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 and Awards

Admission-based scholarships - automatic evaluation!

You are automatically evaluated for these scholarships when you apply for admission. Your eligibility will be based on your high school admission average at the time of your admission offer.

International Admission Scholarship
Top students could receive up to
$5,000 CAD, depending on admission
average.
Regional Excellence Scholarship
Top students from certain regions
could receive up to $5,000 CAD, based
on admission average.
Gold Standard Scholarship
The top 5% of students in each faculty could receive up to $6,000, depending on admission average.

Application-based scholarships - apply early!

You must apply to an undergraduate degree program before you can apply for any entrance scholarships. The deadline for application-based scholarships is January 12, 2022. Check out some of our tips  about how to apply or visit our  scholarship application form  to get started!

Offers will be made starting in early Winter 2022.

President's International Distinction
Scholarship
Students with a superior admission
average and demonstrated leadership
qualities entering their first year of an
undergraduate degree on a Student
Visa Permit could receive up to
$120,000 CAD (payable over 4 years).
International Leader Scholarship
Well-rounded leaders with superior
academics may receive up to $10,000
CAD.

 

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