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Estd 1967Established Year

University of Lethbridge Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

With 8,754 students on the rolls, 150+ programs on offer, and a student to faculty ratio of 15:1, the University of Lethbridge is one of Canada's top-ranked universities and leading research institutions. The digital audio arts major, education program, addiction counseling program, and Arts & Science Co-Op program are the most coveted choices at the university.

  • Undergraduate and Graduate Applications are accepted for fall and spring terms. Select graduate programs accept applications for the summer (May) term as well.
  • Undergraduates can apply through the ApplyAlberta common application portal. PG applicants can apply through ApplyWeb Application Network.
  • To qualify for General Admission, applicants must have a final admission average of 65%.


Application PortalUG: ApplyAlberta Portal
PG: ApplyWeb Portal
Application FeeResident: $100
International: $140
Payment ModeCredit Card
TOEFL Code0855
Minimum GPA65%
Minimum SAT Range1040
Minimum ACT Range20
Undergraduate Tuition$18,661

University of Lethbridge Admission Deadlines

International application deadlines of the University of Lethbridge is tabulated below:

Undergraduate Admission DeadlinesDates
FallJune 15
SpringSeptember 15
Graduate Admission Deadlines (vary for courses)Dates
SummerDecember 1/February 1
FallFebruary 1/ May 1
SpringOctober 1

University of Lethbridge International Admissions

International applicants are required to submit the following documents and fulfill ELP requirements. The details of these requirements and visa process are mentioned below:

  • All official Academic Transcripts in English or with accompanying certified translation in English to be sent directly to Admissions, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive West, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, T1K 3M4
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Country-wise senior secondary requirements:
    • Completion of Academic Standard XII with Second Division standing. Vocational Standard XII certificates will be considered on a case-by-case basis is required for Indian Applicants
    • Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate is required for applicants from Japan.
    • Chinese applicants msut score a a minimum of 72% in senior secondary school to be able to apply for the university
    • Applicants from Pakistan must have a final grade C in the intermediate or high school.
    • For details on country-specific requirements, click here
  • Certification of Finances
  • Copy of Passport Biographical Page/ National ID Card

English Language Requirements

International applicants are required to submit proof of English language proficiency. There are various ways in which this requirement can be fulfilled. Some of these are mentioned below:

  • 75% in Alberta English language arts 30-1 or equivalent in diploma examination and 80% in Alberta English language arts 30-1.
  • Three-year of consecutive study at senior secondary, post-secondary levels in a country where English is the primary official language.
  • EAP Advanced level course completion from ULeth
  • A passing grade in EAP approved by Manager of Admissions & Transfer.
  • ELP test scores. The minimum scores accepted by the university are tabulated below:
Undergraduate Programs
TOEFL (PBT)550 with 4.0 on TWE
TOEFL (iBT)80+ Listening, Speaking, & Reading: 16, Writing: 18
CAEL60 Listening, Reading, & Speaking: 50, Writing: 60
Cambridge English (Advanced/Proficiency)C
MELAB80 (76 in each component)
Postgraduate Programs
TOEFL (PBT)580 with 5.0 on TWE
IELTS6.5 (6.0 in each band)

Visa Requirements for International Applicants

After receiving the acceptance letter from the college applicants need to apply for a valid visa in order to study in Canada. In order to study at University of Lethbridge, the applicants will require a study permit. To enter Canada students even require a Temporary Residence Visa.

Requirements for a study permit are as follows:

  • A valid passport
  • Application fee ( billed in CND)
  • Evidence of sufficient funds
  • Medical examination
  • Biometrics

Temporary Visa Permit: The requirements for a temporary residence visa are as follows:

  • Valid passport
  • Specified application fee (billed in CND)
  • The offer of admission received
  • Evidence of sufficient funds
  • Medical exam

Applicants must note that this process can take up to three months.

University of Lethbridge Undergraduate Admission

ULeth offers a wide range of undergraduate programs for which the admissions requirements are similar. The details of these requirements are mentioned below:

Where to apply: ApplyAlberta Application Portal

Admission Requirements:

  • Official Transcripts
    • Translations of transcripts in English or French
  • SAT/ACT Test Scores
  • Minimum GPA for high school applicants- 65% and for post-secondary applicants- 2.0
  • English Language Proficiency Test Scores
  • Certificate of finances and Passport/National ID Card

Graduate Admission Requirements

With a plethora of graduate courses, the university has some general admission requirements and some course-specific requirements. These are briefed below:

Application Portal: ApplyWeb Application Portal

Application Fee: 140 CAD

General Requirements:

  • Completion of a four-year Bachelor’s degree or a three-year Bachelor’s degree plus a Master’s degree with a minimum of First Class/Division 1 standing, or a GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0. (on the last 20 graded university-level semester courses)
  • Unofficial transcripts for each post-secondary institution attended.
  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts and their translations, if required
  • 3 LoR to be submitted by the referees directly via the online application system.
    • Two of these should be academic.
  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • ELP Scores
  • Identification Page of Passport, for international applicants

Graduate Courses Admissions

CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic Requirements
MS in ManagementFeb 1GMAT- 550 (GRE 310), with 4.0 in the Analytical Writing section
Master of NursingFeb 1Valid Canadian Nursing Practitioner’s License.
Master of EducationSummer: December 12+ years of work experience, teacher certification, or leadership potential or studied UG course in counseling/educational psychology/psychology
MASpring: Oct 1,
Summer: Feb 1,
Fall: May 1
UG in a relevant course, Secure a potential supervisor

Undergraduate application is evaluated on the bases of the strength of high school curriculum and academic GPA. Graduate application is reviewed on the bases of academic record, references, project proposal, proposed supervisor’s record and applicant’s financial strength. International applicants receive their admission decision no later than 4-8 weeks after the application deadline.

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