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Admissions Requirements

Students will be assessed on an individualized basis. All programs require a minimum GPA of 2.0, Letter grade of "C", or "65%" average. Please see the charts below for further details.

 

 

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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Major

High School Prerequisites - 6 U/M level courses at the Grade 12 level including:

Min. Avg.

Minor

Anishinaabemowin
(Ojibwe Language)

ENG4U

65%

Biology

ENG4U, MHF4U, 2 U/M Sciences
(Biology & Chemistry strongly recommended)

65%

Business Administration

Accounting

Economics

Human Resources

Marketing

ENG4U, two U/M Math

70%









Community Development

ENG4U

65%

 

Community Economic and Social Development

ENG4U

65%

Computer Science


Business Systems Management

Computer Games Technology

Computer Games Technology/Creative Arts

For BCOSC: ENG4U, MHF4U,
1 other U/M Math

For BSc: ENG4U, MHF4U,
2 other U/M Sciences
(Physics & Chemistry recommended)

65%

Economics

ENG4U, two U/M Math

65%

English

ENG4U

65%

Finance and Economics

ENG4U, two U/M Math

65%

 

Fine Arts‌ (Visual)

ENG4U + Portfolio

65%

French

ENG4U

65%

Geography

ENG4U

65%

History

ENG4U

65%

Law and Justice

ENG4U

65%

Mathematics

For BA: ENG4U, MHF4U,
1 other U/M Math

For BSc: ENG4U, MHF4U,
2 other U/M Science
(Physics & Chemistry recommended)

65%

Music

ENG4U + Interview

65%

Philosophy

ENG4U

65%

Political Science

ENG4U

65%

Psychology

For BA: ENG4U

For BSc: ENG4U, MHF4U,
2 other U/M Science
(Physics & Chemistry recommended)

65%

Social Work

ENG4U

70%

 

Sociology

ENG4U

65%

 

 


REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS FROM OUTSIDE ONTARIO
 

Canadian Requirements

Alberta: Five grade 12 courses numbered 30 or 31

British Columbia and the Yukon: Four academic courses numbered 12 including English 12

Manitoba: Five academic grade 12 courses at the 40 level

New Brunswick: Five academic grade 12 courses numbered 121 or 122 (courses numbered 120 may be considered)

Newfoundland: Six two-credit academic courses at level 3

Nova Scotia: Five grade 12 courses at the 541 level (441 level courses may be considered)

Nunavut/Northwest Territories: Five grade 12 courses numbered 30 or 31

Prince Edward Island: Five grade 12 courses numbered 611 or 621

Quebec: First year CEGEP with satisfactory standing

Saskatchewan: Seven academic courses in grade 12

Yukon: Four grade 12 examinable courses (courses with % grades not letter grades)

U.S. Students

Five academic courses in grade 12, including English SAT 1000 or ACT 21

International Requirements

International applications are individually assessed on country-specific criteria.

In general, we are looking for 5-6 traditional academic courses in the final year of senior secondary including mathematics.

Minimum average of 65% (though 70% is preferred and more likely to gain admission).

Proof of language proficiency for non-native English speakers.

Language Requirements for International Students

Proof of English language proficiency is required to attend Algoma U.

One of the following minimal requirements must be met in order to be eligible for undergraduate admission:

TOEFL score of 550 (213 computer based or 79-80 Internet-based)

IELTS 6.0

MELAB 90%

CanTEST 4.50

CAEL 60

Successful completion of the Algoma University English as a Second Language Program, with a 70% or higher.