Pre-Social Work

Last Update February 7, 2024
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About This Program

St. Peter’s College offers the opportunity for students to take their first year of University of Regina studies, including Social Work! You can complete your Pre-Social Work year at St. Peter’s College with a combination of taking U of S transferrable classes, and by taking distance U of R Social Work classes!

All applicants are considered for admission to the Pre-Social Work Year. Pre-Social Work is a 1-year, 30 credit hour program that must be completed in order for students to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Program. Students who will complete the Pre-Social Work program requirements by April 30th of the application year may apply for conditional admission to the BSW in January.

See the University of Regina’s Faculty of Social Work website for more information. 

First Year Classes

Tuition Estimates

 Canadian International 
Books$1,000 – $1,500$1,000 – $1,500
Total$8,815 – $9,315$25,987 – $26,487

Tuition will vary depending on the type and number of classes you take in a year. This estimate reflects a typical amount you could expect to pay in your first year if you enroll in a full course load, the maximum number of courses allowed.

Fees are used to fund specific student benefits.
The cost of books and supplies varies widely depending on the courses you choose. It is recommended that you budget between $1,000-$2,000 per year. 


Admission Requirements and Deadlines


St. Peter’s College Deadline:

Students already accepted into their program at the University of Saskatchewan may begin classes at St. Peter’s College anytime before the deadline for registration changes (mid-September and mid-January)

University of Saskatchewan Deadline:

The full list of deadlines for each college at the University of Saskatchewan can be found at the programs specific requirements and deadlines page on their website.

Required High School Classes

    • English Language Arts A30 & B30
    • One approved math or science
    • One approved 30-level language, social science, or fine arts
    • One additional approved 30-level course

The high school classes that are required for admission purposes are not always the same as classes you will need to complete the degree program you choose. For example, if you want to minor in chemistry, you will need high school chemistry to take your first-year university classes.

Required Grade Average

Applications are considered up until the deadline. Admission is offered on an ongoing basis until all seats are filled. Applicants who do not meet the admission average but otherwise qualify for admission may be placed on a waitlist.

At the discretion of the college, applicants who had been placed on a waitlist may be offered admission based on their place in the waitlist (determined by admission average).

Minimum admission average: 70%

Learn how we calculate your admission average. If you do not meet the minimum admission average, you may be considered for the Transition Program or for special (mature) admission.

English Proficiency

If your first language in not English, you may have to prove proficiency in English before admission. It is expected that applicants interested in this program are fluent in English.

Ready to apply?

Students must apply and be accepted to the University of Saskatchewan and St. Peter's College. The University of Saskatchewan requires a non-refundable application fee of $90 CDN before your application will be processed. St. Peter's College will process your application at no charge.

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