From high school to university

Deciding which university is right for you can be a tough choice. But don’t worry – you’re not alone. We’re here to help you discover what life with us looks like. Begin by exploring our campus and community, navigating the university process and diving into student life.

Undergraduate admission requirements

If you are looking to apply to Mount Saint Vincent University as a high school student, the general admission requirements if you’ve graduated from a Canadian high school are:

  • Grade 12 English (with a grade of 65% or higher in this course)
  • Four additional Grade 12 academic courses
  • An overall average of 70% or higher and
  • No individual grade below 60%

If you have an average of 65% to 69%, you can still considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Make sure you contact our recruitment team for more information.

Make sure you submit your high school transcripts to the university with your application. Nova Scotia students are able to submit their transcripts using the Nova Scotia Scotia High School Electronic Transcript Request Consent Form.

Provincial and territorial application information:

Each province uses their own code for high school courses. You should visit our provincial admission requirements for specific information about high school course requirements in your province.

University Calendar

If you have any particular questions about how the admission process works, you can get a detailed explanation of the undergraduate admission requirements and process in the Official University Undergraduate Calendar Admission Guidelines.