Admission Requirements

Prospective Students : University of Regina Admission Requirements

 

The University of Regina’s admission requirements vary by program and student profile: 


Canadian Students

Information in this section:

  • Application deadlines
  • General undergraduate admission
  • Priority undergraduate admission
  • General graduate (master’s) admission
  • Credit transfer
  • Admission-related topics

    Application Deadlines

    Please note the following deadlines for general admission and priority admission applications:

     

     

    La Cité & Le Bac

    Nursing

    Priority Admission

    term begins in September

    March 15

     

    Fall

    term begins in September

    August 15

    February 15

    Winter

    session begins in January

    December 15

     

    Spring

    term begins in May

    April 15

     

     

    Master of Arts in French and Francophone Intercultural Studies: No deadline

    Master of French Education (term begins summer 2019): February 15, 2019

     

    ► Application Form – University of Regina: uregina.ca

    ► Application Form – Nursing: sasknursingdegree.ca

     

    For complete information on University of Regina admissions, click here.

     

    General Undergraduate Admission

    Enrolment in La Cité and Le Bac

    An overall GPA of 65% or higher in the following 30-level classes (or equivalencies):

    • Two English or French classes*
    • One math or science class
    • One language, social science or art class
    • One additional approved class from list A or list B (see admission-related topics below)

    Enrolment in the Faculty of Nursing

    An overall GPA of 70% or higher in the following 30-level classes (or equivalencies):

    • Two English or French classes*
    • One math class
    • Biology 30
    • Chemistry 30

    * Students enrolled in a French or French immersion school may use the classes Français fransaskois A30/B30 or Français immersion in combination with one English Language Arts class

    If you are a student from a school outside Saskatchewan, please contact La Cité or consult the university’s website to obtain the provincial equivalency of required courses.

    Once you have been accepted at the University, you will need to take the French placement test offered by La Cité.

    Note that if you have been admitted to La Cité universitaire francophone via Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, or Luther College, you will need to consult its own website in order to receive comprehensive information regarding its services and your academic file.

     

    Priority Undergraduate Admission

    Grade 12 students may apply for admission to the University of Regina during their first term. Advantages include:

    • Academic guidance and priority course registration
    • Opportunity to apply for merit-based scholarships
    • Guaranteed room in residence

    Steps for obtaining priority admission:

    1. Submit the following documents by the deadline (above):

    • Application form (online)
    • Transcript of high school marks (high school students may provide an interim report card)*
    • Timetable or list of anticipated grade 12 classes

    *Applicants to the Faculty of Education: Grade 12 first-term final marks must be included in your transcript of marks

    2. Submit official transcripts by August 1:

    • The final average will be calculated based on required classes by faculty
    • Official transcripts must be sent directly by the Ministry of Education or your high school (out of province students only)
    • Address transcripts to:

    Enrolment Services (AH 108)
    University of Regina
    3737 Wascana Parkway
    Regina, SK  S4S 0A2

    enrolment.services@uregina.ca or 1-306-585-5686 (fax)

     

    Graduate Admissions

    Consult the page specific to each master’s program to find out the specific application process:

    • Master of Arts in French and Francophone Intercultural Studies
    • Master of French Education

     

    Transfer Credit

    IB/AP

    Students who complete an International Bachelor’s (IB or BI) or Advanced Placement (AP) program may receive credits from the University of Regina. In order to receive your credits, you must pass the placement test. Subsequently, the Department of French and Francophone Intercultural Studies will notify you whether you will receive credits and, if so, for what courses. 

    Explore

    Participation in the Explore program does not guarantee credit transfer at the University of Regina. You must first notify the Explore program director that you wish to obtain credits, after which the director will be required to forward a copy of your transcript to the University of Regina. The Department of French and Francophone Intercultural Studies will then assess your request.

