Rotman Commerce Admission Category

Rotman commerce students will benefit from an innovative and integrative curriculum that presents a global perspective for an enriched professional undergraduate experience. Students will take career-oriented courses in management and applied economics as well as a wide selection of courses in the arts and sciences. The balance assures graduates have a solid understanding of business and modern society along with critical and analytical skills for effective decision-making and organizational leadership. 

Things You Need to Know

OUAC Admission Code: TAC (Rotman Commerce)

Supplementary Application Form Required: Yes 

Admission Category Prerequisites: English and Calculus 

Approximate Admission Range: Mid to high 80s 


Supplemental Application for Rotman Commerce Admission Category 

The supplemental application will be found in applicants’ Join U of T account after they have applied through the OUAC.   

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and submit all requested documents, including the supplemental application, as early as possible. See the recommended early application deadline here. 

New! Students applying to the Rotman Commerce admission categories in the Faculty of Arts & Science have the option of selecting a second admission category for consideration on the JOIN U of T portal after completing their OUAC application.  

Selecting an alternate category does not affect students’ eligibility to their first choice of admission category. Computer Science is not available as alternate choice. Students can select from the four other admission categories at Arts & Science: Mathematical & Physical Science, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities. 


Transfer and Second Degree Applicants 

Rotman Commerce does not generally accept students with any post-secondary education, transfers from other universities, or second-degree students. Students who choose to apply must complete the Form Requesting Special Consideration, available on the JOIN Portal, to be considered for admission to Rotman Commerce. Applicants should use the form to demonstrate why an exception to the rule should be made for them. Combined with exceptionally strong academic history, particularly at the post-secondary level, transfer students may be competitive for admission, dependent on space available in the program.


Admission Requirements by Curriculum:

Students admitted into the Rotman Commerce admission category are guaranteed a place in the Rotman Commerce program beginning in second year, provided that they meet the requirements listed on the Rotman Commerce website.  

Since you are admitted to the general Rotman Commerce admission category, during your first year you will not be enrolled in a specific program. This program selection (e.g. management) is made at the end of your first year. Students admitted into the Rotman Commerce admission category are guaranteed a place in the Rotman Commerce program beginning in second year, provided that they meet the requirements listed on the Rotman Commerce website.  

As a first-year student, you’re guaranteed a place in the Rotman Commerce program of study beginning in second year, provided that you meet a few requirements. Find more about planning for your program of study in the Rotman Commerce Program Map


Program List

After first year, choose to specialize in accounting, finance and economics or management. Explore these programs of study using the links below. 

Legend: C: Calculus and Vectors

Program Subject(s) Required in Addition to English
Accounting C
Finance and Economics C
Management C


Why study Rotman Commerce at Arts & Science?

Student meet up with a faculty during his open office time

Career Coaching 

Students have access to one-on-one coaching, networking events and technical training through Rotman Commerce Career Services. The team will help you determine your career goals, develop a job search strategy and connect with the business community.  

Students chatting with alumni and staffs during networking event

Exclusive Networking Opportunities 

Hundreds of employers work with Rotman Commerce to find the best talent when they’re hiring for jobs and internships. Our students apply for these postings through our exclusive job and events portal.  

Rotman students during Convocation

Path to Success

With a respected business degree from a globally-ranked university, you’ll be in high demand in fields like sales, marketing, accounting and finance. Plus, you’ll be well-prepared to pursue exciting endeavors like entrepreneurship or an MBA. Explore the wide range of careers your degree can prepare you for using Career Navigator.