Admissions Requirements

Admissions Requirements

UPDATED ADMISSIONS STANDARDS: Please note that Booth University College has changed its admissions standards effective 27 November 2015.

Manitoba Students:
Manitoba applicants must have graduated from high school with five full credits (courses) at the Grade 12 level with a final overall average of 65 percent or higher. All five must be at the S (Specialized), 41G (General) or U (Dual Credit-University) level. English must be included in the five courses.

Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Arts – Psychology degree program  applicants should include Math 40S (or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher in the five full credits at the grade 12 level.  Applicants who have not completed Math 40S (or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher will be required to complete MAT 100 Applied Finite Math with a grade of C or better in their first semester at Booth University College.

Canadian Students from Outside of Manitoba:
All out-of-province applicants must have high school credits that are equivalent to Manitoba levels. Please do not hesitate to contact Admissions if you need assistance.

Transfer Students
Students who have completed course work at an approved post-secondary institution may enter Booth University College as transfer students. An entering CGPA of 2.0 or higher is required. An entering CGPA of 2.5 or higher is required for transfer students to the Bachelor of Social Work degree program or the Social Work After-Degree program.

Social Work After-Degree Program
Booth University College offers a concentrated two year after-degree Bachelor of Social Work degree program for individuals who possess a suitable undergraduate degree as preparation for social work. Students require admission to both the University College and the Social Work program. An entering CGPA of 2.5 or better is required. Interested applicants can refer to the section entitled, Social Work – After Degree Bachelor of Social Work (2 year) in the Academic Calendar for additional information.

International Applicants
International applicants are expected to have educational standing that is equivalent to Booth University College’s entrance requirements.

An international transfer applicant’s institution must appear on the International Association of Universities approved list: www.whed.net/home.php . An entering CGPA of 2.0 or higher is required. An entering CGPA of 2.5 or higher is required for international transfer applicants to the Bachelor of Social Work degree program or the Social Work After-Degree program.

To apply for a Canadian study permit on or after June 1, 2014, you will need a letter of acceptance from a designated learning institution. You need to include the Designated Learning Institution number (DLI #), which is the number that begins with the letter “O”, on your application form. Booth University College’s DLI # is O19147992362.

Please do not hesitate to contact Booth University College’s Admissions team if you need assistance.

English Proficiency

English is the language of instruction and communication at Booth University College in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Accordingly, an applicant whose primary language is not English, or whose previous education has been evaluated in another language, must demonstrate a command of English sufficient to meet the demands of classroom instruction, written assignments and participation in tutorials and discussions.

APPLICANTS WHOSE PRIMARY LANGUAGE IS ENGLISH:

Canadian citizens, permanent residents and others whose primary language is English are deemed to be proficient in English by virtue of having lived and been educated in a country where English is a common or primary language.  An invigilated written exam, or other tests, may be required for mature student applicants.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY TEST SCORE REQUIREMENTS

A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or equivalent official test results must be met:

TOEFL Test:

Internet-based TOEFL TEST (IBT)
Students must achieve a minimum of 79 on the TOEFL iBT test . Official TOEFL test results must be forwarded to Booth University College.

Equivalent Tests:

International English language testing system (IELTS) TEST
Students must achieve a minimum of 6.5 on the paper-based International English Language Testing System (IELTS).  Official IELTS test results must be forwarded to Booth University College.

Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Test
Students must achieve a minimum of 60 overall and 60 on each subject in the Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) assessment.  Official CAEL test results must be forwarded to Booth University College.

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR REQUIRE MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT OUR ADMISSIONS TEAM.

Student Services
All Booth University College students are required to comply with the provisions of the Student Life Handbook. By signing the Application for Admission the applicant acknowledges that they have read the Student Life Handbook and will comply with its principles and policies while enrolled as a student at Booth University College.

Student Services assists with confidential academic accommodation and support plans for students who identify themselves as having a learning disability.  If this applies to you, please check YES on your Application for Admission to self-identify.  For more information, please review the Policy for Students with Disabilities section in Booth University College’s Academic Calendar.

If you require additional information, please contact Student Services.

ADMISSIONS CATEGORIES / ADDITIONAL APPLICANT TYPES

For information on our Admissions Categories, please visit the Additional Applicant Types page.