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Applying as an International Student

In the 2015-16 academic year, more than 2,230 international students made Queen's their home-away-from-home; that's more than 9.2% of Queen's full-time student population.

For Undergraduate Studies

Academic Requirements:

English Language Comprehension: Test of Facility in English

How to Apply:  First Year  |  Upper Year

Apply: Go to the OUAC website and look for the "OUAC 105" category, which handles out-of-province and out-of country applicants. The Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) processes all undergraduate and professional applications to the province’s universities.

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For Graduate Studies

In 2015-16, international graduate students accounted for 24% of the total graduate enrolment.

Each new doctoral international graduate student without full external government funding, and who is admitted to full-time study at Queen's, is eligible to receive an International Tuition Award through the School of Graduate Studies.

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Apply: How to Apply  |  Graduate Admission Online Service


  1. Search the Exchange Partner Institutions database to see if your home university has an exchange agreement in your area of study with Queen's University .
  2. Contact the appropriate Faculty Exchange Coordinator for more information.

Please visit our International section for more information on exchanges...

Bader International Study Centre (BISC)

Study at the BISC in England for both first year and upper year studies:

You can apply to the BISC through the study-abroad program at your home institution, or as an international student at Queen's. The BISC has study-abroad agreements with institutions throughout North America and around the world. Students are also encouraged to apply from non-partner institutions.

Admission Requirements  |  Application Procedures

Global Law program: Application Procedure

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Queen's School of English

Study at Queen's School of English (QSoE) to prepare for university or college, to learn English for work, or to experience Canadian culture.

QSoE offers a variety of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs and courses, including intensive academic English, summer or winter short-term programs and tailored options.

English language preparation as a pathway to the Queen's University undergraduate programs is available through the QBridge Pathway.

Admission Requirements  |  Visa Information  |   Apply