How to Apply

Undergraduate Studies

We are so pleased that you are interested in applying to St. Thomas University. Whether you are applying from high school, as a transfer, adult learner, or returning student, our team looks forward to connecting with you throughout the admissions process.  

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Common App Logo International applicants are able to apply to St. Thomas University through The Common Application

 

 

 

  • Visit STU.ca/signup to set up your future student account
  • Review our admission requirements by visiting STU.ca/admissions. Click on your home province or country to review a detailed list of our admissions requirements.

 

  • Log in to your account at STU.ca/myaccount
  • Click “Start New Application”
  • Submit the required information
  • Pay the $55 ($40 for applicants from New Brunswick) non-refundable application fee at the end to complete your application

 

High School applicants:

  • Have your official transcript sent from your high school to the Admissions Office.

International applicants:

  • In addition to your high school transcript, international applicants whose primary language is not English, must also arrange to have an official copy of their English proficiency scores sent directly to the Admissions Office. The St. Thomas University ETS institution code is 0803. International applicants who indicate that they are Permanent Residents must provide a photocopy of their official Permanent Resident cards.

Transfer, Returning, or Senior applicants:

  • Have your official transcript(s) from any university you have attended or are currently attending to the Admissions Office.
  • Transfer students who are in the first term of their university studies and who wish to transfer for the January session of their first year, should also provide a final high school transcript.

Adult Learners:

  • Submit a 1-2 page typed letter describing your educational background, work experience and academic plans. Mature candidates must also submit academic transcripts (e.g. high school, GED) if applicable.

Once we have received your required documents and you have been admitted, you will receive an email and a status update will be made on your applicant portal.

 

 

  • Once you have been accepted, scholarship and bursary forms will be available under the "Next Steps" tab on your applicant portal
  • Here, you will upload supplementary documentation: resume, scholarship letter, and reference letter

All applicants who wish to be considered for scholarships (including the guaranteed scholarships) must submit a transcript showing their Grade 12 first-semester results (or Grade 12 mid-year results for non-semestered schools) to the Admissions Office. For major scholarships, transcripts must be received by March 1, 2020.

 

If you plan to live in residence, you must complete the online residence application and pay your $300 residence deposit.

  • Once you have been accepted, the residence application will be available under the "Next Steps" tab on the portal
  • You must pay the $300 residence confirmation deposit in order to receive a residence placement. This deposit will be applied to your tuition and can be paid:
    • by credit card through your online decision letter found at stu.ca/myaccount
    • by phone with a credit card
    • by mailing a cheque or money order to the Admissions Office

      Please note that the earlier your application and residence deposit are received the more likely we will be able to meet your residence preferences. Students who apply and pay their deposit by April 15th are guaranteed a room in residence.

 

Accept your offer of admission by viewing your online decision letter and clicking “Reply to Offer.” Follow the steps to pay the $100 admission confirmation deposit. This deposit will be applied to your tuition and can be paid:

  • by credit card through your online decision letter found at stu.ca/myaccount
  • by phone with a credit card
  • by mailing a cheque or money order to the Admissions Office

First-year registration opens in the spring! Beforehand, accepted students will receive a registration email with information on courses, the registration process, and instructions for our online registration system, WebAdvisor.

 

How To Apply: Post-Degree Studies

More information on how to apply to the post-degree Bachelor of Education program can be found here


More information on how to apply to the post-degree Bachelor of Social Work program can be found here

 

Application Deadlines

Please note that applications, the application fee, and all supporting documents must be received in the Admissions Office by these deadlines.

High School Applicants

Early Admission for September 2020:
October 1 – December 18, 2019

Regular Admission for September 2020:
February 1 - August 31, 2020

Transfer, Returning, Senior, and Adult Learner Applicants
Applications to the Bachelor of Arts program for September 2020 will be considered until August 30, 2020.

 

Admission For January 2020
Applications to the Bachelor of Arts program will be considered until December 2019.

Post-degree Program Applicants
Bachelor of Education - January 15, 2020
Bachelor of Social Work - January 31, 2020