Tuition Increase Proposal

Under the Alberta Tuition Framework, Engineering at Alberta is consulting with students to develop a proposal for a tuition increase and program enhancements for the undergraduate Engineering degree program and for the Masters in Engineering. These changes would come into effect for domestic students starting in the Fall of 2022.

Why an increase?

Our goal is to provide the very best engineering program in Canada. A program that meets accreditation standards, that engages students in experiential learning and prepares them for a successful career. We know that there are ways we can continue to develop and enhance our program, however that will not be possible without an increase in tuition given the current context.

We are proposing an increase of $1,790 to the undergraduate program and an increase of $1,670.85 to the Masters in Engineering.


To date we have surveyed undergraduate and graduate students to understand what types of enhancements would best serve the student experience. We have also consulted with the Engineering Students’ Society and the Graduate Students’ Association. Four virtual town halls have been held to hear directly from students.

What We Heard


Undergraduate Students

The findings from both the survey and town halls have been similar with a priority for course delivery flexibility, modernized course content, and experiential learning topping the list.


82% of students chose Course Delivery as one of their Top 5 Choices


81% of students chose Course Content as one of their Top 5 Choices


77% of students chose Experiential Learning as one of their Top 5 Choices

Questions regarding the tuition increase proposal and consultation?