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Applying to Undergraduate Studies

Select your applicant type and find important information about applying to undergraduate studies at Carleton University! Learn about admission requirements, how to apply, application and document deadlines, applying for residence, keeping track of your application, what to do once you have been admitted, and more! Note: all applicant type pages are printable.

Additional Applicant Types

Enriched Support Program

For students whose high school grades do not reflect their academic potential or for those who are apprehensive about returning to school after an absence, the Enriched Support Program (ESP) offers an opportunity for students to prove their academic ability in a supported university environment.

Aboriginal Enriched Support Program

The Aboriginal Enriched Support Program (AESP) is an Aboriginal stream of the ESP, offering alternative admission opportunities as well as academic and social support for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in their first year of university studies.

Applying to Special Studies

If you wish to register in degree-credit courses without having been formally admitted to a degree program at the University you may do so as a Special Student. Applications can be submitted through the Registrar’s Office website.

Applying to Graduate Studies

If you wish to follow a program of study leading to a graduate degree (master’s or PhD program), please consult the Graduate Admissions website.