High School Admission Route

Applicants presenting Alberta high school credentials, high school credentials from other Canadian provinces, and secondary credentials from other countries will be considered for admission under the High School Admission Route if they have not completed more than 3 university-level (transferable) courses.

General Admission Requirements

Canadian High School Requirements (by province)
International High School Requirements

Resources for High School Applicants

Program Availability and Required Qualifications
English Language Requirements
Academic Upgrading Courses

Early Admission

Early Admission is available to applicants currently completing high school requirements in Canadian high schools. Admission is based on both actual and Grade 11 academic achievement and is conditional upon satisfactory final academic qualifications.


Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement (AP) credentials are recognized as a means of satisfying general admission requirements.

AP scores are converted as follows:

AP Result

 

Grade 12 Percentage

5

 

96%

4

 

86%

3

 

76%

2

 

65%

1

 

not acceptable for admission

AP Transfer Credit Policy
Students presenting AP credentials have the option at the point of admission of receiving transfer credit for approved courses where they have achieved a grade of ‘4’ or higher. For course equivalents, refer to the University of Lethbridge Transfer Equivalency Database. To be eligible for transfer credit, an official AP transcript must be received by the final official document deadline

To request AP transcripts:
AP College Board ATP (Transcript Department)
P.O. Box 6671
Princeton, NJ 08451-6671
https://apscore.collegeboard.org/scores/score-reporting (University of Lethbridge College Code: 0855)


International Baccalaureate

International Baccalaureate (IB) credentials are recognized both as an admission route and as a means of satisfying general admission requirements:

  1. Applicants presenting complete IB diplomas are guaranteed general admission to the University, subject to English Language Proficiency requirements and deadlines. Admission to specific programs is not guaranteed.
  2. Where an applicant presents both an IB course, including the IB exam, and the corresponding Grade 12 course for a particular subject, the higher grade will be used for admission purposes. IB course grades are converted as follows:

IB Grade

 

Grade 12 Percentage

7

 

97%

6

 

84%

5

 

77%

4

 

65%

3

 

55%

2

 

not acceptable for admission

1

 

not acceptable for admission

IB Transfer Credit Policy
Students presenting IB credentials have the option at the point of admission of receiving transfer credit for approved courses in which they have achieved satisfactory grades. For course equivalents, refer to the University of Lethbridge Transfer Equivalency Database. To be eligible for transfer credit, an official IB transcript must be received by the final official document deadline

To request IB transcripts
To request that an IB transcript be sent directly to the University of Lethbridge please visit
www.ibo.org/programmes/diploma-programme/assessment-and-exams/requesting-transcripts


Home School Admission

Home school applicants who present recognized secondary credentials will be considered for admission under the appropriate admission route.