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    University of Moncton 2020-2021 Admissions: Entry Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

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    The University of Moncton (Universite` de Moncton) is the largest French learning university in Canada. It has given over 53,000 degrees to students so far. The University offers 165 study programs with over 40 graduate and doctoral programs.

    Registration for courses at the University of Moncton begins in April for the Fall session and in mid-November for the winter session. Applicants must send the official transcripts by post on the campus mailing address.

    • Currently amidst COVID-19, the University of Moncton is accepting applications from Canadian students.
    • International applicants can apply for admission for the winter or fall 2021 sessions.
    • The university charges no application fees from Canadian students, however, it charges file study fees of 60 CAD that gets added to the university fees.
    • International applicants must submit a non-refundable file study fee of 160 CAD at the time of registration, out of which 100 CAD will get added to the university fees.
    • The University follows a semester-based academic calendar inviting applications for Winter, Spring/Summer, and Fall.
    • Financial Aids are available for both Canadian and International students
    • International students must have a study permit or temporary resident visa to study in Canada.
    • Applicants receive an email of confirmation within two to three weeks of application submission.


    Application Portal University of Moncton Application Portal
    Application Fees International Applicants File study fee (non refundable) : 160 CAD
    Overall Average for all Courses Minimum 65%
    French course Average Minimum 65% for admission
    Mode of Payment Debit cards, Cash, Check, Draft and Money Order
    Academic Calendar Semester-based
    Intake Seasons Winter; Fall, Spring
    Financial Aid Scholarships; Work-study
    Official Website

    University of Moncton Admission Deadline

    The University of Moncton accepts applications from both Canadian and International students for their fall and winter terms. Applicants must apply for admission within the deadlines. The deadlines for the University of Moncton international admission are given in the tables below.

    Application to undergraduate programs:

    Term/ Semester Limited Programs Deadline Regular Programs Deadline
    Fall April 1 June 15
    Winter - October 1

    For postgraduate and doctoral programs:

    Term/Semester Regular Programs Deadline
    Fall February 1
    Winter September 1

    University of Moncton International Students Admissions

    The University of Moncton is accepting applications for its winter and fall 2021 sessions because of the pandemic COVID-19. It accepts international students given that they have fulfilled the necessary requirements for admission. The university offers scholarships to its international students and has the lowest tuition fees among the top Canadian Universities.

    Application Portal: Online

    Application Fee: 160 CAD

    Admission Requirements: Firstly, the admission form should be filled by printing the electronic form provided at the official website or by applying online through the admission portal.

    The additional documents required for admission to the university are as follows.

    • One official copy of applicant’s high school records (including official copies of academic achievements and degrees)
    • Official transcripts along with a brief description of the courses taken
    • Non-refundable 160 CAD (for creation and assessment of the student’s records)
    • A bank transfer may be transacted payable to the university.
    • A Study Permit to study in Canada (can be obtained by contacting the Department of CIC)
    • Completed and signed admission form request for the first cycle

    After completing the admission form, it must be sent with the additional documents to the following address:

    Université de Moncton, Campus de Shippagan
    218 J.-D.-Gauthier Blvd.
    Shippagan, New Brunswick
    E8S 1P6 Canada

    The official copies are to be sent directly to the admission office of the University of Moncton in envelopes bearing the institution’s official seal.

    Test scores:

    Test Minimum Scores Required
    Overall Average for all courses 65% Secondary 5- 75% Or, CÉGEP- 65%
    French Course Average 65%
    Average of other Courses 60%
    International Baccalaureate (IB) training (optional) 4/7

    French Course Requirements

    The International French Test or TFI can be taken to prove the applicant’s French Proficiency.

    The student should have French knowledge or have taken a course in French at grade 12 level.

    French learning skills for students who have not done a french course can be examined by taking the TFI, TCF, DALF C1, or TEF exams and providing the certificates after completion.

    Visa Process for International Students

    To study in Canada it is mandatory for international applicants to have a student visa. A Canadian Embassy or consulate issues the temporary resident Visa. The Visa process or applying for a study permit can be summed up by the following steps:

    • After the application is completed, the letter of admission (the proof of official admission to the university) has to be submitted to the Immigration and Citizenship centre.
    • The applicant should convince the date of departure (after finishing his or her studies in Canada) to the Visa Officer
    • The applicant might need to hold a visa, if necessary
    • The visa application procedure is done at the same time as that of the residence permit.
    • The Canadian Embassy in the applicant’s home country can be contacted for further details about the Visa application. The study permit application can be done at any of the nearest visa offices in the home country of the student.
    • Upon arrival in Canada, the student might be asked to produce the necessary documents such as the IMM 1294 form, valid passport, visa, study permit, and admission letters.

    University of Moncton Undergraduate Admissions

    The application process is the same for all students (Canadian or international) and must be done meeting the provided deadlines for submission. The application process for Bachelors or Undergraduate programs is as follows:

    Application Portal: The University’s Application Portal

    Application fees: A non-refundable fee of 60 CAD is to be paid for file study

    Application process:

    • The official transcripts must be posted personally at:Edmundston Campus: admissions@umoncton.caMoncton Campus: admission.cdem@umoncton.caShippagan Campus:
    • Immediately on receiving the documents a confirmation mail will be sent to the applicants.
    • It will give the list of documents to be sent to the Admission Service.
    • The necessary additional documents must be sent for file study.
    • After completing the above process, the application status will be updated within 2-3 weeks of application submission.

    Documents required

    • Official transcript
    • Letters of recommendation

    University of Moncton Graduate Admissions

    The university offers more than 60 graduate programs with the same admission procedure as that of the undergraduate programs.

    If the applicant has not completed their university studies in French, he or she must demonstrate their French learning skills by taking the TFI, TCF, DALF C1, or TEF assessments and provide the official certificate obtained.

    Some of the popular graduate and doctoral programs offered by the University of Moncton are:

    Requirements Master of Business Administration Master degree in Law Master of Applied Science Master of Nursing Science
    Average GPA in Graduation At least 3.00 out of 4.30 At least 3.00 out of 4.30 Minimum 3.00 out of 4.30 Minimum 3.00 out of 4.30
    Transcripts Optional Required Required One Required
    Letters of recommendation Two letters required Two letters Required Three letters required Two letters required
    French Knowledge Required Required Required Required
    Essay Not required Required Required Not Required
    Work Experience Required (optional) Not required Not required Required
    Duration 2 years 1 to 3 years Full time- 2 years Part-time- 5 years Full time- 2 years Part-time- 5 years

    The students meeting the necessary admission conditions and having some proficiency in French can apply for programs (undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral) in the University of Moncton within the provided deadlines. Applications are accepted online through the university’s official website. International applicants can apply for Fall and Winter 2021 sessions. It is still accepting applicants for the Fall 2020 session.

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