FAQs: Admissions

How do I apply for admission into the new program?

High school applicants:

  • Students interested in applying for the B.Comm. or B.Comm.(Co-op.) must first complete Business One before applying for these degrees.
  • Applicants may declare Business One directly from high school by following these instructions. Business One normally begins in the fall semester (September). Students who wish to begin Business One in a semester other than fall should consult with an academic advisor.
  • Direct entry from high school is subject to the applicant’s final acceptance to the university and admissibility into Mathematics 1000, 1090 or 109A/B.

Students in Business One:

  • Students completing Business One must apply for admission or re-admission to the B.Comm. or B.Comm.(Co-op.) programs through apply.mun.ca. Students are encouraged to connect with an academic advisor to determine which program best suits their academic and career goals.
  • Application deadlines are strictly enforced.

Transfer students:

  • Transfer applicants may declare Business One upon application to Memorial. To be admitted to Business One, applicants should select Business One as their program of study on the online application or contact the Office of the Registrar at reghelp@mun.ca.
  • Applicants to either program must have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours at Memorial.

Ready to apply?

Students applying for admission into Business One should follow the application instructions above and may use this video as a guide to completing their application.

What are the application deadlines?

B.Comm.:

  • Fall: May 15
  • Winter: Dec. 1
  • Spring: March 1

B.Comm.(Co-op.):

  • Fall (Term 1 & Term 3 or re-admission): May 15
  • Winter (Term 2 or re-admission): Dec. 1
  • Spring (re-admission only): March 1

BBA:

  • Students may self-declare the BBA program up to Aug. 31, 2022 by contacting the Office of the Registrar at reghelp@mun.ca.

If you are planning to apply for the existing B.Comm.(Co-op.) program, please consult with an advisor at busihelp@mun.ca.

Application deadlines are strictly enforced.

Admission to the certificate and diploma programs is ongoing.

What happens after Business One?

Applicants must declare Business One as their program of study in order to be considered for admission into the B.Comm. or B.Comm.(Co-op.) programs. To declare Business One, applicants should contact the Office of the Registrar at reghelp@mun.ca.

Students must have completed the 30 credit hours comprising Business One before they will be admitted to the B.Comm. and/or B.Comm.(Co-op.) programs.

Students must apply for admission or re-admission to the B.Comm. and/or B.Comm.(Co-op.) programs through apply.mun.ca.

Application deadlines are strictly enforced.

I am of Indigenous ancestry. Are there seats reserved for Indigenous students? How do I apply for them?

We reserve up to three positions per year in undergraduate programming for applicants of Indigenous ancestry who meet the admission requirements for our programs. When completing the application for admission through apply.mun.ca, applicants will have the opportunity to provide proof of Indigenous ancestry to support their application for one of the allocated positions.

How will non-numerical grades be considered in the admissions process?

Non-numerical grades in Business One courses are not used to calculate admission averages. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours at Memorial to be considered for admission to the B.Comm. or B.Comm.(Co-op.).

Is it competitive to get into these programs?

Yes. Admission to the B.Comm. and B.Comm.(Co-op.) programs is competitive and selective. The primary criterion used to determine successful applications is overall academic achievement.

Is one program more competitive than the other?

Both programs are competitive and selective. Students are encouraged to connect with an academic advisor to consider which program best suits their academic and career goals.

How many students will be accepted?

Admission to the B.Comm. and B.Comm. (Co-op.) programs is competitive and selective. The primary criterion used to determine successful applications for admission is overall academic achievement. Prospective students are encouraged to consider an alternate degree program in the event that they’re not accepted into either program.