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Are you a student in Côte d'Ivoire interested in attending university in Canada? Check the admissions requirements and the minimum diploma required to study at Université Laval.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate programs

To be admitted to an undergraduate program at Université Laval, you must hold a pre-university diploma attesting to 13 years of education.

If you do not meet these requirements, you may be required to complete qualifying courses at Université Laval before starting your program. The qualifying courses are available for unlimited enrolment programs only.

Graduate programs

To be admitted to a graduate program, you must hold the minimum diploma required and meet the admission requirements for your particular degree program.

Minimum required diploma to be admitted to UL

Degree you wish to obtain Minimum required ivorian diploma Years of study
Undergraduate programs
Baccalauréat or diplôme de Bachelier de l'enseignement du second degré 13
Graduate programs
Advanced graduate diploma (DESS)
Licence or 3-years program 17-19
Doctorate (PhD) Maîtrise, diplôme, DEA, DESS or doctoral professionnel(if the total years of education corresponds to at least 18 years) 18-21
Medical studies Doctor of medicine degree and a residency program Confirmation of doctor of medicine degree with Collège des médecins du Québec (CMQ)

Program-specific admission requirements

Some programs have specific admission criteria. Above-average results, a minimum level of French proficiency*, and preselection of a graduate research supervisor are among the possible requirements. View the official program descriptions* to confirm your eligibility.

Limited enrolment* and limited space programs* also have specific admission requirements to consider.

*available in French only

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