatically placed in Lakehead University Residence. You must complete and submit an application. A residence application will be included with the Office of Admissions & Recruitment letter acknowledging your application to study at Lakehead. Please note the deadline date on the residence application. Residence applications accepted after this date cannot be guaranteed room assignment. All applications are subject to availability of rooms.
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