You should carefully consider the financing of your education at AUA from the time of admission to the completion of your graduate degree. This page details information about tuition rates and the various tools available to help you support your education journey. For additional information about financial aid, please visit finaid.aua.am, admissions.aua.am/tuition-and-financial-aid, and read through our tuition and financial aid flyer here.
Students in degree programs sign a contract with AUA upon enrollment which establishes 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
The annual tuition fee for students enrolled in Graduate Degree Programs for the Fall 2020 (including Spring 2021) and Fall 2021 academic years before financial aid is as follows:
|Citizens of the Republic of Armenia* and Armenian Special Passport Holders||International
|Master of Business Administration (MBA)**||1,872,000 AMD||3,872,000 AMD|
|Master of Science in Management (MSM)*** (cost for two semesters)||1,800,000 AMD||3,800,000 AMD|
|Master of Science in Economics (MSE)**** (cost for two semesters)||1,300,000 AMD||3,300,000 AMD|
|Master of Laws (LL.M.), Master of Political Science and International Affairs (PSIA), Master of Arts in Human Rights and Social Justice (HRSJ), Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IESM), Master of Science in Computer and Information Science (CIS), Master of Public Health (MPH)||1,500,000 AMD||3,500,000 AMD|
|Annual Student Services Fee||25,000 AMD|
* Citizens of the Republic of Armenia also include those citizens mentioned in Chapter 1, Article 6, Clause 3 of the Republic of Armenia Law on Higher and Postgraduate Professional Education.
** Students typically complete the MBA program in 30 months. The tuition for the entire program for Citizens of Armenia and Armenia Special Passport Holders is 4,680,000 AMD while for International Students tuition is 9,680,000AMD.
*** MSM is typically a Summer-Fall-Spring-Summer program. Tuition for the entire program is calculated at a factor of 1.5 of the annual tuition. The cost of tuition for the entire program is: 2,700,000 AMD for Citizens of Armenia and Armenian Special Passport Holders and 5,700,000 AMD for International Students.
**** MSE is typically a Fall-Spring-Summer-Fall-Spring program. The cost of tuition for the entire program is 2,600,000 AMD for Citizens of Armenia and Armenian Special Passport Holders and 6,600,000 AMD for International Students.
AUA requires proof of health insurance for students who do not hold Armenian citizenship. You may purchase health insurance from any provider. Alternatively, AUA offers support in securing coverage through the University’s provider for an approximate cost of 10,000 AMD per month.
The Cost of Tuition for part-time studies for the Fall 2020 (including Spring 2021) and Fall 2021 academic years is:
|Citizens of the Republic of Armenia and Armenian Special Passport Holders||
|MBA, MSM, MSE||90,000 AMD/credit||190,000 AMD/credit|
|LL.M.||125,000 AMD/credit||292,000 AMD/credit|
|All Other Programs (PSIA, HRSJ, TEFL, IESM, CIS, MPH)||70,000 AMD/credit||165,000 AMD/credit|
Note: 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.
FINANCIAL AID at AUA
Citizens of the Republic of Armenia and Armenian Special Passport Holders receive an automatic 2,000,000 AMD annual 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 by up to an additional 90%.
International students are eligible for merit-based scholarships that may cover up to 50% of the total cost of tuition.
In addition, the University offers financial aid tools such as Installment Payment Plan, Deferred Payment, Merit Scholarships, Work-study program, and the Lebanon Emergency Fund to further support our applicants.
FINANCIAL AID at a GLANCE
The information provided above is based on financial aid figures of the 234 first year graduate students enrolled in Fall 2020.