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Admission Requirements

Ontario high school students

All Ontario High School applicants to the Honours Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies and Honours Bachelor of Arts, Visual Studies programs are required to apply through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) 101 Application, submit the required documents, and complete the One Idea Supplementary application by the deadlines listed below. We recommend applying well before these dates. Applications for 2019-2020 are currently open. You are responsible for completing all necessary steps required for your application.

To be considered for admission to the Daniels Faculty, applicants must:

1. Be eligible to receive, or have already received, the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or its equivalent.
2. Present six senior high school credits (Grade 12 U/M/D courses) with an average in the high-80s.

  • a. One of these credits must be English (ENG4U)
  • b. The "out of school" component of Grade 12U/M co-op courses will not be accepted for admission purposes.

3. Complete the online One Idea supplementary application.
4. Provide proof of English facility if required.

OUAC Application Codes:

Honours Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies TLA
Honours Bachelor of Arts, Visual Studies TLB

Deadlines: 

OUAC 101 Deadline:  January 16, 2019
Supplementary Application Deadline: February 1, 2019 (11:59pm)
Supporting Documents Deadline:  February 15, 2019

Please visit English Language Requirements to evaluate if you are required to present proof of English Facility. If you do not meet the English Language Requirements at the time of admission or you are worried that your test score will not meet our minimum requirements, you may want to consider applying for the International Foundation Program (IFP).

In order to qualify for the housing guarantee, you must indicate your interest in residence on the housing  MyRes portal website by March 31, 2019.

Canadian high school students

All Canadian High School applicants to the Honours Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies and Honours Bachelor of Arts, Visual Studies programs are required to apply through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) 105 Application, submit all required documents, and complete the One Idea Supplementary application by the deadlines listed below. We recommend applying by the early deadline. Applications for 2019-2020 are currently open.You are responsible for completing all necessary steps required for your application.

To determine your admission requirements as an out-of-province student please visit the Future Students website.

OUAC Application Codes:

Honours Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies TLA
Honours Bachelor of Arts, Visual Studies TLB

Deadlines: 

OUAC 105 Deadline:

January 10, 2019
recommended:
November 1, 2018

One Idea Supplementary Application Deadline:

February 1, 2019 (11:59pm)
recommended:
November 15, 2018

Supporting Documents Deadline:

February 1, 2019
recommended:
November 15, 2018

Please visit English Language Requirements to evaluate if you are required to present proof of English Facility. If you do not meet the English Language Requirements at the time of admission or you are worried that your test score will not meet our minimum requirements, you may want to consider applying for the International Foundation Program (IFP).

In order to qualify for the housing guarantee, you must indicate your interest in residence on the housing  MyRes portal website by March 31, 2019.

International students

(High School, University, or College)

The application for the Honours Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies and Honours Bachelor of Arts, Visual Studies programs for International students can be submitted in one of two ways:

Prospective international applicants who wish to apply to other Ontario universities in addition to the University of Toronto should use the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) 105 Application. Applicants who only wish to apply to the University of Toronto and no other Ontario university may use the University of Toronto International Application.

All International High School, University, or College applicants are required to apply through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) 105 Application OR the University of Toronto International Application, submit all required documents, and complete the One Idea Supplementary application by the deadlines listed below. We recommend applying by the early deadline. Applications for 2019-2020 are currently open. You are responsible for completing all necessary steps required for your application.

To determine your admission requirements as an international applicant please visit the Future Students website and follow the steps to find your admission information. 

OUAC Application Codes:

Honours Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies TLA
Honours Bachelor of Arts, Visual Studies TLB

Deadlines: 

OUAC 105 and University of Toronto International Deadline: January 10, 2019
recommended:
November 1, 2018
One Idea Supplementary Application Deadline: February 1, 2019 (11:59pm)
recommended:
November 15, 2018
Supporting Documents Deadline: February 1, 2019
recommended:
November 15, 2018

Please visit English Language Requirements to evaluate if you are required to present proof of English Facility. If you do not meet the English Language Requirements at the time of admission or you are worried that your test score will not meet our minimum requirements, you may want to consider applying for the International Foundation Program (IFP).

In order to qualify for the housing guarantee*, you must indicate your interest in residence on the housing MyRes portal by March 31, 2019. 

*Residence is guaranteed for new full-time students entering their first year of university in an undergraduate program for the first time. 

University of Toronto students

University of Toronto students must apply to the Daniels Faculty by completing the UofT Internal Application.  All UofT students are required to apply through the UofT Internal Application, submit all required documents, and complete the One Idea Supplementary application by the deadlines listed below. We recommend applying by the early deadline. Applications for 2019-2020 are currently open. You are responsible for completing all necessary steps required for your application.

To determine your admission requirements as an internal transfer applicant, please visit the Enrolment Services website and follow the steps to find your admission information.

Deadlines:

University of Toronto Internal Deadline: January 10, 2018
recommended:
November 1, 2018
One Idea Supplementary Application Deadline: February 1, 2019 (11:59pm)
recommended:
November 15, 2018
Supporting Documents Deadline: February 1, 2019
recommended:
November 15, 2018

 

The following information is important information for students in the Faculty of Arts & Science (St. George), students at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), and students at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC). If you are applying from another division of the University of Toronto, you can find more information on our transfer credit page.

