Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

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Requirements for Canadian Students

Please see this website for information on admission requirements.

Requirements for International Students

Please see this website for information on admission requirements.

Procedure for Canadian Students

Follow these six application process steps:

1. Choose your program

See the complete list at

2. Check application deadlines

Deadlines vary by program. To learn more, visit

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

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 page for 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 $103.50 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

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 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

6. Send your application

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Procedure for International Students

The application process for international students mirrors the procedure mentioned above for Canadian students.

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

Language of InstructionEnglish
Modified on July 19, 2023

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