Requirements

Admission requirements include the high school subjects or post-secondary equivalents you need to complete and the minimum grades you need to achieve to be considered for admission into this program. Along with academic criteria, you will need to ensure additional admission criteria are met.


2018/19

You must meet the following requirements to apply for Fall 2018 intake.


This program is competitive.

To be eligible for admission into a competitive program, you need to have a higher minimum overall average than that listed in the Categories of Admission below. The average you need depends on the grades achieved by your peers who are applying to start in the same term. The Competitive Criteria chart indicates the grade range required and may change as applications are received.


Competitive criteria

  2018/19 AVERAGE 2017/18 MEAN AVERAGE
Regular/mature admission

low - mid 70s

77.9%

Previous post-secondary admission

n/a AGPA

n/a

 

High school courses used in the calculation of the admission average must be complete by June 30.

Post-secondary courses used in the calculation of the admission grade point (AGPA) average must be completed by April 30.

 

Categories of admission

Applicants may be admitted to one of the following:

Regular admission

Regular admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar

Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 60 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses:

  1. ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2

  2. Two subjects from Group A, B, C or D

Applicants with nine or more post-secondary level credits must also present a minimum admission grade point average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

 

Notes:

  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to present a broad range of subjects across the humanities and sciences in order to benefit from the breadth of learning and to increase flexibility of future program and course choices.

  • A maximum of one Group D subject may be presented. Group D subjects used for admission must be 5-credit or any credit combination of at least 5 credits (e.g., two 3-credit subjects).

Learn more about Group A, B, C or D courses

Mature admission

 

Mature admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar

Applicants must be 20 years of age or older and have been out of full-time high school at least one year by the beginning of the intake term.

Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 60 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses:

  1. ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2

  2. One subject from Group A, B or C

Learn more about Group A, B, C or D courses

Applicants with nine or more post-secondary level credits must also present a minimum admission grade point average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

 

Additional Admission Criteria

All applicants must meet the following:

English language proficiency

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar | Applicable to all admission categories

All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. We will require official documents such as high school or post-secondary transcripts or proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation. Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at MacEwan.ca/ELP.

Learn more about English language proficiency


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How to apply

We want your admission experience to be successful and straightforward. To help you along the way, we've prepared a step-by-step guide to the admission process.