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Athabasca University

Graduate Diploma in Management*

* This program was previously called Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Management (PBDM).

The following fees are effective for courses starting September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020. 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: $200
Program admission fee (payable upon acceptance into the program and non-refundable): $800

Program tuition fees

Students living in Canada
Phase 1:

Estimated program tuition cost (2019-2020)

The total tuition cost for a student living in Canada, who takes all courses from Athabasca University, would be $18,586. Application and admission fees are included in the above calculation.

Note: Athabasca University Graduate Student Association (AUGSA) fees are not included in the above calculation.

Other fees

Course Withdrawal Processing fee1: $373
AU Graduate Student Association fee (per credit): $13
Comprehensive Examination fee (repeats): $257
Transfer Credit Evaluation fee (one time): $276
Program Transfer fee: $111
Out-of-Canada Surcharge (one time): $400
Letter of Permission fee: $82
Program Continuation fee: $553

1 The course withdrawal processing fee is a mandatory administrative fee charged when a student withdraws from a course. Refer to Withdrawals.

Note: The University reserves the right to suspend students if their program fees are overdue.

Information effective September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Updated October 22 2019 by laurab

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