Admission Dates

The online application system for September 2021 start, will open on October 5th, 2020 and close on March 12th, 2021. Only applications submitted through the University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies online application system can be considered for admission. The MUI Admissions Committee can only consider completed application files.

A completed application consists of the following: Completion of the online application form, paying the $125 CDN application fee via credit card, submitting the electronic version of all post-secondary transcripts and arranging for the official transcripts to be mailed directly to the MUI Program, three reference letters, a letter of intent, and a writing sample.

The final application deadline is March 12th, 2021 however, there is one interim deadline for those applicants who wish to receive an earlier admission decision.

The interim deadline for MUI is Friday January 15th, 2021. This interim application deadline is recommended for those applicants who have already completed their undergraduate bachelor degree and/or for international applicants who need to obtain a visa to study in Canada. (All visas are the responsibility of students/applicants.) For those applicants who complete their applications between October 5th, 2020 and January 15th, 2019, their files will be reviewed in mid-January 2021, with Skype interviews scheduled for late-January to early February.

The final application deadline is March 12th, 2021. All application files that are complete from January 16th, 2021 to March 12th, 2021 will be reviewed in early to mid-March, with Skype interviews scheduled in late March to early April 2021.

Please note: Only qualified applicants will receive an invitation for a Skype interview.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the MUI Program office at