Overview

Post-secondary tuition and non-instruction fee increases in Alberta are subject to the following rules:

  • An institution’s average tuition and apprenticeship fee increases cannot increase by more than the annual percentage change in Alberta's Consumer Price Index
  • Students must be given the opportunity to help determine tuition and fee increases
  • International students have a guaranteed rate of tuition for the standard length of their programs
  • Executive graduate programs are subject to a designation process

The minister of advanced education also has the authority to regulate mandatory non-instructional fees and international tuition, set apprenticeship fees and order future tuition freezes.

More details can be found in the Alberta tuition framework.

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Contact us

If you have questions about the upcoming changes to post-secondary education in Alberta, please email ae.publicawareness@gov.ab.ca.