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University of Alberta - 2016

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Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

High School Courses - Mathematics (3 years plus calculus), Chemistry (3 years), Physics (3 years), English (3 years). Alberta matriculation courses Chemistry 30, Pure Mathematics 30, Mathematics 31 (Calculus), English Language Arts 30-1, Physics 30.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Admission to Engineering Departments in Traditional and Co-op Routes: At the end of the first year. Departmental and program quotas exist. Admission based on first year GPA.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

From outside Canada: International students should contact the Admissions Division, Office of the Registrar, 201 Administration Building, Edmonton, AB T6G 2M7. Minimum TOEFL requirement: 580 (paper-based), or 86 (internet-based).
From US: May be considered for admission if they present a full academic high school program including three consecutive years of study in the appropriate subjects and Grade 12 standing or if they have an acceptable score on the Scholastic Aptitude and Achievement Tests in the appropriate subjects (i.e., SAT I and II scores) and Grade 12 standing.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

From other provinces and territories of Canada: Students from other provinces who have clear senior matriculation and who would be acceptable in a similar program in those provinces may be considered for admission at the University of Alberta. Such applicants must have completed senior matriculation courses in the same subject areas as required of applicants from Alberta high schools.

Residency Requirements

Students obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering are expected to complete at least half of the credits required through courses offered by the University of Alberta. Where a student has been accepted as a transfer student from another accredited engineering program at a Canadian university with the equivalent of six full-terms of transfer credit, the residence requirement may be reduced to one academic year.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Transfer credit may be granted to applicants for admission who have completed one or more University level courses(s) at another recognized university, college, or technical institute. Special transfer credit arrangements exist with specific institutions. Students may complete the first year of Engineering at specified Alberta postsecondary institutions with Engineering Transfer Programs.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 243
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 0