University of Ontario Institute of Technology Homeschooled Admission

This page last updated:  2017-05-10



  • You have completed the Ontario secondary school curriculum (or equivalent) through a recognized home-schooling program.


  • You are required to complete or show knowledge in the prerequisite courses for the program you want to gain admission to.
  • You are evaluated using standardized tests (through distance learning or alternative education centres) or on a combination of SAT subject tests and a portfolio.
  • Parent-generated transcripts are accepted as a reflection of courses completed and marks attained, but these transcripts must be submitted in conjunction with standardized test scores.
  • If you have completed courses through distance learning or alternative education centres, include marks from these courses when you apply. If official transcripts show completion of specific prerequisite subjects, you don’t need to submit SAT subject test scores or a portfolio.

Note: Applications from individuals who do not possess a Canadian secondary school diploma will be considered.

Admission is competitive. The specific average or standing required for admission varies from year to year. Students are selected by taking into consideration a wide range of criteria including school marks, distribution of subjects taken and performance in subjects relevant to the academic program. Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. Preference will be given to applicants with the best qualifications.


  • You are required to fill out an Internal Application and submit it to the Registrar’s office by the application deadline for the program to which you want to be admitted.



All applicants must provide proof of English language proficiency. This requirement can be satisfied with one of the following criteria:

  1. Your first language is English.
  2. You have completed at least three years of formal, full-time study (no less than three courses per semester) at a secondary or post-secondary institution where the language of instruction and examination is English.
    Note: The minimum three-year requirement does not include time enrolled in an English as a Second Language program.
  3. You have achieved the required proficiency on one of the English language tests acceptable to UOIT.




  • Minimum score of 4 on Advanced Placement exams.
  • Maximum of 18 credit hours can be granted.


  • Minimum score of 5 on higher level International Baccalaureate examination.
  • Maximum of 18 credit hours can be granted.


  • A grade of C or better in Advanced Level (A level) courses.
  • Maximum of 18 credit hours can be granted.


Other university-level courses taken while in a secondary school will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Official documents must be supplied directly from the issuing institution/governing body to the Registrar’s office to ensure granting of credit.

Achieving these scores does not guarantee transfer credit. Granting of transfer credit is subject to faculty approval. For additional information please visit our Transfer credit website.


Admissions decisions for Fall 2017 will be released on a regular basis beginning in January 2017. The deadline to accept an offer of admission will be listed in your offer letter.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Application deadline for competitive programs. Competitive programs include:

  • Collaborative Nursing
  • Medical Laboratory Science

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Document submission deadline for competitive programs. A midterm or final mark must be submitted for each prerequisite course in order to be considered for admission. Competitive programs include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) – Medical Laboratory Science

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Deadline for applicants to apply for the Chancellor’s, President’s and Founder’s scholarships. Superior academic achievement, demonstrated leadership qualities, an essay and letters of support are required from all applicants. Interested applicants are required to complete and submit a scholarship application.

Friday, March 31, 2017
Document submission deadline for equal admissions consideration for non-competitive programs.

Friday, March 31, 2017
Deadline for applicants to apply for the FIRST Robotics Canada Scholarship. Interested applicants must complete and submit a scholarship application.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Advanced standing/transfer credit requests and supporting documentation received by Thursday, June 1, 2017 will be processed and evaluated before the beginning of the Fall semester. The Registrar’s office gives no assurance that transfer credit requests submitted after this date will be processed before the final registration day for the fall semester. Transfer assessments will only be processed after you accept your offer of admission to UOIT.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Residence applications must be received by this date in order to guarantee a spot in residence.

Thursday, June 15, 2017
Deadline to submit non-refundable tuition deposit.*

*Applicants must first accept their offer in order to pay their deposit.

Friday, June 30, 2017
Document deadline for applicants with conditional offers of admission to competitive programs. Applicants are unable to upgrade in summer for consideration of admission to Fall 2017 to competitive programs.

Friday, August 11, 2017
Deadline for the submission of all outstanding documentation including upgrading marks.*

*Applicants are unable to upgrade during the summer for consideration to competitive programs.