International Application Documents

Several supporting documents are required to complete your application. Before beginning your application, we recommend gathering all required supporting documents.

Supporting Documents

Supporting documents may include the following:

Application Requirements for Academic Documents

Academic documents such as transcripts, degree certificates and marksheets

English Language Proficiency Scores

English Language Proficiency scores such as IELTS, Pearson, Duolingo, CAEL and TOEFL

Additional Departmental Requirements

Additional departmental requirements, such as:

  • CV, statement of intent and writing samples
  • GRE, GMAT, Miller Analogies Test or other test scores
  • Reference letters

Preparing Your Supporting Documents

Before beginning your application, scan and save all supporting documents (except reference letters) as PDF files. You will then upload those files directly to the university’s online application portal.

Learn how to create PDF files

You must upload your documents on or before the application submission deadline for the program to which you are applying.

All documents submitted to the University of Alberta become the property of the university, and will not be released or copied except for purposes internal to the U of A. Documents will not be returned to the applicant.