UNDERGRADUATE APPLICATION
START DATE AND PERSONAL DETAILS
Start Date
When do you wish to start? Year
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September January May July
Have you ever applied to, attended or worked for Saint Mary’s University?
Yes No If yes, please provide your ID#
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Full Legal Name
Include your full legal name as it appears on your official identification documents, for example your birth certificate or passport. Your full legal name should also
appear on all supporting documents.
Last Name (Surname/Family Name) Previous Surname (if applicable)
First Name Middle Name
Street Address/PO Box/Rural Route/Lot #
City Province/State Postal Code / Zip Code Country
Province of Permanent Residence Telephone Cell Phone
E-mail
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Date of Birth
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Gender Identity
Male Female Another gender identity
Citizenship Status
Canadian Citizen Permanent Resident (Landed Immigrant) Study Visa (International Students) Other (Specify)
If you are not a Canadian citizen and you are residing in Canada, indicate your date of entry into Canada
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Country of Citizenship (if not Canadian)
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Please refer to our website smu.ca for information on admission requirements and
deadlines.
Please complete all sections of the application.
Payment of the application fee is required to process your application.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all supporting documents are
received by Systems & Records, as indicated in the application. Applications will not be
To Apply:
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Admissions & Recruitment
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3C3
Tel: 902.420.5415 Fax: 902.496.8100 Email: admission.status@smu.ca
complete until all supporting documents are received. The icon
indicates when supporting documents may be required to complete your application.
Be sure to sign the declaration on the final page of the application
before submitting.
Submit your completed application to Admissions,
Saint Mary’s University, 923 Robie St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3C3
Prefer not to answer
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Applicants entering directly from high school do not select a major until second year.
Second degree and transfer students need to indicate their intended major.
For Open Studies, please submit reason for not applying to an academic program, and résumé.
STUDENT STATUS
Please check next to the student status for which you are applying:
First Year Student Transfer Student Returning Saint Mary’s Student
2nd Degree Student Intended Major ____________________________
Audit
Upgrading – Must have completed a first degree
Visiting Student – Student working towards a degree from another institution (see info box below for additional requirements)
Mature Student – Student who is 22 years or older, and out of school for minimum of 5 years (see info box below for additional requirements)
Open Studies Student – Student applying for admission to take courses, but not registering in an academic program
Do you intend to study:
Full time Part time
PROGRAM SELECTION
Please indicate the program to which you seek admission. You are encouraged to select only one program.
( ) Bachelor of Arts ( ) Bachelor of Commerce ( ) Bachelor of Environmental Studies ( ) Bachelor of Science
( ) Bachelor of Science and Diploma in Engineering ( ) Certificate of __________________ ( ) Diploma in Engineering
Indicate your intended Major or field of study. This field is optional and is for informational purposes only; does not guarantee placement in major or field of study.
VISITING STUDENTS
Home University
APPLICATION FEE
Indicate your method of payment for the non-refundable application fee of $40.00. The application fee must be received before your application can be processed.
Cheque / Money Order (made payable to Saint Mary’s University) Cash (only when paying in person)
Debit (only when paying in person) Credit (additional sheet required)
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
Is English your first language? Yes No If No, proof of English language proficiency may be required.
Are you planning on taking ESL training before beginning at Saint Mary’s University?
Yes No If yes, where
Have you taken an English Language Proficiency Test?
Yes No
AGENT REPRESENTATION (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS)
Do you have an education or international agent representing you? Yes No
If so, please name the individual and/or agency
NSISP STUDENT
Are you a Nova Scotia International Student Program participant? Yes No
Students who have studied at an English language institution in a country where English is an official language may be exempted from providing proof of English language proficiency.
Minimum language requirements: 80 iBT (with no band below 20), 6.5 IELTS (with no band below 6.0). For more details, refer to the Viewbook or visit smu.ca.
For mature students, please submit a letter of intent which states personal and career
goals, reasons for applying, and preparations for academic study as well as a résumé.
For visiting students, a letter of permission from your home university is required in
place of transcripts
Please provide official Test of English score reports.
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If entering directly from high school, completed applications including supporting documents must be received by March 1 to be guaranteed entrance scholarships. As resources permit,
applications received after this date may be considered for entrance scholarships.
SECONDARY STUDY (HIGH SCHOOL)
Official Transcripts are required.
