News & Reminders

  • OUAC Holiday Closures

    The OUAC is officially closed for the holidays from December 24, 2014, to January 2, 2015, inclusive.

    The OUAC website will remain available during this time.

    Please note that Ontario universities are also closed for the holidays, so you may not receive confirmation that they received your application until mid-January.

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  • Not sure which application to use?

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105 Fees

All fees are non-refundable. Your application will not be forwarded to your university choice(s) until you submit full payment to the OUAC. Fees for withdrawn university choices are not refunded.

Summary of Fees

All fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

Base Application Fee: $145
For the initial three university/program choices.

International Service Fee: $10
If the mailing address is outside of Canada.

Additional Choice Fee: $47
For each university/program choice beyond the initial three (e.g., if two additional university choices are added, you must pay $94 in addition to the base application fee).

Note: You may apply to as many Ontario universities/programs as you wish; however, you are limited to a maximum of three program choices at any one university (including its affiliates). Some universities may further limit the number of programs you can apply to.

Transcript Request Fee: $12
For each transcript requested (i.e., for each institution receiving the transcript). Note: Fees are not required for transcripts originating from institutions that have a lifetime transcript fee agreement.

Supplemental/Document Evaluation Fee

The OUAC collects supplemental fees on behalf of the universities. You pay this fee to each university, including affiliates, only once. Exemption rules may apply depending on your university selections and educational background. For questions about how these fees are used, please contact the universities directly.

Institution Fee
Brock University $70
Carleton University $61.75
University of Guelph/Guelph-Humber $70*
University of Guelph Veterinary Medicine $100**
Lakehead University $55
Laurentian University $50
McMaster University $85
Nipissing University $50
OCAD University $65
University of Ottawa. $70
Queen’s University $90
Ryerson University $85
University of Toronto $90
Trent University $65/$90***
University of Ontario Institute of Technology $60
University of Waterloo $85
Western University $82.50
Wilfrid Laurier University $70
University of Windsor $50
York University $90

* Applicants to programs other than the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) remit $70.
** Applicants seeking admission to DVM (alone or in combination with other program choices) are required to remit $100.
*** The fee for Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada is $65. The fee for all other applicants is $90.

Additional supplemental/document evaluation fees may be required by some Ontario universities; however, these fees are payable directly to those universities. For individual university fee details, visit University Information and Program Codes.

Methods of Payment

Payment for online applications is accepted by:

  • Credit card (VISA, MasterCard or American Express). Prepaid credit cards and VISA debit cards are not accepted.
  • Online banking (Canadian banks and credit unions only). Normally takes 1-3 business days.
  • Western Union Business Solutions – GlobalPay for Students (bank-to-bank transfer for international payments only). You can pay the Canadian dollar fees in the currency of your choice.

All payments must be made in Canadian funds. For more information, visit Methods of Payment.