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Requirements for International Students

Mount Royal has institutional admission requirements that apply to most undergraduate (credit) programs. Each program also has specific admission requirements. Please ensure you are familiar with both the general and specific admission requirements for the program(s) you select. In addition, all applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency for the purpose of admission if their first language (learned and understood) is not English.

Admission to Mount Royal is competitive, meaning students with higher grades will be considered first. Grade requirements vary from program to program. To help you determine if your grades are competitive, we have provided the Admission Requirements chart that lists the Competitive Average Range for each program. This range is based on the competitive admission average for the previous year and should serve as a guideline only. Some programs may also require additional criteria such as an interview or a portfolio.

General admission requirements

Mount Royal has a general admission policy that must be met to be considered for admission into our academic programs.

Program-specific admission requirements

Applicants must meet both the competitive admission average for the specific program and present specific required courses with the minimum required grades. In addition to meeting general admission requirements, admission to each program requires specific high school courses (or equivalents).

Procedure for International Students

Visit our Apply Now page and click on Apply Alberta.

International students applying from overseas can only apply for the fall semester. International students applying from Canada can apply for either the fall or winter semesters.

Fall Semester

Apply early! Early admission is open from Oct. 1 to Feb. 1. We encourage application during this period as popular programs fill up fast and some programs have a final deadline of Feb. 1. The international application deadline for remaining programs is April 1.

Applicants must submit all supporting documents including final, official high school and post-secondary transcripts and proof of English Language Proficiency if your first language (learned and understood) is not English.If you are currently in high school or post-secondary studies and your final, official transcript will not be available by May 1, you will need to provide transcripts with interim grades so that you can be considered for conditional admission. This is to allow time to process your application and obtain a VISA/study permit. If you are granted a conditional offer of admission, your deadline for final documents may be extended.

United States: Citizens of the United States may apply and be considered under the standard dates and deadlines rather than the International deadlines.

Academic Year

Type of SystemSemester
Entrance DatesJanuary, September
Language of InstructionEnglish
Modified on October 04, 2023

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