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Admission Requirements

Applicants to the BBA program will be considered if they meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Have successfully completed a minimum of 24 credit hours of university-level study (or equivalent) with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or equivalent OR
  • Have earned an undergraduate degree or a 2 or 3 year diploma from a post-secondary institution legally recognized by a Canadian province or by appropriate authorities in the institution’s home country AND
  • Have presented a letter to the admissions committee outlining how they see a BBA advancing their career.
  • Applicants whose previous education was completed in a language other than English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English sufficient for post-secondary study.
  • Applicants should note that once admitted, they will have to demonstrate competence in mathematics or take a non-credit course that will provide them with competence in mathematics.

For more information about credit transfers and admissions requirements see the Bachelor of Business Administration Academic Calendar or contact an admissions advisor by filling out this request for information form or by calling 1-866-838-6542 (1-506-454-1220 from outside North America).

English Language Proficiency

Applicants whose native language is not English must establish proficiency in English sufficient for post-secondary study. Such proficiency may be established in one of the following ways:

  • Completion of secondary education where English is the language of instruction.
  • Successful completion of at least 12 credit hours of previous postsecondary education where English is the language of instruction.
  • Successful completion with the equivalent of “B” standing of a post-secondary level English for Academic Purposes program accredited by Languages Canada
  • Confirmation of an official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 550 (written version) or 80 (Internet based version); or an IELTS (International English-Language Test System) overall bandwidth of at least 6.5; or a Canadian Academic English-Language Test (CAEL) score of 60 or higher; or a score equivalent to these scores on another test of English language proficiency recognized by and acceptable to the university.

Note: In all cases, the university reserves the right to require proof of language proficiency before permission will be granted to register in academic courses. Applicants from countries where English is the language of instruction, but is not the primary language of the general population, may be asked to demonstrate English-language proficiency.

Application Deadlines: See the most current Academic Schedule or Section 2 of the Yorkville University Academic Calendar.

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