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Undergraduate Requirements

Now accepting applications for Fall 2021, and Winter 2022.

Please note: applications for the Fall 2021 Bachelor of Education program have now closed. 


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Admission Requirements

Review our admissions requirements to find out if you meet basic requirements for all Ambrose undergraduate programs.

The following programs that have additional requirements:

See additional program requirements

Required Documents

Seminary Requirements

High School Students

Because high school curriculum differs province to province and country to country, the requirements for your prerequisite courses and academic average depend on where you studied. If you’re currently in high school or if you’ve graduated from high school but completed fewer than 15 credits at a post-secondary institution, select your region to find the admissions requirements that apply to you.


United States



International Baccalaureate:

Courses will be evaluated on an individual basis, and you may receive transfer credit or advanced standing for Higher Level IB courses with a grade of 4, 5, 6, or 7.

Advanced Placement:

Courses will be evaluated on an individual basis and you may receive transfer credit or advanced standing for AP courses with a grade of 3, 4 or 5.

Homeschool Students

If you were homeschooled in Canada or the United States, you’ll need to meet some different requirements. You’ll also need to submit additional materials with your application.

Homeschool Student Requirements

Transfer Students

Find out what requirements you need to meet in order to transfer to Ambrose from another post-secondary institution.

Transfer Student Requirements

Mature Students

If you’ll be 21 years old or older by September 30 (for Fall semester applicants) or January 31 (for Winter semester applicants) and you don’t meet our general admission requirements, you might be able to qualify for admission based on Mature Student status. Please note that this status applies to citizens and permanent residents of Canada only.

Mature Student Requirements

Former Students

If you used to study at Ambrose but you’ve been absent for at least one year plus one semester, or if you were suspended from Ambrose and you want to resume your studies, you’ll need to apply again and meet certain requirements in order to be re-admitted.

Former Student Requirements

English Language Requirements

If English isn’t your primary language, you’ll need to demonstrate English proficiency through one of the following:

Test Bachelor of Education (After Degree) Minimum Score All Other Undergraduate Programs Minimum Score
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

100 (iBT) with a minimum sub-score of

  • 27 in Speaking
  • 25 in Writing
  • 24 in Listening
  • 24 in Reading

83 (Internet)

560 (paper)

International English Language Testing System Academic (IELTS Academic)

8.0 with no bands below 7.0

Duolingo N/A 110
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB)


Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)


Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)


Alberta High School English 30-1 (or equivalent)



Please note that the University might choose to waive this requirement if you attended an equivalent institution in North America or you can demonstrate your English proficiency by other means.

Official test scores must be sent directly to Ambrose University by the testing body. You must have taken the test no more than two years before you submitted your application to Ambrose.

Covid-19 and testing centres: during this time we understand that testing centres might be closed until further notice. While submitting these tests is still a requirement for admission to Ambrose, we recommend keeping updated via the following websites: (please note that ETS is offering a special at-home test option)

Mount Royal University LEAP Program

If you do not meet our English proficiency requirements, there is still a way for you to join us. We have partnered with Mount Royal University, where they offer a full-time English Language Program, known as LEAP. LEAP has an academic focus, including instruction on reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar, vocabulary and literature. Successful completion of LEAP will prepare students for further academic study at Ambrose University.

For more information and to apply, click here or email


Your Ambrose Enrolment Team

We are your main point of contact for admission inquiries, program information and for scheduling campus visits. We are passionate about connecting you with the Ambrose community, and are dedicated to your success as a student.

We are happy to help you with any questions you may have.

For all enrolment inquiries contact:

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