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Athabasca University

Undergraduate Fees and Refunds

The following fees are effective for students registering with a start date of September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Estimated Program Fees for 24-Credit Programs

The following all-inclusive fees apply to all Athabasca University program students enrolled in a 24-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.


24-Credit Programs

Permanent Residents of Alberta $5,706
Canadian Residents Outside of Alberta $7,378
Canadian Senior Citizens in Alberta $3,666
Canadian Senior Citizens Outside of Alberta $5,338
Non-Canadians Living Temporarily in Alberta $9,786
Non-Canadians Living Temporarily in Canada Outside Alberta $11,458
Students Living Outside Canada $14,722
Students Living Outside Canada (enrolled prior to July 27, 2017) $9,410




Information effective Sept. 1, 2020 to Aug. 31, 2021.

Updated April 16 2020 by laurab

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