Mature students

Canadian Citizens or permanent residents/ landed immigrants who are 21 years of age or older (as of their first day of AUArts classes) may apply as a mature student applicant.

Mature applicants are expected to meet the equivalent of the Bachelor’s degree program admission requirements for English. A high school diploma is not required.  

English requirements must satisfy one of the following achievements: 

English Language Arts 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%; or English Language Arts 30-2 with a minimum grade of 65%; or Equivalent Courses as determined by the Admissions Office. If you are from outside of Alberta, please review our equivalent requirements.​

Mature applicants who do not meet the noted admission requirements are encouraged to consider the ArtStream Certificate program. 

Priority application deadline: February 1

General Application deadline: June 1 (while seats are available)