Before you apply to a Concordia graduate program, you need to prepare.
Concordia’s School of Graduate Studies includes a wide range of specialties, interdisciplinary programs and outstanding research. Close to 6,000 graduate students conduct research and creative work in over 100 programs.
- Explore Concordia’s graduate programs
For a guided tour of research labs and facilities, or to make an appointment with a Graduate Program Director of a specific program, you should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadlines vary and depend upon the program. You must complete admission files by the deadline indicated. In most cases, however, international applicants must arrange for all required documentation to be in the appropriate office at least six months before the commencement of classes.
Many graduate programs require the completion of additional forms or the submission of additional materials. Please contact the appropriate person within the department housing your program in order to verify if there are any additional program-specific requirements.
Find your contact person by:
- Visiting the departmental website (see full list of department websites) or
- Using the program contact list from the School of Graduate Studies.
Quebec universities offer the lowest tuition fees in Canada and a high-calibre post-secondary education. Combined with a low cost of living in Montreal, studying at Concordia is good value, especially when compared to many other universities. The cost of tuition and other fees depends on what program you will be studying, whether you’re an international or domestic student, and some other factors.
To apply for admission you need to log in to Connect2Concordia.ca. This how-to guide will lead you through the online application process.
- You may save your application at any point, allowing you to partially complete the process (if necessary) and return to it later.
- Be sure to have a valid credit card ready (Visa, MasterCard or American Express) for the application fee and a valid email address for correspondence.
After you log into Connect2Concordia.ca, look for the Apply Now link to get started. This will connect you to the Concordia Online Application and will end your Connect2Concordia session.
Once you are in the Personal Application Center, click on "Start a New Application"
Provide the following information:
- Specify the level of study you are applying for. Choose Graduate.
- Specify the session and year you are apply for.
- Choose the category: North America or International
Provide your name, date of birth, first language, email address and other details. Please ensure that all information is accurate and coincides with all your official supporting documents. The email address you provide here will be the one we use to communicate with you throughout the admissions process.
In this section you also have the option of specifying if you wish to apply to one of Concordia’s specialized colleges, schools or institutes.
Application Fee: To finalize your application, you need to agree to our terms and conditions, and pay a non-refundable application fee by credit card – Visa, MasterCard or American Express.
If you do not have access to a valid credit card, you may request a PDF of the application form via your personal mailbox within Connect2.Concordia.ca. Please note that the PDF application takes longer to process.
Once you submit your online application, you will receive a confirmation email that prompts you to create a username and password for the MyConcordia Portal. This email will include a seven digit student ID number that you will use throughout your studies at Concordia.
If you did not receive a confirmation email, check your junk mail folder. If it’s not there either, call at 514-848-2424, extension 2668 and request that we mail you your student ID number. If you have any technical difficulties with your online application please contact the Instructional & Information Technology Services (IITS) Helpline.
You may check the status of your application or upload missing documents on the MyConcordia portal.
- Visit the MyConcordia portal
- Find the tab Application Center in the left-hand column. You can verify your status and see which documents the university has received.
Once you’ve received your letter of acceptance, you should visit out new student pages and prepare for your new career as a grad student!