General Admission

Western’s admission requirements are divided into different student categories:

  • High school
  • Transfer
  • Mature

Read more about Western’s admission requirements.

If you have any questions about admission to Western, email the Manager of Indigenous Admissions and Enrollment.

Indigenous Admissions Access Category

Western is committed to increasing access to postsecondary education for Indigenous students. The purpose of the Indigenous Admissions Access Category is to encourage Indigenous individuals to apply to Western for their undergraduate degrees and provide them with extended academic, personal and cultural support for their transition and success.

Indigenous Admissions pathways are also available for the:

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Transition Programs

The Indigenous Student Transition Program offers academic, cultural and personal supports to Indigenous undergraduate students.

The supports include:

  • Academic advising
  • Cultural programming
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Orientation workshops
  • Tutoring

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Mature Students

If you have not attended a high school or college full time for at least 4 years, you might be considered a mature student.

View Western’s mature student policy.

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