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 requirement.

Note: There is no guarantee that previously completed nursing courses taken at another institution will be granted credit in the Bachelor of Nursing degree program.

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 Nursing requires the following specific high school courses (or equivalents).

Applicants in all admission categories must present:

  • English Language Arts 30-1 — minimum grade 60%
  • Mathematics 30 - 1 or 30 - 2 — minimum grade 50%
  • Biology 30 — minimum grade 50%
  • One of: Chemistry 30, Physics 30 or Science 30 — minimum grade 50%

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.

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Application Deadline

Fall 2018 - February 1

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

Aboriginal Student Admission

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

Money Matters

Costs are influenced by your circumstances including your program choice, living at home or living in residence. Try our budget calculator to get an estimate of your costs.

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