Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

Alberta Guaranteed Admission

The Alberta School of Business offers a unique program for exceptional high school students.

Alberta Guaranteed Admission (AGA) offers high school students who complete their pre-professional studies at the University of Alberta in the 2019-20 academic year and meet all AGA requirements, a guaranteed space in the Bachelor of Commerce program for Fall 2020.

Students can complete their pre-professional studies in the following U of A Faculties:


Who is eligible to apply?

Grade 12 Students in Canada with an average of 80% or higher in five appropriate high school subjects required for admission into your chosen direct entry faculty at the U of A. For information on High School Subject Requirements by Faculty and Programs, please visit the U of A Admission website. If you are currently in post-secondary studies, you are not eligible to apply for AGA.


Admission Criteria

  • Apply to the U of A: Students must submit a U of A application before they are able to apply for AGA.
  • Apply for AGA: Students must submit an AGA application prior to starting their pre professional year. Deadline to submit application is August 1, 2019.
  • BCom Requirements: Students must complete all the BCom admission requirements and their pre-professional year at the U of A.
  • GPA: Must present a minimum GPA of 2.8 in their pre-professional year.

Guaranteed Spot in Fall 2020

Students who meet these criteria will be guaranteed a space in the BCom program the following year, regardless of the competitive GPA for that year. In your pre-professional year, you must apply for Fall 2020 admission to the BCom program by March 1, 2020.


How to Apply

To apply for AGA you will need your 7 digit UAlberta student ID number, which you will receive after you have applied for admission into your chosen direct-entry program for your pre-professional year of study at the U of A.

Apply for AGA

International Students

If you attended High School outside of Canada, submit an application for the International Alberta Guaranteed Admission.