International Baccalaureate (IB)

General Admission Requirements

  • Prerequisite courses can be presented at either the Standard or Higher Level. Math SL, Math HL, Math Analysis and Approaches SL or HL, or Applications and Interpretations HL is required for programs with Math prerequisites (Math Studies is not acceptable)
  • A predicted score of 28 or more is required for a provisional offer of admission, bonus points are not considered. More competitive programs require at least 30 and as much as 35 on predicted scores
  • Final IB results must be sent to us electronically by the International Baccalaureate Office

Applicants must complete the IB diploma with subjects including:

Admission Category Required Subjects
Computer Science English HL or SL, Math: Analysis and Approaches HL or SL, Math: Applications and Interpretations HL  (Math Studies not acceptable)
Humanities English HL or SL
Life Sciences English HL or SL, Math: Analysis and Approaches HL or SL, Math: Applications and Interpretations HL  (Math Studies not acceptable)
Mathematical and Physical Sciences English HL or SL, Math: Analysis and Approaches HL or SL, Math: Applications and Interpretations HL  (Math Studies not acceptable)
Rotman Commerce English HL or SL Math: Analysis and Approaches HL or SL, Math: Applications and Interpretations HL  (Math Studies not acceptable)
Social Sciences English HL or SL

New IB Mathematics courses with first assessment in May 2021
The following IB Math courses will satisfy the Calculus prerequisite for science and business programs:

  • Mathematics: Applications and Interpretations HL
  • Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches SL
  • Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches HL
     
  • 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
  • Students admitted to the Computer Science Admission Category (CMP1) in September 2020 are guaranteed a place in the Computer Science Specialist, Major or Minor program of choice after first-year, provided that conditions of their guarantee have been met.* Visit the Department of Computer Science website for more information.

 

Transfer Credit

  • If you have taken any IB HL 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, an 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

 

*The Computer Science Admission Guarantee and new courses (CSC 110Y1F and CSC 111H1S) for students entering September 2020 is still pending final approval by the University of Toronto Sciences Curriculum Committee