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Tuition Fees and Other Expenses

Calculate the tuition and other fees that will be associated with your registration and course selections. The cost of your program of study will differ depending on your program and citizenship.

General information about tuition and fees

This information is valid for all programs of study and students:

  • An academic year is composed of three (3) terms (fall, winter, summer).
  • All amounts are in Canadian dollars and are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • The amounts are revised on September 1st of each year.
  • Tuition cannot be paid until quarterly electronic invoices are sent. These are sent four (4) weeks after the beginning of each term.


About the Enhanced Fee Waiver Program

Tuition fees are higher for students who are not from Quebec. These higher fees do not apply to students from France and French-speaking Belgium. At INRS, scholarships are available to waive these higher fees. 

See the detailed file of the scholarship program.

Tuition and fees for the 2022-2023 academic year

International Students

Professional Master’s (without thesis)

Tuition fees for the Professional Master’s degree are calculated according to the actual number of credits for which the student is registered.

Tuition fees per term
Tuition Fees$1 398,45
($93,23/credit)
Exemptions From Additional Tuition Fees$8 178,30
($545,22/credit)
General Fees$64,42
Student Services$64,42
Student Federation$2
Student Association (maximum amount)$20
Foreign Health Insurance Costs$300
Cost per term$10 027,59
Cost for three terms – a year$30 082,77

Research Master’s degree (with thesis)

Tuition is charged for the first three quarters of the Master’s degree. Starting with the 4th term, these fees are replaced by a registration fee of $386.48.

It is possible to benefit from a scholarship that covers the payment of the flat fee (or increased tuition fee).

Tuition per term (15 credits)From 1st to 3rd termFrom the 4th term
Tuition Fees
$1 398,45
($93,23/credit)
$0
Exemptions From Additional Tuition Fees$8 178,30 $0
Registration fees$0 $386,48
General Fees$64,42$64,42
Student Services$64,42 $64,42
Student Federation$2 $2
Student Association (maximum amount)$20 $20
Foreign Health Insurance Costs$300 $300
Cost per term$10 027,59 $837,32
Cost for three terms – a year$30 081,77 $2 511,96

Doctoral degree (PhD)

Tuition and flat fees (or enhanced tuition) are charged over the first six terms at the doctoral level. Starting in the 7th term, these fees are replaced by a registration fee of $386.48.

These students receive a scholarship to cover the payment of the flat fee (or increased tuition fee).

Tuition per term (15 credits)From 1st to 6th trimesterFrom the 7th trimester
Tuition fees$1 398,45
($93,23/credit)
$0
Exemptions From Additional Tuition Fees$7 197,75$0
Registration fees$0$386,48
General Fees$64,42$64,42
Student Services$64,42$64,42
Student Federation$2$2
Student Association (maximum amount)$20$20
Foreign Health Insurance Costs$300$300
Cost per term$9 047,04$837,32
Cost for three terms – a year$27 141,12$2 511,96

French and french-speaking Belgian Master’s Students

Professional Master’s degree (without thesis)

The tuition fees for the Professional Master’s program are based on the actual number of credits the student is registered.

Some students may be exempt from foreign health insurance. In these cases, a copy of the letter of eligibility and the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) card must be provided.

Tuition fees per term
Tuition Fees$1 398,45
($93,23/credit)
General Fees$64,42
Student Services$64,42
Student Federation$2
Student Association (maximum amount)$20
Foreign Health Insurance Costs$300
Cost per term$1 849,29
Cost for three terms – a year$5 547,87

Research Master’s degree (with thesis)

Tuition is charged for the first three terms of the Master’s degree. Beginning in the 4th term, this fee is replaced by a registration fee of $386.48.

Some students may be exempt from foreign health insurance. In these cases, a copy of the eligibility letter and the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) card must be provided.

Tuition per term (15 credits)From 1st to 3rd trimesterFrom the 4th trimester
Tuition Fees$1 398,45
($93,23/credit)
$0
Registration fees$0$386,48
General Fees$64,42$64,42
Student Services$64,42$64,42
Student Federation$2$2
Student Association (maximum amount)$20$20
Foreign Health Insurance Costs$300$300
Cost per term$1 849,29$837,32
Cost for three terms – a year$5 547,87$2 511,96

Doctoral degree (PhD)

Tuition fees are charged over the first six terms of the PhD. Starting in the 7th term, this fee is replaced by a registration fee of $386.48.

Some students may be exempt from foreign health insurance. In these cases, a copy of the letter of eligibility and the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) card must be provided.

