University of King’s College Admissions Average
UKings Admissions Average
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C.Students from Canadian High Schools
For general admission to most programs students require grade 12 level university preparatory English and four additional university- preparatory courses. Special attention will be paid to grades in English and to Mathematics (where required for the programme). Final grades in Mathematics (where required for the programme) and English must be at least 65%. Students are expected to have an overall minimum average of 70%. Final grades in individual university preparatory courses other than English and Mathematics (where required for the programme) must be at least 60%.
Any special, pilot or experimental course must have been previously approved by King’s/Dalhousie if it is to be used as one of the credits needed for admission.
D.Students from Quebec
Students attending high schools offering Grade 12 must meet the distribution and average requirements outlined for students from the Atlantic Provinces, or first year CEGEP with minimum 70% overall average, with no individual academic subject below 65%.
E.Students from a Community College, College of Applied Arts and Technology (CAAT) or a
Applicants who have completed studies in a College of Applied Arts and Technology (CAAT) or a CEGEP programme, may qualify for transfer credits. Applications are considered on an individual basis.
F.Acceptable High School Courses for Admission
•Biology, chemistry, French, geography (or global geography), German, history (or global history), Latin, mathematics, phys- ics, calculus, comparative religion, computer related studies, economics, environmental studies, Gaelic, geology, journalism, law, music, political science, sociology, Spanish, theatre, drama and other courses provincially coded as academic or advanced.
PLEASE NOTE: Fulfillment of admission requirements does not necessarily provide the prerequisite background for all first year courses. Please consult the course description section of this calendar.
G.Students from Outside Canada
American High School Curriculum:
Students studying in an American-based curriculum (in the United States, or abroad), are required to present a Grade 12 high school average of “C” or better. In addition, students must present a minimum SAT score of 1650 or an ACT score of 23 or better.
British Curriculum (GCE and GCSE):
Students studying in a British-patterned curriculum (GCE) are required to present the General Certificate of Education with at least five subjects. These must include at least two Advanced Level courses (A-levels), or four AS-level courses, with grades of at least “C”. Exceptional candidates may be admitted on O-level results.
Advanced Placement (AP), Baccalauréat (French Baccalauréat), Advanced Level and International Baccalaureate (IB):
Advanced Placement (AP), Baccalauréat (French Baccalaureat) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses are accepted towards meeting admission requirements. Please refer to the General Admission Requirements section of the Calendar for specific admissions requirements. Courses may be eligible for transfer credits. Please refer to section L.
Admission Requirements by Country:
For most countries, we consider the same academic preparation that is required for university entrance in that country – that is, successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent. View the Admission Requirements by Country Chart at www.dal.ca/admissions.international_students/admissions/ requirements-by-country.html for more information