Applicants are required to have:
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent.
- or be Mature Students. Mature students are applicants who have not achieved the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or its equivalent and who are at least 19 years of age on or before the commencement of the program in which they intend to enroll. Mature students applying for Degree programs satisfy College Eligibility by having demonstrated academic abilities equivalent to those of Ontario high school graduates, verified by successful completion of at least one full-time term at the post-secondary level (minimum five courses taken concurrently in an academic program of study).
Applicants must also have: six Grade 12 University (U) or university/college (M) courses with a minimum 65% average including: one Grade 12 U Mathematics course, with a minimum of 65%.
Please note that mature students must meet the following subject-specific Program Eligibility requirements, either directly or through equivalencies: one Grade 12 U English course, with a minimum of 65%, and one Grade 12 U Mathematics course, with a minimum of 65%.
Applicants who do not possess the required English credit (ENG4U or equivalent) with a minimum of 65% will be considered for admission upon registration in a preparatory English course to be offered by Algonquin College prior to the start of the program. Students must achieve a minimum of 65% in the course prior to the start of the program.
Applicants with international transcripts must provide proof of the subject-specific requirements noted above and may be required to provide proof of language proficiency. Domestic applicants with international transcripts must be evaluated through the International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS) or World Education Services (WES).