Queen's University

Applying as an International Student

More than 1,300 international students make Queen's their home-away-from-home; that's about 7% of Queen's full-time student population.

For Undergraduate Studies[Welcome Centre]

Academic Requirements:

English Language Comprehension: Test of Facility in English

How to Apply:  First Year  |  Upper Year

Apply: Go to the OUAC website and look for the "OUAC 105" category, which handles out-of-province and out-of country applicants. The Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) processes all undergraduate and professional applications to the province’s universities.

For Graduate Studies

There are more than 500 international graduate students studying at Queen's.

Each new doctoral international graduate student without full external government funding, and who is admitted to full-time study at Queen's, is eligible to receive an International Tuition Award through the School of Graduate Studies.

Visit the School of Graduate Studies website for information on:[Grad Studies logo]

Apply: How to Apply  |  Graduate Admission Online Service


  1. Search the Exchange Partner Institutions database to see if your home university has an exchange agreement in your area of study with Queen's University .
  2. Contact the appropriate Faculty Exchange Coordinator for more information.

Please visit our Think Global section for more information on exchanges...

Bader International Study Centre (BISC)

Study at Herstmonceux Castle in England!

[Bader International Study Centre]

First year and upper year studies:

You can apply to the BISC through the study-abroad program at your home institution, or as an international student at Queen's.

The BISC has study-abroad agreements with institutions throughout North America and around the world. Students are also encouraged to apply from non-partner institutions.

Admission Requirements  |  Application Procedures

Global Law program: Application Procedure

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ESL Programs, Queen's School of English

Learn English full time. There are several programs to choose from.

Admission Requirements  |  Visa Information  |   Apply

Queen's-Blyth Worldwide

[Queen's-Blyth logo]Queen's University and Blyth Education have come together in a unique partnership, combining the academic excellence of Queen's University and the experiential learning expertise of Blyth Education to create an enriching educational experience that allows students to study in various locations around the world.

Courses are taught in 3-week sessions in May and June and are accredited by Queen’s University. Students applying from other universities should consult the relevant office in their home university to ensure that they meet all requirements for their academic program. 

Academic Information  |  Apply