Tuition & Fees

All fees are reviewed annually and published in the Academic Calendar.

Tuition & Fee Breakdown
The Academic Calendar lists admission fees, tuition fees and other fees—including mandatory term fees and the cost per credit for your program.

You must pay a fee each time you submit an application for admission to the university. Application fees are non-refundable.


Fall 2022 | Winter 2023 | Spring/Summer 2023

Application Fee
Application for Admission $110
Outbound Exchange Student Application $100

When you accept admission to a program, you must pay an admission confirmation deposit. These funds will be applied towards your tuition. You must pay the deposit even if you have applied for student loans, scholarships, bursaries or sponsorship. If you do not pay your admission confirmation deposit by the deadline indicated in your offer letter, your offer of admission will be withdrawn.


Fall 2022, Winter 2023, Spring/Summer 2023

Admission confirmation deposit
New domestic students
New international students

1A domestic student may be eligible for a 50% refund of their admission confirmation deposit if they withdraw from the program and all their classes before the admission confirmation deposit refund deadline. Use myStudentSystem to remove all classes from your schedule and then email to withdraw from your program and request a 50% refund. The email must be received by the dates listed below.

Admission confirmation deposit refund deadlines:

  • Fall Term – July 1
  • Winter Term – November 1
  • Spring/Summer Term – March 1

Your costs each term include tuition, mandatory term fees, SAMU fees and other fees.

  • Tuition fees support the cost of instruction.
  • Mandatory term fees support non-instructional services and benefits such as technology and health services.
  • Students’ Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) fees for services are collected by the university on behalf of the organization.
  • Other fees cover the costs of specific products or services related to your program of study. Some of these fees, such as the cost of a locker, are optional. Others are mandatory, such as the student ID card fee in your first term.

MacEwan reviews and approves all fees annually. Consult the Academic Calendar for a breakdown including the cost per credit for your program.

Academic Calendar // Registrarial Information // Fees

Some individual courses have material and/or special fees connected with them. These fees are outlined in myStudentSystem.

Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar is the official annual record of academic programs and courses, graduation requirements and MacEwan regulations that affect students.

Academic Calendar
Academic Schedule

The university's Academic Schedule lists deadlines and other important information for the entire academic year. It is your responsibility to be aware of these dates and deadlines.

Academic Schedule
Money matters
Find more information about a range of financial topics, including budgeting, bursaries, scholarships, student loans, tuition and fees.