Program start Applications open
Winter 2017 (January - April) June 1, 2016
Spring 2017 (May - August) Oct. 19, 2016
Fall 2017 (September - December) Oct. 19, 2016
Winter 2018 (January - April) June 7, 2017

Admission requirements and selection criteria

Each full-time program has specific academic requirements you must meet to qualify for admission. Some programs also require submission of additional selection criteria in the form of a resumé, essay, portfolio, mechanical aptitude test, career investigation, interview, etc.

Check the Admission and Selection page for an overview of requirements.

Select an admission type from the drop-down box above for information specific to you or visit How to Apply for a step-by-step guide to the admission process.

English proficiency

All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada. For information about meeting this mandatory requirement please see English Proficiency.

After you apply

You will receive an email and/or letter from Student Services approximately two weeks after you submit your application. It will include your SAIT student ID number and instructions to monitor your application status through your mySAIT account. 

Logging onto

Username: Your nine-digit SAIT student ID number
Password (by default): Your six-digit date of birth in the format of ddmmyy

  • Log in and click on the myApplication tab 
  • Select Check the status of your processed application 
  • Select Complete or display application 
  • Click on your program listed under Processed application

Final transcript deadline

You must submit your final transcripts to SAIT by the applicable deadline. If your final transcripts are not received by the deadline, your offer of admission will be cancelled.

Term  Final transcript deadline
Fall 2016 Aug. 1, 2016
Winter 2017 Dec. 1, 2016
Spring 2017 April 1, 2017
Fall 2017 Aug. 1, 2017

Tuition payment deadline

You must get your financing in place and pay your tuition fee by the applicable deadline. If your tuition fee payment is not received by the deadline, your offer of admission will be cancelled.

Program start date* Tuition payment deadline
Sept. 6, 2016 Aug. 9, 2016
Jan. 9, 2017 Dec. 12, 2016
May 8, 2017 April 10, 2017

*Program start dates not listed above have a tuition payment deadline of four weeks before the start of classes.


Review our Admission Information section or contact Student Services/Office of the Registrar. If you have questions about the selection process for a specific program, contact the academic school/department that offers the program.