Frequently Asked Questions - Refunds

Atlantic School of Business

CPA Preparatory Program

 

Q: I am currently registered for a CPA preparatory course that has not yet started and now need to withdraw. Am I entitled to a refund?

 

Yes, you will receive a full refund less a 10% administrative fee.

 

 

Q: I recently began a CPA preparatory course but, due to circumstances, am no longer able to continue. Am I entitled to a refund of my course fee and/or my CPA annual student dues?

 

While course fees are non-refundable, you can choose to defer your course to a future semester. Deferral fees are 25% of the original course fee.

 

Note that student dues are non-refundable.

 

 

Q: I deferred an exam for my CPA preparatory module, however, did not end up attending the deferred exam. Am I eligible for a refund of my exam deferral fee?

 

No. The exam deferral fee is an administrative fee for processing the change in your exam date. Once your request has been processed, the fee is payable and non-refundable.

 

 

Q: I have registered for a re-write exam, but now would like to withdraw. Am I eligible for a refund of my exam re-write fee?

 

Yes, you are eligible for a refund of your CPA preparatory course exam fee less a 10% administrative fee.

 

 

Q: Can you explain why I must pay CPA PEP candidate dues when I have also recently paid CPA preparatory student dues? Can I just be invoiced the difference?

 

No. Student dues are matched to specific costs incurred to deliver the CPA preparatory course to a given student (for example, your annual licence for a particular programmatic component). Similarly, upon joining CPA PEP new, similar program costs are borne to support each candidate.

 

 

Q: I have decided to entirely withdraw from the CPA preparatory program and have a credit balance on my account. Am I entitled to a refund?

 

CPA Atlantic School will review the basis of that credit and, if you are entitled to a refund, it will be issued to you.

 

 

CPA PEP Program

 

Q: My CPA PEP Core 1 module has not started yet and I would like to withdraw and/or re-apply in a future offering. Can I have a refund of my module fee?

 

Yes, once the withdrawal is complete, a full refund of the module fee will be issued.

 

Note that you also have the option to keep the payment on account and apply it to your next CPA PEP module.

 

 

Q: My next CPA PEP module (Core 2, Elective 1, Elective 2, Capstone 1, or Capstone 2) has not started yet and I would like to withdraw and/or reapply in a future offering. Can I have a refund of my module fee?

 

The school will need review the CPA PEP refund policy as presented in your particular student contract (i.e. your cohort) to determine if you are eligible for a partial refund of your course fee. Please contact finance@cpaatlantic.ca if this applies to you.

 

Note that you also have the option to defer your module to a future semester.

 

 

Q: I recently began CPA PEP Core 1 but, due to circumstances, am no longer able to continue. Am I entitled to a refund of my course fee and/or my CPA annual student dues?

 

This is dependent on your specific student contract (i.e. that of your particular cohort). As a registered private career college with the provincial department of education, CPA Atlantic School must adhere to specific refund policies set out by the government of Nova Scotia’s Private Career Colleges division

 

Please see the student contract you signed prior to beginning Core 1 for specific information. Our staff can assist and determine if you are eligible for a partial refund of your course fee. Please contact finance@cpaatlantic.ca if this applies to you.

 

Please note you also have the option to defer your module to a future semester.

 

 

Q: I began a CPA PEP module within the last 28 days (four weeks) but am no longer able to continue in this semester. Am I entitled to a refund?

 

Our staff will review the CPA PEP refund policy as presented in your student contract to determine if you would be eligible for a partial refund of your module fee. Please contact finance@cpaatlantic.ca if this applies to you.

 

Note also that you also have the option to defer your module to a future semester.

 

 

Q: I started a CPA PEP module more than 28 days ago (four weeks) and am no longer able to continue in this semester. Am I entitled to a refund?

 

Our staff will review the CPA PEP refund policy as presented in your student contract to determine if you would be eligible for a partial refund of your module fee. Please contact finance@cpaatlantic.ca if this applies to you.

 

Note that per the CPA Harmonized Education Policies, after the fourth Friday of a module has passed, the CPA profession considers this an attempt and a failing grade is assigned.

 

 

Q: I deferred a CPA PEP module exam and did not end up attending the deferred exam. Am I eligible for a refund of my exam fee?

 

No. The exam deferral fee is an administrative fee for processing the change in your exam date. Once your request has been processed, the fee is payable and non-refundable.

 

 

Q: I have registered for a CPA PEP course re-write exam but would like to withdraw. Am I eligible for a refund of my exam fee?

 

Yes, you are eligible for a full refund of your CPA PEP course exam fee less a 10% administrative fee.

 

 

Q: I have successfully passed the CFE. Do I still have to pay my CPA PEP candidate dues?

 

You are required to pay annual candidate dues until you are accepted to CPA membership. A partial refund of your candidate dues will be issued to you by CPA Atlantic School once you are approved for membership by your CPA member body.

 

 

Q: I have been approved for membership with my CPA provincial body. When will I receive the partial refund of my CPA PEP candidate dues?

 

Once the CPA provincial body notifies CPA Atlantic School that you have been accepted into membership, the partial refund of your PEP candidate dues will be issued.

 

 

Q: I have decided to entirely withdraw from CPA PEP program, and I have a credit balance on my account. Can I get a refund?

 

The school can review the CPA PEP refund policy as presented in your student contract to determine if you would be eligible for a refund of your credit. Please contact finance@cpaatlantic.ca if this applies to you.

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