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Arts & Science Program

High School Requirements

Admission requirements and information regarding our supplementary application process.


Only applicants with high academic standing are selected. The following are the minimum Grade 12 U and M requirements:

  1. English U
  2. One of Advanced Functions U or Calculus and Vectors U (Calculus and Vectors U is strongly recommended)
  3. Completion of four additional U or M courses of which two must be at the U level

Please refer to the Office of the Registrar website for Out of Province and International Baccaulaureate Admission requirements.

The Supplementary Application

Admission to the Arts & Science Program is limited and by selection only. All Arts & Science Program applicants are required to provide additional information on the Supplementary Application form to assist us in making decisions on admission. The purpose of the Supplementary Application is to help us learn more about you and your ideas, interests, and activities.