Future Students

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This page features our online application process. To learn more about our programs, faculties and schools visit our Academics section. To learn more about attending Saint Mary's, visit our Future Students section.

Online Admission Application Centre

Undergraduate and Graduate Applications
Start a new Online Application
Return to Your Online Application
Start here if you are a new user to our online application process.

Undergraduate Level Applicants: Start here If you are a returning user and wish to complete your application.

Graduate Level Applicants: Start here if you are a returning user and wish to complete your application or check on the status of your existing application.

For information about applying to Saint Mary's University Graduate Programs please visit the prospective student section of Faculty of Graduate Studies. 

Graduate Application for Visiting, Upgrading, and Reactivation students can be found here.

 Application Details 

Undergraduate Graduate
Application Fee:  $40 (CAD) credit card only Application Fee: $110 (CAD) credit card only

Paper version of the application: ‌ Application for Admission

Paper version of the application: N/A

If you're paying by credit card for a paper application, please attach this additional form, Application fee by credit card

Application processing time: 2-3 weeks Application processing time: Varies by program
Program start dates: September, January, May, or July Program start dates: September, January, or May

Supporting documents sent to Systems and Records Office via mail:

Saint Mary's University

923 Robie Street

Halifax, NS  B3H 3C3

Supporting Documents sent to Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Additional Information Additional Information
Email: recruitment@smu.ca Email: fgsr@smu.ca
Phone: 902-420-5415 Phone: 902-420-5089

 NOTE: If you do not have a credit card available now, simply save your application and come back to it later. It’s easy to log back in to make changes before sending it to us.

  • Interested in living on campus? All accepted students will be sent instructions on how to apply for one of our three student residences. For questions, please email residence.life@smu.ca.

  • Have questions? Need some assistance? Forgot to include important information on your application? Feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to offer some help! Contact us.