Student Budget Calculator (Canadian)

If you are pursuing full time education, this student budget calculator can help you analyze your finances. The student budget calculator has been specifically designed for evaluating student finances and will help you understand your expenses while you are attending a college, university or any other educational institute that offers full time education. Input your income and expenses for a complete school year comprising of eight months (September to April), and view a detailed analysis in the report.
Payment Frequency
Every item in your budget can be planned to be paid as follows:
Payment frequencyWHEN Payment Will Happen
Beginning of school yearOnly one installment at the beginning of the school year.
Semester 1 & 2Two installments. One at the start of the first, the second at the start of the second semester.
Semester 2One installment at the starting period of the second semester.
Monthly of school yearInstallment at every month of the school year (September to April).
School Expenses
Tuition, course books, lab and library fees, supplies and related materials, photocopying and other related costs.
Food and Groceries
Meal plan, eating out, groceries, snacks and other related costs.
Living Expenses
Total of residence, childcare, mobile phone, Internet, electric, rent, cable, phone, and other living costs.
Professional Fees
Doctor, dentist, manicure/pedicure, hair stylist, eye care, veterinarian, masseuse/chiropractor, other.
Entertainment and Travel
Going out, CD’s/DVD’s, concerts, movies, movie rental, travel and other related costs.
Total of purchases, repair, cleaning, and other related costs.
Personal, credit cards and other related costs.
Contributions and Gifts
Charity, church and other related costs.
Savings and Investments
Long-term savings, Short-term savings, and other savings.
Membership dues, health club, birthday gifts, Christmas gifts, postage, any other expenses.
Personal Toiletries
Facial care products (make-up, etc.), hair care products (shampoo, etc.), prescription drugs/vitamins, body care products (razors, etc.) and other related expenses.
Car payments, bus/Train pass, insurance, maintenance, gas/oil, licensing, visits home, and other related expenses.
Contributions and Income
Fellowships/grants, available savings, scholarships, educational savings plans, other aid (such as any loans), expected wages/tips, family contributions, other income/assets.