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Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Application for graduate admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research must be made directly to the Department in which the student wishes to pursue a program of studies. Applicants to Master's Programs are normally required to have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. Applications to Doctoral Programs are normally required to have completed a master's degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on the most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent) is required. However, individual Departments may have additional or higher admission qualifications. Applicants must be recommended for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research by the Department to which a student applies.

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Graduate admission requirements vary by Department. Admission requirements include a baccalaureate degree or its academic equivalent from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta with a minimum average of 3.0 on most four-point grading systems in the most recent two years of full-time study.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Application for graduate admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research must be made directly to the Department in which the student wishes to pursue a program of studies. Applicants to Master's Programs are normally required to have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. Applications to Doctoral Programs are normally required to have completed a master's degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on the most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent) is required. However, individual Departments may require have additional or higher admission qualifications. Applicants must be recommended for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research by the Department to which a student applies. Where applicable the minimum TOEFL score required ranges from 550-580 (paper-based), or a total score of 88 - 93 with a score of at least 20 on each of the individual skill areas (internet-based).