Apply for Co-op

 Students who are interested in applying to the program must meet these minimum requirements:

  • You normally have completed at least 45 credit hours before applying. In addition, transfer students must be enrolled in full-time studies at Saint Mary’s.
  • Fall deadline (main intake for first work term in Summer) is in October. Spring deadline (smaller intake for first work term in winter) is in June, and Winter deadline (smaller intake for first work term in Fall) is in February.
  • Students in their third year of studies should contact the Co-op office for more information before applying to the Co-op program,
  • You have to declare a major once you are officially accepted into the co-op program 
  • Students in the Science Program must have at time of acceptance, and maintain a minimum 2.50 CGPA and a 3.0 GPA in their major courses.
  • Students in the Sobey School of Business Program must have a minimum 2.50 CGPA at time of acceptance, and have a minimum degree GPA of 2.70 to graduate (maintaining a minimum of CGPA of 2.50 throughout the program.)
  • Students in the Arts Program must have at time of acceptance a minimum 2.7 CGPA, and maintain a 2.7 CGPA throughout their studies.
  • Students are expected to complete 3 co-op work terms alternating with academic terms before graduation. Each work term is approximately 12 – 16 weeks in length.


May 16, 2022


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