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Athabasca University

Master of Arts – Interdisciplinary Studies

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: $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: $103

Course Tuition Fees (includes all required materials)

Students living in Canada $1,5491
Students living outside Canada $1,7491

1Master of Arts – Interdisciplinary Studies (MA-IS) 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 $13 per credit are included in this calculation above.

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 $17,039 ($1,549 x 11, three-credit course equivalents). Application and admission fees are not included in the above calculations. AUGSA fees and Learning Resource fees are included.

Other Fees

Transfer credit evaluation fee $276 per course
Continuation fee $111
Course extension fee $276
Letter of Permission fee $82
Western Deans' Agreement administration fee (non-AU visiting students) $250 per course
AU Graduate Student Association Fee (per credit): $13
Course withdrawal processing fee1 $373
Supplemental Exam Fee $111

1 The 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.

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

Updated June 17 2019 by laurab

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