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University of Calgary Calendar 2016-2017 Undergraduate Admissions A.5 Undergraduate Admission Requirements A.5.4 Adult Student Admission
A.5.4 Adult Student Admission

Applicants who are 21 years of age or older by the first day of classes who are unable to present the five high school courses or at least 12 post-secondary units required for admission, are automatically considered for admission as an Adult Student. To be considered under the category, applicants must be Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents.

Adult Students must present English Language Arts 30-1 or an acceptable equivalent. Additional grade 12 level high school courses, or equivalent, are normally required by the faculty to which the student is seeking admission. In addition, the University’s requirements for English language proficiency apply to Adult Students (see A.11 English Language Proficiency).

Official Transcripts: Applicants must provide official transcripts for all high schools and post-secondary institutions attended.

University of Calgary Continuing Education Courses: Students completing level II courses (English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry or Physics) through Continuing Education will have their results automatically forwarded to the Admissions Office. Applicants must indicate the courses taken and the expected date of completion on the Application for Admission.

Admission Requirements
Faculty Courses Included in Admission Average

English Language Arts 30-1

Haskayne School of Business

English Language Arts 30-1
Mathematics 30-1

Cumming School of Medicine - BCR English Language Arts 30-1
Biology 30

Cumming School of Medicine – BHSc



English Language Arts 30-1
Mathematics 30-1*
Biology 30
Chemistry 30

*Kinesiology will also accept Math 31
Nursing will also accept Math 30-2

Schulich School of Engineering English Language Arts 30-1
Mathematics 30-1
Physics 30
Chemistry 30
Mathematics 31 (Applicants without Math 31
or equivalent may be considered with a higher
Science English Language Arts 30-1
Mathematics 30-1
Two of Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30,
Mathematics 31, CTS Computer Science
Advanced 5 Credits
Werklund School of Education
(Concurrent Program)
Requirements depend on co-operating Faculty
– See Arts, Kinesiology or Science

Applicants who have completed high school courses required for admissions more than ten years ago, may not have adequate prerequisites for certain courses. Applicants should contact the faculty to which they are seeking admission for additional information.