United States Requirements

United States Admission Requirements


Admission Requirements for high school students from the United States:

  • SAT I  (minimum score of 1100) or ACT (minimum ACT score of 24)
  • Minimum 65% GPA unless otherwise indicated below
  • Class rank
  • Core curriculum requirements:

4 years of English
3 years of Math (Algebra I and above)
3 years of Laboratory Sciences
3 years of Social Studies
A minimum of 16 credit hours

 

Faculty Specific Requirements:

Faculty of Program

Course Requirements

Additional Information

Arts, Social Work, Centre for Continuing Education,
  • One English literature course
  • One Math or science course
  • One language, social science or fine arts course
  • One additional academic subject

Senior secondary math is required for a major in Economics

Social Work: students are considered for entry to the Qualifying Program

Business Administration
  • One English literature course
  • Algebra
  • One language, social science or fine arts course
  • One additional academic subject

85% of higher admission average: Required for admission directly to the degree program

65% - 84.99% admission average: Considered for admission as a qualifying student

Education, Indigenous Education
  • One English literature course
  • One math or science course
  • One language, social science, or fine arts course
  • One additional academic course

Teacher Education Admission Profile required for admission

Senior secondary mathematics required for some programs.

Engineering & Applied Science
  • One English literature course
  • Algebra
  • Geometry/Trigonometry
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Calculus is recommended
  • A minimum GPA of 70% is required for admission
Fine Arts
  • One English literature course
  • One math or science course
  • One language, social science or fine arts course
  • One additional academic course
  • BFA/CFA in Visual Arts and CFA in Indian Art: A portfolio is required by April 1 for September entry and December 1 for January entry
  • Bachelor of Music: Interview; music theory placement test and audition required
  • Bachelor of Music Education: Music theory test, audition & BMusEd Teacher Education Admission Profile required
Kinesiology & Health Studies:
Bachelor of Kinesiology
  • One English literature course
  • Algebra or Geometry/Trigonometry
  • One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics
  • One additional academic course
 
Nursing
  • One English literature course
  • One math course
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • One additional academic course
A minimum of 70% is required in each course.
Science
  • One English literature course
  • Algebra
  • Geometry/Trigonometry
  • One of biology, chemistry, computer science or physics
Programs may require specific prerequisite courses