Applicants are considered for general admission under the admission route most appropriate to their academic qualifications, as follows. Some programs have additional requirements or higher standards for entry.
Applicants who have completed fewer than three university-level courses will normally be considered for admission as a high school applicant.
Applicants who have completed three or more university-level courses will be considered for admission as a transfer applicant.
Adult Student (Mature) Admission
Applicants whose academic qualifications match none of the above may be considered for admission on the basis of their combined education and life experiences.
First Nations' Transition Program
The First Nations’ Transition Program (FNTP) is a first-year credit program, offered by the Faculty of Arts and Science, that provides First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) students who are not fully admissible to the University of Lethbridge an opportunity to enter into, and succeed at, the university level by providing a solid foundation of core skills in a supportive cohort environment that attends to Aboriginal ways of knowing and learning. When space permits, those who qualify for general admission may also access the FNTP.
Returning After an Absence
Former University of Lethbridge students who are seeking to return to the University of Lethbridge after an absence of at least one fall or spring term.