Apply Online

This page features our online application process. To learn more about our programs, faculties and schools visit our Academic Programs page. To learn more about attending Saint Mary's, visit Future Students.

Online Admission Application Centre


Undergraduate and Graduate Applications
Start a new Online Application Return to Your Online Application
Start a new Online Application if you are a new user of our online application process.

Undergraduate and Graduate Level Applicants: Start here if you are a returning user and wish to complete your application or check on the status of your existing application.

For information about applying to Saint Mary's University Graduate Programs please visit the prospective student section of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. 

Graduate Application for Visiting, Upgrading and Reactivation students can be found here.

 Application Details

Undergraduate Graduate
Application Fee:  $40 (CAD) credit card only

Application Fee: $110 (CAD) credit card only; 

Visiting/upgrading $40 (CAD)

Application processing time: 2-3 weeks Application processing time: Varies by program
Program start dates: September, January, May, or July Program start dates: September, January, or May; Depending upon Program

Supporting documents sent to the Admissions Office. 

Via mail:
Saint Mary's University
923 Robie Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 3C3


Fax: 902.496.8100

Upload directly to the application portal: Send official documents to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.
Additional Information Additional Information
Email: Email:
Phone: 902-420-5415 Phone: 902-420-5089

Deferring Your Application (Undergraduate Students Only)

If you need to change the semester to which you have applied, please complete the Deferral Request through your online application portal.

Changing Your Application Program (Undergraduate Students Only)

If you wish to change the program for which you are being considered for admission, please complete the Change of Program Request and return the completed form to the Admissions Office:

Application Status Updates

Please note that the official means of communication between the Admissions Office and undergraduate applicants is by email. To ensure that you receive our messages, please save as a safe sender.

For information on your application status, please log into your online application portal to check for updates to required information and decisions. Email notifications of these items will also be sent. If you have any questions or are having difficulty accessing your online account, please contact the Admissions Office at

Interested in living on campus? All accepted students will be sent instructions on how to apply for one of our three student residences. For questions, please email

Have questions? Need some assistance? Forgot to include important information on your application? Feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to offer some help!