Canadian College

Innovation Complex

How to Apply

Applications as a current Canadian college student are made online via the OUAC website, using the OUAC 105 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.

In addition to the OUAC application service fee, a non-refundable University of Toronto supplementary fee of $90 will be required.

Admission Requirements

Admission consideration is based on your overall academic record and your most recent annual average. Competitive students normally have a high ‘B’ average in their college studies, provided they include sufficient academic content. Some programs require higher standing. Prerequisite courses vary. 

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, Human Resource Management, 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.

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.

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 of 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%.

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. 

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.