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How to Apply

Applying to the University of Toronto Scarborough is done online via the OUAC website, using the OUAC 105 Applicant Form.

Some high schools in Ontario offer opportunities to earn university credit for work you've done in high school. This would include programs such as International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, etc. After you've applied to U of T Scarborough, we will automatically determine if you qualify for transfer credits based on your academic performances. For more information about these secondary curriculums, click here.

General Requirements

The chart below outlines the general admission requirements if you are coming from a province or territory outside of Ontario. Remember that possession of minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. In addition to the chart below, the following should also be taken into consideration:

  • Some programs may require specific high school prerequisites and will be outlined in the Programs pages.
  • Proof of adequate English facility may be required when applying. For more details, visit the English Language Facility section of the site.
  • If you are considering applying to programs in Management, Economics or Science programs, we recommend you pay particular attention to the required mathematics preparation.

Admission Qualifications by Region

Alberta & Northwest Territories (Grade 12)

Admission Requirements

Alberta High School Diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects numbered 30/31 including English Language Arts 30-1 or English 30.

Course Equivalents

  • English: ELA 30-1
  • Calculus & Vectors: Math 31 or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
  • Advanced Functions: Math 30-1
  • Biology: Biology 30
  • Chemistry: Chemistry 30
  • Physics: Physics 30

British Columbia & Yukon (Grade 12)

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma with six Grade 12 approved academic subjects, including English. For students who graduated in 2018 or earlier, High School Diploma with four Grade 12 approved academic subjects, including English. Provincial examinations are required for English Studies 12 or English 12 First Peoples.

Course Equivalents

  • English: English Studies 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • Calculus & Vectors: Calculus 12 or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
  • Advanced Functions: Pre-Calculus 12
  • Biology: Anatomy and Physiology 12 (Biology 12)
  • Chemistry: Chemistry 12
  • Physics: Physics 12

Manitoba (Grade 12)

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects including English 40S plus three additional 40S level subjects. The remaining credit must be 40S or 40G.

Course Equivalents

  • English: English 40s (Comprehensive/Literary/Transactional Focus)
  • Calculus & Vectors: Pre-Calculus 40S/Calculus AP (AB or BC)
  • Advanced Functions: Pre-Calculus Math 40S
  • Biology: Biology 40S
  • Chemistry: Chemistry 40S
  • Physics: Physics 40S

 

Newfoundland and Labrador (Grade 12)

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma with 10 academic credits at the 3000 level incl. English.

Course Equivalents

  • English: English 3201
  • Calculus & Vectors: Math 3208 or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
  • Advanced Functions: Math 3200
  • Biology: Biology 3201
  • Chemistry: Chemistry 3202
  • Physics: Physics 3204

New Brunswick (Grade 12)

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma with six Grade 12 academic subjects (college preparatory: 120, 121 or 122) including English.

Course Equivalents

  • English: English 120, 121 or 122
  • Calculus & Vectors: Calculus 120 or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
  • Advanced Functions: Pre-Calculus A 120 + Pre-Calculus B 120
  • Biology: Biology 122
  • Chemistry: Chemistry 121 or 122
  • Physics: Physics 121 or 122

Nova Scotia (Grade 12)

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects (university preparatory academic or advanced) including English.

Course Equivalents

  • English: English 12
  • Calculus & Vectors: Pre-Calculus 12 or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
  • Advanced Functions: Advanced Math 12 or Math 12
  • Biology: Biology 12
  • Chemistry: Chemistry 12
  • Physics: Physics 12

Nunavut (Grade 12)

Admission Requirements

Alberta or Nunavut Secondary School Diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects numbered 30/31 including English 30-1. Inuktitut 12 and Aulajaaqtut 12 are acceptable.

Course Equivalents

  • English: ELA 30-1
  • Calculus & Vectors: Math 31 or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
  • Advanced Functions: Math 30-1
  • Biology: Biology 30
  • Chemistry: Chemistry 30
  • Physics: Physics 30

Prince Edward Island (Grade 12)

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects (numbered 611 or 621) including English.

Course Equivalents

  • English: English 621
  • Calculus & Vectors: Math 611B or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
  • Advanced Functions: Math 621A or 621B
  • Biology: Biology 621
  • Chemistry: Chemistry 611 or 621
  • Physics: Physics 621

Québec (Grade 12)

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma with six Grade 12 academic subjects including English.

Course Equivalents

  • English: English or English AP
  • Calculus & Vectors: Calculus AP (AB or BC) or MCV4U
  • Advanced Functions: Linear Algebra or MHF4U
  • Biology: Biology or SBI4U
  • Chemistry: Chemistry or SCH4U
  • Physics: Physics or SPH4U

Québec (CEBEP)

Admission Requirements

12 academic subjects including English/ anglais (two terms). Students who have completed more than 12 academic subjects may receive transfer credit in arts, science, business/commerce programs. Those who have a complete DEC are likely to be admitted to second year unless entering Engineering. The Cote de Rendement (R Score) will be used for admission and scholarship purposes.

Course Equivalents

  • English: 2 semesters of English/anglais
  • Calculus & Vectors: Calculus 1
  • Biology: Biology 1
  • Chemistry: Chemistry 1&2
  • Physics: Physics 1&2

 

Saskatchewan (Grade 12)

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects numbered 30 including English Language Arts A30 + B30.

Course Equivalents

  • English: English A30 + English B30
  • Calculus & Vectors: Calculus 30 or Calculus AP (AB or BC)
  • Advanced Functions: Pre-Calculus Math 30
  • Biology: Biology 30
  • Chemistry: Chemistry 30
  • Physics: Physics 30