The following fees are effective for courses starting September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019. 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 fee1
(required with each application)
|Non-Program application fee1||$ 100|
(payable upon acceptance into the program)
|Course registration fee (per course)2|
|Students living in Canada Includes GSA Fee||$ 1549|
|Students living abroad Includes GSA Fee||$ 1649|
|AU Graduate Student Association Fee (GSA) per credit||$ 13|
1Fee(s) are non-refundable.
2There is no refund for returned course materials.
3PBDLD tuition fees now include a Learning Resource fee of $ 160 per course. This fee is included in this calculation.
|Course extension fee
(for individualized-study courses only)
|Transcript fee||No Charge|
|Course Withdrawal processing fee||$ 3644|
|Continuation fee||$ 108|
4The 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 Canada, who takes all of the PBDLD program courses from Athabasca University (without extensions), would be as follows:
|Program application fee||$ 150.00|
|Program admission fee||$ 200.00|
|Tuition fees: 5 (3-credit courses) x $ 1549.00||$ 7745.00|
|Sample Total||$ 8095.00|
Updated August 28 2018 by Student & Academic Services