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Mount Royal University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Mount Royal University, Canada enrolls close to 15,000 students each year. Currently, the university offers more than 12-degree programs with 33 Majors. Mount Royal also provides Certificate, Diploma and Occupational Diploma & Certificate courses.

  • The university invites applications for Fall, Spring or Summer sessions.
  • Admission requirements and deadlines vary from program to program. Be sure to check the requirements before applying.
  • The university accepts TOEFL, IELTS, CAEL, MELAB, PTE & CAE scores as proof of English proficiency.
  • The minimum final average of 60% or higher is required to be qualified for application.


Application PortalApply Alberta
Application Fee (non-refundable)100 USD
Mode of PaymentMaster-Card/ American Express/Discover/visa
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring/Winter
Work ExperienceRequired for Business Programs
Financial AidSkills investment funding, Loans, Grants, and Scholarships & Bursaries

Mount Royal University Admission Deadlines

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

FallOctober 1 – February 1
WinterOctober 1 - November 1
SpringFebruary 25

Mount Royal University International Admissions

  • All the academic records/transcripts from the previously attended institution(s).
    • Certified by the institution's office registrar.
    • Sent directly from the issuing institute a stamped and sealed envelope.
    • Official transcripts that are not in English, must be accompanied along with the certified English translation.
  • Proof of English proficiency for non-native English speakers.
  • Departmental requirements: In addition to the general admission requirements, some departments require a separate departmental application, portfolio, audition or interview.

English Proficiency Test Scores requirements

International applicants can submit the TOEFL, IELTS, CAEL, MELAB, PTE & CAE scores to demonstrate English proficiency. The minimum required scores by the university are given below. However, applicants must note that several departments may different score requirements.

TestMinimum required score
CAEC1 or C2 Certificate Awarded (Pass at Grade C with min. 180 overall)

Visa Process for International students

  • To study in Canada for more than 6 months, one should need a study permit.
  • Once the admission offer is received from the college, the applicant must apply for a study permit.
  • It has to be done through the Citizenship & Immigration Canada Website
  • International applicants from India, China, Philippines and Vietnam are eligible for Student Direct Stream which helps them receive a study permit faster. The documents needed are:
    • An acceptance letter from the institution
    • Proof of payment of tuition fee for the first year
    • Live outside Canada while applying
    • Have a Guaranteed Investment Certificate of 10,000 CAD (Similar to the proof of Financial ability)
    • Medical exam and Police certificate if applicable
    • Language Test Scores
  • Along with the study permit, the applicant needs a visitor visa or an ETA to be granted entry to Canada.
  • A visitor visa costs CAD 100.
  • Applicants will need to Apply for Visitor Visa here.

Mount Royal University, Canada Undergraduate Admissions

Mount Royal University, Canada offers more than 15 undergraduate courses and 33 Majors to all the applicants. While the specific requirements may vary for each program, the general admission requirements remain the same.

International applicants will be assessed by the Recruitment and admissions office upon receipt of the application and will be processed under 3 admission categories:

  • High School Applicants – If the applicant is in the final year of high-school.
  • Post-Secondary Applicants – If the applicant has completed 4 or more post-secondary courses till December 31st.
  • Mature Applicants – If the applicant does not fall under the above categories and is past 21 Years old as of September 1.

Where to Apply: Mount Royal University Application portal

Application Fee: 100 USD

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

  • High school diploma/transcript
  • English proficiency test score for international applicants

Specific requirements for popular UG programs are given below -

CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic Requirements and Minimum Grades
Bachelor of Business AdministrationFall: October 1Official Transcript, English Language Arts 30-1 60%, Mathematics 30 - 1 or 30 - 2 : 60%,
Minimum GPA of 2.0,
Competitive Average – 70: 80%, Minimum Final Average: 65%
Bachelor of Computer Information SystemsFall: October 1Official Transcripts, English Language Arts 30-1: 60%, Mathematics 30 - 1 or 30 - 2 : 60%,
Minimum GPA of 2.0, Competitive Average – 70: 80%,
Minimum Final Average: 65%
Bachelor of Communication – Broadcast Media StudiesFall: October 1Official Transcripts, English Language Arts 30-1: 60%, Social Studies 30 – 1: 50%,
Minimum GPA of 2.0, Competitive Average – 70: 80%,
Minimum Final Average: 65%
Bachelor of NursingFall: February 1Official Transcripts, English Language Arts 30-1 – minimum grade 60%, Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2 — minimum grade 60%, Biology 30 - minimum grade 60%, Chemistry 30 - minimum grade 60%,
Minimum GPA of 2.5, Competitive Average – 90: 95%,
Minimum Final Average: 70%

The admissions at Mount Royal University, Canada are considered to be fairly competitive. The university’s admission office reviews them for the required minimum average scores required before accepting or rejecting the same.

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