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Application Fee

There is a non-refundable application fee required when you apply. This fee must be received by the University before we can start assessing your application.

  • Domestic (Canadian)          $100
  • International                     $120
  • Continuance (domestic)      $50
  • Continuance (international) $120

The application fee can be paid online with a credit card after you submit an application, through the Application Portal.  Or applicants in Canada can pay later with a cheque or money order, payable to The University of Winnipeg, and mailed to:

The University of Winnipeg
Admissions Office
515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3B 2E9


Application Deadlines

We encourage students to apply at least 3 to 4 months before their desired Start Term. You may start in Fall (September), Winter (January) or Spring (May).

Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents and Refugees:  The suggested deadlines to apply for the Faculties of Arts, Business and Economics, Kinesiology, and Science are:

  • Fall (September)        July 2
  • Winter (January)        November 1
  • Spring (May)             March 1

NOTE: March 1 is the deadline for some Applied/Joint Programs, as well as all high school applicants studying Canadian curriculum abroad (both international and Canadian students).

Faculty of Education Deadlines:

High School and Mature applicants – March 1 (recommended). The final deadline is June 1 (subject to space availability).

For these other types of Education applicants, please click on the link to find the deadline, as well as information on how to apply, required documents, and selection process:

For more information, please visit the Faculty of Education website. 


International applicants: We recommend applying as early as possible to allow enough processing time for admission and visa or study permit applications.  Deadlines are:

  • Fall (September)     May 1
  • Winter (January)     September 15
  • Spring (May)          February 1

ALL APPLICANTS:  Late applications may be accepted, but we cannot guarantee that your file will be processed by the start of classes for the Term you want. Don't worry if you miss a deadline though, because if you don't start classes in Fall (September), you can start in Winter (January) or Spring (May). Official Letters of Acceptance and Offers of Admission are issued for 2 start terms.

Supporting Documents

DOMESTIC applicants

Transcripts:  We accept only official transcripts issued by the high school, university or college you attended.   You need to request your transcript(s) from the institution(s) and then mail them in yourself, or ask the institution to mail them directly to our Admissions Office.  See addresses below. We do not accept photocopies.

Current Manitoba high school students:  IF you apply before June 1, we will request the final grades from your high school on your behalf.  You do not have to make a request to your school. 

Other documents:  Name change documents, proof of citizenship, landing card, and diplomas can be scanned and uploaded to the Application Portal, or submitted via mail (see address below).


Transcripts:  We accept only official transcripts issued by the high school, university or college you attended.  You need to request your transcript(s) from the institution(s) and have the transcripts emailed directly from the institution to our Admissions Office from an official institution email:  intladmissions@uwinnipeg.ca.

Alternatively, if your school is unable to email your transcript, it could be mailed to the Admissions Office (see address below).

- Scans may be accepted for secondary school transcripts that can be verified online.  In these instances, they can be uploaded in the Application Portal.  For inquiries regarding this, email intladmissions@uwinnipeg.ca
- For those students currently in high school, high school interim grades can be emailed directly from your high school to intladmissions@uwinnipeg.ca

Other documents:  Name change documents, scans of passports and study permits, etc. can be uploaded to the Application Portal

If you have been out of school for more than 6 months, a complete Educational History/Gap will be required:  Educational History/Gap form

ADMISSIONS OFFICE location/addresses: 

Drop-off location (for all applicants) –
Admissions Reception
2nd floor, Rice Centre (enter via 489 Portage and come up the stairs in the lobby)
Open M-F, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Mailing address (for all applicants) -
The University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3B 2E9
Attention:  Admissions Office

Email (please use the appropriate address) –
Domestic Admissions (Canadian, Permanent Resident & Refugee) admissions@uwinnipeg.ca
International Admissions intladmissions@uwinnipeg.ca

Fax (for all applicants):  204.779.3443

Things To Know Before Applying

Have you read through all the information and are now ready to apply? Great! The online application is very easy to follow and will not take you long to complete. 

Before you begin, make sure that:

  • you meet admission requirements
  • you have all of the required high school pre-requisite courses for the major you wish to pursue.
  • you have chosen a faculty and a major, and when you want to start: Fall (September), Winter (January), or Spring (May).

If you are a high school student in Manitoba, have this information ready:

  • your Manitoba Education and Training (MET) number.  Your high school will have this. 
  • a list of the Grade 12 courses and grades you have completed or are currently taking. You will need this to self-report your grades.

When you are ready, click on the "Apply Now" button to begin!

Note: In all cases, students should apply for admissions using the online application. If you do not have access to the Internet or cannot access the online application for some reason, please contact us to request a paper application:

Domestic Admissions (Canadian, Permanent Resident & Refugee) admissions@uwinnipeg.ca

International Admissions intladmissions@uwinnipeg.ca

Please note:  As of November 15, 2022, our policy on Letters of Acceptance has changed for international students.  Please see the following link:  International Student-Deposits, Payments & Refunds

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Please contact us at 204.779.8946 or email:

Domestic Admissions (Canadian, Permanent Resident & Refugee) admissions@uwinnipeg.ca

International Admissions intladmissions@uwinnipeg.ca


UPDATE ON SERVICES:  Admissions and Recruitment Office staff are available for in-person, virtual and phone meetings. Please see Contact Us.