How to Apply | Undergraduate Admissions
Review your eligibility to apply
Start by reviewing our academic requirements and portfolio requirements.
Applicants who attended educational institutions where the primary language spoken was not English must demonstrate English Language Proficiency.
Apply online and submit your Portfolio
Apply online at EducationPlannerBC and submit your portfolio through SlideRoom.
Tip: Get feedback before you submit by registering for a portfolio review.
Submit your transcripts and supporting documents
In-progress transcripts and English Language Proficiency scores can be sent to us by email to ensure we receive them prior to the application deadline.
All final high school and post-secondary transcripts must be sent directly from your educational institution to Emily Carr University. Transcripts issued in languages other than English must be accompanied by verified English translations.
Key Dates + Deadlines
September 15 | Applications open for Spring and Fall intakes
EducationPlannerBC Application Service begins to accept online applications.
SlideRoom opens to accept online portfolio submissions.
October 15 | Applications close for Spring
All your application materials, including your portfolio and educational documents as well as proof of high school graduation, must be submitted by 11:59PM Pacific Standard Time.
November 15 | Admission decisions for Spring
Admission decisions for the Spring intake will be shared with applicants via email.
January 15 | Applications close for Fall
All your application materials, including your portfolio and educational documents, must be submitted by 11:59PM Pacific Standard Time.
April 15 | Admission decisions for Fall
Admission decisions for the Fall intake will be shared with applicants via email.
August 1 | Document deadline for Fall
All final and official educational documents for those attending in the Fall semester must be submitted by this date. If additional documents have been requested by admissions, follow the instructions in those requests regarding deadlines.
Notes on our Spring Intake
The Spring intake beginning in January is offered for select programs, including those in the dropdown menu below. Please also see the dropdown menu regarding Accelerated Visual Arts Foundation.