The following fees are effective for courses starting September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018. All fees are quoted in Canadian dollars and are subject to change. Academic-related fees are exempt from the Federal Goods and Services Tax (G.S.T.). G.S.T. is added to all other goods and services, for example, workshops, some publications, self-help seminars, and Athabasca University promotional sales items.
|Program application fee (non-refundable) required each time a person applies:||$150|
|Program admission fee (payable upon acceptance into the program and non-refundable)||$200|
|Non-program application fee (non-refundable) required only once:||$100|
|Students living in Canada||$1,4251|
|Students living outside Canada||$1,6251|
|Program fee per semester (non-refundable)2||$634|
1The PBDC Course Tuition fees now include a Learning Resource fee of $75 per course. It is included in this calculation and is non-refundable. This calculation does not include the Athabasca University Graduate Students Association (AUGSA) fee of $13 per credit.
2The program fee is assessed for all semesters a student is considered in-program, including any periods in which the student is not completing course work. This would include the period of time after a student has completed his or her course work and is continuing to complete the final project.
The total tuition cost for a student living in Canada who takes all her or his courses from Athabasca University, over a 1 2/3 year period, would be $11,720 ($1,425 x 6 = $8,550, three-credit course equivalents, plus program fees for 5 semesters = $3,170 for a total of $11,720). Application, Admission, and AUGSA fees are not included in the above calculation.
|Transfer credit evaluation fee||$254/course|
|Course extension fee (regular mode or paced independent study):||$254|
|Letter of Permission fee||$76|
|Course withdrawal processing fee2:||$350|
|AU Graduate Student Association Fee (per credit):||$13|
2The course withdrawal processing fee includes the cost of course materials, shipping, and an administrative fee for processing the request. For early withdrawal only, the student will be refunded the full course tuition fees (see above) less the course withdrawal processing fee. Refer to Course Withdrawal.
Information effective September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.