How To Get Into University of Lethbridge

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The University of Lethbridge is a university that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school is made up of a total of 4 faculties and 3 schools which are: 

  • Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • The Dhillon School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Liberal Education

A cool fact to bring up about the University of Lethbridge is that they are the only university in Alberta that offers co-op education to all their majors in the Arts and Science faculty in both the undergraduate and graduate level! 

Admission in this school has various eligibility requirements and different pathways you need to go through in order to apply to the school. 

Undergraduate Programs

If you are thinking about pursuing your undergraduate degree at the University of Lethbridge, there are 6 general, main steps that you need to go through when applying for any undergraduate program at the University of Lethbridge: 

1. Pick a program (or more) 

There are over 150 programs that University of Lethbridge has so be sure to pick more than one program that you’re interested in when you’re applying

2. Review the program’s admission requirements

Some programs may have additional things you need to submit with your application so make sure to check out those specifics of the program you’re interested in when you’re applying as well as know the important dates and deadlines for applying! 

3. Apply to uLethbridge

Start applying! Remember as well that there are application fees that go with your application submission so make sure to check the website to find out what the application fees are for the domestic and international student applications. 

4. Send your marks

If you are a student in Alberta already and you apply online to ApplyAlberta, your final grades get automatically sent to the university so you need not worry! Now, if you studied outside of Alberta, you need to send in any necessary transcripts and supporting documents to the Admissions Registrar’s office at uLeth. 

5. Apply for awards

University of Lethbridge offers a ton of scholarship awards, grants and bursaries to its students with deadlines ranging from December 15 to March 15 so make sure to check what awards you are eligible for and apply for them! 

6. Apply for residence (if you want to) 

If you are interested in living on campus, make sure to apply for residence as soon as you can. Often times, the first-year residences are in very high demand and so you should make sure to send in a residence application as soon as possible. If you want to live off campus, the University of Lethbridge also has their own website that students can access to view off-campus housing. 

You would first need to create an account with ApplyAlberta to apply to any of University of Lethbridge’s undergraduate programs. Lots of students and advisors also advise that if you are applying to uLeth, you should think about applying to more than one program. It’s always great to have other options when applying especially if you don’t immediately get first acceptance into the program you originally wanted. 

There are  different admission routes to go through to get into any of the undergraduate programs that University of Lethbridge offers: 

  • High School 
  • AP and IB
  • Transfer Student
  • Mature Student
  • Indigenous Student Success Cohort
  • International / ELP

From the admission routes above, you should pick what applies best to you and then see the full details of admission guidelines for what suits you the best when you apply.

Graduate Programs

There are over 75+ graduate programs at the University of Lethbridge. In order to apply for a graduate program admission at uLeth, you need an account with CollegeNET’s Apply Web. 

Admission to a graduate program are very program-specific so you need to be familiar with the admission requirements and application procedure of the program you are interested in. You need to be aware of the application fees that are standard when applying to any graduate program anywhere as well as any other fees that may be associated with applying to a graduate program at the University of Lethbridge. 

Often times when you apply for a graduate program, there are some common supporting documents that you are required to submit with your application such as: 

  1. Transcripts
  2. Letters of Reference
  3. CV
  4. Letter of Intent
  5. English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements 

Of course, not all programs may require all of those supporting documents thus, you must always check what your specific program would need and apply accordingly.

Published on September 7, 2021

About Denise King

Denise is currently a student studying Economics and Philosophy. Denise is passionate in her studies as well as loves to read during her spare time or discover a new video game. Denise hopes to pursue a career path related to her degree and also have it be a fun career that’ll stimulate her creative side.