ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE, CALGARY, ALBERTA - ADMISSION

Calgary, AlbertaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1878Established Year

Rocky Mountain College 2020-2021 Admissions: Entry Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

Bhavya Rawal Bhavya Rawal
Study Abroad Expert

Rocky Mountain College is a private liberal arts college with an enrolment of 1,000 students. This college gives its students the option of an honors program, individualized programs of study, international/study abroad programs, dual enrolment as well, along with the traditional UG and graduate programs.

  • They accept students for the Fall, Summer and Spring term.
  • Students can apply through the online portal to apply for both UG and graduate courses.
  • RMC offers admission on a rolling basis for most of its programs.

Highlights

Application PortalOnline Application
Application Fee100 USD (paper application)
0 USD (online application)
40 USD (international applicants)
Payment ModePaypal, CreditCard, cheque, money order, bank draft, credit card, or bank transfer.
Minimum ACT score21
Minimum SAT score1000 (math 7 reading)
Intake SeasonsSummer, Fall, Spring
Academic CalendersTerm based
Financial AidRMC scholarship, student loans, work-study, federal grants

Rocky Mountain College Admission Deadlines

The college has not set any fixed deadline for admission application. Students are free to apply throughout the year. The applications are processed in the order as received and decisions are rendered accordingly.

Rocky Mountain College International Admissions

The admission requirements for international students are discussed below.

How to apply: Complete online application to apply for the preferred course.

Application fee: 40 USD

Processing time: Varies (Usually 12 days for visitor visa from India for Canada, not including time for biometrics)

Validity: Length of study time + 90 days

Not required for short term studies of less than 6 months duration or for registered Indians in Canada. Students from China, India, the Philippines or Vietnam can apply online through Student Direct Stream.

Documents required:

  • an acceptance letter from DSI (Designated Learning Institute)
  • valid passport or travel document
  • proof of financial support, two recent passport size photos (name and date of birth of the person should be written on the back of each photo)

In some cases, letter of explanation, CAQ (Certificat d'acceptation du Québec) and Custodian declaration (if applicable) may be required.

Rocky Mountain College Undergraduate Admissions

Rocky Mountain College offers 51 UG major concentrations and 38 minors in more than 20 disciplines, along with pre-professional program advising and opportunities for international learning.

Some of the UG programs are business and accounting, computer science, aviation etc. The general procedure for admission in UG studies at RMC is as follows:

How to apply: Online application

Academic requirements: Official high school transcript, Cumulative GPA of 2.5, SAT/ACT scores (1060/21), official or certified copies of secondary school transcripts (evaluated by WES or ECE for international applicants), official post-secondary transcripts (if applicable),

Personal easy, 2 letters of recommendation required for students with a GPA of less than 2.5 or ACT and SAT score below 21 and 1060, respectively.

School code for SAT and TOEFL: 4660

Supporting Documents: English proficiency scores, evidence of sufficient funds for the school term, a letter from a sponsoring organization (if applicable), a certificate of medical clearance for those from specified areas of the world, and a valid passport to the nearest Canadian consulate.

International applicants need to fulfill one of the following criteria to demonstrate their English language proficiency:

TestUndergraduate ApplicantsGraduate Applicants
TOEFL (iBT)7288
TOEFL (CBT)-230
TOEFL (PBT)-570
IELTS5.55.5

Note: A student not fulfilling the SAT, TOEFL or IELTS score requirements can submit a one-page essay describing which factors influence them the most in life and their expectations from Rocky Mountain College.

Rocky Mountain College Non-Traditional Student Admissions

If a student has been out of high school for more than 5 years or does not have college credit, they may apply as non-traditional students.

How to apply: Online application

Academic requirements: High school diploma and a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher, Students with a GED, or a cumulative high school GPA of 2.50 or below, Personal essay, 2 letters of recommendation

Students are advised to contact Shannon Ryan, the transfer coordinator, for more information at shannon.ryan@rocky.edu or Phone: 406.657.1184 / Text: 406.413.9405

Rocky Mountain College Graduate Admissions

Rocky Mountain College offers four graduate programs to its students that provide occupational advantages along with fulfilling specific needs that are not available at other universities regionally.

Three of these programs are masters programs and one is a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program, which also offers admission on.a rolling basis. The general graduate admission process for a prospective student at RMC is given below:

How to apply: Online application

Application fee: 40 USD

Academic requirements: certified high school transcripts and a graduation certificate, university transcripts and graduation certificate (scanned copies) in English (evaluated by WES or ECE for international applicants), copies of the original documents

Supporting documents: English proficiency scores, copy of passport for international applicants, confirmation of financial support

The Graduate course admission requirements for some of the popular courses offered at RMC are as follows-

CourseApplication PortalApplication FeesAcademic Requirements
Master of AccountancyOnline application40 USD (International applicants)Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution from a field than accounting; cumulative GPA OF 3.0; completion of the 8 prerequisite courses
Master of Physician Assistant StudiesCASPA online applicationProgram application fee of 45 USD, in addition to CASPA feeCombined GRE verbal and quantitate score of 291; Bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 and grade ‘C’; Prerequisite courses in General, Organic, and Biochemistry; Prerequisite coursework in related subjects; Biology coursework; 1,500 paid hours of direct, hands-on patient care; 3 reference letters (1 letter from a health care provider)
Master of Education LeadershipOnline application40 USD (International applicants)Interview; a current resume; goals statement; 3 professional references; Photocopy of current teaching certificate, if applicable

School code for GRE: 7349

*Prerequisite biology and chemistry may not be taken by an online or correspondence format

International students need to apply for the Alberta Health Care Coverage when they arrive in Canada. This medical insurance coverage has a fee. Students can apply at: ‘http://www.health.alberta.ca/AHCIP/forms.html’.

In some cases, students who do not have a high school diploma may also be admitted Inder special conditions. Students who have a good standing from accredited post-secondary institutions who meet all other aspects of the general admission requirements can also transfer to RMC.

International students are normally be greeted upon arrival in Calgary and orientation and assistance will begin at that time itself, unless the arrival falls on a weekend or a statutory holiday. RMC does not provide additional counsel or advice about immigration services to its international students.

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