You should carefully consider the financing of your education at AUA from the time of admission to the completion of your degree. Upon enrollment, students sign an educational contract with AUA, establishing tuition for the duration of the contract. All fees are paid in AMD (֏).

At the time of registration, applicants are classified as:

  • Citizens of the Republic of Armenia*; 
  • Holders of Armenian Special Passports for Special Residency Status (commonly known as the 10-year visa); or
  • International Students

Financial Aid Options: AUA practices need-blind admissions. Citizens of the Republic of Armenia receive an automatic subsidy off the total cost of their tuition. In addition, the University offers need-based and merit-based tuition assistance for Armenian citizens that may discount the cost of education further. International students are eligible for merit-based scholarships. Various options of financial aid include installment payment plans, deferred payment, work-study opportunities, international scholarships, tuition assistance for Armenian citizens only), and merit scholarships. For more information, please visit finaid.aua.am

The annual tuition fee for students enrolled in Undergraduate Degree Programs for the 2018-2019 academic year before financial aid is as follows:

  Citizens of the
Republic of Armenia* and 
Armenian Special Passport Holders 
International
Students
BA in Business 1,950,000 ֏ 3,950,000 ֏
All Other Programs** 1,500,000 ֏ 3,500,000 ֏
Student Services Fee 25,000 ֏
Health Insurance 120,000 ֏***

* The term “citizens” of the Republic of Armenia also includes those citizens mentioned in Chapter 1, Article 6, Clause 3 of the Republic of Armenia Law on Higher and Postgraduate Professional Education. 
** Programs include BA in English & Communications, BS in Computer Science, BS in Engineering Sciences, and BS in Data Science (launching Fall 2018 pending WSCUC approval).
*** Optional for citizens of Armenia. Strongly encouraged for international citizens and 10 year special passport holders.

The annual tuition fee** for students enrolled full-time in Graduate Degree programs for the 2018 – 2019 academic year before financial aid is as follows:

 

 Citizens of the
Republic of Armenia* and Armenian Special Passport Holders

International
Students

Master of Science in Strategic Management (MSSM)** 1,700,000 ֏ 3,700,000 ֏
Master of Science in Economics (MSE)*** 1,200,000 ֏ 3,200,000 ֏
Master of Laws (LL.M.) 1,400,000 ֏ 3,400,000 ֏
Master of Political Science and International Affairs (PSIA) 1,400,000 ֏  3,400,000 ֏
Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) 1,400,000 ֏ 3,400,000 ֏
Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IESM) 1,400,000 ֏ 3,400,000 ֏
Master of Science in Computer and Information Science (CIS) 1,400,000 ֏ 3,400,000 ֏
Master of Public Health (MPH) 1,400,000 ֏ 3,400,000 ֏
Student Services Fee 25,000 ֏
Health Insurance 120,000 ֏****

* The term “citizens” of the Republic of Armenia also includes those citizens mentioned in Chapter 1, Article 6, Clause 3 of the Republic of Armenia Law on Higher and Postgraduate Professional Education. 
 ** MSSM is typically a Summer-Fall-Spring-Summer program. The tuition for the entire program is calculated at a factor of 1.5 of the annual tuition amounting to 2,550,000֏ for Citizens of Armenia and Armenian Special Passport Holders and 5,550,000֏. 
*** MSE is typically a 16-month program completed in four semesters. The tuition for the entire program for Citizens of Armenia and Armenian Special Passport Holders is 2,400,000֏ while for international citizens it is 6,400,000֏. 
**** Optional for Citizens of the Republic of Armenia and Armenian Special Passport Holders.

 

The Cost of Tuition for MBA, part-time studies, and non-degree studies (including certificate programs) beginning in Fall 2018 is:

  Citizens of the
Republic of Armenia and 
Armenian Special Passport Holders 
International
Students
BA in Business 85,000 ֏/credit 165,000 ֏/credit
BA in English & Communications, BS in Computer Science, and BS in Engineering Sciences 65,000 ֏/credit 145,000 ֏/credit
Master of Business Administration* and Master of Science in Strategic Management 70,000 ֏/credit 155,000֏ /credit
Master of Science in Economics 100,000 ֏/credit 270,000 ֏/credit
Master of Laws 120,000 ֏/credit 285,000 ֏/credit
All Other Graduate Programs (including Certificate Programs) 60,000 ֏/credit 145,000 ֏/credit

* Students typically complete the MBA program over the course of five semesters and two summer terms. The tuition for the entire program for Citizens of Armenia and Armenia Special Passport Holders is 4,480,000֏ while for International Citizens 9,920,000֏. The MBA program is currently going through a restructuring which will decrease the total number of credits required to graduate. However, this will not affect the total tuition.

Tuition Rates for Academic Year 2017 – 2018

Applicants and admitted students for Fall 2017 can review tuition rates for the Academic Year 2017 – 2018 by visiting the following link: Tuition Rates for Academic Programs Beginning Fall 2017

 

Tuition Rates for Academic Year 2016 – 2017

Applicants and admitted students for Fall 2016 can review tuition rates for the Academic Year 2016 – 2017 by visiting the following link: Tuition Rates for Academic Programs Beginning Fall 2016

 

Tuition Rates for Academic Year 2015 – 2016

Current students can review tuition rates for the Academic Year 2015 – 2016 by visiting the following link: Tuition Rates for Academic Programs Beginning Fall 2015

 

Tuition Rates for Academic Year 2014 – 2015 

Current students can review tuition rates for the Academic Year 2014 – 2015 by visiting the following link: Tuition Rates for Academic Programs Beginning Fall 2014