International Applicants

Applicants from outside Canada who wish to apply to Memorial should review the information provided in the university calendar:

4.3.9 Applicants From Other Countries

  • Applicants from other countries not listed below may contact the University by writing to the Admissions Office, Office of the Registrar, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, A1C 5S7, or by e-mail at admissions[at]mun.ca or through the website at www.mun.ca for further information.

4.3.9.1 United Kingdom - Admission Criteria

  • Applicants from the United Kingdom are required to have the General Certificate of Education or the Scottish Leaving Certificate of Education with a minimum of "Ordinary" or "Lower-Level" passes in five subjects acceptable to the University Committee on Admissions.
  • Applicants completing the "Higher Level" subjects of the Scottish Leaving Certificate and applicants completing the "Advanced Level" subjects of the General Certificate of Education should refer to Transfer Credit.
  • Also refer to 4.3.9.4, Other Information.

4.3.9.2 Hong Kong, Malaysia, West Indies and West Africa - Admission Criteria

  • Applicants from Hong Kong, Malaysia, West Indies and West Africa are required to have the General Certificate of Education with passes in five academic subjects at the "Ordinary Level" acceptable to the University Committee on Admissions.
  • Applicants completing the "Advanced Level" subjects of the General Certificate of Education should refer to Transfer Credit.
  • Also refer to 4.3.9.4, Other Information.

4.3.9.3 United States - Admission Criteria

  • Applicants from the United States must have completed a High School University Preparatory Program (Grade XII) with a passing mark in the appropriate Grade XII course in each of the five areas listed below with an overall average of not less than 70% in the courses selected.
    • English
    • Mathematics
    • Laboratory Science (1 of Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Geology or Physics)
    • Social Science/Modern Classical Language
    • Elective
  • Also refer to 4.3.9.4, Other Information.

4.3.9.4 Other Information

  • Early Acceptance: Applicants in their final year of high school who have completed, or who are completing, a slate of courses which meets the course requirements as specified under Applicants From Other Countries may be granted early acceptance prior to the writing of final examinations. This early acceptance will be subject to verification, when final examination results are received by the Office of the Registrar from the appropriate authorities, that the applicant has met the minimum requirements for admission as specified under Applicants From Other Countries. Applicants who fail to meet all requirements at that time will have their acceptance revoked. This does not preclude the application of selective admission criteria for particular faculty/school programs.
  • Applicants from other countries should submit official matriculation certificates at least two months prior to the commencement of the semester to which they are seeking admission. Certificates in a language other than English or French should be accompanied by notarized English translations.
  • Applicants from other countries may be required to submit with their application, a statement of satisfactory financial resources.
  • English Language Proficiency Requirements will apply to all applicants.

Contact

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230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

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