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Higher education from abroad is a trend that has seen an increase in the number of takers when it comes to Indian students. Pursuing higher education from a globally renowned University is what that most of the study abroad aspirants look for. However, the lack of information on their part happens to be a hurdle in their path.

If you are eyeing on Canada as your study abroad destination, Algoma University (AU) is one popular higher education destination in the city of Ontario. The AU is ranked among the top 100 Universities of the world in global institution rankings.

The Algoma University offers around 30 UG programs in various disciplines to local and International students. It is one of the popular educational hubs in the city of Ontario. The University is renowned for its education in domains like science, law, social science, computers etc. Education in Canada has been a charmer for international students and the Algoma University attracts students from not only India and Indian subcontinent but from countries like USA, UK, and Mexico etc.

Candidates who are planning to take admission in any of the courses offered by Algoma University must note the information in regards to the requirements that are there to be fulfilled by the international students for getting admissions.

As per the official website of the Algoma University, the requirements for enrollment in the course is different for candidates from different countries. The fee structure is also different for domestic and international students’. In this article, we will look at the requirements in general for international candidates.

So, sit back relax and read till the end to get answers to all your queries in regards to admission in AU.

Fee structure

Before we go on to have a look at the admission requirements for International students for applying to the Algoma University let’s take a look at the fee structure for various disciplines. For your reference, we have tabled the fee structure for various disciplines below (as per the data available for 2018-19 sessions)


Annual Fee (approximate in INR)

Applied Science & Engineering

INR 8.9 Lacs to INR 11 Lacs

Architecture & Allied disciplines

INR 11 Lacs to INR 12.5 Lacs

Art & Science

INR 7.64 Lacs to INR 10 Lacs

Medical & related discipline

INR 10.5 Lacs to INR 14 Lacs

It is to be noted that the fee structure tabled above is a general overview of all the courses offered under a particular discipline. To get information about the fee structure of specific course candidates are advised to visit the official website of AU.  

Requirements for International Candidates

The requirement process for International students differs based on the native country of the students. We will now look at the eligibility criteria for admission to the courses offered by Algoma University for International students.

Candidate must be 10+2 or equivalent pass out as per the system of education in the native country or must comply with the standards of education required for admission to UG courses in Canada. He/she should not be having any backlogs or supplementary exam that are yet to be cleared at the time of making application cum admission to the University of Toronto.   

The minimum aggregate percentage required for admission into a particular course varies from course to course. However, a minimum of 65% aggregate is what that is applicable for all the courses. Candidate must have cleared the International English language test for non-native English speaker like ILETS, TOEFL before making an application for admission.

For admission in certain courses like engineering and medical candidates would be required to pass the entrance test by securing minimum qualifying marks (and all the other assessment process).

Related Requirements

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) with a minimum of 26 points

  • For consideration of candidates (Internationals) for scholarship, a score of 28 points or higher is required in IB.

  • The International candidates must have studied and passed 5-6 traditional courses in the final year of senior secondary (or equivalent) including mathematics as one of the subjects.

  • International candidates should apply for a study permit and entry visa as soon as they receive their admission letter from University.

  • If any of candidate’s (who are below 18 years) relative or a family member are a native citizen of Canada then they can act as Guardian.

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