     

    Subjects Required for Admission

    For the Faculties of Administration, Engineering, Kinesiology, Nursing, and Science, admission will be based on the average of the following classes:

    1. One English or French class (grade 11 or 12)
    2. One math class (grade 11 or 12)
    3. One math or science class (grade 11 or 12)
    4. One language, social science or fine arts class (grade 11 or 12)
    5. One class from list A or list B (grade 11 or 12)

    For the Faculties of Arts, Education, Social Work, and Media, Art and Performance, admission will be based on the average of the following classes:

    1. One English or French class (grade 11 or 12)
    2. One math or science class (grade 11 or 12)
    3. One language, social science or fine arts class (grade 11 or 12)
    4. Two classes from list A or list B (grade 11 or 12)
    5. A maximum of two math classes may be used
    6. One fine arts, Christian/religious studies or physical education class may be used
    7. The 3rd, 4th and 5th classes must be different
    8. Minimum averages vary by faculty
    9. The Faculty of Administration requires an 85% average for its Excellence Program (direct entry) and 65% for the admissible program
    10. The Faculty of Nursing has a competitive admission process and requires a 70% average in every class
    11. The Faculty of Education also has a competitive admission process

     

    Provincial equivalencies apply. Learn about provincial equivalencies here. 


    International Students

    Are you an international student? The answer is “yes” if you are required to obtain a visa or study permit to study in Canada, or if you completed your high school or postsecondary studies outside Canada. Permanent residents are subject to the same admission requirements as Canadian students.  

     

    Information in this section:

    • Application deadlines
    • General undergraduate and master’s admissions
    • Study permits
    • Proof of English language proficiency
    • English as a second language program
    • Degree and university credit equivalencies 

     

    Application Deadlines

    Please note the following deadlines for general admission applications:

     

     

    La Cité

    Le Bac

    Nursing

    Fall

    term begins in September

    March 1

    February 1

    December 31

    Winter

    term begins in January

    September 1

    September 1

     

    Spring

    term begins in May

    February 1

     

     

     

    Master of Arts in French literature: No deadline (applications will be evaluated as they arrive)

    Master of French Education (beginning 2019): February 15, 2019

     

    For complete information on University of Regina admissions, click here.

    Note that if you have been admitted to La Cité universitaire francophone via Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, or Luther College, you will need to consult its own website in order to receive comprehensive information regarding its services and your academic file.

     

    General Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions

    If you have completed postsecondary studies outside Canada, begin by consulting the admission requirements by country. Contact La Cité if you wish to obtain a translation or if your country is not listed.

    Before arriving, you will have to complete the following steps in order to be admitted to undergraduate studies at the University of Regina:

    • Complete the online admission application
    • Pay the $100 application fee (by credit card, or click here to make a funds transfer)
    • Submit your high school (lycée) transcript
    • Submit postsecondary transcripts, if applicable
    • Submit proof of English language proficiency*
    • Provide a copy of your passport
    • If you have been out of school for more than two years, briefly describe your work during that time

    *If you have not completed your test, the University may still grant you a conditional letter of admission

     

    Submit all documentation to:
    International Admissions Office CW 127
    University of Regina
    3737 Wascana Parkway
    Regina, SK CANADA S4S 0A2

    international.admissions@uregina.ca
    Fax: 1-306-337-3128

     

    You must provide your original documents when you arrive in Regina. If your documents are not in English or French, please provide a certified English translation of all documents.

    In order to obtain credit transfer, you must have postsecondary documents forwarded directly from the institution in a sealed envelope. There will be a $100 fee if you wish to send your documents by courier.

    For admission to a master’s program, consult the page specific to each master’s program to find out the specific application process:

     

    Study Permits

    You must obtain a study permit before coming to study in Canada. Once you have received your admission letter from the University of Regina, you can apply immediately for a study permit and a temporary resident visa. Note that it is important to apply as soon as possible since wait times may be significant.  

    When you have been approved for a study permit, you will receive a letter for your visa. You must bring this letter with you on the plane and present it to the immigration agent once you arrive in Canada. You will receive your study permit at that time.

