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How many seats are reserved for residents of Newfoundland and Labrador?

A minimum of 75% of the seats available for admission in any given year will be reserved for residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. For example, out of a class of 40 seats, a minimum of 30 seats are reserved for residents of this province. The remaining seats the remaining seats are open for competition amongst Newfoundlanders and students from out of province.

What is the definition of a Newfoundland and Labrador resident?

The following criteria will be used to determine resident status. Individuals will be deemed residents of Newfoundland and Labrador if they:

  • Are currently residing or have a permanent address in the province and attended school for five years during primary to high school inclusive, or
  • Are currently working full-time in the province for one year, or
  • Have been attending a post-secondary educational institution in the province for three years continuously, as of September 1 of the year in which admission is being sought, or
  • Are currently residing and have a permanent address in the province for one year because of family relocation, or
  • Are currently residing and have a permanent address in the province for one year because of obtaining Landed Immigrant status.

Applicants who are living or have lived in Newfoundland or Labrador and do not meet these criteria will be reviewed on an individual basis.

All applicants are expected to claim the same place of residency on applications to all Faculties/Schools of Pharmacy.

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