EAL/ESL Full Time Program

Local students - Application Information

The following registration information is only for local students (permanent residents, landed immigrants, Canadian citizens and convention refugees). International student information.


  • You must be at least 18 years old. If you are under 18 and have completed high school, you must have a legal custodian in Calgary.
  • To apply for Spring 2020, please call 403.440.5100 to begin the process.
  • You will be booked for our placement test. This will  determine your level of study in the program.
  • You can apply and pay tuition for the program on the day of the test or after you have been given your results. 
  • All students must write a placement test for the English Language Program
  • Placement test fee is $50 (plus GST)
  • Placement test is 3 hours long
  • Please call 403.440.5100 to arrange placement test date
  • Results are only available for students after they have paid for the test or for the term of study.


  • Applications for Fall 2020 can be completed online. Visit the MRU Apply page and click on Option #3.  
  • You will be required to pay a $100 application fee. This fee includes our placement test. 
  • We will contact you to schedule your placement test. 
  • If you are interested in applying for funding through the  Alberta Works program, please contact us at 403.440.5100.
  • Program tuition fee is $1,600
  • Spaces in the program are available on a first come, first served basis

  • Funding through the Alberta Works Program may be available for eligible applicants
  • Answer the questions on this pre-screening sheet
  • If eligible, contact our office at 403.440.5100 to register for an information session
  • For more information, visit the Skills Investment/Alberta Works website
  • Applications for Funding for the Spring 2020 term are closed. Funding applications for Fall 2020 will open in April 2020, contact our office to register for an information session.
Our Student Information Guide has the answers to many frequently asked questions.


Who can I contact?

Email: mrulanguages@mtroyal.ca
Telephone: 403.440.5100
Location: We Have Moved! Our new location is G208, Lincoln Park Campus, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW