University/College Application Deadlines

IMPORTANT BC Post Secondary APPLICATION DEADLINES: January – March 2022

1st Year University Admission for current HS students applying for September

UBC: Admission deadline for all programs is January 15th, 2022.

  • Literacy Assessment: BC high school students graduating in June 2022 who receive a UBC offer of admission will be required to demonstrate a “Proficient” level of performance on the Grade 12 Literacy Assessment to maintain their offer of admission. This requirement must be completed by June 30, and final results are due by the end of July. Applicants who do not achieve a “Proficient” on the assessment will have their offer of admission reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

SFU: High school applicants can apply from October 1, 2021 – January 31, 2022. All high school courses to be used in the admission evaluation process (whether completed online or in-person) must be completed by June 30, 2022.

UVIC: Application deadline for all programs [except Nursing] is now January 31, 2021

UNBC: Early Entrance Awards Application deadline is January 15, 2022. Direct-entry program application deadlines range from February 1, 2022 to March 31, 2022.

CAPILANO: Refer to for information on program deadlines

QUEST: Recommended application deadline is February 15, 2021. Quest will continue to process applications on a rolling basis after this date until the class is full.

Emily Carr University of Art + Design: Admission deadline is January 15 to all programs. Given the circumstances of COVID-19, we will do everything we can to ensure applicants are evaluated fairly and flexibly. In regard to Quarter System, please ensure applicants send their grade 11 transcripts which we will use to evaluate academic eligibility.

Nursing Program Admission

UVIC/CAMOSUN: Students applying to UVIC Nursing must apply through one of our partner colleges. The deadline for students applying to the Camosun College/UVic BSN program for September 2022 is December 15.

UNBC/CNC/CMTN: Students applying to UNBC’s Northern Collaborative Baccalaureate Nursing Program (NCBNP) apply through our partner colleges (CNC in Prince George and Quesnel, CMTN in Terrace). The application deadline for the NCBNP is March 31, 2022. All supporting documents are due by April 15.

THE NORTHERN BACCALAUREATE NURSING PROGRAM (NBNP). Students must have completed 60 credits of specific and general postsecondary coursework before applying directly to UNBC’s Peace River-Liard Campus through EPBC. The application deadline for the NBNP is January 15. Required documents can be submitted after this deadline, but an application will not be reviewed until all required documents are received.

COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIA/UNBC: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (years 1 and 2) application deadline is March 31, 2022 for the first round of competitive entry and the document deadline is April 30, 2022. Programs with available space often accept late applications. Practical Nurse program is now first qualified, first accepted.

OKANAGAN COLLEGE: deadline is January 15th, 2022 for September 2022 intake.

THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY: Application deadline for BSN – January 31, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY: Application deadline for BSN – January 31, 2021

COLLEGE OF THE ROCKIES: Deadline to apply to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is February 15th and all the academic requirements, including a CASPer Assessment, must be submitted by February 28th.

COAST MOUNTAIN COLLEGE: Applications must be received by March 31 and all supporting documents by April 15. [Due to the quarter system change we anticipate some changes to this.

NORTH ISLAND COLLEGE: deadline to apply is December 16th, 2021. Quick reference admissions guide:

KWANTLEN: Health Foundations will no longer be offered. Students can now apply to an open intake KPU program to complete their admissions requirements for nursing or psychiatric nursing, and then apply to the BSN or BPN program. Admission selection will be based on the highest admission GPA of the required courses in combination with the CASPer score.

TRINITY WESTERN: BSN application deadline with CASPer Assessment – Feb 28/2022

SELKIRK COLLEGE: Application deadline December 17, 2021, and all supporting documents must be received by January 14, 2022.

LANGARA: Current HS students are not eligible for BSN admission; application deadline for BSN for those eligible [requires 5 specific 1st Year courses] is January 31.

UBC-OKANAGAN: BSN application deadline is Jan 15th.

UBC-VANCOUVER: BSN is not a direct entry program – Deadline is Jan 15th.

UFV: The deadlines for Nursing – January 31st for Fall 2022 & August 1st for Winter 2023

Engineering Transfer Programs

Thompson Rivers University [TRU]

  • Engineering Transfer (Year 1 & 2) application deadline is April 30th, 2021
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering application deadline is April 30th,2021

University of the Fraser Valley [UFV]

  • Engineering Transfer & and all other selective admission programs is January 31, 2021

Kwantlen Polytechnic University [KPU]

  • 1st Year Engineering at KPU is a two-semester program designed for direct transfer to second year engineering at UBC, UVic, or SFU. The application deadline is March 1st.

College of New Caledonia

  • Application deadline is March 31, 2022 for Engineering (Applied Science) and Civil Engineering Technology.

Coast Mountain College

  • Engineer Transfer – 1-Year Certificate does not have a firm application deadline


CAPILANO UNIVERSITY: Online courses are treated like any other course. For early registration, interim grades needed in late May, final grades for final admission review needed early August.

EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY OF ART + DESIGN: Interim marks – Jan 15th. Final marks – Aug 15th

KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY: Gets final ministry transcripts by the end of July; then allows approx. 2 weeks in which to submit supplemental transcripts, so this would be mid- August.

SFU: All high school courses to be used in the admission evaluation process (whether completed online or in-person) must be completed by June 30, 2022.

Thompson Rivers University: For online courses, will accept a letter from the institution stating that the course is currently in progress (preferably with an interim grade if possible). For non- competitive programs (BA, BSc, BBA, BCS, BFA) only require transcript once course is complete.

UBC: Deadlines for distributed learning courses

  • Distributed learning courses are online or distance learning courses offered by a distributed learning provider.
  • Coursework that is being delivered remotely for COVID-19 safety reasons by your high school are not considered distributed learning or distance learning.
  • If you have already graduated from a Canadian high school before applying to UBC, you’ll find your deadlines for grade submission on our submit your documents page.
  • If you’re taking distributed learning courses to meet your degree requirements, they must be complete by June 30.
  • For details on how to submit grades for all of your coursework, including distributed learning courses, visit our submit your documents page.

UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY: We need to know about any online courses ASAP, but we need to know the final grades before the first day of class.

UVIC: Students applying for September 2021 must complete online courses by May 31, 2021.

COLLEGE OF THE ROCKIES: Final Gr. 12 marks [in-class or online] – final official transcripts must be submitted by the end of July for all programs other than nursing.

LANGARA COLLEGE: For high school grades, we will be doing the TRAX download in mid-May.

NORTHERN LIGHTS COLLEGE: Typically, we ask Grade 12 students to submit their final grades to us two weeks before their program starts. There are some exceptions for dual credit.

OKANAGAN COLLEGE: For all programs [except Nursing] that start in September, all secondary school courses must be completed by June 30 and grades received by late July/early August.

UNBC: Grade 11 courses used as admission requirements must be complete before the program’s application deadline (Engineering, Health Sciences, Nursing). Online Grade 12 courses must be self-declared on the application and then completed, with official transcripts submitted to UNBC before August 15.

TRINITY WESTERN: Final course marks must normally be received by August 1, 2022. Courses required for admission that are not completed by this date must be approved by TWU and final marks must be submitted by the first day of classes.