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


International applicants must apply to SOVA through Yukon College first, in addition to completing the regular application package required for Canadian students. If you are an international applicant, please visit Yukon College’s International Students webpage for more information on how to apply.