Canadian University Transfers

Admission Requirements

Admission consideration is based on your post-secondary studies and your most recent annual average, although we will review your entire academic record.

Program area prerequisites must be met at either the senior high school or university level. Applicants to limited enrolment programs must present the required first year university courses. For specific program prerequisites, please check the UTM Viewbook.

Competitive applications usually have a solid "B" average. 

  • Note: For Commerce and Management, transfer students must complete 4.0 credits at U of T/UTM prior to being considered for invitation to a program (Accounting, Finance, Economics (BCom), Management, HR and Industrial Relations, Marketing). 

Application Process

Step 1: Submit an Application on OUAC

Applications are currently closed. Applications to begin studies in September 2018 will open in October 2017 at

Step 2: Submit Documentation

Ensure that your official high school, post-secondary transcripts (from all institutions you have attended), and an English proficiency results (if applicable – see are sent to U of T.

You can mail these documents to Enrolment Services, University of Toronto, 172 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5R 0A3 or have them submitted directly to U of T via the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) for a fee.

Once we receive your completed application from OUAC we will send you information about required documents and deadlines.

Applications are assessed on an ongoing basis and space is limited. You should submit your application and all necessary documents as early as possible.

Transfer Credit

U of T Mississauga grants a maximum of 10.0 transfer credits (towards a 20.0 credit U of T degree) to students who have previous undergraduate studies at another accredited university. Students who have completed the equivalent of approximately three years of full-time study or more of an undergraduate degree at another university are eligible for a maximum of 5.0 transfer credits and are considered to be entering a second degree (these students may not continue in the same program area as their previous degrees studies).

Transfer Explorer is the university’s planning tool. Check the eligibility of credits earned at another Canadian institution, including all divisions of U of T, for transfer to (or within) the University of Toronto. Note: You will be required to submit outlines for your previous studies if they are not currently assessed in Transfer Explorer.

For more information about transfer credits, click here.