Visiting, Transfer, and Full Degree Students
Visiting students from other post-secondary institutions may apply for non-degree studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science using a letter of permission. Visiting students are currently restricted to online courses offered through Continuing and Distance Studies and to courses being offered at the Bader International Study Centre.
Students may apply directly to these programs as visiting students.
The Faculty of Arts and Science has limited capacity to accommodate transfer students from other accredited post-secondary institutions and from other Faculties and Schools at Queen's. Consequently, the admission process is highly competitive and preference is given to those applicants with the strongest qualifications.
Due to enrollment pressure on campus, not all Arts and Science departments, programs and Plans are able to accommodate upper-year transfer students.
The Faculty of Arts and Science website provides more information for students looking to transfer.
Find out more about applying as an international student.
More than 1,300 international students make Queen's their home-away-from-home; that's about 7% of Queen's full-time student population.
If you are thinking of coming to Queen’s in your first year, find out more about applying as an international student.
School of English
Established in 1942, Queen's School of English (QSoE) is part of the Faculty of Education at Queen's University.
The School of English offers a number of programs focus on developing English language proficiency across the four language skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. Courses are not-for-credit at Queen’s, but may be transferable to your home institution.