Calgary, AlbertaLOCATION
Estd 1966Established Year

University of Calgary Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate


Founded in 1966, the University of Calgary is a public research intensive institution with 14 faculties offering more than 60 programs and 150 degrees. With 5 campuses in total, University of Calgary is home to more than 34,000 students, including 3,700 international candidates.

  • The application fee for international UG and PG students $145.
  • International candidates must apply for residence by May 1, 2019.
  • As per 2018-19, the employment rate of graduate students was 91%,
  • The university has produced 15 Rhode scholars to date.

University of Calgary Highlights

Application PortalOnline
Application FeeUG & PG: $145
Undergraduate Retention Rate95%
Academic CalendarSemester-based

University of Calgary Admission Deadlines

International candidates seeking admission to undergraduate programs should submit transcripts before stipulated deadlines. For better understanding, refer to the table given below:-

International Applicants (Undergraduate Students)
Fall (Application Deadline)March 1
Documents SubmissionMarch 15
Transcripts Deadline (Transfer Students)June 01
Final Deadline for Documents SubmissionAugust 01
Admission 2020 DeadlineOctober 01

University of Calgary Undergraduate Admissions

University of Calgary offers more than 250 academic programs, out of which the most popular undergraduate courses are Computer Science, Psychology, Arts, Management and Education.

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Application Fee: $145

Admission Requirements

  • Complete the online application.
  • Submission of all official transcripts translated in English.
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale or equivalent (80%) on all transfer subjects
  • Minimum English language proficiency requirements
  • Submission of necessary supporting documents.

Students must send all the official transcripts and documents directly to the admissions office.

Mailing Address:-

Admissions and Recruitment
MB 117, 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

English Proficiency Requirements

TestsEducationNursingAll Other UG ProgramsGraduate Programs
TOEFL100 iBT92 iBT86 iBT/560 PBT560 PBT/86 iBT
IELTS Academic8.

Immigration Requirements

International students who have been accepted by the university and need to stay in Canada for more than 6 months are required to obtain a study permit.

Documents Required

  • Letter of Admission Acceptance
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • A copy of valid passport
  • Two passport-size photographs

University of Calgary Graduate Admissions

At the University of Calgary, the admission process to graduate programs is highly competitive, as there are a very limited number of seats. Faculty of Graduate Studies provides two types of master degrees, research (thesis-based) and course-based programs.

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Application Fee: $145

Admission Requirements

  • A four-year baccalaureate degree or its equivalent is required for a master’s program.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system
  • Submission of all official transcripts translated in English.
  • Submission of Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Submit references letters in support of the application.
  • Write a research proposal.
  • A writing sample.
  • Submission of the scoresheet of standardized tests.
  • Provide program-specific supporting documents.
  • Proof of English Proficiency Requirements.
  • Necessary Immigration Documents.

At the University of Calgary, the admission decision is usually declared within 10-12 weeks after the application submission. All the applicants will be notified of their admission results through email.

Admission to Graduate Studies are considered relatively competitive and is not only based on the student’s GPA but also on his/her research interests, personal statement and experience.

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