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Bachelor of Science

High School Admission

Domestic Students

Domestic admission for Science is based on meeting the following two criteria:

  1. Five program-specific Grade 12 subjects with a minimum overall admission average of 60%.
    • English Language Arts 30-1
    • Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2
    • two of Biology 30, Chemistry 30 or Physics 30
    • One subject from Group A, B, C, or D

    For more information refer to section 3.2.1.C High School Student Admission, Bachelor of Science, of our current academic calendar. For Classification of Alberta Grade 12 Subjects, see table 3.2.1.A. For out of province equivalencies, see table 3.2.1.F. For specific university-level equivalents that may be used to substitute for high school course deficiencies, see Table 3.2.1.B.

  2. Fulfillment of English Language Requirement

    Regardless of citizenship, all undergraduate applicants must possess an adequate English Language Proficiency level to be admissible. Typically, most Canadian applicants will automatically meet this requirement by having completed three years of full-time education in English, in Canada. If not, there are other means that the English Language Requirement can be met with a satisfactory score from an approved English Language proficiency examination.

International Students

International admission for Science is based on meeting the following three criteria:

  1. Appropriate Secondary School Qualification.
    • Graduation from a secondary high school program that would normally make you admissible to a university in your home country.

      Please check the qualifications by country list

  2. Five program-specific admission subjects with a minimum overall admission average of 60%
    • English Language Arts
    • Mathematics (Algebra)
    • Two of Biology, Chemistry, or Physics
    • One additional subject from History, Languages other than English, Fine Arts, Sciences, and/or other subjects

    All subjects presented for admission must be from distinct subject areas.

  3. Fulfillment of the English Language Requirement

Jump Start Admission (Grade 11)

All Jump Start applicants have the advantage of being accepted to university studies in Grade 11. Admission is based on presentation of five program-specific Grade 11 courses, being on track to take the Grade 12 sequel courses at an equal or greater course level and meeting the minimum admissions average.

For more information refer to section 3.2.5 Jump Start — Early Admission Program, of our current academic calendar.

Adult Admission (Non-Matriculated)

Not everyone goes to university directly from high school. Whether it’s been months or years since you have been in a classroom, it’s never too late to go back to school and get an excellent university education.

You can apply as a non-matriculated applicant if you meet the following conditions

  1. You are at least 20 years of age by the end of the semester in which you are seeking admission
  2. You do not meet regular high school requirements
  3. You are a Canadian or Permanent Resident
  4. You have never attended university or college or have completed less than 24 credits.

For minimum admission average and course requirements, please refer to section 3.2.4.C, of our academic calendar for more information.

Special Admission

Applicants that do not meet standard admission requirements may be admitted on special admission. Consideration is on an individual basis pending circumstances and is at the discretion of Admissions. For more information, please refer to section 3.2.3, of our current academic calendar.

International Baccalaureate

At Concordia University of Edmonton, your achievements in the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme will be recognized.

Your IB grades will be used to calculate your admission average and to determine your eligibility to receive transfer credit.

For more information refer to section 3.2.1.E, of our current academic calendar.

Advanced Placement

At Concordia University of Edmonton, your achievements in the Advanced Placement (AP) programme will be recognized.

Your AP grades will be used to calculate your admission average and to determine your eligibility to receive transfer credit.

For more information refer to section 3.2.1.F, of our current academic calendar.

Transfer Student Admission

Concordia welcomes post-secondary transfer applicants from recognized institutions from within Canada and abroad.

Please refer to section 3.2.6 of our academic calendar for additional information for post-secondary transfer applicants.