Athabasca University

Athabasca University is a research university specializing in online and distance education based out of Alberta, Canada. AU confers degrees, diplomas, and certificates in over 50 undergrad and graduate academic programs. The university also features the Athabasca University transfer credit evaluation that enables students to transfer credits earned for previous education toward an AU diploma. Additionally, AU utilizes an open admission policy where any student at least 16 years of age can apply for undergraduate admission and be accepted.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting
In State Students
40%
Out of State Students
60%
0
100
100%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
40,722
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Teacher Certification Offered
Student:Faculty Ratio
30:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$500
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$6,693
Out-of-State Tuition
$16,833
Students Receiving Financial Aid
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
33%
67%
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

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