Your journey starts here.

At Quest, we know you are more than the sum of your grades. What drives you? Where do you see inspiration and opportunity? Our application process is designed to address these and other questions that help us understand if Quest is the right fit for you.

We welcome applicants from around the world and from all schooling types to join our community. You’ll find all the information you need to apply on these pages, and additional details about policies, dates and processes on the Academic Calendar. You can also request more info.

Fall 2022 Application Deadlines

Early Action Deadline | December 1

Regular Application Deadline | February 15

After February 15, we continue to process applications on a rolling basis until the class is full.

Start almost anytime during the year 

The Block Plan makes it possible to start at Quest almost anytime without having to wait for a new semester. You can start at the beginning of any of our 3.5 week Blocks throughout the 2021-22 academic year. Check out our Term Calendar to see when each Block begins and contact Admissions for help getting started.

Please contact your Admissions Counsellor if you require any further clarification about the current academic year or the 2022 application process.

  1. Complete
    1. Our Fall 2022 Application is now open.
    2. Quest Application

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  2. Log in
    1. After submitting the Quest Application Form you will receive an email with login information for SquareOne, Quest’s applicant dashboard. SquareOne is where you can upload documents and forms, make your application fee payment, and monitor your application status. It’s also where application and financial aid decisions will be released.
      1. Required documents:
        1. High school or university transcript: An official copy of your most recent transcript or report card. International (outside of Canada and the US) and Transfer students (outside of British Columbia) are required to submit additional documents through WES (World Education Services) for evaluation. Please follow this link to have your transcripts evaluated by WES.
        2. Long and short essay: Quest’s program is writing-intensive, and the application essays are our window into how you communicate your ideas with the written word. Submissions are evaluated on originality, structure and flow, and language and mechanics.
        3. Bursary application form: All applicants must either complete this form or opt-out of need-based aid.
        4. Scholarship application form: All applicants must either complete this form or opt-out of merit-based scholarships.
        5. English language proficiency test scores (if required — check here for language testing policies)
      2. Optional documents:
        1. An original piece of work that demonstrates your individual interests and abilities, such as an artistic portfolio, video statement, or research project
        2. SAT/ACT test scores
        3. Reference letters from educators or community members
        4. Your professional resume or CV
        5. An additional writing piece (e.g. an assignment prepared for class)
    2. *Please note that an application is not considered complete until all required documents are shown as received (with a green check mark) in SquareOne.
  3. Interview
    1. Once you have submitted all required supporting documents, your Admissions Counsellor will review your application. Selected students will be contacted for an interview, which can take place in person, by phone or by video call. Once you finish your interview, your application is complete for review.
  4. Admit
    1. Admissions decisions will be released through your Application Status Page.  If you’re in, congratulations! There’s no place like Quest.
  5. Deposit
    1. If admitted, your next step is to confirm your enrolment with a $500 CDN deposit ($5,000, for non-Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or U.S. citizens). Please ensure you have your nine-digit student number ready. If you are unsure about your student number, contact your Admissions Counsellor or email Office of Admissions. Enrolment Confirmation payments are due May 1. Please note that this deposit is non-refundable but will be credited into the students account for their first year.
    2. Deferral Policy: Admitted students wishing to defer their start date may apply for deferral before May 1, 2022. Deferred admissions offers must be held by a $500 CND deposit ($5,000 for non-Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or U.S. citizens). Any applicable Entry Scholarships will defer with the offer of admission, but Bursaries must be re-applied for and are not guaranteed.

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