Dates & Deadlines

Application deadlines for programs at MacEwan University are based on when you want to start your studies (the intake term). All of MacEwan University's programs admit new students in the fall. Some programs offer additional intakes in the winter, spring, or summer terms.


Admissions open

We begin accepting applications on the following dates. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible after applications open in order to improve your chances for admission.

FALL (SEPTEMBER)

WINTER (JANUARY)

SPRING/SUMMER (MAY/JUNE)

October 1

February 1

May 1

 


Document deadlines

Transcripts, educational documents and other materials* requested for the purposes of admission must be received by the following dates. 

FALL (SEPTEMBER)

WINTER (JANUARY)

SPRING/SUMMER (MAY/JUNE)

August 1

December 1

April 1

 

*If your program is competitive, please check your program website for earlier deadlines related to the "other admission criteria" category of admission requirements.

 

Course completion deadlines

Course completion dates indicate the last day a course can be completed to be considered for admission purposes. If you apply for admission while you are completing coursework or diploma exams, you must complete courses before the appropriate completion deadline or they will not be used in the admissions evaluation.

Competitive programs

Competitive programs generally have earlier admission deadlines than other programs. Your courses must be completed earlier to be used for admission to competitive programs.

Competitive programs

 

  FALL (SEPTEMBER)
complete courses by:
WINTER (JANUARY)
complete courses by:
High School Courses* June 30 August 31
MacEwan Upgrading Courses July 31 August 31
Post-Secondary Courses April 30 August 31

 

*High school upgrading completed at other post-secondary institutions will follow the deadlines under High School Courses.

First-qualified, first-admitted programs

  FALL (SEPTEMBER)
complete courses by:
WINTER (JANUARY)
complete courses by:
High School Courses* August 31 November 30
MacEwan Upgrading Courses July 31 December 31
Post-Secondary Courses August 31 December 31

 

*High school upgrading completed at other post-secondary institutions will follow the deadlines under High School Courses.

 

Course completion deadlines may fall after document deadlines. While you have the opportunity to take courses and meet admission requirements prior to the start of a program, completing courses after the document deadline does not guarantee admission into a program/or enrolment into courses as space may be limited.


Application deadlines

The last day that a program will accept applications is listed below.

International applicants

Unless an earlier closing date is indicated, international applicants must apply by May 1 for Fall intake, September 30 for Winter intake, and January 30 for Spring/Summer intake.

International students considering Open Studies should consult with an advisor at MacEwan International prior to submitting an application.

 

PROGRAM FALL
(SEPTEMBER)
WINTER
(JANUARY)
SPRING/SUMMER
(MAY/JUNE)
Accounting and Strategic Measurement (diploma) June 30 No intake No intake
Acupuncture (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Arts and Cultural Management (diploma) June 30
November 30 No intake
Asia Pacific Management (diploma) June 30 No intake No intake
Bachelor of Applied Human Service Administration June 30 November 30 No intake
Bachelor of Arts June 30 September 30 No intake
Bachelor of Child and Youth Care March 30 No intake No intake
Bachelor of Commerce June 30 No intake No intake
Bachelor of Communication Studies June 30
November 30 No intake
Bachelor of Design June 30 No intake No intake
Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music June 30 No intake No intake
Bachelor of Physical Education Transfer
March 30 No intake No intake
Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing June 30 November 30 No intake
Bachelor of Science March 30 September 30 No intake
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Transfer June 30
No intake No intake
Bachelor of Science in Nursing March 30 September 30 No intake
Bachelor of Social Work March 30 No intake No intake
Business Management (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Business Management, Insurance and Risk Management major June 30 No intake No intake
Cardiac Nursing Post-basic Certificate June 30
No intake No intake
Correctional Services (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Correctional Services (distance diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Design Studies (diploma) Applications for admission are not being accepted. See: Bachelor of Design
Early Learning and Child Care (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Emergency Communications and Response (certificate) March 30 No intake No intake
English as an Additional Language July 31 December 15 April 17
Fine Art (diploma) June 30 No intake No intake
Foundation Program International
May 1 September 30 No intake
Foundation Program pimâcihisowin May 1 September 30 No intake
Hearing Aid Practitioner (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Human Resources Management (diploma) June 30 No intake No intake
Library and Information Technology (diploma) June 30 No intake No intake
Massage Therapy (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Occupational Health Nursing (post-diploma certificate) June 30 November 30 No intake
Office Assistant, Administrative major (certificate) June 30 No intake No intake
Office Assistant, Legal major (certificate) June 30 No intake No intake
Office Assistant, Medical major (certificate) March 30 No intake No intake
Open Studies August 31 December 31 June 30
Paralegal Studies (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Perioperative Nursing for Registered Nurses (post-diploma certificate) June 30 November 30 No intake
Police and Investigations, Investigative Studies major (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Police and Investigations, Police Studies major (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Post-Basic Nursing Practice: Gerontology major and Hospice Palliative Care major (Certificate) June 30 No intake No intake
Psychiatric Nursing (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Psychiatric Nursing (diploma, Ponoka Campus) March 30 No intake No intake
Public Relations (diploma) June 30 No intake No intake
Public Relations (part-time diploma) June 30 No intake No intake
Social Work (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Social Work (part-time diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Special Needs Educational Assistant (certificate) March 30 No intake No intake
Special Needs Educational Assistant (distance certificate) March 30 November 30 No intake
Theatre Arts (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Theatre Production (diploma) June 30 No intake No intake
Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant/Occupational Therapist Assistant major (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist Assistant major (diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist Assistant major (distance diploma) March 30 No intake No intake
Travel (diploma) June 30
No intake No intake
University Preparation July 31 December 15 April 17
Wound Management Post-basic Certificate June 30
November 30 No intake