Did you know: Starting September 2019 going to university in Ontario will be more affordable thanks to a 10% tuition reduction for many Ontario students.

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
Tel: 705-949-2301
Admissions: 1-888-254-6628
Fax: 705-949-6583
www.algomau.ca
Brock University logo Brock University
500 Glenridge Ave
St. Catharines ON  L2S 3A1
Tel: 905-688-5550
Admissions: 905-688-5550 ext 3431
Fax: 905-988-5488
www.brocku.ca
Carleton University logo Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Dr
Ottawa ON  K1S 5B6
Tel: 613-520-7400
Admissions: 613-520-3663
Fax: 613-520-4455
www.carleton.ca
Lakehead University Lakehead University
955 Oliver Rd
Thunder Bay ON  P7B 5E1
Tel: 807-343-8110
Admissions: 807-343-8500
Fax: 807-343-8023
www.lakeheadu.ca
www.nosm.ca
Laurentian University logo Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Rd
Sudbury ON  P3E 2C6
Tel: 705-675-1151
Admissions: 705-675-4843
Fax: 705-675-4891
www.laurentian.ca
www.nosm.ca
www.uhearst.ca
McMaster University logo McMaster University
1280 Main St W
Hamilton ON  L8S 4L8
Tel: 905-525-9140
Admissions: 905-525-9140 ext 24796
Fax: 905-527-1105
www.mcmaster.ca
Nipissing University logo Nipissing University
100 College Dr
PO Box 5002
North Bay ON  P1B 8L7
Tel: 705-474-3450
Fax: 705-474-1947
www.nipissingu.ca
Ontario College of Art logo OCAD University
100 McCaul St
Toronto ON  M5T 1W1
Tel: 416-977-6000
Admissions: 416-977-6000 ext 4869
Fax: 416-977-6006
www.ocadu.ca
Ontario Tech University logo

Ontario Tech University
2000 Simcoe St N
Oshawa ON  L1H 7K4
Tel: 905-721-8668
Fax: 905-721-3178
www.ontariotechu.ca

Queen’s University logo Queen’s University
99 University Ave
Kingston ON  K7L 3N6
Tel: 613-533-2000
Admissions: 613-533-2218
Fax: 613-533-6810
http://www.queensu.ca
Royal Military College logo Royal Military College
PO Box 17000 Stn Forces
Kingston ON  K7K 7B4
Tel: 613-541-6000
Admissions: 613-541-6000 ext 6984 or 6652
Fax: 613-542-3565
www.rmc.ca
Ryerson University logo Ryerson University
350 Victoria St
Toronto ON  M5B 2K3
Tel: 416-979-5000
Admissions: 416-979-5036
Fax: 416-979-5221
www.ryerson.ca
Trent University logo Trent University
1600 West Bank Dr
Peterborough ON  K9J 7B8
Tel: 705-748-1011
Admissions: 705-748-1215
Fax: 705-748-1629
www.trentu.ca
University of Guelph logo University of Guelph
50 Stone Rd E
Guelph ON  N1G 2W1
Tel: 519-824-4120
Admissions: 519-821-2130
Fax: 519-766-9481
www.uoguelph.ca
University of Hearst logo University of Hearst
60 Ninth Street
Hearst ON P0L 1N0
Tel: 705-372-1781
Toll-free: 1-800-887-1781
Admissions: 705-372-1781 ext. 234
Fax: 705-362-7518
www.uhearst.ca
Logo Universite de Ontario francais

Université de l’Ontario français
9 Lower Jarvis St
Toronto ON  M5E 1Z2
Tel: 416-459-4993
www.uontario.ca

University of Ottawa logo University of Ottawa
75 Laurier Ave E
Ottawa ON  K1N 6N5
Tel: 613-562-5700 or Tel: 1-877-868-8292
Admissions: 613-562-5700 ext 5315
Fax: 613-562-5323
www.uottawa.ca
University of Toronto University of Toronto
27 King’s College Circle
Toronto ON  M5S 1A1
Tel: 416-978-2011
Admissions: 416-978-2190
Fax: 416-978-6089
University of Toronto Mississauga:
Tel: 905-569-4455
University of Toronto Scarborough:
Tel: 416-287-8872
www.utoronto.ca
University of Waterloo logo University of Waterloo
200 University Ave W
Waterloo ON  N2L 3G1
Tel: 519-885-1211
Admissions: 519-888-4567 ext 33106
Fax: 519-746-2882
www.uwaterloo.ca
University of Windsor logo University of Windsor
401 Sunset Ave
Windsor ON  N9B 3P4
Tel: 519-253-3000
Admissions: 519-253-3000 ext 3315
Fax: 519-971-3653
http://www.uwindsor.ca
Western University Logo Western University
1151 Richmond St
London ON  N6A 3K7
Tel: 519-661-2111
Admissions: 519-661-2100
Fax: 519-661-3388
www.westernu.ca
Wilfrid Laurier University logo Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Ave W
Waterloo ON  N2L 3C5
Tel: 519-884-1970
Admissions: 519-884-1970 ext 3351
Fax: 519-884-8826
www.wlu.ca
York University logo York University
4700 Keele St
Toronto ON  M3J 1P3
Tel: 416-736-2100
Admissions: 416-736-5000
Fax: 416-736-5536
www.yorku.ca
Updated: September 14, 2021
Published: June 05, 2013