For those who plan to enter an Ontario university in September 2020, please sign up for an OUAC account! We can help you to complete the online application. Please sign up on OUAC to apply! Let us teach you how to complete the online application. If you encounter any problems in the application process, you can always contact our education consultantsto help you complete the application for 2020: we provide a full application service and the OUAC handling service.
While Universities recruit students independently, all applications can be made on theOntario Universities' ApplicationCentre website.
November 2019 – Applications begin
By the end of November 2019, Ontario high school students will receive a letter from the Education Ministry containing an Ontario University Application Access Code, including the school number, student number and a temporary PIN. You can start applying after you log in.
Application deadline at 23:59, January 15, 2020
If you miss this deadline, it is not the end of the world. OUAC will still accept application submissions and they will be transferred to your university. However, please make sure to check the deadline for submission with each university. If you miss their deadline, resolutions will be more complicated.
February 4, 2020
Early Admission students need to submit all information.
February 28 and May 5, 2020 – Results are submitted
Ontario High Schools submit final and midterm results to universities through OUAC, so students generally do not have to submit the results themselves.
May 27, 2020 – Receive responses from your chosen universities
There are three types of responses from universities:
A. letter of admission
B. letter of refusal
C. letter of deferral, requiring applicants to submit language test results, supplementary materials or portfolios
June 1, 2020 – Accept your offer
This is the earliest date a student can confirm an offer and pay a deposit (including a deposit for registration and residence).
What about high schools outside Ontario?
The application deadline for non-Ontario domestic students depends on the admission dates of each university, and some of them are consistent with the OUAC deadline. OUAC's website provides links to the official websites of various universities (https://www.ouac.on.ca/university-links/), so that students can personally confirm the application deadlines themselves.
The deadline for international student applications, submission of supplementary materials, and the time for issuing offers are all determined by the school. Here, we have listed the application deadlines set by some popular universities for international applicants:
-  Toronto Universities:January 15, 2020
- McMaster University:February 1, 2020
- Queen's University:February 1, 2020
- Western University: March 1, 2020
- University of Ottawa:Most majors April 1, 2020
-  University of Waterloo: March 27, 2020 (January 31 for accounting, engineering, mathematics majors)
- York University: Early admission deadline on January 15, 2020, and final deadline on March 1
- University of Windsor: March 1, 2020
- Laurier University: April 1, 2020
- University of Guelph: Early admission deadline on January 15, final deadline on March 1
Students who go to high school in Ontario and non-Ontario students need to submit different forms.
Applicable to students studying in Ontario's local high schools, whether they are citizens, permanent residents or international students. The following requirements must be met:
You are taking day classes in an Ontario high school (including students returning the second semester and students who have graduated but returned to school to upgrade one or more courses)
You have not been away from high school for more than 7 months consecutively;
You have already obtained or are expected to obtain an Ontario high school diploma at the end of the school year, and have completed six grade 12 courses (4U/M courses);
You have not studied in a college, university or vocational college;
You intend to apply for an undergraduate degree or diploma program at an Ontario university.
Applicable to students studying in high schools in provinces other than Ontario, including international students.
Create an account and log in
After logging in, fill in the forms with your personal information.
Select your desired program(s)
Select your desired school(s) and add them to your list of choices (Program Choices)
You need to decide the order your choices according to your desire. However, please be assured that the schools do not factor this in when making admission decisions.
The base application fee of $156 applies for your initial 3 program choices. For each additional choice, there is an addition of $50. There is no limit to the number of choices, however, you are limited to a maximum of 3 program choices at any 1 university.
The International service fee of $10 applies to students who are non-Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
Payment methods include online credit card payments and Western Union. When the payment is confirmed, OUAC will provide you with a Reference Number – this number must be saved in your records. This is your account for logging in to the OUAC system in the future to make any changes to the content you have submitted (such as university programs, contacts, and addresses).
In addition, some university program applications require the submission of additional materials, and the review of materials also requires payment. These fees will vary. McMaster, UOttawa, Ryerson, U of T, and York charge $90; Waterloo $85; Western $93.50; and Queen's $95. These fees are paid directly to the university, OUAC is not responsible for the handling.
Receive a Confirmation
After OUAC receives your application and fees (about a week or two), the university you applied for will send you a confirmation email telling you how to submit follow-up materials. Do not hesitate to submit whatever documents they request for.