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Graduate Calendar 2011|12



The following fees are effective for September 1, 2012 start dates (or later) until August 31, 2013. 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 and waived if previously an AU student: $100

Course Tuition Fees (includes all required materials)

Students living in Canada $1,5161
Students living outside Canada $1,6161

1PBDLD Course Tuition fees now include a Learning Resource fee of $160 per course. It is included in this calculation. The Athabasca University Graduate Students Association (AUGSA) fees of $12 per credit are included in this calculation above.

Estimated program tuition cost (2012-2013):

The total tuition cost for a student living in Canada who takes all her or his courses from Athabasca University, would be $7,580 ($1,516 x 5, three-credit course equivalents). Application and admission fees are not included in this calculation. AUGSA and the Learning Resource fees are included.

Other Fees

Course extension fee: $250
Continuation Fee $100
Western Deans' Agreement administration fee (non-AU visiting students) $250 per course
Course withdrawal processing fee2: $350

2The 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 Withdrawals.


Information effective Sept. 1, 2012 to Aug. 31, 2013.

Updated May 08, 2012