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As an Ontario high school student, your average will be calculated using six grade 12 U/M courses, including the program-specific prerequisites listed below. 

For all Engineering programs (including IDS Dual Degree)

• English
• Advanced Functions
• Calculus & Vectors
• Physics
• Chemistry

With no prerequisite grade below 70%
Recommended average: Low 80s


For Computer Science or Computer Security

• English
• Advanced Functions
• One other 12U Math course (Calculus & Vectors strongly recommended)
• For BSc and iBSc programs: All of the above plus Physics or Chemistry

With a minimum average of 75% on Math courses, with no Math grade below 65%  
Recommended average: Mid to High 80s

For Digital Media

• English
• One 12U Math course

One 12U/M Arts course or equivalent training recommended
Minimum Math grade of 75%

Recommended average: Mid 70s

For Earth & Atmospheric Science

• English
• Advanced Functions
• Calculus & Vectors
• Physics

Chemistry strongly recommended for Atmospheric Science & Space Science streams
Recommended average: Mid 70s
Proof of English language proficiency (for non-native English speakers, i.e. IELTS, TOEFL) plus the program-specific requirements (at the Grade 12/Senior level) below.

For all Engineering programs (including IDS Dual Degree)

• Math
• Physics
• Chemistry

For Computer Science or Computer Security

• BA/iBA: Math
• BSc/iBSc: Math + Physics OR Chemistry

For Digital Media

• Math

For Earth & Atmospheric Science

• Math
• Physics
Chemistry strongly recommended for Atmospheric Science & Space Science streams

Have a look at our detailed program-specific requirements available here.
Proof of English language proficiency (for non-native English speakers, i.e. IELTS, TOEFL), plus the program-specific requirements (Grade 12U, equivalent or higher) listed below.
*Prerequisite requirements (or equivalent) must have been satisfied within the previous five years. 

For all Engineering programs (including IDS Dual Degree)

• Overall average of 3.0 or better on a 4-point scale (B/70% or equivalent)
• Advanced Functions*
• Calculus & Vectors*
• Physics*
• Chemistry*

With no prerequisite grade below 70%

For Computer Science or Computer Security

• Overall average of 3.0 or better on a 4-point scale (B/70% or equivalent), plus a minimum grade of C+/65% in each of any math courses taken in university
• Advanced Functions*
• One other 12U Math course (Calculus & Vectors strongly recommended)*
• For BSc and iBSc programs: All of the above plus Physics or Chemistry*

With a minimum average of 75% on Math courses, with no Math grade below 65%  

For Digital Media

• Overall average of 2.3 or better on a 4-point scale (C+/65% or equivalent)
• One 12U Math course (with a minimum grade of 75%)*

For Earth & Atmospheric Science

• Overall average of 2.3 or better on a 4-point scale (C+/65% or equivalent)
• Advanced Functions*
• Calculus & Vectors*
• Physics*

Chemistry 12 strongly recommended for Atmospheric Science & Space Science streams
Proof of English language proficiency (for non-native English speakers, i.e. IELTS, TOEFL), plus the program-specific requirements (Grade 12U, equivalent or higher) listed below.
*Prerequisite requirement (or equivalent) must have been satisfied within the previous five years. 

For all Engineering programs (including IDS Dual Degree)

• Overall average of 3.3 or better on a 4-point scale (B+/75% or equivalent)
• Advanced Functions*
• Calculus & Vectors*
• Physics*
• Chemistry*

With no prerequisite grade below 70%

For Computer Science or Computer Security

• Overall average of 3.3 or better on a 4-point scale (B+/75% or equivalent), plus a minimum grade of C+/65% in each of any math courses taken in college
• Advanced Functions*
• One other 12U Math course (Calculus & Vectors strongly recommended)*
• For BSc and iBSc programs: All of the above plus Physics or Chemistry*

With a minimum average of 75% on Math courses, with no Math grade below 65%  

For Digital Media

• Overall average of 3.0 or better on a 4-point scale (B/70% or equivalent)
• One 12U Math course (with a minimum grade of 75%)*

For Earth & Atmospheric Science

• Overall average of 3.0 or better on a 4-point scale (B/70% or equivalent)
• Advanced Functions*
• Calculus & Vectors*
• Physics*

Chemistry 12 strongly recommended for Atmospheric Science & Space Science streams
Applying from a curricula not listed on this page?
Have a look at our detailed program-specific requirements available here.

It is important that you verify requirements based on where you are coming from, but generally, our programs require:

• Proof of English language proficiency (for non-native English speakers, i.e. IELTS, TOEFL)
• Upper-level Maths
• Upper-level Sciences (Physics and/or Chemistry)
• Official Transcripts (High School and/or College/University)