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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.

7.1.2 Canadian Student Fees

7.1.2.1 Permanent Residents of Alberta

The following all-inclusive fees apply to students who are living in Alberta or abroad while they are working for the Canadian Forces. These fees do not apply to students studying in Alberta on a study authorization (refer to Non-Canadians Living Temporarily in Alberta).

0 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a Province of Alberta student in a zero-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $510
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
0 credit total $700

1 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a Province of Alberta student in a one-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $170
Students' Union Fee ($3.75) $3.75
1 credit total $173.75

3 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a Province of Alberta student in a three-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $510
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($11.25) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $13.25
3 credit total $713.25

4 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a Province of Alberta student in a four-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $680
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($15) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $17
4 credit total $887

6 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a Province of Alberta student in a six-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $1,020
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($22.50) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $24.50
6 credit total $1,234.50

9 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a Province of Alberta student in a nine-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $1,530
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($33.75) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $35.75
9 credit total $1,755.75

0 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a Province of Alberta student in a zero-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $510
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
0 credit total $649

1 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a Province of Alberta student in a one-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $170
Students' Union Fee ($3.75) $3.75
1 credit total $173.75

3 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a Province of Alberta student in a three-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $510
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($11.25) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $13.25
3 credit total $662.25

4 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a Province of Alberta student in a four-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $680
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($15) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $17
4 credit total $836

6 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a Province of Alberta student in a six-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $1,020
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($22.50) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $24.50
6 credit total $1,183.50

9 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a Province of Alberta student in a nine-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $1,530
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($33.75) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $35.75
9 credit total $1,704.75

7.1.2.2 Canadian Residents Outside Alberta

The following all-inclusive fees apply to Canadian students (except province of Alberta students; refer to Permanent Residents of Alberta) who are living in Canada (but outside the province of Alberta) or abroad while they are working for a Canadian embassy, consulate, or the Canadian Forces.

These fees do not apply to students studying in Canada, outside Alberta, on a study authorization (refer to Non-Canadians Living Temporarily in Canada Outside Alberta).

0 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for an out-of-province Canadian student in a zero-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $510
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Out of Province Fee $209
0 credit total $909

1 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for an out-of-province Canadian student in a one-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $170
Students' Union Fee ($3.75) $3.75
1 credit total $173.75

3 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for an out-of-province Canadian student in a three-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $510
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($11.25) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $13.25
Out of Province Fee $209
3 credit total $922.25

4 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for an out-of-province Canadian student in a four-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $680
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($15) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $17
Out of Province Fee $209
4 credit total $1,096

6 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for an out-of-province Canadian student in a six-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $1,020
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($22.50) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $24.50
Out of Province Fee $209
6 credit total $1,443.50

9 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for an out-of-province Canadian student in a nine-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $1,530
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($33.75) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $35.75
Out of Province Fee $209
9 credit total $1,964.75

0 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for an out-of-province Canadian student in a zero-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $510
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Out of Province Fee $209
0 credit total $858

1 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for an out-of-province Canadian student in a one-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $170
Students' Union Fee ($3.75) $3.75
1 credit total $173.75

3 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for an out-of-province Canadian student in a three-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $510
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($11.25) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $13.25
Out of Province Fee $209
3 credit total $871.25

4 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for an out-of-province Canadian student in a four-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $680
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($15) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $17
Out of Province Fee $209
4 credit total $1,045

6 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for an out-of-province Canadian student in a six-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $1,020
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($22.50) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $24.50
Out of Province Fee $209
6 credit total $1,392.50

9 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for an out-of-province Canadian student in a nine-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $1,530
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($33.75) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $35.75
Out of Province Fee $209
9 credit total $1,913.75

 

7.1.2.3 Canadian Senior Citizens

Canadian senior citizens (65 years of age or over) are offered a reduction in course registration fees. Seniors pay the full Course Administration and Technology Fee and Course Materials Fee portion of a registration but are given a reduction of one-half the tuition fee as reflected below.

Seniors are also given a reduction of one-half of the course extension fees; however, all other course and academic-related fees, including the one-time, non-refundable application fee and any service fees, must be paid in full.

