105 – Saint Paul University

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Last updated: September 19, 2017

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Saint Paul University

Located in the heart of the nation’s capital, Saint Paul University (est. 1848) is the founding college of the University of Ottawa. Saint Paul is a bilingual institution with a population of approximately 900 students and offers undergraduate and graduate study programs. SPU is known for its small class sizes, residence, personalized service, diverse student population and international vision, solid reputation, rich history and Catholic intellectual tradition.

Find information about our programs and the application process.

Applicants who have previously studied at Saint Paul University must use the Saint Paul University online application form.

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Semester Entry Points

  • September for all programs.
  • January for all programs (contact Admissions or visit our website after September 30).

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Language of Instruction

If you wish to apply to programs where the language of instruction is French, you must refer to the French section of the 105 application package and use the appropriate program codes.

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Supplementary Administrative Fee

All applicants (except those who are currently attending final year of a Canadian high school or a CEGEP program in the province of Quebec) are required to pay, directly to the OUAC, a $70 non‑refundable administrative fee.

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University Transfers

Applications for transfer are accepted by all undergraduate programs. The minimum admission average is 70%. You must submit official transcripts for the last 2 years of high school and for all postsecondary institutions attended. Advanced standing may be granted for completed course work pertinent to your program of studies.

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College Transfers

Are you currently enrolled in a college or CEGEP? Discover our transfer agreements allowing applicants to receive up to 60 equivalency credits.

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Mature Applicants

  1. If you do not meet the normal requirements you may be admitted as regular degree students provided you:
  2. are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
  3. have not been engaged in full‑time studies for a minimum period of 2 consecutive years;
  4. are considered, by the Admissions Committee, to hold promise of academic success (part‑time studies or relevant experience); and
  5. meet the specific prerequisites of the program requested.

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Language Requirements

Test Applicable Faculties Required Overall Score Required Score in Written English Section
TOEFL
Overall Score
Internet-based: 86
Computer-based: 237
Paper-based: 580

Written English Section
Internet-based: 24
Computer-based: 4.5
Paper-based: 4.5

University of Ottawa CanTEST

All Faculties Averaged listening and reading: 4.5; Written: 4
IELTS Total Score: 6.5; Written: 6.5
EPT (MELAB) Total Score: 90; Written: 85
CAEL Total Score: 70; Written: 60
PTE Total Score: 60; Written: 60

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Additional Information

Before applying, it is strongly recommended that you contact your local Canadian Embassy or High Commission for details about student visa application procedures and the length of time required to process a Visa application.

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Further Information

Saint Paul University
Admissions
Guigues Hall Room 154
223 Main Street
Ottawa ON  K1S 1C4

Telephone: 613‑236‑1393
Toll‑free: 1‑800‑637‑6859
Fax: 613‑782‑3014
Email: info@ustpaul.caadmission@ustpaul.ca

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