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Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut Assessment Criteria

If you are currently attending an Alberta, Northwest Territories, or Nunavut secondary school, you must complete a secondary school diploma or certificate by June including each of the following to be considered for admission:

Applications should be submitted in the Fall prior to the year in which you are seeking admission. Self Reported Grade Forms should be submitted as soon as you receive mid-year grades.  If you are attending a secondary school outside Ontario, you are also eligible to fill out either the Special Consideration or the Extraordinary Extracurricular Activites & Contributions to Citizenship Profile.

Note: Some programs may require specific courses from out-of-province applicants to be eligible for enrollment. The Admission Recommendations and Requirements chart presents this information for each province in one document.

Additional Admissions Information

Acceptable Courses

Aboriginal Studies 30
Any Advanced Placement 30 (AP)
Any International Baccalaureate (IB) except TOK
Any Language 30
Any Language 30-3Y
Any Language 30-6Y
Any Language 35
Biology 30
Chemistry 30
English 30-1
English 35
Foundations of Math 30
French Language Arts 30-1
Inuktitut Studies 35
Macroeconomics 30
Microeconomics 30
Math 30-1
Math 30-2
Math 31
Physics 30
Physics 35
Pure Math 30
Science 30
Social Studies 30-1
Western World History 30
World Geography 30

Acceptable Options

Applied Sociology 30
Cultural and Physical Anthropology 30
Experimental Psychology 30
International Politics 30
Law/Legal Studies 30 (min 3 credits)
General Music 30
General Music 31
Philosophies of Man 30

Note: This list is not exhaustive. If you have a question regarding the acceptability of a course for admission consideration, please contact the Admissions Office directly.