Admission to the Faculty of Science is competitive, and averages vary by degree type.

Admission to Science

When is admission offered?

  • Fall term (September)  - All Science degrees
  • Winter term (January)  - No admission available
  • Spring term (May)        - Admission to BSc General available

Please note that the application deadline for all degree programs is May 1, 2015

Admission Averages

Averages in the University calendar are the minimum averages required to submit an application. Meeting the minimum application average does not guarantee admission; all applicants must meet the competitive average for the program they are applying to. 

High School Applicants

High School applicants are either currently attending or have already completed High School, and have never taken a post-secondary level course. 

High School Admission Requirements

High School Admission Average

Admission to the Faculty of Science is competitive. In 2014 the minimum admission average for Science was 82% for BSc General and Specialization; 85% for BSc Honors. 

International Applicants

All students are required to demonstrate English Language Proficiency (ELP) - in addition to meeting the general admission requirements for one's program of choice.

Course Pre-requisites

Course Pre-requistes *IMPORTANT

Students applying to a Specialization and Honors degree should be aware that their chosen program may contain courses for which there are specific Grade 12 pre -requisites that must be met in addition to the subjects used for admission.  View the Course pre-requisite list above to ensure you have all necessary high school courses for the program you are applying for.

Post-secondary Applicants

Post-secondary applicants are students who have completed high school and have taken some post-secondary course work.

  • After Degree applicants, Special Students and Visiting Students are included.