UNEF (Union Nationale des Étudiants de France) published in August its survey on the cost of living of students. This year (2021) is even more special because of the difficult context of the health and social crisis, which strongly affects already precarious students.
In 2021, the result is unequivocal: the cost of living for students has increased by 2.50% this year. There has been a significant increase in the cost of living for students in many university cities.
An interesting article on this topic in the newspaper Le Monde here.
Here are some examples of the cost of living for students in France for 2021. Rentals, transportation, monthly costs…
Cost of living in university towns
Rent costs in university towns
Cost of transport in university towns
The profesordefrancesenmadrid‘s tip: find a student job! You will not only improve your budget, but also your French and you will make friends/aces. My tips for finding a student job: