Undergraduate Admission, Queen's University, Canada

Conditional Offers of Admission

Queen’s University is actively monitoring reports on the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. As many regions around the world continue to be affected by COVID-19, we understand that you may be worried about your offer of admission. We know that you have many questions about how we will deal with your offer conditions, how to prepare yourself for the rigours of university academics, as well as, what to expect this fall. Over the coming weeks, we will continue to be available to answer your questions and we will continue to reach out with specific information on how Queen’s can help you prepare for the start of your undergraduate career.

Schools and exam boards have begun to adjust their curriculums, evaluation and assessment methods. We want to assure you that we will accept these adjusted assessment methods in order to meet our conditions. If your school or exam provider cancels final exams or adjusts its usual grading practices, we will use the results reported by your school or exam provider in order to meet our conditions. As we receive information from our school and exam partners around the world, we will update this website to reflect any changes to your conditions of admission. Please check this space for updates on final offer conditions for students whose school year or exams have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This page will continue to be updated as the situation evolves. We will provide information as to when each section was most recently updated. Additional curriculums will be added; check back regularly, and email us with any questions at admission@queensu.ca​

Offer Conditions for Canadian Provinces and Territories

Ontario

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in six 4U/4M courses (five for Engineering) including the program prerequisites. 
  • You must achieve your Ontario Secondary School Diploma by August 1.
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. 
  • If you applied on the OUAC 101 application, your final grades must be submitted to the Ontario Universities' Application Centre by August 1.
    • It is important that you check the accuracy of your information on your OUAC account.  Please ensure that the courses, final grades and confirmation that you have achieved the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) are correct.  The OSSD status and your final course results are displayed in the “Current High School Information and Grades" section of your OUAC 101 account.
  • If you applied on the OUAC 105 application, your official transcript must be received by the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office by August 1.

Last updated June 25, 2020

Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavut

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in five academic courses at the 30-level including the program prerequisites.
  • You must achieve your Alberta High School Diploma by August 1.

  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. 

  • Your final transcript, submitted by the Alberta Ministry of Education directly to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by August 1.
    • As an Alberta student, you must order your transcript (including proof of graduation) from Alberta Education. To ensure we receive your final transcript by the deadline of August 1, 2020, please visit myPass as soon as possible to review the ordering information. As well, please choose to have your final transcript electronically transmitted to Queen’s when ordering your transcript from Alberta Education.

Last updated June 25, 2020

British Columbia, Yukon

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in four academic courses at the Grade 12 level including the program prerequisites. 
  • You must achieve your British Columbia Certificate of Graduation ("Dogwood Diploma") by August 1.
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. 
  • Your final transcript, submitted by the B.C. Ministry of Education directly to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office by August 1, must be received by August 1. 
    • The Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC), in cooperation with the BC Ministry of Education, is able to electronically collect your academic data and transfer it to Queen’s.  Having your grades submitted to us electronically is the best way to ensure we have your final transcript by the August 1, 2020 deadline.  For this to happen, you must authorize the Ministry to release your academic data to OUAC and you must provide your BC PEN on your OUAC application. The OUAC sent an email in May detailing the actions you are required to take to ensure we receive your final documents. To ensure we have your final transcript by the deadline please complete the following steps:

Last updated June 25, 2020

Saskatchewan

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in five academic courses (four for Engineering) at the 30-level including the program prerequisites. Final grades based on in-progress results at the time of COVID-19 related school closures are acceptable. (Note: English 30A and 30B (or Français 30) are required. Queen's uses the higher of the two grades in calculating the admission average.
  • You must achieve your Saskatchewan High School Diploma by August 1.
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. Final grades based on in-progress results at the time of COVID-19 related school closures are acceptable.
  • Your final transcript, submitted by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education directly to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by August 1. 

Last updated June 25, 2020

Manitoba

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in five academic courses (four for Engineering) at the 40-level including the program prerequisites. 
  • You must achieve your Manitoba High School Diploma by August 1.
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. 
  • Your final transcript, submitted directly by your school to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by August 1. If your school is unable to submit your final transcript due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an unofficial transcript will be accepted.

Last updated June 25, 2020

Newfoundland

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in six two-credit academic courses (four for Engineering) at the Grade 12 level including the program prerequisites. 
  • You must achieve your Newfoundland High School Diploma by August 1.
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. 
  • Your final transcript, submitted directly by your school to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by August 1. If your school is unable to submit your final transcript due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an unofficial transcript will be accepted.

Last updated June 25, 2020

Prince Edward Island

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in five academic courses (four for Engineering) at the Grade 12 level including the program prerequisites. 
  • You must achieve your Prince Edward Island High School Diploma by August 1.
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. 
  • Your final transcript, submitted directly by your school to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by August 1. If your school is unable to submit your final transcript due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an unofficial transcript will be accepted.

Last updated June 25, 2020

New Brunswick

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in five academic courses at the Grade 12 level including the program prerequisites. If final grades for Semester Two courses are unavailable, midterm grades will be accepted as final grades. If neither final grades nor midterm grades are available for Semester Two courses, Grade 11 final grades in equivalent subjects will be considered.
    • We recognize that New Brunswick students will receive a notation of either Credit (CR) or Enroled (ENR) for Semester Two courses.  Students must receive Credit (CR) for all prerequisite courses related to their offer of admission.  Students who receive a notation of Enroled (ENR) in a prerequisite course will be granted an opportunity to upgrade over the summer.  Please contact Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment to discuss your upgrading plan with an Admission Coordinator, or if you have any questions or concerns about meeting your offer conditions.
  • You must achieve your New Brunswick High School Diploma by August 1.
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. 
  • Your final transcript, submitted directly by your school to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by August 1. If your school is unable to submit your final transcript due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an unofficial transcript will be accepted.

Last updated June 25, 2020

Nova Scotia

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in five academic courses (four for Engineering) at the Grade 12 level including the program prerequisites. 
  • You must achieve your Nova Scotia High School Diploma by August 1.
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. 
  • Your final transcript, submitted directly by your school to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by August 1. If your school is unable to submit your final transcript due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an unofficial transcript will be accepted.

Last updated June 25, 2020

 

Quebec - CÉGEP

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. 
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. 
  • Your final transcript must be received by the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office by August 1. Your results will be sent automatically via the OUAC if your Quebec CÉGEP code is present on your application. If not, your final transcript must be submitted by your CÉGEP directly to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office. If your final results cannot be submitted by OUAC or by your CÉGEP as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, an unofficial transcript will be accepted.

Last updated June 25, 2020

Quebec - Pre-University Grade 12 Programs

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. 
  • You must achieve your High School Diploma by August 1.
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. 
  • Your final transcript, submitted directly by your school to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by August 1. If your school is unable to submit your final transcript due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an unofficial transcript will be accepted.

Last updated June 25, 2020

Offer Conditions for International Education Systems

International Baccalaureate

  • You must achieve the minimum final grade total indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. The cancellation of the May 2020 IBDP examinations will not preclude you from satisfying your offer conditions. Final results issued by the IBO based on adjusted assessment methods will be accepted.
  • You must satisfy the revised International Baccalaureate Diploma Program requirements by August 1, including successful completion of 6 subjects, with a minimum of 3 subjects at the Higher Level, and no mark below 4 in any subject.
  • You must achieve any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission, and they must be achieved by August 1. Final results issued by the IBO based on adjusted assessment methods will be accepted.
  • Your final results must be received by the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office by August 1. Through the IBO website, please ensure you have given authorization for your results to be released to Queen's University (Canada). If the IBO is unable to submit your results electronically due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a mailed transcript or an unofficial transcript will be accepted.

