Admissions Requirements

When applying to become a Fine Arts student, two different offices must approve you:

  • University Registrar’s Office
  • Faculty of Fine Arts


The Registrar reviews your application and grades, while the Faculty of Fine Arts reviews your portfolio, audition, and/or additional requirements.


FIRST submit your University Application to the University Registrar’s Office.

THEN submit your portfolio, audition and/or additional requirements to the Faculty of Fine Arts.

1.  University Registrar’s Office

University Qualifications/Requirements

Canadian high school applicants need a combined average of 65% in Grade 12 academic English; three additional academic Grade 12 courses; and a fifth distinct course at the Grade 12 level.

Transfer students need a 2.0 GPA and Post-Diploma students need a 2.5 GPA. 


Fall Deadlines

In order to be eligible for awards and admissions, you must apply by the following deadlines

Dec 15 – Board of Governors’ Awards
Mar 15 – Leadership and Entrance Awards
Jun 1 – Final Application
June 15 – Fine Arts Additional Requirements

Spring Deadline

Nov 1 – Final Application
Nov 15 – Fine Arts Additional Requirements

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2.  Faculty of Fine Arts



 Additional Requirements

 Digital Audio Arts

 Portfolio & essay

 Music Studio

 Studio application & audition   


 Studio application & audition


 No additional requirements


Questions?  …Get Answers

Admission and Portfolio Advisor
Faculty of Fine Arts
Phone: (403) 380-1864