University of Alberta


Requirements for Canadian Students

Most applicants require five Alberta 30 level subjects or equivalents including English Language Arts 30-1. Further admission requirements are program specific.

Requirements for International Students

Admission requirements vary by program and it is recommended that students visit the UAlberta Web site for updated requirements. Admission is competitive.

Proof of English language proficiency is required. Eligible students (IB, AP, and GCE) may be considered for advanced standing credit.

Procedure for Canadian Students

An online application is available at Be sure to review program options, admission requirements, and deadlines online before applying.

For most undergraduate programs, students must include a $115.00 application fee.

Official transcripts are required by June 15 for post-secondary applicants and by August 1 for high school applicants wishing to commence their studies in the fall term. Other documentation such as portfolios, reference letters and English language proficiencies may also be required.

Procedure for International Students

Find all of your necessary information on the website.

Step 1: Check out program options, admission requirements, and deadlines
Step 2: Submit your application
Step 3: Wait to receive your U of A e-mail and IDs
Step 4: Submit interim documents for Early Admission consideration
Step 5: Explore scholarship opportunities
Step 6: Apply to live on campus
Step 7: Apply for your study permit
Step 8: Send your official and complete documents by the deadline

Academic Year

Type of SystemSemester
Entrance DatesSeptember
Language of InstructionEnglish or French
Modified on September 14, 2018