Non-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

Admission requirements depend on what country you live in and your educational system. Review the Academic Requirements section to determine whether you will be eligible for admission. Note that we pay special attention to your grades in prerequisite courses.

Apply Online

Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC)

Applicants who are not current Ontario high school students (including students interested in transferring from a university or college program) should use the OUAC’s 105 application.

Note:  Online Student Profile Assessment Fee

Students who wish to apply to Engineering are required to pay an Online Student Profile Assessment Fee of $60.00 when submitting their OUAC application.

University of Toronto International Application 

Applicants who reside outside of Canada, have never studied in Canada, and are not applying to any other Ontario university should use the University of Toronto International Application.

For international applicants, we recommend that you complete your application by November 7, 2019.


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 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.

For international applicants, we recommend that you complete your Online Student Profile and submit your supporting documents by December 4, 2019.

Submit Your Documents

Your Engineering Applicant Portal will indicate what has been received to date and what we still require from you. Submit your Online Student Profile and all required documents by February 5, 2020. To get a full picture of your academic history, we require your transcripts from all academic institutions you have attended from the start of high school to the present, along with proof of English facility if applicable. Transcripts may be submitted via the Engineering Applicant Portal’s document upload feature. English proficiency test scores must be sent electronically directly from the testing service. For more information regarding the submission of documents, please refer to your school system in the Academic Requirements section.

For international applicants, we recommend that you complete your Online Student Profile and submit your supporting documents by December 4, 2019.

March 31

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 28, 2020.

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 regularly. Here you can confirm the receipt of your documents, receive important updates from our Admissions Office and review the current status of your application. When a decision is made, it will be posted here first! Admission decisions are made on an ongoing basis.

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