Nigeria

Some great reasons why students from Nigeria choose the University of Alberta

  • 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

Undergraduate Entry Requirements from Nigeria

Applicants completing WAEC

Applicants will be evaluated for Early Admission on presentation of the following:

  • Transcript showing your SS2 schools marks SS3 course registrations or SS3 first semester grades if available

To obtain Final Admission and clear conditions:

  • Presenting final WAEC scores meeting the university's requirements and submitting scratch card information enabling your scores to be validated online

Applicants who have already completed WAEC

Applicants will be evaluated for Final Admission based presenting final WAEC scores meeting the university's requirements and submitting scratch card information enabling your scores to be validated online 

GCE: A-level

Information on A-level entry criteria.

Completion of Five Academic Subjects

Students applying for admission from high school 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.

Not all international grading scales are equal and the final determination will be made by the Office of the Registrar and Student Awards 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.

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Scholarships

Students who are finishing high school in Nigeria are 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. Further scholarship information.