The following fees are effective for courses starting September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018. 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:||$100|
|Students living in Canada||$1,5101|
|Students living outside Canada||$1,7101|
1MSCIS 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) fee of $13 per credit is not included in the above course tuition fees and must be added.
The total tuition cost (project or thesis route) for a student living in Canada who takes all her or his courses from Athabasca University, would be $19,630 ($1,510 x 13, three-credit course equivalents). Application, AUGSA, and admission fees are not included in the above calculations.
|Transfer credit evaluation fee:||$259/course|
|Supplemental examination fee:||$100|
|Course extension fee:||$259|
|Program extension fee. Same as course tuition fees (see above):|
|Letter of Permission fee:||$78|
|Western Deans' Agreement administration fee (non-AU visiting students)||$250/course|
|Course withdrawal processing fee1:||$350|
|AU Graduate Student Association Fee (per credit)||$13|
1The 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. Refer to Withdrawals.
|Project option fee* (in Canada):||$4,350|
|Thesis option fee* (in Canada):||$7,550|
|The project option fee is equivalent to 3 courses and the thesis option fee is equivalent to 5 courses.|
Information effective September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.
Updated July 28 2017 by PBCDA Administrative Staff