Course Fee Calculator

Use this calculator to determine the fees for an undergraduate course. If you have trouble using this calculator, please visit the fee summary in the calendar.

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Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident?

Do you reside in Canada?

Permanent residents of Alberta - regular & audit registrations

Permanent residents of Alberta - Re-registration

Non-Canadian student living temporarily in Alberta - regular & audit registrations

Non-Canadian student living temporarily in Alberta - Re-registration

Residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) - regular & audit registrations

Residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) - Re-registration

Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) - regular & audit registrations

Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) - Re-registration

Canadian residents outside Alberta - regular & audit registrations

Canadian residents outside Alberta - Re-registration

Non-Canadian student living temporarily in Canada outside Alberta - regular & audit registrations

Non-Canadian student living temporarily in Canada outside Alberta - Re-registration

Students outside of Canada
All students (Canadian and non-Canadian) - regular & audit registrations

All students (Canadian and non-Canadian) - Re-registration

Challenge for Credit - Canadian Residents

Challenge for Credit - students living outside Canada

Challenge for Credit - Non-Canadian students living temporarily in Canada

Is this your first registration for this course?

While abroad, do you work for a Canadian embassy, consulate, or the Canadian Forces? If Yes (Course Registration Form must be faxed)

Are you an Alberta resident when back in Canada?

Are you an Alberta resident?

Are you a senior citizen (65+)?

Do you live in Alberta?

