Future Students

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements by Province or Territory

Related Information

See the admission requirements for international students.

Visit the Online Application Centre.

For general admission questions, you can contact us at admission.status@smu.ca or 902-420-5415.

For admission into graduate programs please contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

 

Information about admission on the spot: Those applying for admission on the spot are asked to bring official copies of your transcripts and are encouraged to fill out a paper application in advance of the Information Session. A printable version of the application can be found here. Grade 12 students should make sure that transcripts show their final grade 11 marks and provide their grade 12-course registrations.

Early admission will be given to students who:

  • have a final overall grade 11 average of 70%;
  • have a minimum grade of 70% in each individual grade 11 course that corresponds to the five grade 12 courses required for admission to their program of choice; and
  • are registered for grade 12 courses that satisfy the admission requirements for their program of choice.

Early admission and early scholarships will be awarded to students who:

  • have a final overall average of 80% or higher in grade 11;
  • have a minimum overall average of 80% in the five program-specific corresponding grade 11 courses with no individual mark less than 70%; and
  • are registered for grade 12 courses that satisfy the admission requirements for their program of choice.