Canadian Citizens or landed immigrants with permanent resident status or a study permit are eligible to apply to the Yukon School of Visual Arts. Prospective students must meet the criteria in one of the following categories :

  • Completion of high school with Grade 12 academic graduation and Grade 12 English (minimum 65%) OR suitable scores on  Yukon College assessments.

  • Mature student status with an acceptable score on Yukon College assessments.

Mature Students

Applicants qualify for mature student status if they meet one of the following criteria :

  • Applicant is 19 years of age or older

  •  Applicant is 17 years of age and out of school for at least one year


If you are an international applicant we highly recommend that you get in contact with the Yukon College’s International Education Coordinator, Yoshie Kumagae, before you submit your application. There are a few extra steps for our international applicants, and Yoshie knows this process very well. Yoshie can be reached via email at:


or by phone at 867.668.8897

There is also some information for international applicants on Yukon College’s International Students webpage.