Tuition per term (15 credits)From the 1st to 3rd trimesterFrom the 4th trimester
Tuition Fees$1 398,45
($93,23/credit)
$0
Registration fees$0 $386,48
General Fees$64,42 $64,42
Student Services$64,42 $64,42
Student Federation
$2 $2
Student Association (maximum amount)$20 $20
Foreign Health Insurance Costs$300 $300
Cost per term$1 849,29 $837,32
Cost for three terms – a year$5 547,87 $2 511,96

Canadian Students (except Quebec)

Professional Master’s degree (without thesis)

Tuition fees for the Professional Master’s degree are calculated according to the actual number of credits for which the student is registered.

Tuition per term
Tuition Fees$1 398,45
($93,23/credit)
Exemptions From Additional Tuition Fees$2 966,55
($197,77/credit)
General Fees$64,42
Student Services$64,42
Student Federation$2
Student Association (maximum amount)$20
Cost per term$4 515,84
Cost for three termsa year$13 547,52

Research Master’s degree (with thesis)

Tuition fees are charged for the first three terms of the Master’s degree. Starting in the 4th term, these fees are replaced by a registration fee of $386.48.

These students receive a scholarship that covers the payment of the flat fee (or increased tuition).

Tuition per term (15 credits)From the 1st to 3rd trimesterFrom the 4th trimestre
Tuition Fees$1 398,45
($93,23/credit)
$0
Exemptions From Additional Tuition Fees$2 966,55 $0
Registration fees$0 $386,48
General Fees$64,42 $64,42
Student Services$64,42 $64,42
Student Federation$2 $2
Student Association (maximum amount)$20 $20
Cost per term$4 515.84 $537,32
Cost for three terms – a year$13 547.52 $1 611,96

Doctoral degree (PhD)

Tuition fees are charged over the first six terms in the PhD program. Beginning with the 7th term, this fee is replaced by a registration fee of $386.48.

Tuition per term (15 credits)From the 1st to 6th trimesterFrom the 7th trimestre
Tuition Fees$1 398,45
($93,23/credit)
$0
Registration fees$0 $386,48
General Fees$64,42 $64,42
Student Services$64,42 $64,42
Student Federation$2 $2
Student Association (maximum amount)$20 $20
Cost per term$1 549,29 $537,32
Cost for three terms – a year$4 647,87 $1 611,96

Quebec Students

Professional Master’s degree (without thesis)

Tuition fees for the Professional Master’s degree are calculated according to the actual number of credits for which the student is registered.

Tuition per term (15 credits)
Tuition Fees$1 398,45
($93,23/credit)
General Fees$64,42
Student Services$64,42
Student Federation$2
Student Association (maximum amount)$20
Cost per term$1 549,29
Cost for three terms – a year$4 647,87

Research Master’s degree (with thesis)

Tuition fees are charged for the first three terms of the Master’s degree. Starting in the 4th term, this fee is replaced by a registration fee of $386.48.

Tuition per term (15 credits)From the 1st to 3rd trimesterFrom the 4th trimester
Tuition Fees$1 398,45
($93,23/credit)
$0
Registration fees$0$386,48
General fees$64,42 $64,42
Student Services$64,42 $64,42
Student Federation$2 $2
Student Association (maximum amount)$20 $20
Cost per term – a year$1 549,29 $537,32
Cost for three terms$4 647,87 $1 611,96

Doctoral degree (PhD)

Tuition fees are charged over the first six terms in the PhD program. Beginning with the 7th term, this fee is replaced by a registration fee of $386.48.

Tuition per term (15 credits)From the 1st to 6th trimesterFrom the 7th trimester
Tuition Fees$1 398,45
($93,23/credit)
$0
Registration fees$0$386,48
General Fees$64,42$64,42
Student Services$64,42$64,42
Student Federation$2$2
Student Association (maximum amount)$20$20
Cost per term – a year$1 549,29$537,32
Cost for three terms$4 647,87$1 611,96

Other expenses


Student Association Fees:

  • Eau Terre Environnement (AECETE): $10
  • Énergie Matériaux (CEISME): $20
  • Télécommunications (AEINRST): $10
  • Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie (AESBI): $8
  • Urbanisation Culture Société (AEUCS): $10

Learn more about student associations


Other fees to consider – Alliance pour la santé étudiante au Québec (ASEQ):

  • $132.95 to be paid in the fall term (dental $64.45 and health $68.50)
  • $265.82 to be paid in the winter term, including the summer term (dental $128.82 and health $137.00)

Learn more about health insurance

Students enrolled in joint programs in urban studies (INRS-UQAM) :

  • Students beginning their program in the Fall 2022 or later: tuition fees are determined in the same way as for all INRS students.
  • Students who began their program before the Fall 2022: tuition fees are spread over the first six (6) terms of the Master’s program and the first twelve (12) terms of the PhD program.

*All of these amounts are subject to change at any time without notice. Note that these amounts are revised on September 1st of each year.

Contact the Registrar’s Office if you want more information about tuition fees.

Have questions? Please contact the Registrar's Office.