Mature Applicants

Individuals over the age of 21 who have not previously completed their high school diploma may apply to the Faculty on the basis of results in the Grade 12 pre-requisite courses. Students in this category are not required to complete the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Please contact your local school board for information about enrolling in Ontario High School courses.

Please note that secondary school courses completed more than five years ago cannot be used for admission consideration.

Applicants who have attempted or are completing post-secondary studies should apply as a Transfer Student.

Individuals who have completed an Engineering degree at another institution are not eligible to apply for degree level undergraduate studies in Engineering at the University of Toronto.

C.J. Dick & Ruth A. Sprenger Scholarship for Mature Students in Engineering

Open to a Canadian citizen or permanent resident entering First Year of Electrical or Computer Engineering as a full-time mature student.  Preference will be given to an individual who has been out of full-time studies or has been in the workforce for a number of years. The award is renewable for years 2–4 based on academic merit.

Candidates will be asked to submit a short essay outlining why they are applying as a mature student and what impact the award would have on their lives. Please direct applications to

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