Admissions Process

Admission to SAE Institute is open to any individual who is seriously interested in creative media industries and meets all necessary entrance requirements. No previous experience is required. An overview of entry requirements and application process is given below.

Admission Requirements

Audio Engineering and Music Production Program

Applicants must have a high school diploma, or equivalent, or be at least 19 years of age by the time studies begin. Although not mandatory for applicants 19 years or older, copies of transcripts are recommended, as they are educationally informative.

  1. All applicants under the age of 19 must have completed high school and submit a transcript. In addition, on their behalf, they will require the signature of a parent or guardian on the student contract.
  2. Final acceptance will be based on a personal interview with the applicant, to assess their aptitude, level of interest and basic computer skills.

Certificate Programs

All certificate programs require the applicant to have basic computer skills. Students that are under the age of 19 must have a parent or guardian sign the student contract on their behalf.

International Students

International students whose first language is not English must have an intermediate level of English.