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

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Western University of Canada has more than 38,000 students from 121 countries around the world. The university offers more than 400 undergraduate programs and 88 different graduate degree programs. Areas of study available are Arts, Engineering, Business, Music, Medicine, Law, Social Science, Education and Health Sciences.

  • Fresh admissions are welcomed during Fall, Summer, and Winter. The admission deadlines vary for different programs.
  • UG applicants can apply via Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC). However, PG applicants can apply through the university online application portal.
  • UG applicants are required to provide two letters of recommendation.
  • Work experience is required for some graduate programs.
  • Application for Graduate program varies from course to course.


Application PortalUG -
PG -
Application Fee (non-refundable)UG - 156 CAD
PG - 120 CAD
Student population38000+
Mode of PaymentCredit Card (Visa/ Master Card); Money Order/ Cheque
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Summer/Winter
TOEFL Code0984

Western University Canada Admissions Deadlines

The applicants are required to apply before given deadlines to be considered for admission:

Undergraduate Applications
Admission openOctober 1
Application deadlineJune 1

Note - Deadlines for graduate applicants vary from program to program. It is advisable to check the deadline of the desired program beforehand.

Western University Canada International Admissions

Western University offers 17 undergraduate courses with over 400 different specializations to all international students.

All international applicants are required to review their visa process before applying for admissions at the university. Other basic requirements for applicants are mentioned below:

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • Official high-school and secondary school transcripts.
    • They must be submitted in digital format.
    • The documents must be saved in pdf format in size not less than 3MB.
    • The documents must be scanned either in Grayscale or black and white.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Samples of written work
  • Resume
  • Proof of English Proficiency i.e. TOEFL and IELTS scores.
  • Letter of permission granted from the previously attended institution
  • Income verification/ Statement of Financial Support/ bank statement from sponsors
  • Departmental requirement: Apart from the above-mentioned documents, the admission requirement is subject to differ for different graduate courses.

English Proficiency Score Requirements

Every International Candidate must fulfil English Proficiency requirements to secure admission -

TestMinimum Score Required

Visa Process for International Students

All international candidates applying for programs offered by Western University of Canada must meet the following criterion at the time of admission:

  • Candidates will have to apply for a temporary visa through Canadian consulate, High Commission or the Embassy
  • A temporary resident visa (TRV) or Visitor Visa will be required in case you are applying for a student permit
  • Students can apply online at
  • After completing the process, the paper will be sent to Case Processing Center n Ottawa, Ontario
  • Later, candidates will have to upload the IMM 5257 Form
  • The following documents must be uploaded along with the form
  • Copy of Passport or Travel documents
  • Entry Visa
  • Stamps made by immigration Canada or Canada Borders Agency
  • Study Permit or Work Permit
  • Academic Credentials
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Bank Statement

Western University of Canada Graduate Admissions

Western University of Canada offers an overall of 88 graduate programs in a wide variety of fields. A detailed admission criterion is mentioned below:

Application Portal - Online Portal

Application for MBA Program - MBA Application

Specific requirements for some popular PG programs are given below -

CourseApplication DeadlineApplication FeeAcademic RequirementMinimum English Language Proficiency
Master of Business ManagementThe application will begin in May and continue throughout the year$150 CADAcademic transcripts, GMAT score,
Resumé, TOEFL score, 
two to three reference letters, CV
TOEFL (iBT) – 100
IELTS – 7.0
MELAB – 85
PTE – 70
CAEL - 60
Master of Engineering (Biomedical)Fall – July 01
Summer – March 01
Winter – November 01
$120 CADA minimum average of 80% marks in undergraduate degreeTOEFL – 550
TOEFL (iBT) – 86
IELTS – 6.0
CAEL – 60
MELAB – 80
Master of Engineering (Chemical and Biochemical)Fall – March 01
Winter – July 01
Summer – November 01
$120 CAD4-year degree with a minimum average of 78% marksTOEFL (PBT) – 550;
TOEFL (iBT) – 86;
IELTS – 6;
MELAB – 80;
CAEL - 60
Master of Engineering (Civil and Environmental)Fall – April 15
Winter – August 15
Summer – December 15
$120 CADBachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent examTOEFL (PBT) – 550;
TOEFL (iBT) – 86;
IELTS – 6;
MELAB – 80;
CAEL - 60
MA in EconomicsFebruary 1$120 CAD3-year Bachelor degree with a minimum of 78% marksTOEFL (iBT) – 86;
IELTS – 6;

Applications for taking admission at the Western University of Canada will be reviewed by the university office. Candidates will be granted admission on the basis of scores obtained in the exam as well as on meeting the admission requirement as set by the college for the individual programs. Applicants are recommended to go through the individual courses in detail and meet the set criterion for gaining admission to the college.

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