Application Deadlines

Outlook for the fall 2020 term

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 important dates for the academic year.

September 2020 entry

Mar. 1, 2020 For scholarship consideration (Canada and US high school applicants)
Apr. 1, 2020 For scholarship consideration (International students impacted by COVID-19 related disruptions)
Apr. 15, 2020 Scholarship decisions sent out
June 1, 2020 Deadline to accept your offer of admission by paying your admission deposit*
Scholarship offer acceptance deadline
June 15, 2020 First-year course registration opens*
Guaranteed residence application deadline
July 31, 2020 Deadline to provide proof of English language proficiency results
Aug. 15, 2020 Dalhousie students returning to the same program or visiting students

*Subject to change

Program specific deadlines

Feb. 15, 2020

Bachelor of Health Sciences  

Feb. 28, 2020

Bachelor of Science - Nursing
Diploma in Veterinary Technology

Mar. 1, 2020

Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies (Architecture)

Mar. 15, 2020

Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciences)   

June 15, 2020

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Post-Diploma only)  

July 1, 2020

Bachelor of Agriculture (International Food Business)   

January 2021 entry

For Bachelors of Arts, Science, Computer Science and Engineering

Sept. 15, 2020 International applicants
Oct. 15, 2020 Bachelor of Health Sciences (Post-Diploma only)
Nov. 15, 2020 Canadian and American applicants
Visiting students

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