Tuition and Living Accommodation Costs (TLAC)

Additional compulsory educational fee of person, value

Additional compulsory educational fee refers to extra costs that must be paid by a full-time student attending a publicly funded degree granting institution in Canada. These fees, which are paid by students regardless of their field of study, include general fees (admission, registration, examination, internship, et cetera), technology fees, student services fees, student association fees, contributions to student activities, copyright fees, premiums for compulsory insurance plans, fees for athletics and recreational activities, and various other fees such as transcript, degree, laboratory, uniform, et cetera.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programs.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Canadian dollar at current prices
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