     

    Temporary Resident Visa

    You can apply for two types of temporary resident visa:

    1. Single entry visa
    2. Multiple entry visa

    Be sure to keep your visa updated and renew it before it expires.

     

    You can apply for a study permit and temporary resident visa at the Canadian embassy or consulate nearest you. Please see the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website for more information.

    Proof of English language proficiency

    Proof of English language proficiency is required for all students at the University of Regina, except for students who have completed:

    • Grade 11 and 12 in a high school in Canada or the United States
    • The equivalent of 24 credits in an English-language postsecondary institution (minimum of 6 credits in humanities or social sciences with an average of 60% or higher)
    • IB Program (result of 4 or higher in the English course), AP (result of 3 or higher in the English course) or a satisfactory result in SAT II English

     

    English Proficiency Test

    The CELT (Comprehensive English Language Test) is offered by La Cité for Francophone students. It can be taken in person at the Student Services Centre. The test will indicate whether your level of English is sufficient for admittance to the University of Regina.  

     

    English as a Second Language (ESL)

    The ESL (English as a Second Language) program, accredited by Languages Canada, is offered to students aged 16 and older who wish to learn or improve their spoken and written English, particularly those who plan to do studies at the University of Regina.

    The program includes:

    • 13 weeks of classes per term
    • 3 terms a year
    • 252 class hours per term

     

    Deadlines

    Term

    Dates

    Application deadline

    Fall

    Sep. 1 -  Dec. 1

    Aug. 1

    Winter

    Jan. 2 – Mar. 29

    Dec. 1

    Spring/Summer

    May 1 – Aug. 3

    Apr. 1

     

    Admission is on a first come, first served basis. There will be a placement test during the first week of the program.

     

    Tuition (per term) 

    Student with study permit - $4,100

    Canadian or permanent resident student $3,225

     

    Students who complete the ESL program (advanced EAP) may subsequently apply to a credit program at the University of Regina.

     

    Degree and University Credit Equivalencies

    If you wish to obtain university credits at the University of Regina for postsecondary studies completed outside Canada, you must contact your institution and have it forward your academic transcripts directly to:

     

    International Admissions Office CW 127
    University of Regina
    3737 Wascana Parkway
    Regina, SK CANADA S4S 0A2

     

    Credit transfer is at the discretion of the faculty to which you are applying and is not guaranteed. 


    Study Costs

    The following is an estimate of the costs associated with your first year of study at the University of Regina.

    If you wish to obtain assistance with your study costs, see our section on scholarships and financial aid at the Student Services Centre.

     

    ► Undergraduate

    The costs below represent an approximate budget for two terms (8 months):

    Canadian Students

    • Tuition (30 credits) - $7,000 to $8,500
    • Medical and dental insurance - $200
    • Books and materials - $1,000 to $2,000
    • Transportation (public transport or parking pass) $165 to $400
    • La Résidence (meals included) - $8,000

    International Students

    • Tuition (30 credits) - $18,500 to $21,500
    • Medical and dental insurance - $200
    • Books and materials - $1,000 to $2,000
    • Transportation (public transport or parking pass) $165 to $400
    • La Résidence (meals included) - $4,500

     

    ► Graduate

    The costs below represent an approximate budget for three terms (12 months):

    Canadian Students

    • Tuition (15 credits) - $4,000
    • Additional costs - $1,000
    • Medical and dental insurance - $200
    • Books and materials - $1,000
    • Transportation (public transport or parking pass) $165 to $400
    • La Résidence (meals included) - $12,000

    International Students

    • Tuition (15 credits) - $7,500
    • Additional costs
    • Medical and dental insurance - $200
    • Books and materials - $1,000 to $2,000
    • Transportation (public transport or parking pass) $165 to $400
    • La Résidence (meals included) - $12,000

     

     

    Information:
      La Cité universitaire francophone
      cite@uregina.ca | 306.585.4828 or 1-866-214-8097 (toll-free)