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Frequently Asked Admissions Questions

Applying to the University of Lethbridge Calgary Campus

In an effort to make the application process as simple as possible, we have included a list of questions our applicants commonly ask.

Frequently asked admissions questions

  1. How can I apply?
  2. How much does it cost to apply?
  3. When can I begin my program?
  4. When should I apply?
  5. What information will I need to have handy when applying?
  6. What does "official" transcript mean?
  7. What are the admission requirements to get into the Faculty of Management?
  8. What if English is not my first language?
  9. How long does the application process take?
  10. How do I finalize my application?

 

1. How can I apply?

Applications can be submitted online or by mail.

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2. How much does it cost to apply?

There is a $100 non-refundable fee for first-time applications. Subsequent applications for readmission are assessed an application fee of $25.

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3. When can I begin my program?

A student can begin a program in the fall semester (commencing in September) or the spring semester (commencing in January).

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4. When should I apply?
  • For the Fall 2011 semester, the application deadline is August 1, 2011.
  • For the Spring 2012 semester, the application deadline is November 1, 2011.

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5. What information will I need to have handy when applying?

You will be required to fill out your name, address, birth date, social insurance number, and citizenship. If you are applying online, you will require a valid credit card number for the application fee.

You will be required to supply several other items when applying to the University of Lethbridge. Some of these things include, but are not limited to:

  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official post-secondary transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Citizenship documentation
  • Proof of Alberta Health Care

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6. What does "official" transcript mean?

To be considered official, your transcript must be sent directly from your high school or post-secondary educational institution to the University of Lethbridge’s Registrar’s Office.

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7. What are the admission requirements to enter the Faculty of Management?

Admission to the Faculty of Management is based on your admission grade-point average (GPA) which is calculated differently for each program. Please visit the following link for current admission guidelines.

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8. What if English is not my first language?

Applicants must prove English Language Proficiency (ELP) to gain admission to the University of Lethbridge. The English Language Proficiency requirement applies to all applicants to undergraduate programs whose first language is not English, regardless of citizenship or country of origin. Please visit the following link for ways in which ELP can be satisfied.

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9. How long does the application process take?

After an application is made and all of your supporting documentation has been received by the University of Lethbridge, it can take up to 6-8 business weeks before an offer of admission is extended. Some programs can take longer due to additional evaluation criteria.

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10. How do I finalize my application?

Once an offer of admission has been extended via mail, you must sign and date your confirmation of admission form and return it to the Registrar's Office with a $75 non-refundable tuition deposit.

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