Expenses vary for each student as they depend on your personal preference and budget:

Expense Estimated Cost (CAD) Per Semester


$1600 – $4800

Utilities (water, hydro, heat, internet)

$400 – $1000

Cell phone

$200 – $400


$800 – $1600

Bus pass



$400 – $1200

Textbooks & other study materials not included in tuition cost

$400 – $600

Total range per semester

$4080 – $9880

Meal Plan:

The specialty Meal Plan program is offered to all students. Some highlights include:

  • Save 13 % on all your food purchases with a student tax-free meal plan (starting at $550 CAD). Review the different meal plans here
  • Instalment payment options are available.
  • Option to pay as you go – load what you need.

To purchase online or learn more about the Meal Plan program at Loyalist – or to see our hours of operation – please visit loyalist.campusdish.com.

Belleville transit bus pass: 

Loyalist is connected to the City of Belleville by two dedicated bus routes operated by Belleville Transit (BT). You can catch a bus right outside the College and Residence.

  • Monthly Passes: $70 CAD*
  • Semester Passes: $270 CAD*

*It is required to show Loyalist College Student ID to receive student passes for Loyalist College students.

Purchase transit passes and tickets at the following locations:

  Address Phone number
City Hall  169 Front Street  613-968-6481
Belleville Water 183 Pinnacle Street 613-966-3651
Transit Centre  165 Pinnacle Street  613-962-1925

Purchase transit tickets at the following locations:

  Address Phone number
Loyalist College Bookstore 376 Wallbridge-Loyalist Road 613-969-1913
Metro  110 Front Street N. 613-962-0056
Luc’s Variety 436 Dundas Street West 613-967-9998
Shoppers Drug Mart Quinte Mall 613-966-7298
Giant Tiger 1161 Bridge Street West 613-967-0900
Friends Variety  150 Sidney Street  613-969-1593

Parking Passes

Driving to the College? Visit our Parking web page for information on parking permits.