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Athabasca University

Undergraduate Fees and Refunds

The following fees are effective September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Estimated Program Fees for 42-Credit Programs

The following all-inclusive fees apply to all Athabasca University program students enrolled in a 42-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.


42-Credit Programs

Permanent Residents of Alberta $9,985.50
Canadian Residents Outside of Alberta $12,911.50
Canadian Senior Citizens in Alberta $6,415.50
Canadian Senior Citizens Outside of Alberta $9,341.50
Non-Canadians Living Temporarily in Alberta $17,125.50
Non-Canadians Living Temporarily in Canada Outside Alberta $20,051.50
Students Living Outside Canada $25,763.50
Students Living Outside Canada (enrolled prior to July 27, 2017) $16,467.50




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

Updated July 14 2020 by laurab

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