The AU advantage

By choosing Athabasca University as your post-secondary institution, you benefit from our commitment to flexible study options, accessibility for students around the globe, personalized learning plans, and a supportive community.

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Your education your way

You’re in control. We believe your educational journey should seamlessly fit into your life, and we provide flexible programs to accommodate your schedule.

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Studying at an online university

We offer online and distance education courses in a wide range of subjects, and are committed to providing you the flexibility and support you need.

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Credit transfer and credit for experiences

Recognition of prior education and experiences can lead to fewer courses needed to earn your undergraduate degree, saving you valuable time and money.

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Indigenous studies and support

From academic support to cultural resources, we are here to ensure the success and well-being of Indigenous students. Nukskahtowin, meaning “meeting place” in Cree, provides academic and administrative support for Indigenous citizens.

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Accreditation

We are a prestigious and accredited university in Alberta, Canada, with a history of success.

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