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Athabasca University

The following fees are effective for courses starting September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017. 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.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Data Analytics Fees

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

Course Tuition Fees (includes all required materials)

Students living in Canada $1,5101
Students living outside Canada $1,7101

1PBCDA 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) fee of $13 per credit is not included in the above course tuition fees and must be added.

Estimated program tuition cost (2016 - 2017):

The total tuition cost for a student living in Canada who takes all her or his courses from Athabasca University, would be $6,040 ($1,510 x 4, three-credit course equivalents). Application, AUGSA, and admission fees are not included in the above calculations.

Other Fees

Transfer credit evaluation fee: $254/course
Supplemental examination fee: $100
Course extension fee: $254
Program extension fee. Same as course tuition fees (see above).
Letter of Permission fee: $76
Western Deans' Agreement administration fee (non-AU visiting students) $250/course
Course withdrawal processing fee1: $350
AU Graduate Student Association Fee (per credit) $13

1The course withdrawal processing fee is a mandatory administrative fee charged when a student withdraws from a course. For early withdrawal only, the student will be refunded the full course tuition fees (see above) less the course withdrawal processing fee. Refer to the Graduate Course Refund Policy.

Project option fee (in Canada): $4,350
Thesis option fee (in Canada): $7,550

Information effective September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017.

Updated September 15 2016 by laurab

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