You should carefully consider the financing of your education at AUA from the time of admission to the completion of your undergraduate degree. This page details information about tuition rates and the various tools available to help you support your education journey. You must apply for financial aid at the same time as you apply for admission. You cannot apply after you are admitted. And keep in mind that applying for financial aid will not affect your application for admission. 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 and fees for students enrolled in Undergraduate degree programs for the Fall 2023 cycle before financial aid is as follows:
|Citizens of the Republic of Armenia and Armenian Special Passport Holders*||International Students|
|BA in Business||2,250,000 AMD||4,250,000 AMD|
|All Other Programs**||1,700,000 AMD||3,700,000 AMD|
|Student Services Fee||25,000 AMD|
* Citizens of Armenia also include those citizens mentioned in Chapter I, Article 6, Clause 3 of the Republic of Armenia Law on Higher and Postgraduate Professional Education.
** Programs include BA in English & Communications, BA in Politics & Governance, BS in Computer Science, BS in Data Science, BS in Engineering Sciences, BS in Environmental and Sustainability Sciences (Pending MoESCS Licensure), and BS in Nursing.
*** 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 approximately 10,000/12.000 AMD per month.
Important Announcement: Students admitted to BS in Nursing program will receive an automatic subsidy of 95% of tuition, provided they are citizens of Republic of Armenia.
Citizens of the Republic of Armenia and Armenian Special Passport Holders receive an automatic 2,000,000 AMD annual subsidy, which brings the total cost of education down from 4,250,000 to 2,250,000 (for BAB) and 3,700,000 to 1,700,000 (for all other programs). 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, and Work-study program to further support our applicants.
FINANCIAL AID at a GLANCE
The information provided above is based on the financial aid figures of the 461 freshmen enrolled for Fall 2020.