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Algoma University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Algoma University is one of the newest universities in Canada. It offers 35 Undergraduate programs in various fields of study. Every year more than 1,400 students graduate from Algoma University towards a better future.

  • Algoma University offers 35 different academic programs in the fields of Liberal Arts, Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering and Accounting etc.
  • It offers admission based on the student’s merit and their achievements
  • Students who wish to join Algoma University must check the official website of that university to view the courses they offer and the qualification needed for each course.
  • The university welcomes international students who can apply through the university’s official website.
  • If an international student wishes to apply for more than one university in province of Ontario, then they must fill and submit OUAC 105F International Application form.
  • Students can also submit a secondary application separately through the university’s official website to get admission in first priority.

Algoma University has about 23% of its total students as international population coming from more than 50 countries. The university offers various scholarships and financial aids for students coming from a less financial background.

Algoma University Admission Schedule

The admission process for 2018 Spring courses has started. The application process starts in April 2018 and goes on till May 2018.

Important EventDate
Start of Application ProcessFebruary 5, 2018
End of Application ProcessApril 6, 2018
Application FeeCAD 100
Exam RequiredTOEFL or IELTS

Algoma University Admission for Undergraduate Program

The Application deadlines for various Full-Time Undergraduate Programs for all the International Students is as follows:

AccountingApril 6, 2018 (Spring Session)
Business Administration
Computer Science
Geography & Geology
History & Philosophy
Law & Justice
Political Science
Algoma University Brampton
Algoma University Timmins

Algoma University Admission for Part-time Studies

The Algoma University offers offsite programs for students in its two campuses for which the deadline is as follows:

CampusSpring SessionFall Session
Algoma University BramptonApril 6, 2018July 31, 2018
Algoma University TimminsApril 6, 2018July 31, 2018

Algoma University International Students Admission

Algoma University has set various eligibility criteria for International students who wish to seek admission in the various undergraduate programs offered by this university.

       1. English Language Requirement

For International Students, Algoma University accepts the scores of the following exams:

TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language)-internet based test70-80 marks
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)Above 6.0
MELABabove 90%

There are various other exams which are accepted as a part of English language Requirement by this university.

      2. Academic Excellence Requirement

Algoma University has set some bench marks with respect to academic qualifications for students who wish to join this university. Hence students with excellent academic qualifications and achievements will be admitted to this university. The minimum average for all the courses is at 65%.

Hence, students who satisfy the minimum requirements in their 10+2 marks will only be accepted for admission.

Algoma University Admission Process

International students who wish to apply for admission in this university can apply through the official link

  • The educational qualification differs for students from different countries. Hence students are advised to check the university website regarding the educational qualifications needed from their country before applying.
  • When your application gets accepted by the university, you will get a letter of admission from the university which you can use to apply for a study permit and entry visas.
  • Students from some particular countries can approach Canadian University Application Centre (CUAC) at their respective countries for applying to various universities in Canada.
  • Countries where Algoma University has partnered with CUAC, students who apply through other means will be rejected and only applications through CUAC will be accepted.

Details about applying to Algoma University

The seats are very limited with about 60-70 students in each class hence, students are asked to apply well in advance before the deadline.

  • When applying for Algoma University, you must specify which courses you want to study and attach your educational qualification documents.
  • Make sure to give the correct contact details and e-mail address so that your application is processed successfully.
  • Students must ensure that all the necessary documents are submitted well in advance before the deadlines.
  • You will be eligible for admission only if you submit all the necessary documents and have got the necessary qualifications for admission.

105F International Application for International Students

International students who wish to apply for any university in Ontario, Canada can do so by submitting the 105 International Application Form.

You must submit the 105 application if you satisfy any one of the following conditions,

  • You are not a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident
  • You are currently residing outside Canada
  • You are not attending Ontario High School Program (either in Ontario or Abroad)

Note: If both the applications are submitted, Algoma University International Application will be cancelled with no refund of fee.

How an application is considered at Algoma University?

Algoma University has a limited number of seats at about 1,440. Hence, the competition is very tough to get a seat here. Students must know the scrutinizing process and apply accordingly to stand a higher chance of getting admission here.

  • Firstly, the authorities verify whether the students meet the general admission requirements of the university.
  • Then, they check whether the students satisfy the individual program-specific requirements.
  • Next, the academic records of the students are verified, i.e. the last 2 years of study records of the candidates are verified.
  • Admission is not only based on the student’s academic qualifications but also on the extra qualifications of the students, their achievements, test scores of competitive exams etc.

Contact Details of Algoma University

Algoma University

1520 Queen Street East

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario


P6A 2G4.


Telephone: 705- 949-2301

Fax: 705-949-6583

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