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Applying to The University of Winnipeg is easy! Now that you are ready to apply, there are a few things to think about before you submit your application. If you have not already done so, take a moment to review the academic programs and admission requirements. This will assist you with applying to the right programs and allow your application to be processed faster.



  • 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).

    The suggested deadline to apply for the Faculty of Education is:

    • Fall (September)        March 1

    NOTE:  The final deadline for Education is June 1.  For more information, please see Faculty of Education -Applying for Admission.

    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)     June 1
    • Winter (January)     October 1
    • Spring (May)          March 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 offers of admission are valid for up to three Start Terms.

  • 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 when you apply.  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

    Payment can also be made in-person at Student Central at 489 Portage Avenue.

  • 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, or drop them off in-person at the Admissions Office or Student Central.  See location/addresses below.

    NOTE:  We do NOT accept transcripts by email or fax.  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 submitted by mail, dropped off at the Admissions Office or Student Central, or scanned and emailed to Domestic Admissions.  See location/addresses below.

    INTERNATIONAL 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 have the transcripts mailed directly from the institution to our Admissions Office.  See mailing address below.

    - Scans may be accepted for secondary school transcripts that can be verified online.  For inquiries regarding this, email
    - For those students currently in high school, high school interim grades can be emailed directly from your high school to

    Other documents:  Name change documents, scans of passports and study permits, etc. can be submitted by email to the International Admissions address or dropped off at the Admissions Office or Student Central. See location/addresses below.

    ADMISSIONS OFFICE location/addresses: 

    Drop-off location (for all applicants) –
    Admissions Office
    Student Services Centre, 489 Portage Avenue
    Room 2Ri33 (2nd floor, Rice Centre)
    or at Student Central

    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)
    International Admissions

    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.

    To begin the online application form:

    1. Click on the "Application for Admission" button.
    2. Click on “Create an account” – located on the lower right-hand side, above “Reset Password.”
    3. Enter your personal email and create a new password.
    4. Then an email from the University will be sent to your personal email, asking you to confirm your account by clicking on the link provided.
    5. Log in and start the application by clicking “Add a Program.”


    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)

    International Admissions

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Please contact us at 204.779.8946 or email:

Domestic Admissions (Canadian, Permanent Resident & Refugee)

International Admissions