Financial Investment

Tuition and Fees

Students are assessed both instructional and non-instructional fees each Spring and Summer term. Instructional fees are course-based, while non-instructional fees are term based. Tuition and fees are assessed by term and are based on course enrolment.

For Canadian citizens and permanent residents, the instructional fee for Spring 2023 is $3,434.70 per 3-credit course.

Year One
Tuition & MAcc Program Fees: $20,608.20
Non-Instructional Fees (Spring and Summer): ~$625*

Year Two
Tuition & MAcc Program Fees: $20,608.20
Non-Instructional Fees (Spring and Summer): ~$625*

*Instructional and non-instructional fees are subject to change.

For International Students, the instructional fees are $4,284 per 3-credit course.

Year One
Tuition & MAcc Program Fees: $25,704
Non-Instructional Fees (Spring and Summer): ~$625*

Year Two
Tuition & MAcc Program Fees: $25,704
Non-Instructional Fees (Spring and Summer): ~$625*

*Instructional and non-instructional fees are subject to change.


 

Scholarships and Awards

Students successfully admitted to the UAlberta MAcc program will automatically be considered for an entrance award. Awards will range up to $8,000, with the average award to students being $4,000.

In addition to entrance awards, there are in-program scholarships available to students:

KPMG Jim Walker Memorial Scholarship in Accounting
Valued at $2,000, this is awarded annually to an outstanding student in the Master of Accounting program. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement (minimum grade point average equivalent to 3.5 on the University of Alberta grading scale). The applicant's community involvement as well as stated career goals will be considered. Preference is given to a student with the intention to pursue the Chartered Professional Accountant designation.
Michael Maier Graduate Scholarship in Accounting
Valued at $1,800, this is awarded annually to a student registered full‐time in any year of the Master of Accounting degree in the Alberta School of Business. Recipients will be selected on the basis of superior academic standing.

Student Loans and Lines of Credit

Government student loans are one potential source of financing.  A detailed overview of student loans and the application process is available through the Office of the Registrar.

UofA Student Loans 101

Lines of Credit

In addition to federal and provincial student loans, you may want to look to help finance your studies through a student line of credit from a Canadian financial institution. A number of institutions offer lines of credit designed specifically for students pursuing a professional graduate degree.  Most financial institutions do have professional student line of credit programs.  ATB Financial does offer one specific to Master of Accounting students: 

ATB Professional Student Line of Credit