ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY - [STU], FREDERICTON, NEWBRUNSWICK - ADMISSION

Fredericton, NewBrunswickLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1910Established Year
  4538Enrollment

St. Thomas University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

The university offers four Bachelor’s degrees with many majors to specialize in. Two of these allow entry for high school graduates while two need a Bachelor’s degree for application. Approximately 1,800 BA students study traditional disciplines such as Psychology, English, Political Science and Fine Arts here.

  • Applications can be made online through the University website and the Common Application.
  • Average mark of 70% is usually required in high school for admission.
  • The University accepts TOEFL, MELAB and IELTS scores for admissions as proof of English proficiency and the scores need to be sent directly from the testing agency.
  • Some Bachelor's degrees are only offered to applicants who already hold a Bachelor's degree.
  • There is an application fee of 55 CAD.
  • International applicants are advised to send their applications early as they will need to obtain students visas and other authorization.

Highlights

Application PortalUniversity Website or the Common Application
Application FeesBachelor Degree: 55 USD
Mode of PaymentOnline Payment
English proficiency tests acceptedTOEFL, IELTS or MELAB
International Application DeadlinesUndergraduate: September Admission: June 1
January Admission: October 1
Scholarship consideration deadlineMarch 1
Admission InterviewNot conducted
Prior work experienceNot required
Scholarship for international studentsAvailable

St. Thomas University Admission Deadlines

Domestic and international applicants applying for undergraduate courses must make a note of the following deadlines to complete the applications on time.

Applicant TypeDeadlines
High School Applicants
September 2019August 31, 2019
January 2019December 2018
Post-degree Program Applicants 
Bachelor of EducationJanuary 15, 2019
Bachelor of Social WorkJanuary 31, 2019
International Applicants
September 2019June 1
January 2019October 1

St. Thomas University International Admissions

The admission requirements for international applicants are the same as domestic applicants except for the ones mentioned below:

  • Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency through TOEFL, MELAB or IELTS.
  • Official test scores must be submitted directly to the Admissions Office by the testing center. St. Thomas University's ETS number is 0803.
  • For Indian students:
    • An average of "satisfactory" 70% on five academic courses on the India Senior School Certificate awarded by CBSE/ISCE.
    • Grade 12 State Board Exams with excellent results will also be considered individually.

St. Thomas University English Language Requirements

Official test scores must be submitted directly to the Admissions Office by the testing center. St. Thomas University's ETS number is 0803.

English Language TestMinimum Scores Required
TOEFL89 (Internet-based)
500 (Paper-based)
IELTS6.5
MELAB69

St. Thomas University Undergraduate Admissions

Students applying for undergraduate courses must satisfy the following admission requirements.

  • Where to apply: Common Application or the University website
  • Application fee: 55 CAD
  • Admission requirements: Following documents should be submitted by the applicant:
    • Original or certified copies of all high school or secondary school records and diplomas
    • English proficiency test score report sent directly from the testing agency.
    • Adult Learners must submit a letter describing their educational background, work experience, and academic plans. Mature candidates must also submit academic transcripts (e.g. high school, GED).
    • Some programs allow entry for high school graduates while some need a Bachelor’s degree for admission.
  • Below are the available programs and requirement for admission to each:
    • Bachelor of Arts: Open to high school applicants, transfer applicants, returning students, and adult learners.
    • Bachelor of Applied Arts: Consist of concentrations in Criminal Justice, Gerontology, or Journalism and is open to high school applicants, transfer applicants, returning students, and adult learners.
    • Bachelor of Education: Applicants must either hold a bachelor's degree from a recognized university or be a candidate for the degree by May 15 in their year of application.
    • Bachelor of Social Work: Applicants must either hold a bachelor's degree from a recognized university or be a candidate for the degree by May 15 in their year of application.
  • Class 12 students, who have achieved an average of 70% or higher on five Class 11 academic courses (including English literature) and whose Class 12 programs satisfy the university’s subject distribution requirements, will receive conditional offers of admission during the first semester of their senior year.
  • Applicants who wish to be considered under this policy may, beginning in October, submit their high school transcript showing Class 11 (junior year) final grades, as well as first- and second-term Class 12 (senior year) courses directly to the Admissions Office by December.

International applicants must demonstrate academic strength in a high school program of college/university preparatory courses with subject distribution, other minimum requirements, and academic standing comparable to that required of Canadian applicants. Criteria such as academic achievement and rank in class will also be considered in admission decisions.

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