Admission Requirements & Costs

Admission Requirements & Costs

General admission requirements

Mount Royal has a general admission policy which must be met to be considered for admission into our academic programs. Once you have applied and we have received your supporting documentation, the Admissions and Recruitment Office will determine your admission category. This category will determine which general admission requirements you must meet to be considered for admission to your program of choice. Please review each category to ensure you are looking at the admission requirements which are relevant to your situation.

Program-specific admission requirements

Admission is competitive. 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 the Bachelor of Midwifery requires the following specific high school courses (or equivalents).

Applicants in all admission categories must present:

  • English Language Arts 30-1 – minimum grade 60%
  • Biology 30 – minimum grade 50%
  • Chemistry 30 – minimum grade 50%
  • Math 30 - 1 or 30 - 2 – minimum grade 50%

Application Deadline

Fall 2018 - February 1

The application for admission and all supporting documents (required for admission assessment) must be received by this date.

Additional criteria

Selected applicants will be invited for an interview that will assess the qualities deemed important in a prospective health professional such as communication and critical thinking skills.

The interview date for admission to Fall 2018 is Saturday, April 7, 2018.

This is the only date designated for interviews for this program and interviews are done in-person only (no options for Skype or alternate dates), so please keep your schedule open for April 7, 2018. Specific interview times will be assigned and if selected you will be notified of your time for the interview on that date. Competitive admission average

Admission to Mount Royal is competitive, meaning students with higher grades will be considered first.

High School Applicant: competitive admission average will be calculated on two highest Group A courses.

Mature Applicant: competitive admission average will be calculated on two highest Group A courses.

Post-secondary Applicant: competitive Grade Point Average (GPA) will be calculated on the four most recently completed transferable post-secondary courses (minimum 12 credits) completed by December 31.

Final admission average

High School Applicant: must present a minimum admission average of 70%, calculated on the five appropriate Grade 12 courses. Must also present the required courses and minimum grades listed above.

Mature Applicant: must present a minimum admission average of 70%, calculated on the four required Grade 12 courses. Must also present the required courses and minimum grades listed above

Post-secondary applicant: must present a minimum admission Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 on the eight most recently completed transferable post-secondary courses (minimum 24 credits) completed by June 30. Must also present the required courses and minimum grades listed above.

Aboriginal Student Admission

Each year, ten percent of the seats in the Bachelor of Midwifery program will be reserved for Aboriginal applicants through an Aboriginal admission target. Please visit Aboriginal student admission for more information.

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Money Matters

Of course costs are influenced by your circumstances — program choice, living at home, living in Residence, etc. Try our budget calculator to get an estimate of your costs.

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