Students in the Faculty of Arts & Science (St. George), at UTM, or at UTSC 

Students who have completed 10.0 or fewer Full Course Equivalents (FCE) in the Faculty of Arts & Science, at UTM, or at UTSC are eligible to apply for admission to the Daniels Faculty. This total of 10.0 FCE includes any on-admission or other transfer credits assigned. This total of 10.0 FCE must not be exceeded before the beginning of the academic year to which a successful applicant to the Daniels Faculty has been admitted.

A student in the Faculty of Arts & Science, at UTM, or at UTSC who has completed more than 10.0 FCE at the time of application to the Daniels Faculty will not be considered for admission.

In practice, a student in the Faculty of Arts & Science, at UTM, or at UTSC is eligible to apply for transfer to the Daniels Faculty in Year 1 or Year 2 of full-time study, based on number of credits completed.

For example:

A Faculty of Arts & Science student who has already completed 5.0 FCE and is enrolled in 5.0 FCE in the 2018-19 academic year is eligible to apply to the Daniels Faculty for September 2019 entry. If admitted to the Daniels Faculty for September 2019 entry, this student must not exceed a total of 10.0 FCE completed in the Faculty of Arts & Science before September 2019 (i.e., must not complete 5.5 or 6.0 FCE during the 2018-19 academic year and/or complete any courses during the Summer 2019 session).

A student who was admitted to UTM with 6.0 FCE in transfer credit and is enrolled in 4.0 FCE in the 2018-19 academic year is eligible to apply to the Daniels Faculty for September 2019 entry. If admitted to the Daniels Faculty for September 2019 entry, this student must not exceed a total of 10.0 FCE at UTM before September 2019 (i.e., must not complete more than 4.0 FCE during the 2018-19 academic year and/or complete any courses during the Summer 2019 session).

A student who has already completed 7.5 FCE at UTSC and is enrolled in 2.5 FCE or fewer in the 2018-19 academic year is eligible to apply to the Daniels Faculty.

A student in the Faculty of Arts & Science, at UTM, or at UTSC who has completed 10.5 FCE at the time of application will not be considered for admission.

Successful applicants to the Daniels Faculty from the Faculty of Arts & Science will have all of their Faculty of Arts & Science credits retained, up to the maximum of 10.0 FCE allowed upon admission. For more information, visit our transfer credits page.

Successful applicants to the Daniels Faculty from UTM or UTSC will have all of their credits transferred where appropriate, and any courses completed in the Faculty of Arts & Science retained, to the maximum of 10.0 FCE allowed upon admission. For more information, visit our transfer credits page.

Canadian University or College students

External Transfer Applicants: 

All Canadian University or College applicants to the Honours Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies and Honours Bachelor of Arts, Visual Studies programs (excluding UofT students) are required to apply through the Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC) 105 Application, submit all required documents, and complete the One Idea Supplementary application by the deadlines listed below. We recommend applying by the early deadline. Applications for 2019-2020 are currently open. You are responsible for completing all necessary steps required for your application.

To determine your admission requirements as a transfer applicant please visit the Future Students website and follow the steps to find your admission information. For transfer credit information, visit our transfer credit page.

OUAC Application Codes:

Honours Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies TLA
Honours Bachelor of Arts, Visual Studies TLB

Deadlines:

OUAC 105 Deadline: January 10, 2019
recommended:
November 1, 2018
One Idea Supplementary Application Deadline: February 1, 2019 (11:59pm)
recommended:
November 15, 2018
Supporting Documents Deadline: February 1, 2019
recommended:
November 15, 2018

The deadline to indicate your interest in residence on the MyRes portal is March 31, 2019. Please note, residence is only guaranteed for new full-time students entering their first year of university in an undergraduate program for the first time. Additional housing resources can be found online through Housing Services.

 

Not in School

Applicants not currently in school must apply to the Daniels Faculty by completing the Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC) 105 Application, submit all required documents, and complete the One Idea Supplementary application by the deadlines listed below. We recommend applying by the early deadline. Applications for 2019-2020 are currently open. You are responsible for completing all necessary steps required for your application.

To determine your admission requirements as an applicant currently out of school, please visit the Future Students website and follow the steps to find your admission information.

OUAC Application Codes:

Honours Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies TLA
Honours Bachelor of Arts, Visual Studies TLB

Deadlines:

OUAC 105 Deadline: January 10, 2019
recommended:
November 1, 2018
One Idea Supplementary Application Deadline: February 1, 2019 (11:59pm)
recommended:
November 15, 2018
Supporting Documents Deadline: February 1, 2019
recommended:
November 1, 2018

Please visit English Language Requirements to evaluate if you are required to present proof of English Facility. If you do not meet the English Language Requirements at the time of admission or you are worried that your test score will not meet our minimum requirements, you may want to consider applying for the International Foundation Program (IFP).

The deadline to indicate your interest in residence on the MyRes portal is March 31, 2019. Residence is only guaranteed for new full-time students entering their first year of university in an undergraduate program for the first time. Additional housing resources can be found online through Housing Services.

For transfer credit information, visit our transfer credit page.