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First Nations University of Canada Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Admissions at the First Nations University of Canada take place during the Fall, Winter and Spring seasons. the calendar is semester-based. All students applying to the First Nations University must apply through the University of Regina Application forms. Prospective applicants, especially international, are advised to complete their admission process by the deadlines issued by the university.

Presently, the university only offers selective undergraduate and graduate programs. While at UG level it offers both degree and certificate programs, for PG level, it only offers 3 programs. Applicants applying for admission are advised to check the complete list of admission requirements.

  • The application fee of 100 CAD is uniform for both domestic and international applicants.
  • University offers financial aid in the form of scholarships, work-study, and grants.
  • Supporting documents such as recommendations, personal essays, and resume are equally significant.


Application PortalOnline Application
Application Fee (non-refundable)100 CAD (for undergraduate and postgraduate courses)
Mode of paymentCheck/Credit card
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall, Spring, and Winter
Female students52%
Male students48%
Financial AidScholarships based on merit, Work-study, loans
Work ExperienceRequired

First Nations University of Canada Deadlines

The full-time academic session at the First Nations University of Canada starts in the fall and spring and winter semesters. The undergraduate and graduate admission deadlines for international students are given in the table below:

UndergraduateFall: March 1
Winter: September 1
Spring /Summer: February 1
GraduateMarch 15

English Language Requirements for International Students

The standardized English language test scores are accepted if taken within a period of 2 years before the date of application, failing which the ELP scores will be invalid. International students must demonstrate English language proficiency by providing scores of any one of the following tests given below, to be eligible for admission at the First Nations University of Canada.

Test NameMinimum Score Required
TOEFL (IBT)83; minimum subscores of 20
IELTS6.5; minimum subscores of 6.0

First Nations University of Canada Undergraduate Admissions

First Nations University of Canada offers various undergraduate programs in academic fields like Business, Literature, Communication Arts. The admission process and requirements for UG programs are as per the guidelines of the University of Regina.

Where to Apply: University of Regina application portal

Application Fee: 100 CAD

Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of admission:

  • High school diploma/transcript
  • Proof of residency
  • Guidance counsellor’s recommendation
  • English proficiency test score for International applicants.
  • Statement of purpose

First Nations University of Canada Graduate Admissions

The Graduate programs at First Nations University of Canada are offered through the University of Regina Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research. Right now, only 3 programs are offered- Masters of Linguistics, Masters of Indigenous Education, and Masters of Indigenous Social Work.

Where to Apply: University of Regina application portal

Application Fee: 100 CAD

Admission Requirements: The requirements slightly varies for each of the three graduate programs. Applicants can check the admission requirements given below:

Course NameAdmission Requirements
Master’s in LinguisticsUG degree in linguistics; Research proposal for master’s thesis; Official transcripts Personal Statement
Master’s In Indigenous Social WorkBachelor’s degree in social work; minimum GPA of 70%; 2 years of work experience; Graduate/undergraduate course in research methods; 2 letters of reference

First Nations University of Canada does not have any specific timeframe for decision notifications. All the applicants are recommended to stay in contact with the university's admission office

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