International applicants will be assessed for admission under the applicable admission category (see below). Applications from international (Study Permit) applicants living and applying from outside Canada will be considered for admission to the Fall Semester only (semester begins in September).
However, international applicants studying in the English as a Second Language or English for Academic Purposes programs at Mount Royal University or studying at another institution in Canada may be considered for admission to the Fall Semester or the Winter Semester.
When you apply for admission, final/official transcripts will be required for all high school and post-secondary coursework completed. If the original transcripts are not in English, you must also submit a certified translated copy from an approved translation service.
Although early application and submission of documents is recommended, all official high school and post-secondary transcripts must be received at Mount Royal by April 1 for offshore applicants to allow time to process your application for admission and for you to obtain a student visa.
Documentation to verify English Language Proficiency is also required for students whose first language is not English.
High school applicants: You will be considered as a high school applicant if you are in your final year of high school, if you have left or completed high school, or if you have completed fewer than 8 post-secondary courses.
Post-secondary applicants: You will be considered as a post-secondary applicant if you have completed 4 or more post-secondary courses by Dec. 31 and will have completed at least 8 post-secondary courses by June 30 for the Fall Semester or 8 post-secondary courses by Aug. 31 for the Winter Semester.
Mature Applicants: You will be consdiered as a mature applicant If the previous categories do not apply to you and you are at least 21 years old by Sept. 1 for Fall Semester or Jan. 1 for Winter Semester.
University Entrance Option: This option is intended for students who wish to pursue a baccalaureate degree but do not currently meet the admission requirements and/or competitive admission average for the baccalaureate degree of their choice. Admission is competitive and applicants will be considered in the high school or mature student categories only.
Open Studies: This is an open category which allows applicants to enter Mount Royal to take credit and/or upgrading courses as long as you have met theEnglish Language Proficiency Requirement (if your first language is not English).
Immigration into Canada
Admitted international students are solely responsible for all arrangements relating to their immigration status and entry into Canada
International applicants will need to plan in advance to ensure all program and living costs while studying are considered.