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 Interior Design requires the following specific high school courses (or equivalents).
Applicants in all admission categories must present:
- English Language Arts 30-1 – minimum grade 65%
- Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2 – minimum grade 50%
Fall 2019 - February 1
- The application for admission and all supporting documents (required for admission assessment) must be received by this date.
Competitively qualified applicants who meet the academic requirements for admission must complete the Department directed portfolio. The portfolio includes:
- hand drawing and composition components
- in-person discussion of an identified design topic
The directed portfolio submissions are used in conjunction with the academic requirements to evaluate and determine program admission.
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 65%, calculated on the five appropriate Grade 12 courses. Must also present the required courses and minimum grades listed above.
Mature Applicant: must present the required courses and minimum grades listed above.
Post-secondary applicant: must present a minimum admission Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 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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