Ontario universities

Information about applying to — and attending — university in Ontario.

Programs offered

Ontario’s public universities offer:

  • undergraduate degrees
  • graduate degrees
  • co-op programs
  • professional programs

You can check with a specific university for a full catalogue of their courses and programs.

Admission standards

Each university sets its own admission standards.  These vary depending on the type of degree, program and your personal situation (e.g., enrolling in a program for the first time versus applying as a mature student).

Please contact a school directly to see what you need to apply.

How to apply

Ontario high school students

You can apply through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre.

In October or November, your high school will give you an access code letter that has information on how to apply.

Canadian students living outside Ontario

You will need to fill out a 105D online application through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre.

International students and adult learners

You will need to fill out a 105F online application through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre.

Part-time students

You can apply directly through the school.

Find a university

Here’s a list of Ontario’s public universities:
Algoma University College logo Algoma University
1520 Queen St E
Sault Ste Marie ON  P6A 2G4
Telephone: 705-949-2301
Admissions: 1-888-254-6628
Fax: 705-949-6583
Brock University logo Brock University 
500 Glenridge Ave 
St. Catharines ON  L2S 3A1 
Telephone: 905-688-5550 
Admissions: 905-688-5550 ext 3431
Fax: 905-988-5488
Carleton University logo Carleton University 
1125 Colonel By Dr 
Ottawa ON  K1S 5B6
Telephone: 613-520-7400 
Admissions: 613-520-3663
Fax: 613-520-4455
Dominican College logo Dominican College
96 Empress Ave
Ottawa ON  K1R 7G3
Telephone: 613-233-5696
Fax: 613-233-6064
Lakehead University Lakehead University 
955 Oliver Rd 
Thunder Bay ON  P7B 5E1 
Telephone: 807-343-8110 
Admissions: 807-343-8500
Fax: 807-343-8023
Laurentian University logo Laurentian University 
935 Ramsey Lake Rd 
Sudbury ON  P3E 2C6 
Telephone: 705-675-1151 
Admissions: 705-675-4843
Fax: 705-675-4891
McMaster University logo McMaster University 
1280 Main St W 
Hamilton ON  L8S 4L8 
Telephone: 905-525-9140 
Admissions: 905-525-9140 ext 24796
Fax: 905-527-1105
Nipissing University logo Nipissing University 
100 College Dr
PO Box 5002 
North Bay ON  P1B 8L7 
Telephone: 705-474-3450
Fax: 705-474-1947
Ontario College of Art logo OCAD University 
100 McCaul St 
Toronto ON  M5T 1W1 
Telephone: 416-977-6000 
Admissions: 416-977-6000 ext 4869
Fax: 416-977-6006
Queen's University logo Queen's University 
99 University Ave
Kingston ON  K7L 3N6 
Telephone: 613-533-2000 
Admissions: 613-533-2218
Fax: 613-533-6810
Royal Military College logo Royal Military College 
PO Box 17000 Stn Forces 
Kingston ON  K7K 7B4 
Telephone: 613-541-6000 
Admissions: 613-541-6000 ext 6984 or 6652
Fax: 613-542-3565
Ryerson University logo Ryerson University 
350 Victoria St 
Toronto ON  M5B 2K3 
Telephone: 416-979-5000 
Admissions: 416-979-5036
Fax: 416-979-5221
Trent University logo Trent University
1600 West Bank Dr 
Peterborough ON  K9J 7B8 
Telephone: 705-748-1011 
Admissions: 705-748-1215
Fax: 705-748-1629
University of Guelph logo University of Guelph 
50 Stone Rd E 
Guelph ON  N1G 2W1 
Telephone: 519-824-4120 
Admissions: 519-821-2130
Fax: 519-766-9481
University of Hearst logo University of Hearst
60 Ninth Street
Hearst ON P0L 1N0
Telephone: 705-372-1781
Toll-free: 1-800-887-1781
Admissions: 705-372-1781 ext. 224
Fax: 705-362-7518
University of Ontario Institute of Technology logo University of Ontario Institute of Technology
2000 Simcoe St N
Oshawa ON  L1H 7K4
Telephone: 905-721-8668
Fax: 905-721-3178
University of Ottawa logo University of Ottawa 
75 Laurier Ave E 
Ottawa ON  K1N 6N5 
Telephone 613-562-5700 or 1-877-868-8292
Admissions: 613-562-5700 ext 5315 
Fax: 613-562-5323
University of Toronto University of Toronto 
27 King's College Circle 
Toronto ON  M5S 1A1 
Telephone: 416-978-2011 
Admissions: 416-978-2190
Fax: 416-978-6089
University of Toronto Mississauga: 905-569-4455 
University of Toronto Scarborough: 416-287-8872 
University of Waterloo logo University of Waterloo 
200 University Ave W 
Waterloo ON  N2L 3G1 
Telephone: 519-885-1211
Admissions: 519-888-4567 ext 33106
Fax: 519-746-2882
University of Windsor logo University of Windsor 
401 Sunset Ave 
Windsor ON  N9B 3P4 
Telephone: 519-253-3000 
Admissions: 519-253-3000 ext 3315
Fax: 519-971-3653
Western University Logo Western University
1151 Richmond St 
London ON  N6A 3K7 
Telephone: 519-661-2111 
Admissions: 519-661-2100
Fax: 519-661-3388
Wilfrid Laurier University logo Wilfrid Laurier University 
75 University Ave W 
Waterloo ON  N2L 3C5 
Telephone: 519-884-1970 
Admissions: 519-884-1970 ext 3351
Fax: 519-884-8826
York University logo York University 
4700 Keele St 
Toronto ON  M3J 1P3 
Telephone: 416-736-2100 
Admissions: 416-736-5000
Fax: 416-736-5536


Updated: February 10, 2015