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 2021-22 academic year and meet all AGA requirements, a guaranteed space in the Bachelor of Commerce program for Fall 2022.

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. The deadline to apply for your pre-professional year is March 1, 2021.
  • 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, 2021.
  • 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 2022

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 2022 admission to the BCom program by March 1, 2022.

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!

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.