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Graduate Studies Calendar 2011-2012 Fees and Expenses
Fees and Expenses

All graduate students pay both general and tuition fees each year. The tuition fees listed below are effective 1 May 2011 to 30 April 2012, and are subject to change without notice.

Tuition Fees

All students are assessed tuition fees. Tuition and general fees must be paid no later than the deadline date indicated for the annual registration month. For information on how to pay your fees, please visit the Enrolment Services website at http://www.ucalgary.ca/registrar/payment.

Thesis-based students: All students in the first year of a thesis-based degree (Master's or doctoral) program are assessed program fees*.

Canadian citizens and permanent residents (all programs except the MBA program):


MBA thesis students:


International students (all programs except the MBA program):


International MBA thesis students:


Continuing fees for Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents per year, pro-rated over four terms are:


Continuing fees for International students per year are:


Visiting Students who take courses are assessed part-time general fees and tuition fees on a per course basis. Visiting students who are doing research but are not taking courses are assessed part-time general fees and a tuition fee equivalent to one graduate half course.

*All students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree are assessed program fees until the term immediately following successful completion of a candidacy exam (Spring/Summer are counted as one term). In all subsequent years, students will be assessed continuing fees. All program and continuing fees are pro-rated over four terms: one-third in Fall, one-third in Winter, one-sixth in Spring and one-sixth in Summer as posted on the FGS website at: http:/www.grad.ucalgary.ca/fees.

Course-based students: Students in most course-based Master's programs pay tuition fees on a per course basis, in the first and in subsequent years. At the time of annual registration, each student is assessed a registration deposit equivalent to the fee for a graduate half-course, whether or not the student has registered in a course. This registration deposit is required to maintain registration in the student's program and is non-refundable. However, the fee is credited to the first course the student takes in the registration year.

Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents:

Graduate Half-Course Fee (except MBA)


MBA Half-Course Fee – Total without market modifier**


MBA Half-Course Fee – Total with market modifier**
MPP Half-Course Fee (For students not in MPP program)


International Students:  
Graduate Half-Course Fee


MBA Half-Course Fees (International students will not pay the additional market modifier being implemented in Fall 2011)


MPP Half-Course Fee (For students not in MPP program)


Students in course-based programs who audit courses pay half of the above fees.

**The Government approved market modifier for the MBA program will begin to be implemented in Fall of 2011 with MBA students admitted ion or after Fall 2011 being assessed the higher of the fees as noted above. Students who are enrolled in a program other than MBA taking MBA courses offered by the Haskayne School of Business will be assessed the MBA Half-Course fee differential with market modifier beginning Fall 2011 regardless of year in program.