Last updated March 27, 2020

American AP Curriculum

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in four academic courses at the Grade 12/Senior level including the program prerequisites. If final grades are unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic, current grades will be accepted as final grades.
  • You must achieve your High School Diploma by August 1.
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirement's indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. If final grades are unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic, current grades will be accepted as final grades.
  • Your final transcript, submitted directly by your school to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by August 1. If your school is unable to submit your final transcript due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an unofficial transcript will be accepted.

Last updated March 27, 2020

China

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in four academic subjects at the Grade 12/Senior III level including the program prerequisites. If final grades are unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic, current grades will be accepted as final grades.
  • You must achieve your High School Diploma graduation requirements by August 1.
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirement's indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. If final grades are unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic, current grades will be accepted as final grades.
  • Your final transcript, submitted directly by your school to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by August 1. If your school is unable to submit your final transcript due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an unofficial transcript will be accepted.
  • You must apply to the China Credentials Verification (CCV) (http://www.chsi.com.cn/en/pvr/index.jsp) to have your official Huikao report sent to us by August 1. We can also access your results on CCV if you provide us with your ID and Report Numbers.

Last updated March 27, 2020

GCE

  • You must complete three Advanced Level courses, including the prerequisite subjects for your program, by September 1. The cancellation of the May and June Advanced Level examinations will not preclude you from satisfying your offer conditions. Final results issued by your exam board(s) based on adjusted assessment methods will be accepted.
  • You must achieve the minimum grades indicated in your offer of admission by September 1. Final results issued by your exam board(s) based on adjusted assessment methods will be accepted.
  • Your final Advanced Level results, submitted by your exam board directly to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by September 1. If your exam board(s) is(are) unable to submit your results due to the COVID-19 pandemic, unofficial results will be accepted.

Last updated March 27, 2020

India

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by September 1. Should exam boards cancel the Class 12 final examinations due to the COVID-19 pandemic this will not preclude you from satisfying your offer conditions. Final results issued by your school or board based on adjusted assessment methods will be accepted.
  • You must achieve your High School Diploma graduation requirements by September 1.
  • You must achieve any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by September 1. Should exam boards cancel the Class 12 final examinations due to the COVID-19 pandemic this will not preclude you from satisfying your offer conditions. Final results issued by your school or board based on adjusted assessment methods will be accepted.
  • Your Class 12 exam results must be received by the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office by September 1. Please ensure you have provided Queen's University with your Roll Number, School Number and Centre Number so that your results can be downloaded from your exam board. If exam boards cancel Class 12 examinations, final results issued by your school based on adjusted assessment methods will be accepted.

Last updated March 27, 2020

Vietnam

You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by September 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in four academic courses at the Grade 12 level including the program prerequisites. If final grades are unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic, current grades will be accepted as final grades.

You must achieve your High School Diploma graduation requirements by September 1.

Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by September 1. If final grades are unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic, current grades will be accepted as final grades.

Your final transcript, submitted directly by your school to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by September 1. If your school is unable to submit your final transcript due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an unofficial transcript will be accepted.

International School Systems

  • You must achieve the minimum final average indicated in your offer of admission by August 1. Your average will be calculated using final grades in four academic courses at the Grade 12 level including the program prerequisites. If final grades are unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic, current grades will be accepted as final grades.
  • You must achieve your High School Diploma graduation requirements by August 1.
  • Any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. If final grades are unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic, current grades will be accepted as final grades.
  • Your final transcript, submitted directly by your school to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office, must be received by August 1. If your school is unable to submit your final transcript due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an unofficial transcript will be accepted.

Last updated March 27, 2020

French Baccalaureate

  • You must complete the Baccalaureat du Second Degré program requirements, including all program prerequisites by August 1. Should final examinations be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it will not preclude you from satisfying your offer conditions. Final results based on adjusted assessment methods will be accepted.
  • You must achieve any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. Should final examinations be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, final results based on adjusted assessment methods will be accepted.
  • You must achieve any course-specific minimum grade requirements indicated in your offer of admission must be achieved by August 1. Should final examinations be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, final results based on adjusted assessment methods will be accepted.

Last updated March 27, 2020