Canadian College

Innovation Complex

How to Apply

Applications as a current Canadian college student are made online via the OUAC website, using the OUAC 105D Application Form if you meet the following requirements:

  • You currently reside in Canada (Canadian citizens, permanent residents or those currently studying in Canada on a study permit or other visa) OR
  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident living elsewhere (not in Canada) AND
  • You are not currently attending an Ontario secondary school in a day program.

Admission Requirements

Every program requires a different set of prerequisite courses, as well recommends specific admissions averages. Please be aware of these requirements prior to applying. Minimum required cumulative grade point average (CGPA) are also considered for admission and vary by program:

Commerce; Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics; Management; and Theatre & Drama 3.3 CGPA (high 70s)
Life Sciences 3.2 CGPA
(high 70s) 
All other programs 3.0 CGPA (mid 70s)

A few notes

  • We accept high school Grade 12 "U" courses or two full college semesters of an academic subject as prerequisites.
  • Advanced Functions requirements: two semesters of college math will be required.
  • One semester of math must include Calculus to be equivalent to our Calculus & Vectors (C) requirement..
  • For Commerce or Management applicants, transfer students must first complete 4.0 credits at the University of Toronto prior to being considered for the following programs: Accounting, Finance, Economics (BCom), Management, HR and Industrial Relations, and Marketing. 

Language Requirements

If your first language is not English, or are required to submit English Language Proficiency documentation based on your educational background, you can learn more about this requirement as well as steps to fullfilling it on our English Language Requirements page.

Marks & Document Submission

Depending on the educational system, the transcript of grades may be submitted electronically or by standard mail. Please refer to instructions on the Join U of T website for the specific documents required and method for sending the information. 

Once we receive your completed application from OUAC, we will send you information about required documents and deadlines. To submit documentation by mail, please include your U of T applicant number and mail it directly to:

Enrolment Services
172 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5R 0A3

Ensure that your official high school, post-secondary transcripts (from all institutions you have attended), and an English proficiency results, if applicable, are all sent as early as possible.

Please be aware that items such as resumes, recommendation letters, and personal achievement awards will not be taken into consideration to the admissions process and we discourage you from submitting these types of documents.

Transfer Credit

If you receive an offer of admission, we will assess your previous studies for transfer credit(s). In most cases, this will be an additional step to complete after applying. To learn more about the transfer credit process, please visit the Transfer Credits page on our site.

College Pathway Agreements

UTM has partnered with local college General Arts & Science diploma programs to simplify and enhance the transfer process from these institutions. To date we have partnered with Humber, Mohawk, Niagara, Sheridan, and George Brown. All other colleges and programs will be assessed on a case by case basis.

A few notes

  • We grant a maximum of 5.0 transfer credits (towards a 20.0 credit U of T degree) to students who have completed the requirements for a three-year college diploma.
  • Commerce and Management applicants will receive a maximum is 3.5 transfer credits.
  • Students with a two-year college diploma receive a maximum of 3.0 transfer credits.
  • We award 0.5 transfer credit for 2 college courses of similar type (e.g. science, social science, or humanities) and 1.0 course credit for 3 for college course of similar type.
  • We will only award transfer credits for successfully completed courses with a minimum grade of C- or 60%.