Note that miscellaneous fees are included in all quoted amounts below
Fall and Winter Full-Time Domestic Graduate Status
First Year Upper Years
Diploma in Architectural Conservation 8213.13 7889.13
Diploma in Curatorial Studies 6615.13 6515.13
Diploma in Ethics and Public Affairs 6615.13 6515.13
Diploma in Health: Science, Technology and Policy 8413.13 8277.13
Diploma in Indigenous Policy and Administration 8213.13 8081.13
Diploma in Infrastructure Protection and International Security (DIPIS) 8281.13 8145.13
Diploma in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership 8213.13 8081.13
Diploma in Public Administration 8213.13 8081.13
Diploma in Public Policy and Program Evaluation 8213.13 8081.13
Diploma in Work and Labour 8213.13 7889.13
Master in Human-Computer Interaction (MA) 8413.13 8277.13
Master in Human-Computer Interaction (MASC) 8413.13 8277.13
Master in Human-Computer Interaction (MCS) 8413.13 8277.13
Master in Sustainable Energy (MA) 8413.13 8277.13
Master in Sustainable Energy (MASC) 8413.13 8277.13
Master in Sustainable Energy (MENG) 8413.13 8277.13
Master of Accounting 11691.13 11691.13
Master of Applied Business Analytics 7901.13 7591.13
Master of Applied Science 7303.13 7021.13
Master of Architectural Studies 8213.13 7889.13
Master of Architecture 8213.13 7889.13
Master of Arts in International Affairs 8213.13 8081.13
Master of Arts in Public Administration 8213.13 8081.13
Master of Business Administration 9257.13 8897.13
Master of Cognitive Science 6615.13 6515.13
Master of Computer Science 7303.13 7021.13
Master of Design 7901.13 7591.13
Master of Engineering 7901.13 7591.13
Master of Engineering: IPIS 8281.13 8145.13
Master of Entrepreneurship 7901.13 7591.13
Master of Information Technology: Digital Media 7303.13 7021.13
Master of Information Technology: Network Technology 7901.13 7591.13
Master of Infrastructure Protection and International Security 8281.13 8145.13
Master of Journalism 8281.13 8145.13
Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership 8213.13 8081.13
Master of Political Management 8217.13 8083.13
Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) 8213.13 8081.13
Master of Science 6615.13 6515.13
Master of Science in Health: Science, Technology and Policy 8413.13 8277.13
Master of Science in Management 8213.13 8081.13
Master of Social Work 7165.13 7053.13
All other Masters Programs 6615.13 6515.13
PhD in Architecture 7585.13 7465.13
PhD in Cognitive Science 6339.13 6339.13
PhD in Computer Science 6891.13 6785.13
PhD in Engineering 6891.13 6785.13
PhD in Information Technology (DM) 6891.13 6785.13
PhD in International Affairs 6339.13 6339.13
PhD in Public Policy 6339.13 6339.13
PhD in Social Work 7165.13 7053.13
All other PhD Programs 6339.13 6339.13
Qualifying Year: Architecture 10293.13 9869.13
All other Qualifying Year 7931.13 7741.13
Senior Citizens 5567.13 5487.13

