Current Ontario High School Applicants

We carefully consider each applicant based on a review of academic transcripts and activities outside the classroom which you’ll report when you complete the Online Student Profile (our supplemental application). If your first language is not English, we may also require that you provide proof of English facility.

October – January

1. Apply online prior to February 1 (extended from January 15)

Review the Admission Requirements

Candidates in the Ontario Grade 12 curriculum must be completing the Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, and the following six Grade 12 U/M courses:

  • English (ENG4U)
  • Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)
  • Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Physics (SPH4U)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • One additional U or M course

You can read more about our requirements for Ontario high school students here.

Apply Online

After receiving your Applicant Access Code Letter from your high school, visit the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) and complete the 101 application by the extended deadline of February 1, 2020 deadline. To be eligible for admission during the first round of decisions in February, you must apply by December 1, 2019.

Note:  Online Student Profile Assessment Fee

Students who wish to apply to Engineering are required to pay an Online Student Profile Assessment Fee of $40.00 when submitting their OUAC application.

February 5

2. Submit your online student profile and documents by February 5

(extended from February 1)

Complete Your Online Student Profile

After you submit your OUAC application, we’ll send you information about the creation of your JOINid at Once your JOINid is activated, you may proceed to the Engineering Applicant Portal where you will complete the mandatory Online Student Profile. If you do not complete your Profile, your application will not be considered. The Online Student Profile is your opportunity to help us better understand you as a person and your strengths outside of the classroom. The Online Student Profile consists of the following sections:

  • engineering program selection;
  • educational timeline;
  • academic profile;
  • extracurricular involvement; and
  • personal profile

Learn more about completing your Online Student Profile.

To be eligible for admission during the first round of decisions in February, you must complete your Online Student Profile by December 17, 2019.

Submit Your Documents

Provided you’ve complete all of your high school education in Ontario, your guidance counsellor will send your grades to us via the OUAC. If you’ve completed any high school education outside of your Ontario high school, please upload any relevant transcripts or test results certificates on the Engineering Applicant Portal by February 5.

If English is not your first language and you are required to submit proof of English facility, please do so by February 15. You can learn more about the English language tests we accept here.

To be considered for admission during the first round of decisions in February, please complete your Online Student Profile and provide any supporting documents by December 17, 2019.

3. Apply for Scholarships & plan your finances

You are automatically considered for many U of T scholarships, but you may be interested in applying for others.  Visit the Scholarships section of this website for related details and deadlines.


The University of Toronto Advance Planning for Students (UTAPS) program provides an estimate of potential funding available for your first year.  Complete the form here by February 1. Applicants with financial need will be considered for need-based awards upon admission.

Note: UTAPS is available only to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

March 31

4. Apply for residence by March 31

If you want to live in residence, you must complete U of T’s common residence application (StarRez) via the Engineering Applicant Portal. This step allows you to tell us which residences you’d like to live in. To qualify for our Residence Guarantee, you’ll need to complete the StarRez application before the March 31 deadline.

March – May

5. Track the status of your application

The best way to keep informed of the status of your application is to check the Engineering Applicant Portal. Here you can confirm the receipt of your documents, receive important updates from our Admissions Office and review the current status of your application.

Ontario high school students are considering in three rounds of admission February, March, and May. When a decision is made, it will be posted here first! All decisions will be made by the end of May.

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Indigenous Canadian students who are applying to U of T Engineering are encouraged to contact us at