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.
- Apply to the U of A: Students must submit a U of A application before they are able to apply for AGA. The deadline to apply for your pre-professional year is March 1, 2020.
- Apply for AGA: Students must submit an AGA application prior to starting their pre professional year. The deadline to submit the application is August 1, 2020.
- BCom Requirements: Students must complete all the BCom admission requirements during 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 2021
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 2021 admission to the BCom program by March 1, 2021.
Being an AGA student at the University of Alberta has other great benefits. All AGA students receive a monthly newsletter full of information on programs and opportunities for Bachelor of Commerce students. AGA students are invited to an exclusive set of events run by the Alberta School of Business. This includes a Speaker Series where you can meet your fellow prospective students, chat with current BCom students and find out about exciting opportunities available to you in the BCom program!