How to apply

Applications for 2020 opened October 1.

Before you apply

You should apply as early as possible to be considered for both admissions and awards.

Select your Program

Discover Programs that interest you and select your top two program choices

Explore programs

Check your admission requirements

Check the admission requirements for both programs. If you receive an offer to your first choice, this is the only offer you will receive. We recommend you rank your choices with your most desired program as your first choice. Choose a program with a lower competitive admission average as your second choice.

View our admissions requirements

Steps to apply

Using the tabs below, select "Studied in Alberta," or "Studied outside Alberta" and follow the steps to apply.

Follow these steps to complete your application

  1. Create an ApplyAlberta account

    Beginning Oct. 1, you can start your application on the ApplyAlberta website, complete your profile, and select the "University of Calgary."

     

  2. Create or enter your eID

    As part of the application, you'll be asked to enter or create your UCalgary eID.

    Create an eID

  3. Complete your application

    Use our application guide to help you with your application.

  4. Submit your application and pay the $125 application fee

    You must submit your UCalgary application for review, and select a way to pay your $125 application fee.

     

  5. Submit your required document

    Based on your application, we'll let you know in your UCalgary Student Centre how and where to submit any required documents. Visit our documents page for more information.

Follow these steps to complete your application

  1. Start your application

    On Oct. 1, you can start your application. Begin by creating a UCalgary eID.

  2. Complete your application

    Use our application guide to help you with your application.

  3. Submit your application

    Submit your application and pay your $125 (Canadian education) $145 (International education) application fee. 

  4. Submit your required documents

    Based on your application, we'll let you know in your UCalgary Student Centre how and where to submit any required documents. Visit our documents page for more information.

Did you know? You can make changes to your fall application program choices up until March 1 by logging back into your application.

After you apply

There are a few things you should check out:

Watch your email

After you apply, we'll start communicating with you through email. Check your inbox for information about timelines, transcripts and next steps.

Contact us

Apply for scholarships and awards

You don't need to wait for an admission offer to complete our entrance awards application.

Learn about awards

Check your status

Log in your My UCalgary student centre to find details on your application status, required documents and deadlines specific to your application.

myUCalgary login

Apply for residence

If you’re applying directly from high school, our multi-year residence guarantee ensures you’ll have a place to live on campus for your first two years of study.

Find housing

What happens when you apply to more than one program? Learn more about your first- and second-choice and alternate offers and how accepting works.

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Why you should choose UCalgary

Check out our student experience page to find out more about what life is like on campus or consider visiting campus for a tour led by one of our current students.

Learn more about the student experience

Find out everything you’ll need to do when you receive your admission offer.