Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)

General Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must present the complete CAPE diploma (six units) offered by the Caribbean Examinations Council
  • Prerequisite courses should be presented at the CAPE level. Some programs may consider excellent CSEC or Ordinary Level results for fulfilling a prerequisite.
  • If you will be writing your CAPE examinations this academic year, you will be considered for a provisional offer of admission. 

Applicants must complete the complete diploma (six units) with CAPE-level subjects that include:

Admission Category Required Subjects
Computer Science English, Calculus
Humanities English
Life Sciences English, Calculus
Mathematical and Physical Sciences English, Calculus
Rotman Commerce English, Calculus
Social Sciences English
  • Some programs may require additional high school subjects as prerequisites for specific courses in first year or for entry into a specific program in second year.  See the individual program pages for high school prerequisites.
  • Applicants to the Rotman Commerce program are required to complete an online supplemental application
  • Applicants to the Computer Science program are required to complete an online supplemental application
  • Admission to Computer Science category does not guarantee admission to the Computer Science Program. Visit the Department of Computer Science for more information.


Transfer Credit

  • If you have taken CAPE subjects, you may be eligible for transfer credit - more information will be provided at the time of admission


English Language Proficiency

  • The Faculty of Arts & Science offers the International Foundation Program, a new option for students who wish to attend U of T but whose English skills do not meet the University's entrance requirements


Ranking the Colleges

  • Every Faculty of Arts & Science, University of Toronto St. George student is a member of one of seven colleges
  • Selecting a college is a personal decision unrelated to program choice
  • College ranking is a step on the application, so be sure to learn more about each of the colleges


Application Details and Next Steps Information