International Required Documents by Admission Category

1. High School Graduation – Regular Status

  • If you are currently in high school, send your application, application fee and interim transcript. A final high school transcript is required once you graduate from high school.
  • If you have graduated from high school, send an official final transcript showing graduation.
  • If you completed the G.E.D. (Grade 12 Equivalency) send the original transcript.

2. Transfer

Consult the online Transfer Guide for more information.

3. Previous Degree/College Diploma

If you have already obtained a university degree and are planning to pursue a second degree, send an official transcript showing conferral of degree from all post-secondary institutions attended. An interim transcript is acceptable if the program of study is close to completion.

If you have a college diploma, send an official transcript showing that you having completed or will be completing the program.

4. Visitor

Applicants who intend to transfer Brandon University credit elsewhere must obtain a Letter of Permission from the Registrar of their home institution to guarantee transfer credit for courses taken. The Letter of Permission must be submitted with the application for admission and should indicate either the date when the letter will expire or the list of approved courses to be taken.

5. Advanced Placement (AP)

Accepting transfer credit for Advanced Placement is voluntary. Students must apply for transfer credit by submitting an AP/IB Transfer Request Form to the Admissions Office by the first day of class.

Transfer credit for Advanced Placement is granted in specific subject areas, provided that a minimum score of 3 is achieved. The Faculty of Science requires a minimum grade of 4 for transfer.

Depending on the grades attained, students who have completed one or more Advanced Placement courses may also be eligible for scholarship funding in addition to any other entrance awards they may receive. Such students should provide the Scholarships and Awards Office with an official AP transcript.

The College Board number for Brandon University is 000905.

6. International Baccalaureate (IB)

Students with an International Baccalaureate Diploma with an overall score of 24 points are considered to have the equivalent of Manitoba High School Graduation for purposes of admission to Brandon University. The IB Diploma must contain at least three Higher Level courses, with the remaining courses being either the Higher Level or the Standard Level.

Students taking Grade 12 along with the IB Diploma or IB subjects will be considered for admission on the basis of their regular Grade 12 subject areas. A minimum score of 4 is required on each higher level IB course to be considered for possible transfer of credit.

Transfer credit is voluntary and students eligible to receive transfer credit must submit the AP/IB Transfer Request Form to the Admissions Office by the first day of class.

Depending on the grades attained, students who have completed one or more IB courses may also be eligible for scholarship funding in addition to any other entrance awards they may receive. Such students should provide the Scholarships and Awards Office with an official IB transcript.

The College Board number for Brandon University is 000905.

7. Graduate Students

Graduate programs are available in Education, Music, Psychiatric Nursing, and Rural Development. Observe the application deadlines.

Consult the current online Graduate Calendar for additional application fees and specific program requirements.

Graduate Admissions

1. Regular Status
Regular Status is assigned to students who have satisfied all requirements for admission as Graduate Diploma or Master’s degree candidates.

2. Graduate Admission, Conditional
Conditional status is assigned to a student who has applied for Graduate – Regular status but does not meet graduate admission requirements. A Conditional Graduate Student must complete the missing requirement and/or extra courses and/or attain a predetermined level of performance in order to achieve Regular Status.

3. Special Status
Special Status will be assigned to a student who meets graduate admission requirements but is not proceeding to a graduate degree or diploma at Brandon University. A Special Graduate Student may accumulate no more than 9 credit hours of Master’s level courses. Student, subsequently admitted to a Graduate program, may apply to the School or Faculty Graduate Committee to have courses completed as a Special Graduate Student applied to a graduate program of studies.