Domestic and International students will be required to meet the same requirements.
All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. This program requires proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation such as CLB scores of at least 6 (with no skill under 6), an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no skill under 5.0, or equivalent.
Once admitted to the program, students may be required to write a placement test to determine their current academic standing and placement level in the program.
International applicants must be eligible to apply for a study permit which is valid for 6 months or longer.
High School Equivalency Diploma
University Preparation offers a high school equivalency diploma. In order to qualify, students must present five courses with a minimum grade of “D” at the 30-level. Three of the five courses must be completed in the University Preparation program. Of the five courses required for the equivalency diploma, at least one must be in English (30- level) and one must be in mathematics (30-level). For more information, please contact our office at 780-497-4400
To apply to this program, students can apply online via the ApplyAlberta website and pay the $110 non-refundable application fee (with Visa or MasterCard).
Note: International applicants who are students studying in Canada on a study permit or other visa can apply directly to University Preparation through the same process.
International applicants must write a placement test and have a meeting with an advisor to discuss test results and career goals.
Domestic applicants with a transcript or prerequisites more than two years old must write a placement test and have a meeting with an advisor to discuss test results and career goals.
Student Financial Support
Funding may be available to students to cover the cost of tuition fees and some course materials.
For more information, call 780-497-4400.