The seniors’ reduction does not apply to students living outside Canada or non-Canadian students living temporarily in Canada. Those students must refer to the regular fee categories.

7.1.2.3.1 Canadian Senior Citizens in Alberta

0 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a student who is an Alberta Senior Citizen in a zero-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $255
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
0 credit total $445

1 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a student who is an Alberta Senior Citizen in a one-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $85
Students' Union Fee ($3.75) $3.75
1 credit total $88.75

3 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a student who is an Alberta Senior Citizen in a three-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $255
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($11.25) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $13.25
3 credit total $458.25

4 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a student who is an Alberta Senior Citizen in a four-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $340
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($15) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $17
4 credit total $547

6 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a student who is an Alberta Senior Citizen in a six-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $510
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($22.50) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $24.50
6 credit total $724.50

9 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a student who is an Alberta Senior Citizen in a nine-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $765
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($33.75) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $35.75
9 credit total $990.75

0 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a student who is an Alberta Senior Citizen in a zero-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $255
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
0 credit total $394

1 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a student who is an Alberta Senior Citizen in a one-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $85
Students' Union Fee ($3.75) $3.75
1 credit total $88.75

3 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a student who is an Alberta Senior Citizen in a three-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $255
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($11.25) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $13.25
3 credit total $407.25

4 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a student who is an Alberta Senior Citizen in a four-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $340
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($15) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $17
4 credit total $496

6 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a student who is an Alberta Senior Citizen in a six-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $510
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($22.50) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $24.50
6 credit total $673.50

9 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a student who is an Alberta Senior Citizen in a nine-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $765
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($33.75) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $35.75
9 credit total $939.75

7.1.2.3.2 Canadian Senior Citizens Outside Alberta

0 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a student who is an out-of-province Canadian Senior Citizen in a zero-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $255
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Out of Province Fee $209
0 credit total $654

1 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a student who is an out-of-province Canadian Senior Citizen in a one-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $85
Students' Union Fee ($3.75) $3.75
1 credit total $88.75

3 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a student who is an out-of-province Canadian Senior Citizen in a three-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $255
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($11.25) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $13.25
Out of Province Fee $209
3 credit total $667.25

4 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a student who is an out-of-province Canadian Senior Citizen in a four-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $340
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($15) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $17
Out of Province Fee $209
4 credit total $756

6 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a student who is an out-of-province Canadian Senior Citizen in a six-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $510
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($22.50) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $24.50
Out of Province Fee $209
6 credit total $933.50

9 credit

Student fees (regular and audit registrations) for a student who is an out-of-province Canadian Senior Citizen in a nine-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $765
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Course Materials Fee $51 (*exceptions apply)
Students' Union ($33.75) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $35.75
Out of Province Fee $209
9 credit total $1,199.75

0 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a student who is an out-of-province Canadian Senior Citizen in a zero-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $255
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Out of Province Fee $209
0 credit total $603

1 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a student who is an out-of-province Canadian Senior Citizen in a one-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $85
Students' Union Fee ($3.75) $3.75
1 credit total $88.75

3 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a student who is an out-of-province Canadian Senior Citizen in a three-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $255
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($11.25) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $13.25
Out of Province Fee $209
3 credit total $616.25

4 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a student who is an out-of-province Canadian Senior Citizen in a four-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $340
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($15) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $17
Out of Province Fee $209
4 credit total $705

6 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a student who is an out-of-province Canadian Senior Citizen in a six-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $510
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($22.50) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $24.50
Out of Province Fee $209
6 credit total $882.50

9 credit

Student fees (re-registrations) for a student who is an out-of-province Canadian Senior Citizen in a nine-credit course are calculated by combining the following:
Tuition fee $765
Course Administration and Technology Fee $139
Students' Union ($33.75) and Alumni Relations ($2) Fees $35.75
Out of Province Fee $209
9 credit total $1,148.75

Course Extensions

(Canadian seniors only) = $95.50 per extension

 

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

Updated July 30 2020 by laurab

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