Admission Requirements

In order to be eligible to come to UAlberta as an exchange student: 

  • Your home institution must have a formal exchange agreement with UAlberta. 
    • Please note that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between your home institution and UAlberta is not sufficient. A formal student exchange agreement must be in place. 
  • You must first apply for exchange and receive a nomination through your home institution.
  • You must be registered as a full-time student at your home institution at the time of your application for exchange and while you are on exchange at UAlberta.
  • You cannot apply for a graduate-level exchange while you are still an undergraduate student.
  • With one exception (Faculty of Engineering), you must present a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4 point scale) to be considered for an exchange at UAlberta. 
  • To be considered for an exchange with the Faculty of Engineering, you must present a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4 point scale) and have completed four semesters in an Engineering program prior to the start of your exchange. 
  • All students must check to make sure that they satisfy the UAlberta English Proficiency Requirement.