What are the Admission Requirements?

Faculty of Engineering and Design: Grade 12 Math, English, Chemistry, Physics and one other academic subject; an overall average of 70% minimum.

Faculty of Business and Entrepreneurship: Grade 12 Math, English and any 2 subjects chosen from Social Studies, Languages or Sciences, and one other academic course; an overall average of 70% minimum.

Faculty of Science and Innovation: Grade 12 Math, English, 2 Sciences and one other academic course; an overall average of 70% minimum.

Please note: For students who may be missing a subject required for admission into a specific faculty, or for those requiring a transition program to university from high school, the UPEI Cairo Campus is prepared to provide a pathway which will allow students to attend either a foundation course (s) or admission into a Gateway Program.


 Thanaweya A’ama

    • Transcript of grades 10, 11 and 12


General Certificate of Education (GCE/ IGCSE)

    • Engineering and Science: 5 ‘O’ level in the appropriate subjects and 1 AS level in Math (minimum grade of B).
    • Business: 5 ‘O’ levels in the appropriate subjects with a minimum grade of B in Math


International Baccalaureate (IB)

    • An IB diploma with 3 courses at the higher level (HL) and 3 courses at the standard level (SL): no grades below a ‘4’ (IB)
    • IB Minimum Score: 24.


American High School Diploma

    • Presentation of completed high school diploma from a recognized academic grade 12
    • At least 4 different subjects at matriculation level must be presented within the diploma
    • Only 1 course may be used for admission purposes from the grade 11 level.
    • SAT and ACT scores are not required for admission but may be used for admission reference 


Canadian High School Diploma

    • Successful completion of Grade 12 examinations in a University Preparatory Program
    • Overall average of at least 70% (75% for Quebec Secondary V students) 


French Baccalaureate

    • Certificate of grade 10,11,12
    • Minimum GPA 11 is required for admission 


Advanced Placement (AP)

    • A maximum of three transfer credits will be awarded on a case by case basis for AP exams successfully completed with a minimum grade of 4.
    • Applicants should provide detailed course description and official test results for transfer credit assessment.