How to Apply | Undergraduate Admissions

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Follow the checklist below to apply for admission to Emily Carr.

The following instructions are for Canadian high school and international high school students. Specific instructions are available for, transfer students,unclassified or visiting students,exchange students and students transferring from the Communications Design Essentials program.


    1. Apply

    Review our first year academic requirements. These requirements vary based on where you attended high school.

    Applications open Sept 15 - late applications will not be considered, so ensure you also review submission deadlines.

    As an undergraduate applicant you must apply online using the EducationPlannerBC Application Service.

    2. Submit Your Documents

    Physical transcripts must be sent by mail or courier, or dropped off in person to:

    Transcripts for Admission
    Emily Carr University of Art + Design
    520 East 1st Avenue
    Vancouver, BC
    V5T 0H2

    If you are requesting transcripts from within BC, you can order them online.

    If your first language is not English you must submit an English language proficiency test.

    3. Submit Your Portfolio

    All applicants to Emily Carr University must submit a portfolio online through SlideRoom.


    Keep in touch.

    Once your application is complete, watch your inbox for important information that we will share with you via email. We will notify you of selection process results by April 1.

    Information about paying your deposit and key dates will be shared in your acceptance package. Good luck!