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HRM Post-Baccalaureate Diploma Fee Information

Application & Registration Fees

All amounts are listed in Canadian dollars. For a summary of HRM undergraduate fees, please see the AU undergraduate calendar.

Course fees include all materials

Fee Description Sept. 2013 Sept. 2014
Program Application Fee1 (required with each application) $ 150 $ 150
Non-Program Application Fee1 $ 100 $ 100
Admission Fee1 (payable upon acceptance into the program) $ 200 $ 200
Course Registration Fee (per course)2
Students living in Canada - includes GSA fee $ 1519 $ 1549
Students living abroad $ 1719 $ 1749
Practicum Course Fee (+$400 over regular courses) - includes GSA fee
Students living in Canada - includes GSA fee $ 1958 $ 1988
Students living abroad $ 2158 $ 2188
Graduate Student Association Fee (Effective May 1, 2009, GSA Fee will be added to course registration fee) $13 per credit $13 per credit

1 Fee(s) are non-refundable.
2 There is no refund for returned course materials.

Other Fees

Fee Description Sept. 2014
Transfer credit evaluation fee $ 250 per 3 credit course
International evaluations $ 275
Letter of Permission fee
(to transfer credits into the HRM program)
$ 75 per 3 credit course
Transcript fee No Charge
Withdrawal processing fee3 $ 350
Continuation Fee $ 100
Course Extension Fee $ 250

3 The withdrawal-processing fee includes the cost of course materials and an administrative fee for processing the request. There will be no refund for returned course materials.

Sample HRM Graduate Tuition Cost

The typical cost for a Canadian student living in Alberta, who takes all his or her courses from Athabasca University (without extensions), based on September 2014 fees, would be as follows:

Program application fee $ 150.00
Program admission fee $ 200.00
Tuition fee 4 graduate 3-credit courses at $1519.00 each $ 6,196.00
Tuition fee: 4 undergraduate 3-credit courses at $663.00 each $ 2,668.00
Tuition fee: 1 graduate practicum course $ 1,988.00
Sample Total $ 11,202.00

Letter of Verification of Payment/Receipt

Athabasca University provides a "Letter of Verification," which serves as a receipt or "proof of payment." You may request this letter from the AU Finance Department by contacting the Accounts Receivable Assistant.

Send an email message identifying what transactions you wish to be included on the letter (i.e., tuition for HERM 5XX) along with your AU student ID number. The Letter of Verification will be sent to you by email.

Updated December 11 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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