One Time Fee General application fee $118.00
Optional Fee Learning resource package fee $139 exceptions apply
Per course costs
0 credit course registration Permanent residents of Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply)
$700.00
1 credit course registration Permanent residents of Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($170), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75)
$173.75
3 credit course registration Permanent residents of Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25)
$713.25
4 credit course registration Permanent residents of Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($680), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17)
$887.00
6 credit course registration Permanent residents of Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50)
$1,234.50
9 credit course registration Permanent residents of Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1530), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75)
$1755.75
0 credit course Re-registration Permanent residents of Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139)
$649
1 credit course Re-registration Permanent residents of Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($170), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75)
$173.75
3 credit course Re-registration Permanent residents of Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25)
$662.25
4 credit course Re-registration Permanent residents of Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($680), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17)
$836
6 credit course Re-registration Permanent residents of Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50)
$1,183.50
9 credit course Re-registration Permanent residents of Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1530), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75)
$1704.75
0 credit course registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply)
$1210
1 credit course registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($340), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75)
$343.75
3 credit course registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25)
$1223.25
4 credit course registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1360), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17)
$1567
6 credit course registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($2040), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50)
$2,254.50
9 credit course registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($3060), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75)
$3285.75
0 credit course Re-registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139)
$1159
1 credit course Re-registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($340), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75)
$343.75
3 credit course Re-registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25)
$1172.25
4 credit course Re-registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1360), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17)
$1516
6 credit course Re-registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($2040), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50)
$2,203.50
9 credit course Re-registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($3060), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75)
$3234.75
0 credit course registration Canadian residents outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$909
1 credit course registration Canadian residents outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($170), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75)
$173.75
3 credit course registration Canadian residents outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$922.25
4 credit course registration Canadian residents outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($680), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1096
6 credit course registration Canadian residents outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1,443.50
9 credit course registration Canadian residents outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1530), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1964.75
0 credit course Re-registration Canadian residents outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$858
1 credit course Re-registration Canadian residents outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($170), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75)
$173.75
3 credit course Re-registration Canadian residents outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$871.25
4 credit course Re-registration Canadian residents outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($680), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1045
6 credit course Re-registration Canadian residents outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1,392.50
9 credit course Re-registration Canadian residents outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1530), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1913.75
0 credit course registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Canada outside
Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1419
1 credit course registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Canada outside
Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($340), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75)
$343.75
3 credit course registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Canada outside
Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1432.25
4 credit course registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Canada outside
Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1360), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply). Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1776
6 credit course registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Canada outside
Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($2040), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$2,463.50
9 credit course registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Canada outside
Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($3060), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$3494.75
0 credit course Re-registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Canada
outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1368
1 credit course Re-registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Canada
outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($340), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75)
$343.75
3 credit course Re-registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Canada
outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1381.25
4 credit course Re-registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Canada
outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1360), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1725
6 credit course Re-registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Canada
outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($2040), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$2,412.50
9 credit course Re-registration Non-Canadian living temporarily in Canada
outside Alberta includes the following: Tuition Fee ($3060), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$3443.75
0 credit course registration permanent residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($255), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply)
$445
1 credit course registration permanent residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($85), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75)
$88.75
3 credit course registration permanent residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($255), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25)
$458.25
4 credit course registration permanent residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($340), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17)
$547
6 credit course registration permanent residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50)
$724.50
9 credit course registration permanent residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($765), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75)
$990.75
0 credit course Re-registration permanent residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) Tuition Fee only ($255), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139)
$394
1 credit course Re-registration permanent residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($85), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75)
$88.75
3 credit course Re-registration permanent residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($255), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25)
$407.25
4 credit course Re-registration permanent residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($340), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17)
$496
6 credit course Re-registration permanent residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50)
$673.50
9 credit course Re-registration permanent residents of Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($765), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75)
$939.75
0 credit course registration Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($255), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$654
1 credit course registration Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($85), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75)
$88.75
3 credit course registration Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($255), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$667.25
4 credit course registration Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($340), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$756
6 credit course registration Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$933.50
9 credit course registration Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($765), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1199.75
0 credit course Re-registration Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($255), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$603
1 credit course Re-registration Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($85), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75)
$88.75
3 credit course Re-registration Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($255), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$616.25
4 credit course Re-registration Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($340), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$705
6 credit course Re-registration Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$882.50
9 credit course Re-registration Canadian residents outside Alberta (Senior 65+) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($765), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75), Out of Province Fee ($209)
$1148.75
0 credit registration
All students living outside Canada (Canadian and non-Canadian) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Out of Country Fee ($1127).
Note: Those program students who enrolled in an AU program before July 27, 2017 and remain active in their program of study, will only be charged $463 for the Out of Country Fee. Please adjust your course cost accordingly.
$1827
1 credit course registration
All students living outside Canada (Canadian and non-Canadian) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($170), Students’ Union Fees ($3.75), Out of Country Fee ($376).
Note: Those program students who enrolled in an AU program before July 27, 2017 and remain active in their program of study, will only be charged $154 for the Out of Country Fee. Please adjust your course cost accordingly.
$549.75
3 credit course registration
All students living outside Canada (Canadian and non-Canadian) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25), Out of Country Fee ($1127).
Note: Those program students who enrolled in an AU program before July 27, 2017 and remain active in their program of study, will only be charged $463 for the Out of Country Fee. Please adjust your course cost accordingly.
$1840.25
4 credit course registration
All students living outside Canada (Canadian and non-Canadian) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($680), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17), Out of Country Fee ($1127).
Note: Those program students who enrolled in an AU program before July 27, 2017 and remain active in their program of study, will only be charged $463 for the Out of Country Fee. Please adjust your course cost accordingly.
$2014
6 credit course registration
All students living outside Canada (Canadian and non-Canadian) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50), Out of Country Fee ($1127).
Note: Those program students who enrolled in an AU program before July 27, 2017 and remain active in their program of study, will only be charged $463 for the Out of Country Fee. Please adjust your course cost accordingly.
$2,361.50
9 credit course registration
All students living outside Canada (Canadian and non-Canadian) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1530), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75), Out of Country Fee ($1127).
Note: Those program students who enrolled in an AU program before July 27, 2017 and remain active in their program of study, will only be charged $463 for the Out of Country Fee. Please adjust your course cost accordingly.
$2882.75
0 credit Re-registration
All students living outside Canada (Canadian and non-Canadian) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Out of Country Fee ($1127)
Note: Those program students who enrolled in an AU program before July 27, 2017 and remain active in their program of study, will only be charged $463 for the Out of Country Fee. Please adjust your course cost accordingly.
$1776
1 credit course Re-registration
All students living outside Canada (Canadian and non-Canadian) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($170), Students’ Union Fee ($3.75), Out of Country Fee Fee ($376)
Note: Those program students who enrolled in an AU program before July 27, 2017 and remain active in their program of study, will only be charged $154 for the Out of Country Fee. Please adjust your course cost accordingly.
$549.75
3 credit course Re-registration
All students living outside Canada (Canadian and non-Canadian) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($510), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($13.25), Out of Country Fee ($1127)
Note: Those program students who enrolled in an AU program before July 27, 2017 and remain active in their program of study, will only be charged $463 for the Out of Country Fee. Please adjust your course cost accordingly.
$1789.25
4 credit course Re-registration
All students living outside Canada (Canadian and non-Canadian) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($680), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($17), Out of Country Fee ($1127)
Note: Those program students who enrolled in an AU program before July 27, 2017 and remain active in their program of study, will only be charged $463 for the Out of Country Fee. Please adjust your course cost accordingly.
$1963
6 credit course Re-registration
All students living outside Canada (Canadian and non-Canadian) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1020), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($24.50), Out of Country Fee ($1127)
Note: Those program students who enrolled in an AU program before July 27, 2017 and remain active in their program of study, will only be charged $463 for the Out of Country Fee. Please adjust your course cost accordingly.
$2,310.50
9 credit course Re-registration
All students living outside Canada (Canadian and non-Canadian) includes the following: Tuition Fee ($1530), Course Administration and Technology Fee ($139), Students’ Union and Alumni Relations Fees ($35.75), Out of Country Fee ($1127)
Note: Those program students who enrolled in an AU program before July 27, 2017 and remain active in their program of study, will only be charged $463 for the Out of Country Fee. Please adjust your course cost accordingly.
$2831.75
3 credit course challenge (Canadian residents).
$366
4 credit course challenge (Canadian residents).
$3366
6 credit course challenge (Canadian residents).
$733
3 credit course challenge (students living outside Canada).
$1211
4 credit course challenge (students living outside Canada).
$1211
6 credit course challenge (students living outside Canada).
$1860
3 credit course challenge (Non-Canadian students living temporarily in Canada).
$732
4 credit course challenge (Non-Canadian students living temporarily in Canada).
$732
6 credit course challenge (Non-Canadian students living temporarily in Canada).
$1466
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Important: If the course has been revised since your last registration, you are required to purchase new course materials. In this case, the Course Materials Fee ($51 exceptions apply) is added to your re-registration amount of .

Other potential costs

Students are responsible for any expenses incurred when writing an examination. Most invigilators request a fee to invigilate examinations. Invigilation centers may also charge a fee if you cancel or reschedule your examination.

Athabasca University does not charge a fee to invigilate examinations at any of its three office locations in Athabasca, Edmonton, or Calgary, Alberta.

Courses with lab components are also charged a lab fee. Practicum nursing courses have associated clinical fees.

Effective June 1, 2020, a 2% non-refundable convenience fee will be charged when using Visa or Mastercard to pay student fees.

Note: The fees above are effective for students registering with a start date of September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021. If there is any discrepancy between this calculator and the online calendar, the online calendar shall be deemed correct.