Application Procedures for International Students

How to Apply

International students must apply directly to Algoma U. If you have any questions about the application process, please email or phone (705) 949-2301 ext. 4338.

Admission Requirements

Please visit our international admission requirements listed by country for more specific information.

All applicants from Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, the United Arab Emirates, Sri Lanka, Zambia, or Zimbabwe who do not currently live in Canada must apply through the Canadian University Application Centre (CUAC)*. The CUAC is Algoma University’s exclusive partner in these countries and provides free counselling services including admission information, application assistance and visa application assistance.  For more information on your local office, please visit or contact them directly at

*Applications submitted without CUAC assistance will NOT be processed and will be forwarded back to the CUAC. Submitting your application through the CUAC ensures the quality of your applications and results in a faster processing time.

Checklist for Application

  • Complete the Algoma U application.
  • Send all official transcripts (secondary and post-secondary school, if applicable). Digital copies can be emailed to Hard copies are required to be mailed to the postal address below.
  • Pay your non-refundable $100.00 CDN application fee on the application portal. For other payment options, click here.
  • Send proof of English Language Proficiency (if applicable). For accepted test results, please click here.

Please send hard copies of documents to:
International Admissions
Algoma University
1520 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
P6A 2G4