Official transcripts should include, at a minimum, Grade 11 results, most recent Grade 12 results, and in-progress courses.
High School attended for Grade 12 (or equivalent) Province and/or Country
Is your school semestered?
Yes No Have you participated in: IB AP (College Board)
Graduation date or last calendar year attended
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HIGH SCHOOL ID
Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission requires all universities to track NS, NB, and PEI provincial student ID’s. Please provide your Provincial ID in the
space labelled Provincial ID below.
For students from Nova Scotia and Ontario there is an electronic data collection option available, please review consent and agree to allow your transcript to be
retrieved electronically.
Ontario Applicants, please provide your OUAC number in the space labelled Provincial ID below.
Consent
I agree to allow Saint Mary’s University to request my transcript (and subsequent transcripts) electronically from my provincial Ministry of Education by using my
Provincial ID number provided below.
I understand that my academic transcript will be collected, used, disclosed, retained and made secure by Saint Mary’s University in accordance with the conditions
stated above and the Nova Scotia Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act.
I agree to the above consent statement: Yes No
Provincial ID:
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POST-SECONDARY STUDY (COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY)
List all colleges and/or universities you have attended or are currently attending.
Official Transcripts of all previous college and university studies are required. Transcripts for Saint Mary’s University are already on file.
Institution Province (Country, if outside Canada) From:
month year
To:
month year
Degree/Diploma
Failure to disclose all previous post-secondary attendance (including institutions attended outside of Canada) will invalidate this application.
Have you ever been required to withdraw from any post-secondary institution for academic reasons? Yes No
If yes, which Institution? Date
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Most Recent Activity
If you have not attended high school, college or university recently, what have you been doing since you left school?
AL (Advanced Level) or C.A.P.E.
Last Name (Surname/Family Name) First Name
Street Address/PO Box/Rural Route/Lot#
City Province/State Postal Code Country
Telephone E-mail
Saint Mary’s University graduate?
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Previous Surname (if applicable)
PARENT/GUARDIAN INFORMATION (FOR EMERGENCY CONTACT PURPOSES)
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Students with Disabilities
Saint Mary’s University provides support services to students with disabilities. Applicants are invited to complete the Centre’s online registration form at
smu.ca/campus-life/fred-smithers-centre-apply-online.html or by contacting 902.420.5452. Students should forward relevant documentation regarding their
particular disability directly to the Fred Smithers Centre for Students with Disabilities. Staff at the Fred Smithers Centre will review the documentation and arrange an
interview with the applicant.
PERMISSION TO RELEASE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your written permission is required before any personal information, including admissions decisions, can be released to a third party, for example a parent or a
guidance counsellor. If you would like to grant a third party access to your application information, you must indicate so below. Access to your personal information will
be granted only during the evaluation of your application.
I hereby consent to the release of information concerning my application for admission during the application evaluation period to:
Name of Representative Relationship
FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Saint Mary’s University will collect, use, and disclose personal information to Citizenship and Immigration Canada and Canada Border Services Agency only to the
extent that such disclosure is necessary for the operation, implementation and administration of the program for which the information has been originally collected.
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND PROTECTION OF PRIVACY
Saint Mary’s University gathers and maintains information used for the purposes of admission, registration and other fundamental activities related to being a
member of the university community, and a public post-secondary institution in the Province of Nova Scotia; such as contact information regarding university
programs, services, university advancement and development. Applications, documents and transcripts, will form part of the student record and may be disclosed
to faculty or members of the university staff or contracted recruitment representatives for officially recognized and legitimate use. In signing an application for
admission, any information placed into your student record will be protected and used in compliance with Nova Scotia’s Freedom of information and Protection of
Privacy Act 1993, c5,s.1. Regulations relating to all academic matters and student conduct on campus are made by the Board of Governors and the Senate of the
university. In making this application, the student agrees to abide by all regulations, from time to time promulgated by the university. Attendance refers to both full-
time and part-time and even applies in cases of withdrawal before completion of an academic year or program.
Signature Date
Admissions Office
Saint Mary’s University, 923 Robie St.,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3C3
Fax: 902.496.8100
Email: admission.status@smu.ca
Forward your completed application form, fee, and supporting documents (e.g. transcripts, score reports) to the following address (via fax or regular mail):
All submitted documents become the property of Saint Mary’s University and will not be returned. Your
application must be complete to be processed and a decision made. Possession of minimum requirements
does not guarantee admission.
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