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An Overview of Queen’s Commerce Courses and Classes

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Apr 03, 2020

One of the best aspects of the Queen’s Commerce curriculum are the breadth and depth of courses and classes offered. In the first two years of the program, Queen’s provides a broad education across all disciplines of business, and then in the third and fourth years, students...

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Smith Commerce or Queen's Commerce?

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Apr 03, 2020

Officially, the full name of the Queen’s Commerce program is the Smith School of Business Bachelor of Commerce program at Queen’s University.

But, you might have heard people refer to the program by a lot of different names. Part of this is because the official name is so cumbersome....

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Queen's Commerce Scholarships

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Apr 03, 2020

Queen’s Commerce Scholarships are competitive, especially for incoming students. This is partially because there aren’t many scholarships available. However, this doesn’t mean there aren’t any, so it’s certainly worthwhile for you to explore any possible scholarship...

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Queen’s Commerce Requirements for Applicants

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

Queen’s Commerce high school requirements differ depending on where you attend high school.

For those who attend high schools in Ontario, to get into Queen’s Commerce, there are set and clear basic requirements based on courses and grades.

You must meet all these requirements before...

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What is Queen’s Commerce Enrollment and Class Size?

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

In the past 15 or so years, the number of enrolled students per year has ranged from as little as 300 to as much as 550.

In more recent years, Queen’s Commerce’s enrollment size has grown. In the class of 2024, there are 500 enrolled students. In the previous year, there are 475...

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Breaking Down the Basics: Queen’s Commerce Supplementary Application/PSE

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

The Queen’s Commerce supplementary application includes two main parts:

  1. The Personal Statement of Experience (PSE), and
  2. The Commerce Supplementary Essays (SE).

Both are required components of the application if you're applying to Queen's Commerce. Continue reading for a further breakdown...

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What is the Queen’s Commerce Acceptance Rate?

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

Queen’s Commerce is a competitive program. For all students who meet the minimum cut-off requirements, there is roughly a 15% overall acceptance rate.

How do we calculate that number?

Some people calculate an acceptance rate as low as 6%. They look at Queen’s Commerce number of...

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What's the Queen's Commerce Admission Average?

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

In order to get accepted to Queen's Commerce, you need a strong admission average.

Queen’s Commerce is a selective program, so to give you a better sense of how to maximize your chance of acceptance, let’s investigate the Queen’s Commerce academic averages of accepted and...

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Queen's Commerce Supplementary Application Deadline and Early Admission

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

In 2020, the final Queen’s Commerce application deadline for the PSE was February 1.

Although we suspect this deadline will not change in upcoming years, Queen’s Commerce has changed the deadline before. So, keep in mind that in future years, this deadline might change. 

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Using The Queen’s Commerce Portal: SOLUS

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

SOLUS is the Queen’s Commerce portal online. Queen’s Commerce manages all application information with SOLUS, which is run by Oracle’s PeopleSoft software. It’s a handy platform, so you’ll want to be comfortable using it.

You’ll want to have access to SOLUS,...

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