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Admission Requirements

THE ADMISSION APPLICATION FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2023-24 IS NOW OPEN!

Notes:  The LPN-BscN pathway application is part of the Spring 2023 Application ONLY. 

General Admission Requirements

For admission to all programs at StFX, all student types must complete required pre-requisite courses for admission consideration. Please, note, students who are currently in grade 12,applying for early admission, must have the program requirements in grade 11, and be registered in the program prerequisites in grade 12, to be eligible for an early offer. Otherwise, offers will be made after receipt of final first term grade 12 transcript.

Please, find your program on this page before proceeding to the application for information needed when applying. There are six application types when you proceed to the "Apply" page and it is important to complete the correct application for your application to be assessed in a timely manner. StFX requires applicants for some programs complete or submit additional forms or tests for admission. In addition to the information below, please visit our key dates and deadlines before applying, as well as our checklist for admission consideration to StFX after you apply.

Application Types defined:

 

Application Type

Applicant Category

Undergraduate Application

If you are a High School student (Canadian or International) OR

If you are a Mature student (you have been out of high school at least three years and not completed any post-secondary study)

Undergraduate Transfer Application

If you are transferring from or have completed courses at another post-secondary institution to complete an undergraduate degree OR

If you have completed studies at StFX and wish to return to StFX

Bachelor of Education Application

If you wish to complete a Bachelor of Education degree at StFX (must have completed undergraduate degree or be in progress in your final year of study)

International Educated Nurse Application

If you are an Internationally Educated Nurse and wish to complete baccalaureate level courses at StFX

Graduate Studies Application

If you wish to apply to Graduate Studies at StFX

Post Baccalaureate Diploma Application

If you wish to apply to a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma at StFX

 

Program

Application Type

Application Term Entry

Supplemental Requirements (in addition to pre-requisites)

Bachelor of Arts

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024

January admission is considered using the same application.

None

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Forensic Psychology

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application)

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

Admissions to our Applied Forensic Psychology program options is competitive, meeting the minimum average does not guarantee admission.

Supplemental Application form 

Bachelor of Arts in Aquatic Resources

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

 

 

Bachelor of Arts in Human Kinetics

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

None

Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy & Governance

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024

 

None

Bachelor of Arts: 1st Year Experience Colloquia: Humanities, Social Justice

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024

 

None

Bachelor of Business Administration

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024

January admission is considered using the same application.

None

Bachelor of Arts and Science in Climate & Environment

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

None

Bachelor of Arts and Science in Health

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024

 

none

Bachelor of Education

Bachelor of Education Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

Bachelor of Education Supplemental Application

Bachelor of Education Reference form

Bachelor of Music

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application)

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

Audition Required

Bachelor of Science

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024

January admission is considered using the same application.

None

Bachelor of Science in Applied Forensic Psychology

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

Admissions to our Applied Forensic Psychology program options is competitive, meeting the minimum average does not guarantee admission.

Supplemental Application form 

Bachelor of Science in Aquatic Resources

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

 

none

Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

None

Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

None

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (4-Year)

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

Admissions to our Nursing program options is competitive, meeting the minimum average does not guarantee admission.

1st Choice only on Application

March 2, 2023 Deadline

CASPer test requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2-Year Accelerated)

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only. Program begins January 2024.

Supplemental Application form

1st Choice only on Application

May 2, 2023 Deadline

CASPer test requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (LPN to BScN Diploma pathway - online only)

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Spring Term/May 2023 only

1st Choice only on Application

February 2, 2023 Deadline

CASPer test requirements

Bachelor of Science with Diploma in Engineering

Diploma in Engineering

Undergraduate Application

OR

Undergraduate Transfer Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

None

Continuing and Distance Education -Nursing (Internationally Educated Nurses)

International Educated Nurse

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024. Please note the Internationally Educated Nurses have five intake options in a calendar year, applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and Continuing & Distance Education will communicate with you which intake you will be considered for.

Supplemental Application form

Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence

Post-Baccalaureate Diploma Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

Supplemental Application form

Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Enterprise Information Technology Management

Post-Baccalaureate Diploma Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

Supplemental Application form

Master of Applied Computer Science

Graduate Studies Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024 only

Supplemental Application form

Graduate Studies Reference form

Master of Adult Education

Graduate Studies Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024

Spring Term/May 2023

Summer Term/July 2023

Supplemental Application form

Graduate Studies Reference form

Master of Arts

Graduate Studies Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024

Supplemental Application form

Graduate Studies Refererence form

Master of Education

Graduate Studies Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024

Spring Term/May 2023

Summer Term/July 2023

Supplemental Application form

Graduate Studies Reference form

Master of Science

Graduate Studies Application

Full Yr Sept 2023 - April 2024

Supplemental Application form

Graduate Studies Reference form

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