For a summary of HRM undergraduate fees, please see the AU undergraduate calendar.
The following fees are effective for courses starting September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020. 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.
Course fees include all materials
|Program Application Fee (required with each application)||$ 1501|
|Non-Program Application Fee||$ 1031|
|Admission Fee (payable upon acceptance into the program)||$ 2001|
|Course Registration Fee (per course)2|
|Students living in Canada - includes GSA fee||$ 1549|
|Students living abroad||$ 1749|
|Practicum Course Fee (+$400 over regular courses) - includes GSA fee|
|Students living in Canada - includes GSA fee||$ 1988|
|Students living abroad||$ 2188|
|Graduate Student Association Fee (Effective May 1, 2009, GSA Fee will be added to course registration fee)||$13 per credit|
1 Fee(s) are non-refundable.
2 There is no refund for returned course materials.
|Transfer credit evaluation fee||$ 276 per 3 credit course|
|Letter of Permission fee
(to transfer credits into the HRM program)
|$ 82 per 3 credit course|
|Transcript fee||No Charge|
|Withdrawal processing fee||$ 3733|
|Continuation Fee||$ 111|
Western Deans’ Agreement administration fee (non-AU visiting students)
|Course Extension Fee||$ 276|
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.
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 2015 fees, would be as follows:
|Program application fee||$ 150.00|
|Program admission fee||$ 200.00|
|Tuition fee 4 graduate 3-credit courses at $1549.00 each||$ 6,196.00|
|Tuition fee: 4 undergraduate 3-credit courses at $667.00 each||$ 2,668.00|
|Tuition fee: 1 graduate practicum course||$ 1988.00|
|Sample Total||$ 11,202.00|
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 August 29 2019 by Student & Academic Services