University of Victoria Dual Admission and Guaranteed Admission

Please note: Dual Admission is for High School Students & Guaranteed Admission is for current College students.

College of the Rockies and University of Victoria offer UVic degrees in Arts and Science:

  • Current high school students can apply simultaneously to become a College of the Rockies and University of Victoria student.
  • Current College of the Rockies students can receive guaranteed admission to select programs at University of Victoria
  • Spend your first 2 years studying at College of the Rockies enjoying smaller class sizes & lower tuition
  • Transfer directly into the third year of your program at University of Victoria
  • Take advantage of co-op program opportunities
  • Receive financial awards and scholarships upon transfer

Dual Admission for High School Students

If you are a high school student our dual admission agreement with University of Victoria (UVic) will allow you to be simultaneously admitted to and enrolled at both College of the Rockies and UVic for completion of a Bachelor degree in most UVic Arts and Science programs. You must meet admission requirements for both institutions to be eligible.

Deadline to apply: February 28

College of the RockiesUniversity of Victoria
Fine Arts Art History and Visual Studies
Pre-Education Bachelor of Education (Elementary Teacher Education)
University Arts Humanities
University Science Science
Engineering Social Sciences

Admission Requirements:

  • You must meet admission requirements for both College of the Rockies and UVic
  • Have a minimum UVic GPA of 2.0 or College of the Rockies GPA of 3.0 (calculated on the most recent 24 credits)

Notes:

  • Students entering the Bachelor of Education (Elementary Teacher Education) partnership program begin their UVic studies after completing 30 credits (10 courses) at College of the Rockies with a minimum UVic GPA of 3.0 or College of the Rockies GPA of 4.0 (calculated on the most recent 24 credits).
     
  • Dual admission program opportunities are available to both Canadian and international students currently attending high school within Canada in their graduating year. International students are responsible for confirming they are in compliance with their study or work visa.

Guaranteed Admission for Current Students

Qualified College of the Rockies students are able to access guaranteed admission and course transfers to University of Victoria to complete a Bachelor degree for eligible programs of study.

College of the RockiesUniversity of Victoria
Fine Arts Art History and Visual Studies
University Arts Humanities
University Science Science
  Social Sciences

Admission Requirements:

  • Complete at least 24 credits (8 courses) of College of the Rockies university transfer courses.
  • Have a minimum UVic GPA of 2.0 or College of the Rockies GPA of 3.0 (calculated on the most recent 24 credits)

Notes:

  • Students are responsible for making application to UVic and ensuring that their courses transfer to their intended program of study at the university.
  • Guaranteed admission is available to both Canadian and international students. International students are responsible for confirming they are in compliance with their study or work visa.

Next Steps:

To apply for Guaranteed Admission complete a UVIC admission request and submit your College of the Rockies transcripts to UVic Undergraduate Admissions

 If you are a high school student you can apply for the UVic dual admission by:

  • Completing the Dual Admissions application & paying a $30 application fee (application deadline is Feb 28). You also need to complete the UVic Self Reporting Form
  • Submitting your high school or interim transcripts to College of the Rockies

You can email your application to admissions@cotr.bc.ca or drop it off at the Enrolment Services desk in the main foyer at the Cranbrook campus. Once you have submitted your completed application form you will receive notification of your application status from College of the Rockies (usually within 2 weeks).
Current Student Application

If you are a current student at College of the Rockies, have completed 8 courses and meet GPA requirements you can apply for Guaranteed Admission to University of Victoria:

Apply for Guaranteed Admission to University of Victoria

Download Application for Dual Admission - University of Victoria (UVic)


Questions?

If you have any questions regarding Dual Admission contact us or set up a time to speak with an Education Advisor.