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Advanced Placement Admission Requirements

For all programs, Queen's requires Grade 12 graduation with a minimum GPA of B- on four academic courses from an accredited high school. If prerequisite courses are AP, they are acceptable from any year. Otherwise, prerequisite courses should be completed in the Junior or Senior year.

SAT1 Results may be required, regardless of citizenship (with a minimum score of 1200, with no less than 580 Critical Reading and 520 Mathematics.  Writing scores will be used only for statistical purposes.) The highest section scores from multiple tests will be considered as part of the final admissions decision. To be considered for all available enrollment-related opportunities, candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their scores each time they take the SAT. A minimum ACT score of 26 is also acceptable. A school profile is required.  (College Board code 0949.  ACT Code 5236).

NOTE: These are the General Admission requirements for all programs. See chart below for individual program prerequisite courses.

Transfer Credits

The Advanced Placement program and courses are considered excellent preparation for university courses. Queen's will recognize and utilize Advanced Placement courses as prerequisite courses for admission. Students who have completed AP courses may be eligible to receive credits toward their degree.

AP Transfer Credits



Program-Specific Requirements

Program [Application Code]

Prerequisite Courses Required

Arts [QA]

First-Year Studies in England [QIA]

Concurrent Education/Arts [QB]

Concurrent Education/Arts (at the BISC) [QIB]

QBridge Arts [QXA]

Grade 12 English (two terms)

Science [QS]

Concurrent Education/Science [QF]

First-Year Studies in England [QIS]

QBridge Science [QXS]

Grade 12 English (two terms), four full-year courses in each of Mathematics and Science. One, preferably two, full-year courses in two of Biology, Chemistry, or Physics; should be completed in the Junior or Senior year.
Computing [QD] Grade 12 English (two terms), four full-year courses in Mathematics. Calculus is recommended.

Fine Art [QT]

Concurrent Education/Fine Art [QTT]

Grade 12 English (two terms).  Portfolio examination.

Music [QM]

Concurrent Education/Music [QMM]

Grade 12 English (two terms). Personal audition, interview and aural discrimination test.
Physical and Health Education [QPH] Grade 12 English (two terms). One, preferably two, full-year courses in Biology.  Biology should be completed in Junior or Senior year.
Kinesiology [QK] Grade 12 English (two terms), four full-year courses in each of Mathematics and Science. Biology and one of Chemistry or Physics; should be completed in the Junior or Senior year.
Commerce [QC]

Grade 12 English (two terms), four full-year courses in Mathematics. AP Calculus is recommended. Minimum English and and Mathematics grades of 80% or equivalent.

Engineering [QE]

Electrical and Computer Engineering Stream [QEC]

QBridge Engineering [QXE]

Grade 12 English (two terms), four full-year courses in Mathematics. One, preferably two, full-year courses in each of Chemistry and Physics. Chemistry and Physics should be completed in Junior or Senior year.  Minimum English final grade of 70% or equivalent.

Nursing Science [QN]

Grade 12 English (two terms), four full-year courses in Mathematics. One, preferably two, full-year courses in each of Biology and Chemistry. Biology and Chemistry should be completed in Junior or Senior year.  Minimum English final grade of 75% or equivalent.