As one of the measures the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19, our staff are working remotely and we have temporarily closed in-person services. Application processing is otherwise continuing normally. If you have any questions about applying to USask or about the status of your application, please contact us by telephone during our regular business hours or by email anytime and we will reply as soon as we can.
1. Find a program
Learn the admission requirements and deadlines
Make sure you meet the admission requirements such as required grade 12 classes, minimum admission averages, and proficiency in English.
Apply early to take advantage of benefits like early admission and access to scholarships. Some scholarship applications are due before the application deadline.
2. Apply for admission
Completing the application
The online application takes about 30 minutes to complete. You may start an application, save it, and return to it any time before submitting.
You will need to have:
- Your educational history
- A Visa or MasterCard for online payment of application fee. For most programs, a minimum, non-refundable $90 CDN application fee is required to submit your application. Refer to your program page for specific fee information.
- Supplemental documents can be submitted after you apply (see below)
Ready to apply?
Create an account and fill out the online application for admission.
Some programs do not use the common application system. View programs with alternate applications listed below.
Programs using a different application system
To access the applications for the following programs, please follow the links provided:
- Veterinary Medicine
- Combined Kinesiology and Education (Education portion)
- Education - Sequential Music
- Indian Teacher Education Program
- Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program
- Certificate in Professional Communication
- The Technological Innovation Certificate
- Certificate programs – many of our non-degree certificate programs use a different application. Refer to your certificate program page for details.
Release of application information
If another person, such as a family member, school counsellor, or other representative will be contacting the university on the applicant’s behalf, the applicant must give permission for us to disclose information concerning the application. Applicants can provide this permission when filling out the application for admission or with an authorization form.
3. After you apply
After submitting your online application, you will be notified by email if you are required to provide any additional supplemental documents.
Changing your application
If you need to make changes to an application that you have already submitted, submit your request, along with your full name and date of birth to email@example.com
Check your status
If you applied using USask's common application system, you can log back into your profile to view the status of your application, required documents or the status of your sent documents.
Submit required documents
It is important to:
- check your application status to learn what documents we will need to consider you for admission. You will also be able to see when items you submit have been received.
- submit documents before the documents deadline which are listed with the application deadlines.
Commonly requested supplemental documents include:
Transcripts or report cards are used to calculate your admission average and to determine whether you have met or will meet prerequisite requirements for your program.
Request official transcripts to be sent directly to the University of Saskatchewan by the Ministry of Education:
- as soon as possible,
- after January exams 2020 and
- after June exams 2020.
International and out of province students
- After you have applied, upload a copy of your most up-to-date report card or transcript.
- When you graduate, arrange to have your final, official transcript of marks sent directly to the University of Saskatchewan via postal mail or courier by the appropriate authority, such as your school, school board or governmental organization.
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International Baccalaureate (IB) students
- After applying for admission, upload a statement of your anticipated/predicted IB scores.
- Upon completion of your IB examinations, arrange for your official IB transcript of grades to be sent directly to the University of Saskatchewan by the IB organization.
Advanced Placement (AP) students
- After completing AP examinations, arrange to have your transcript sent directly to the University of Saskatchewan (designated institutional code: 0980) by the College Board.
Students from Nigeria and Ghana - WAEC Results Submission Procedures
With your permission and required information, our office can access the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) website to confirm your results (from 1992). Scratch card outlets can be found at www.waecdirect.org/megadealers.htm. Please upload the following information on your application's supplemental items:
- Student Number (University of Saskatchewan - if known)
- 10-digit WAEC Examination Number (This is your 7-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number eg. 4123456789)
- Examination Year (month/year)
- Card Serial Number found on the reverse side of your Scratch card.
- 10-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your Scratch card
- Your permission to look at your file
- When required, upload a copy of your most recent transcript showing marks for all the classes you’ve completed and listing classes still in progress.
- Arrange to have final, official transcript(s) mailed or couriered directly to the University of Saskatchewan by the institution(s) you attended.
Non-direct entry programs that require previous post-secondary education for admission often have specific requirements regarding when and how to submit transcripts and other supporting documents. Please refer to your specific program page for details.
English language proficiency
You may be asked to show evidence that you are proficient in English to ensure you are prepared to study at USask. If you’ve taken a standardized test, you will need to arrange for your results to be sent directly to the University of Saskatchewan from the testing centre.
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Accept your offer
When a decision has been made regarding your application, you will be notified as soon as possible. If you receive an offer of admission, accept your offer in the application system to become a USask student.
Plan to start
If you haven’t already done so, you should apply for scholarships, apply for residence (if needed) and learn what you need to know when you are new to USask.