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Requirements for Canadian Students

Concordia University welcomes applicants from all parts of Canada.
Admission requirements vary by program. Admission is based on an assessment of the student's qualifications for the proposed program of study and entails specific credit, course, thesis, and examination requirements, which vary from program to program. In many programs, space is limited.
Concordia University evaluates Canadian degree equivalencies upon receipt of an application.
Visit concordia.ca/grad-admissions

Requirements for International Students

Concordia University welcomes applicants from all countries.
Admission requirements for international students mirror the requirements mentioned above for Canadian students.
Concordia University evaluates international degree equivalencies upon receipt of an application.
For general admissions information: concordia.ca/grad-admissions
For international degree equivalencies: concordia.ca/admissions/graduate/minimum-requirements/international

Procedure for Canadian Students

Follow these six application process steps:

1. Choose your program
See the complete list at concordia.ca/gradprograms

2. Check application deadlines
Deadlines vary by program. To learn more, visit concordia.ca/grad-deadlines

3. Review Concordia's academic and language requirements
To review these requirements, as well as a list of documents you'll need to submit, visit concordia.ca/admissions/graduate/language-proficiency

4. Complete additional forms and materials for submission
Some graduate programs require the completion of additional forms or the submission of additional materials. Please review the program pagefor additional information.

Here are some of the supporting documents you'll need:
- Unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts are only required once you've been accepted
- Three letters of reference accompanied by three academic assessment forms
- Curriculum vitae
- Statement of purpose
- Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable
- Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency, if applicable
- Documents related to admission requirements specific to your program
- A non-refundable application fee of $100 CAD

All official documents should be mailed to:
Graduate Admissions Application Centre
P.O. Box 2002, Station H, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2V4

Official documents can also be couriered to:
Birks Student Service Centre
J.W. McConnell Building
1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montreal, Quebec H3G 2V8

Some thesis programs require you to secure a supervisor. Explore Concordia is a tool that allows you to search research terms and identify key people who work in those areas across the university. Use the tool at explore.concordia.ca

5. Review tuition and funding information
Quebec universities offer the lowest tuition fees in Canada and a high-calibre post-secondary education. To calculate tuition and fees, visit concordia.ca/tuitionandfees

Concordia offers a range of funding opportunities for students. For more information, refer to the Funding source chart

More funding opportunities can be found on the Awards Directory concordia.ca/students/financial-support/graduate-funding/awards-directory

6. Send your application
Ready? Apply now at concordia.ca/apply

Procedure for International Students

The application process for international students mirrors the procedure mentioned above for Canadian students.
Additionally, the Canadian government offers a wide range of scholarship opportunities for non-Canadians. To find out more, visit w03.international.gc.ca/scholarshipspublic/scholarshipnoncdn-boursenoncdn.aspx?lang=eng/scholarshipnoncdn-boursenoncdn

Academic Year

Type of SystemSemester
Entrance DatesJanuary, May, September
Notes:Fall Term: September to December
Winter Term: January to April
Summer Term: May to June and July to August.

Some programs may not be available for January or May entrance. Please review program deadlines at concordia.ca/grad-deadlines

Language of InstructionEnglish
Modified on August 15, 2017

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