Starting Out PWL Capital RESP: Will it Be Enough? PWL Capital 2021-03-26T16:36:12 March 26, 2021 For the 2018/2019 school year, average tuition costs and additional compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students were $7,741. Ontario had the highest fees with an average of $9,771 for the school year. According to a Macleans piece, that only covers 34% of average school costs. The other $13,000 or so is eaten up by living expenses. That begs the question, will savings in an RESP be sufficient to cover education costs in Canada?