Ara Institute Of Canterbury Fees

Below are the lists of all the fees expected to be paid by students who have gained admission into the school.

Ara Institute Of Canterbury Tuition Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
Engineering (2 Courses)2 Year – 3 YearNZD 20860 – NZD 21280
Science (1 Courses)1 yearNZD 21280
Arts (1 Courses)3 yearNZD 21280
Hospitality & Tourism (3 Courses)1 Year – 2 YearNZD 19150 – NZD 19500
Information Technology (IT) (1 Courses)1 yearNZD 19630
Banking & Finance (1 Courses)1 yearNZD 19500
Management (6 Courses)1 yearNZD 18400 – NZD 20090

In addition to your tuition and insurance fees, you will need between $20,000 and $25,000 per year ($380–480 per week) for accommodation/rent, food expenses, transportation costs, phone bills, internet usage and entertainment. No matter what your tuition or course fee is, the average living expense will be same for everyone. Please note that these amounts are just recommendations, Immigration New Zealand requirement is $15,000 per year plus return airfare or additional $2,000.

General expensesCost
(in NZ dollars)
Rent (per month)$800–$950
Groceries (per week)$100–$150
Gym membership (per year)$300
Entertainment (per week)$50
Milk (per litre)$3
Coca Cola (per can)$2
Cup of Coffee$3–$5
Lunch from University food hall or campus café$7–$12
Local calls made from a cell-phone$0.50–$1.50
Taxi – 5 km ride$10–$12
Movie ticket$10–$14
Visit to doctor$45–$85