Application and Document Deadlines

International applicants are encouraged to apply for admission as early as possible.

The earlier you apply, the faster your application will be processed and you will have more time to apply for scholarships, apply for housing, and get your study permit.

You can submit your application and then send your documents later, as long as your application and documents are submitted by the appropriate deadlines.

Application Deadlines

Application deadlines vary by program. Most undergraduate programs accept applications until March 1 for September entry, however, there are exceptions. 

For Fall term (September) entry—when most students begin studies—deadlines can be as early as November 1 the previous year for some programs.

Deadlines for September 2019 study:




Agricultural, Life & 
Environmental Sciences
All programs except except BSc in Nutrition and Food Science, Dietetics Specialization March 1, 2019
Arts Arts (All BA programs except those listed below)
March 1, 2019
Arts (Honors, BFA Art & Design, BDesign, BFA Acting, BFA Theatre Design, BFA Technical Theatre, BMus) May 1, 2019
Augustana Campus  All programs March 1, 2019 
Business All programs March 1, 2019
Campus Saint-Jean All programs  March 1, 2019
Education BEd and BEd After Degree March 1, 2019 
Education (Diploma) June 1, 2019
Engineering All programs March 1, 2019
Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation All programs March 1, 2019
Law All programs November 1, 2018
Medicine & Dentistry Medicine October 1, 2018
BSc (Dental Hygiene Specialization), Post-Diploma Degree Completion, Dental Hygiene Diploma and Dentistry November 1, 2018
Medical Laboratory Science and BSc in Radiation Therapy March 1, 2019
Native Studies All programs March 1, 2019
Nursing All programs  March 1, 2019
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences BSc March 1, 2019
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) February 1, 2019
Physical Education & Recreation All programs  March 1, 2019
Science All programs  March 1, 2019
Open Studies   August 25, 2019

Document Deadlines

The deadlines to send in official documents for final admission to Fall term (September) for most UAlberta programs are:

  • June 15 for Post-secondary Transfer Applicants
  • August 1 for High School Applicants

You may send in interim documents for early admission consideration. See Documentation.

Tuition Deposit

All new international undergraduate students must pay their tuition deposit and accept their offer by May 1, 2019, unless otherwise indicated.