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University of Calgary Calendar 2020-2021 Admissions A.5 Undergraduate Admission Requirements
A.5 Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Admission to an undergraduate program may be obtained under one of the following categories:

  1. Canadian High School Admission
  2. International High School Admission
  3. Transferring from Another Post-secondary Institution
  4. Adult Student Admission
  5. Second Degree

High School Admission Average: will be calculated using the five approved courses required for admission by the selected faculty (see section A.5.1.1 or visit The University will determine the equivalent for applicants whose courses were completed outside of the Alberta secondary school system.

All Winter 2020 grades, as reported by the reporting authority in the country, province or territory will be used, with or without a final examination.

All applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency (refer to A.11 English Language Proficiency).