Undergraduate Fees and Refunds

The following fees are effective for students registering with a start date of September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Estimated Program Fees for 120-Credit Programs

The following all-inclusive fees apply to all Athabasca University program students enrolled in a 120-credit undergraduate program. Before registration in courses, students must pay the one-time non-refundable General Application Fee. Please note: These costs are estimated. AU can and may increase tuition fees annually. Also, the fees below were determined by using 3-credit courses to find the program total. The program fee would be different if, for example, a 6-credit course is used in the program in place of two 3-credit courses. Other Academic-Related Fees, such as lab fees, examination fees, etc. are not included in these numbers.


120-Credit Programs

Permanent Residents of Alberta $26,770
Canadian Residents Outside of Alberta $34,570
Canadian Senior Citizens in Alberta $17,250
Canadian Senior Citizens Outside of Alberta $25,050
Non-Canadians Living Temporarily in Alberta $45,810
Non-Canadians Living Temporarily in Canada Outside Alberta $53,610
Students Living Outside Canada $68,890




Information effective Sept. 1, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2020.