Why Bangladeshi students choose UAlberta:

  • The University of Alberta is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world
  • The University of Alberta is also ranked number one for graduate employment in Canada
  • Upon graduating from the University of Alberta you can apply for the three year post-graduation work permit
  • Tuition and living costs are very competitive compared to similar ranked institutions in Canada, Australia, the US, and UK
  • Strong support network including the Bangladeshi Students Association

Entrance Requirements

Completion of Five Academic Subjects

Students applying for admission from high school (higher secondary education) must show that they have successfully completed five academic subjects. The academic subjects you need to present will vary by program and Faculty. Find out which subjects you will need to present for your program of choice with the program finder.

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The following are only guidelines of what GPA/grades/marks are considered competitive.

Not all international grading scales are equal and the final determination will be made by the Office of the Registrar upon submission of an application for admission. These guidelines are for informational purposes only. In the case of discrepancy between this website and the University of Alberta International Admissions Unit, the decision of the International Admissions Unit is final.

Higher Secondary Certificate

You can enter the University of Alberta using your HSC qualification. To obtain a conditional offer, you would need your school results including the first semester of your final year. Your offer would become unconditional upon receipt of your HSC final marks and meeting the University of Alberta's requirements.

GCE: A-level

Information on A-level entry criteria.


Students who are finishing high school in Bangladesh are with mostly 4s in the HSC automatically considered for:

University of Alberta International Country Scholarships

Field of Study: Open

Value: up to $5,000

Quantity available: Up to 95

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the first year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Alberta who are studying on a Study Permit. Students sponsored by a third party are ineligible.

Application procedure: You will be considered for this award after you have received admission to the University of Alberta.

Decision timeline: University of Alberta International Country Scholarship offers will be made on a rolling basis at or near the time of offer of admission.

The number of International Country Scholarships is limited and early application is encouraged.

Students may also be considered for additional scholarships.

Questions? Contact us!

If you do not see your current study program listed, or for information on eligibility, please contact:

Katherine Melnyk
Phone: 1-780-492-1407
Languages: English

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