Transfer Student Applications

Undergraduate students, transfer to Emily Carr University and bring your course credits with you.

If you are an academic, fine art, design, or media arts-based student with credits earned from another post-secondary institution, you may be able to transfer into a program at Emily Carr University.

We welcome university-level transfer applicants from a variety of post-secondary institutions in addition to our partners listed below. Second and third year undergraduate transfer applicants will be considered on a space-availability basis. It is important to plan ahead as some Emily Carr University majors seldom have space for transfer applicants.

If you are a Foundation Year applicant to Emily Carr University, and you possess previous studies, please submit those official transcripts with your Foundation application. Your official transcripts will be reviewed for transfer credit that will fit your desired major.

As a transfer student, you must:

Before you proceed through the application process, please use the information below to review the institutions with which we currently have transfer, partnership, and articulation agreement, and to understand the academic requirements for transferring students to Emily Carr University.

*If you are applying to transfer to the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Arts majors, you may qualify for exemption from the requirement for portfolio submission based on your GPA academic standing. Details are below.

Contact our Admissions Office by email to start the conversation about your candidacy.

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Review the following transfer types and details.

Emily Carr University's current transfer, partnership, and articulation agreements
Academic requirements for all transfer students including those from other provinces and countries
*BFA Visual Arts portfolio exemption for transfer applicants from British Columbia post-secondary institutions
Transfer applicants from Institutes of Technology or Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology
Transfer Credit Guidelines