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Applying for Undergraduate Studies

Your next steps

You may complete your application online or mail a paper application to the Registrar’s Office. Whichever option you choose, be sure to send in all supporting documents and supplemental forms.

All written communication pertaining to your application and admission to Dalhousie, including official acceptance letters, will be delivered through e-mail from admissions@dal.ca. Please make sure that the @dal.ca domain is set up as a safe sender in your email so that these important communications are delivered to you and are not diverted to Spam or Junk folders.

International applicant?  Visit: Applying as an international student


Checklist: Before you apply

  1. Check the undergraduate application deadlines. Your application and all supporting documents / supplemental forms should be received by this date.
  2. Check the admission requirements for your chosen program.
  3. Check the additional documents listed on the application form (e.g. official transcripts, letters, etc.) that you’ll need to provide to the Registrar’s Office.
  4. Check whether you need to send in any supplemental forms and documents.

Paper application form

Official transcripts

All transcripts should be sent to Dalhousie either directly from the institution or you can send them to us if they are in the original sealed envelope.

Application fee

  • Dalhousie's undergraduate application fee is $70.
  • If you are applying online, the application fee will be requested.

How to pay

You can pay your application fee online, by phone, fax, mail or at the Registrar's Office. We accept: 

  • Visa, Mastercard or American Express
  • Cheque (payable to Dalhousie University) On the back of the cheque print the applicant's full name.
  • Money Order (payable to Dalhousie University)
  • Bank Draft (payable to Dalhousie University)
  • Cash (at the Registrar's Office. Please do not send cash in the mail)

If you have questions about admission requirements, or completing your application, please call us at (902) 494-2450 to set up an appointment with an Admission Advisor.