Single Term Part-Time Domestic Graduate Status
First Year Billing Hours Upper Year Billing Hours
<0.60 =>0.60 <0.60 =>0.60
Diploma in Architectural Conservation 1243.36 1781.36 1188.36 1701.36
Diploma in Conflict Resolution 1736.78 3473.57 1736.783 3473.57
Diploma in Curatorial Studies 971.36 1385.36 954.36 1359.36
Diploma in Ethics and Public Affairs 971.36 1385.36 954.36 1359.36
Diploma in Health: Science, Technology and Policy 1279.36 1835.36 1256.36 1800.36
Diploma in Indigenous Policy and Administration 1247.36 1784.36 1224.36 1752.36
Diploma in Infrastructure Protection and International Security (DIPIS) 1256.36 1801.36 1233.36 1768.36
Diploma in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership 1247.36 1784.36 1224.36 1752.36
Diploma in Public Administration 1247.36 1784.36 1224.36 1752.36
Diploma in Public Policy and Program Evaluation 1247.36 1784.36 1224.36 1752.36
Diploma in Work and Labour 1243.36 1781.36 1188.36 1701.36
Master in Human-Computer Interaction (MA) 1279.36 1835.36 1256.36 1800.36
Master in Human-Computer Interaction (MASC) 1279.36 1835.36 1256.36 1800.36
Master in Human-Computer Interaction (MCS) 1279.36 1835.36 1256.36 1800.36
Master in Sustainable Energy (MA) 1279.36 1835.36 1256.36 1800.36
Master in Sustainable Energy (MASC) 1279.36 1835.36 1256.36 1800.36
Master in Sustainable Energy (MENG) 1279.36 1835.36 1256.36 1800.36
Master of Accounting 1845.36 2637.36 1845.36 2637.36
Master of Applied Business Analytics 1191.36 1702.36 1139.36 1626.36
Master of Applied Science 1088.36 1554.36 1040.36 1484.36
Master of Architectural Studies 1243.36 1781.36 1188.36 1701.36
Master of Architecture 1243.36 1781.36 1188.36 1701.36
Master of Arts in International Affairs 1247.36 1784.36 1224.36 1752.36
Master of Arts in Public Administration 1247.36 1784.36 1224.36 1752.36
Master of Business Administration 1403.36 2001.36 1342.36 1912.36
Master of Cognitive Science 971.36 1385.36 954.36 1359.36
Master of Computer Science 1088.36 1554.36 1040.36 1484.36
Master of Design 1191.36 1702.36 1139.36 1626.36
Master of Engineering 1191.36 1702.36 1139.36 1626.36
Master of Engineering: IPIS 1256.36 1801.36 1233.36 1768.36
Master of Entrepreneurship 1191.36 1702.36 1139.36 1626.36
Master of Information Technology: Digital Media 1088.36 1554.36 1040.36 1484.36
Master of Information Technology: Network Technology 1191.36 1702.36 1139.36 1626.36
Master of Infrastructure Protection and International Security 1256.36 1801.36 1233.36 1768.36
Master of Journalism 1256.36 1801.36 1233.36 1768.36
Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership 1247.36 1784.36 1224.36 1752.36
Master of Political Management 1245.36 1784.36 1223.36 1751.36
Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) 1247.36 1784.36 1224.36 1752.36
Master of Science 971.36 1385.36 954.36 1359.36
Master of Science in Health: Science, Technology and Policy 1279.36 1835.36 1256.36 1800.36
Master of Science in Management 1247.36 1784.36 1224.36 1752.36
Master of Social Work 1067.36 1517.36 1048.36 1490.36
All other Masters Programs 971.36 1385.36 954.36 1359.36
PhD in Architecture 1079.36 1539.36 1060.36 1511.36
PhD in Cognitive Science 919.36 1306.36 919.36 1306.36
PhD in Computer Science 1019.36 1453.36 1001.36 1427.36
PhD in Engineering 1019.36 1453.36 1001.36 1427.36
PhD in Information Technology (DM) 1019.36 1453.36 1001.36 1427.36
PhD in International Affairs 919.36 1306.36 919.36 1306.36
PhD in Public Policy 919.36 1306.36 919.36 1306.36
PhD in Social Work 1067.36 1517.36 1048.36 1490.36
All other PhD Programs 919.36 1306.36 919.36 1306.36
Qualifying Year: Architecture 1115.36 1593.36 1066.36 1522.36
All other Qualifying Year 989.36 1411.36 962.36 1372.36
Senior Citizens 793.36 1122.36 780.36 1102.36

The University reserves the right to change fees and refund policies without notice. Please take a moment to review the tuition fee notes.

How are my fees calculated?

Graduate fees are based upon your admission status. Graduate students admitted as a full-time student are charged the full-time rate regardless of the number of billing hours they are registered in.

Graduate students admitted as part-time students are charged the part-time rate and is dependant on the number of billing hours they are registered in.

What is a billing hour?

The billing hour for a particular course is usually equal to the academic credit value for the course. Some exceptions include thesis/research work and certain intensive language courses. To see a summary of your billing and academic credit values, view the Add/Drop page on Carleton Central.

How do I calculate my fees?

If you are a full-time graduate student, find the appropriate amount in the full-time table above. If you are a part-time graduate student and know the number of billing hours you plan to take, find the appropriate amount in the part-time table above.

Once you are registered, you can select ‘Calculate Amount to Pay’ on Carleton Central to view your total account balance.

Miscellaneous Fees

Included in the amounts quoted above are the following miscellaneous fees. Carleton University uses a portion of every student’s fees, as approved by the Board of Governors, to support services on campus. Fees for campus services are not use-based. Students are not eligible for a refund if they do not use one or more of the campus services. The limited exceptions to this rule are noted on the main fee page.

Fall and Winter Full-Time Domestic Graduate Status 
MBA MAcc Social Work All Other Programs
Upass 440.58 440.58 440.58 440.58
GSA Insurance 410.89 410.89 410.89 410.89
Sprott Career Levy 180.00 180.00
Student Association (GSA) – various 243.16 243.16 243.16 243.16
Charlatan 4.02 4.02 4.02 4.02
Athletics 184.20 184.20 184.20 184.20
Sprott MBA Society 100.00
Sprott MAcc Society 100.00
Health Services 68.82 68.82 68.82 68.82
Omnibus 28.50 28.50 28.50 28.50
Social Work Association 20.00
Career Services 6.96 6.96 6.96 6.96
Total 1667.13 1667.13 1407.13 1387.13

 Single Term Part-Time Domestic Graduate Status
MBA MAcc Social Work All Other Programs
Sprott Career Levy                      27.00                      27.00
Student Association (GSA) – various                      36.49                      36.49                      36.49                      36.49
Charlatan                        0.60                        0.60                        0.60                        0.60
Athletics                      27.63                      27.63                      27.63                      27.63
Sprott MAcc Society                      25.00
Health Services                      10.32                      10.32                      10.32                      10.32
Omnibus                        4.28                        4.28                        4.28                        4.28
Social Work Association                        3.00
Career Services                        1.04                        1.04                        1.04                        1.04
Total 107.36 132.36 83.36 80.36