Prince Edward Island high school students will be accepted for admission based on the following criteria. If you do not think you are eligible for admission, contact one of King's Admissions Officers and they will be happy to review your options with you.


  • Five academic Grade 12 courses with an overall average of 60%:
    • One course must be English 611 or 621.
    • Three courses must be Standard (see chart below for Standard courses).
    • The fifth course may be a Standard or Non-Standard course carrying normal weight (see list below for Non-Standard courses).
      • Cannot be Special Projects or Work Experience.
      • Two courses of lower course weight may be substituted for the fifth course.
  • Meet any Program-Specific Requirements.
  • English Proficiency.

Standard Courses

Language 621-level language
Algebra Math 621B (Pre-Calculus)
Other Math  Math 621A (Foundations of Math)
Calculus Math 611B
Social Studies Canadian History 621A,
Global Issues 621A,
PEI History 621B,
Introduction to Economics 621A
Science Biology 621,
Chemistry 611 or 621,
Physics 621
Fine Arts Music 621,
Dramatic Arts 621A,
Visual Arts 621A

Non-Standard Courses

A maximum of one non-standard course may be presented for admission:

  • (No courses listed)

Alternative Admission
An applicant who cannot present five acceptable courses, but can present a 70% average on four courses, may be admitted as an Unclassified Student to take an approved course for credit. A grade of C- or better in the course will allow the student to be considered for regular admission in the following term.

If you don’t think you are eligible for admission into King’s, don’t lose hope! Contact one of our Admissions Officers and they will be happy to review your options with you.