A student who is at least 22 and does not fit the traditional profile of someone joining the university straight from high school.
At Kwantlen, a mature student is anyone who is not a secondary school graduate or equivalent but who will be 19 years of age when the semester for which they applied begins.
Student entering higher education at age 21 or above.
Applicants who are 21 years of age or older and who do not meet normal admission requirements for Regular Student status can be considered for Mature Student status. Additional requirements may be required for admission to specific programs. Mature Student status is restricted to Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents.
is at least 21 years old prior to his or her first day of classes, has not attended secondary school for at least two years, and has not previously attended university.
A student who returns to university after a break in her/his education for working, family responsibilities, etc.; normally after 3-5 years have elapsed.
A 'mature' student is a student who is 21 years of age or over. Anyone wishing to join the university's Mature Students' Society can do so by visiting the 'clubs' section of the Students Union web-site ( www.upsu.net).
A mature student is an applicant who meets all of the following conditions: Is 21 years of age or older at the start of the academic session; Has been away from formal education for at least the previous two years; and Lacks the specified entrance requirements for the desired degree program.
A person who does not meet the formal admission requirements and who enters university at least two years after high school.
A student who is over the age of 23, has been out of high school for at least four years and has never attended another post-secondary institution.
Students above the age of 21 in England Wales and Northern Ireland, or above 20 in Scotland.
A mature student (aka adult student) in tertiary education (at a university or a college) is normally classified as an (undergraduate) student who is at least 21 years old at the start of their course and usually having been away from school for at least two years. Mature students can also include students away from school for decades or students with no secondary education as situations allow. Mature students also make up graduate and post graduate populations merely by demographic of age.