Newfoundland and Labrador

General Admission Requirements

To be eligible for general undergraduate admission, you will need to successfully complete at least 10 credits in senior level high school courses in the following five subject areas:

Subject AreaEligible NL CoursesEligible IB Courses
1. EnglishEnglish 3201English (Standard or Higher Level)
2. MathematicsOne of:
  • Math 3200*
  • Math 3201
One of the following at the Standard or Higher level:
  • Mathematics
  • Math Studies
3. Laboratory ScienceOne of:
  • Biology 3201
  • Chemistry 3202
  • Physics 3204
  • Earth Systems 3209
One of the following at the Standard or Higher level:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics 
4. Social Studies or Modern/Classical Langauge (MCL)One of:
  • History 3201
  • Histoire 3231
  • Geography 3202
  • two credits at the 3000 level in Religious Studies, French or other MCL
One of the following at the Standard or Higher level:
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Global Politics
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • World Religions
  • any language acquisition course
5. ElectiveTwo credits in any subject area at the 3000 levelAny subject area (Standard or Higher Level)

An overall average of at least 70 per cent is required in the 10 credits that are used to fulfil the subject area requirements listed above. If more than one course satisfies a subject area, the course with the highest grade is used to determine your admission average.

*Students who write the Math 3200 public examination are automatically assigned a grade for Math 3203 (Math Scholarship Score) on their high school transcripts. The Math 3203 score is derived from Math 3200 examination results and is assigned only once final exam results are released. It has no credit value. The higher of the Mathematics 3203 or Mathematics 3200 grade is used to calculate your final admission average. For further information about Mathematics 3203, please contact the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

Applicants who have completed certain International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) courses may be eligible for transfer credit.

Admission to some programs is competitive for a limited number of spaces. A higher admission average and/or supplementary information may be required as part of the faculty-specific admissions. For further details, refer to the supplementary application forms and documents page.

 

Supporting Documents Required

If you are currently in high school

When you apply (early decision)
  • No transcipt is required. Your previous year final grades and current year registrations are obtained from the Department of Education automatically.
  • If you wish to be considered for an early offer of an entrance scholarship, or are applying for admission to the bachelor of nursing, you should submit an unofficial copy of your Mid-Year Grade/Progress Report (issued by your school in January or February) no later than March 1. This does not need to be submitted by your school; you can submit it directly.
  • Supplementary application form and documents for your faculty, school or program.
When you finish grade 12 (final decision)
  • Your final official transcript will be supplied automatically by the Department of Education.

 

If you have completed high school and not attended a post-secondary institution

 

If you have attended a post-secondary institution

 

English Language Proficiency

If you have not attended an English medium high school in Newfoundland and Labrador for at least two years, you may be required to provide further proof of English language proficiency.

 

Submitting Your Documents

If you are currently in high school or graduated this year, your final high school results will be sent automatically from the Department of Education. Otherwise, official documents are required by July 15 and will only be considered official when received by mail directly from the issuing school/institution in a sealed envelope, unless the issuing school/institution has been pre-authorized for e-mail submission.

Supporting documents should be sent to:

By Mail/Post:
Office of the Registrar
Memorial University
P.O. Box 4200
St. John's NL  A1C 5S7
Canada
In Person/Courier:
Office of the Registrar
Memorial University
Room A2000
Arts and Administration Building
230 Elizabeth Ave.
St. John's NL  A1C 5S7
Canada

 

Phone:
Fax:
Email:

709 864 4431
709 864 2337
Documents: admiss.docs@mun.ca (Documents only, no replies sent. Transcripts received here are considered to be unofficial.)

Inquiries: admissions@mun.ca

 

Home-Schooled Students

Applicants who have completed a recognized home schooling program may be considered for admission. For further details, please contact admissions@mun.ca.

 

Mature Students

Applicants aged 21 or over who do not meet the general admission requirements outlined above may be considered for admission as a mature student. For further details, please contact admissions@mun.ca.

 

Contact

Become an Undergraduate Student

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca