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COVID-19: Important information for AU Learners and Team Members.
Next Undergrad Deadline: Register by April 10th to start on May 1stApply Online
AU support services are available Mon to Fri from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (MST). It is now 12:49 pm (MST). See important calendar dates
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, AU has temporarily closed telephone services.
Office Hours at all locations:Mon to Fri from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m (MST)
Since admission requirements vary by program, degree, and course choices make sure to identify which student profile matches your interests before starting the application process!
As long as you meet the minimum age requirement of being at least 16 years old, you'll fit right in! With our open admission policy becoming an online student at Athabasca University has never been easier.
Admission requirements, deadlines and fees vary by program and depending on whether you study from within Canada or not. View our guidelines to find out what applies to your specific choice of courses, program and educational background.
We don’t want to teach you things you already know. If you have a degree, work experience, or any other relevant experience, at AU you can make it count! Getting credit for your knowledge can save you time and money on your way
It’s important for us to make sure that your online education syncs with your life rather than complicates it. Which is why we like to be as flexible as possible and have our admission policies reflect that.
After a one-time non-refundable fee when you first apply to Athabasca University, you pay for your classes only when you register for them. You have full control over your pace and your finances.
Choose a program that’s right for you and set yourself up for success with an accredited undergraduate, graduate, doctorate degree or single courses that match your personal goals.