How to apply

Successful applicant checklist

  1. ​Choose your first- and second- choice programs

    Review our program descriptions and identify your top two program choices. Remember to choose a second choice program with a lower competitive admission average than your first choice.

    Explore programs

  2. Check admission requirements for your program choices

    Using your program admission requirements, make sure you have the required courses for both your first- and second-choice programs. If you have application questions, please contact us.

    View programs and requirements

  3. Apply online

    Using the tabs below, select "Studied in Canada", "Studied outside of Canada" or "Open Studies" and follow the steps to apply.

Apply online

Select the tab below that best describes you.

Follow these steps to complete your application

  1. Create an ApplyAlberta account

    Visit the ApplyAlberta website, complete your profile, and select the "University of Calgary."

  2. Create or enter your eID

    As part of the application, you'll be asked to enter or create your UCalgary eID.

  3. Complete your application

    In your ApplyAlberta account, review and update your personal and academic information.

  4. Submit your application

    You must submit your ApplyAlberta application for review, and select a way to pay your $125 application fee.

  5. Submit required documents

    Based on your application, we'll let you know how and where to submit any required documents.

Follow these steps to complete your application

  1. Start your application

    Start your application and follow the steps to create a UCalgary eID.

  2. Complete your application

    Complete your online application including your personal and academic information.

  3. Submit your application

    You must submit your application for review, and select a way to pay your $145 application fee. 

  4. Submit required documents

    Based on your application, we'll let you know how and where to submit any required documents.

Follow these steps to complete your application

  1. Start your application

    Create an eID then access our online application.

  2. Complete your application

    Complete your online application including personal and academic information.

  3. Submit your application

    You must submit your application for review, and select an option to pay your $125 application fee.

  4. Submit required documents

    Based on your application, we'll let you know how and where to submit any required documents.

Are you interested in upgrading? Please check out Continuing Education.

English Language Proficiency Requirement

You may be required to provide proof of English language proficiency as part of your application for admission to the UCalgary.  To view our English language proficiency requirements, visit the University Calendar for more information. 

Important dates and deadlines

Apply for our competitive awards

To be considered for our prestige awards (valued from $10,000 - $24,800), make sure you apply for admission, create your My UCalgary account at my.ucalgary.ca and complete your online application by Dec. 15, 2016.

Learn more about awards

While you wait...

There are a few things you should check out:

Apply for scholarships & awards

Through your new My UCalgary account after you apply for admission.

Learn about awards

Apply for residence

Our multi-year residence guarantee ensures you’ll have a place to live on campus for your first two years.

Find housing

Book a campus tour

Get to know your future campus by experiencing it directly during a University of Calgary campus tour.

Book a tour

Check your status

Login to your My UCalgary account, check your To Do list and Application Status for any updates.

My UCalgary login

Find out everything you’ll need to do when you receive your admission offer.

After you finish your happy dance, of course!