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Undergraduate – Glendon Campus, York University


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Located in the heart of Toronto, York University’s Glendon Campus offers degrees on a human-scale campus with a global advantage.

Make an easier transition to university thanks to our small class sizes and close-knit campus support, while benefitting from the resources of Canada’s third-largest university.

Our graduates are changemakers in Toronto and around the globe in fields such as:

  • law and the public sector,
  • finance,
  • education,
  • healthcare,
  • digital marketing,
  • human rights,
  • international development and
  • translation.

Our Top Scholars initiative celebrates 100 incoming high school students of the highest calibre who reaffirm our long history of academic excellence. Select Top Scholars can participate in the Research Apprenticeship Program and conduct hands-on research with a professor starting in first year.




Admission Requirements

  • Canadian high school students
    Are you currently attending high school on a full-time basis, or have recently graduated?
  • International students
    Are you not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (landed immigrant), and planning on studying on a permit?
  • University and college transfer students
    Have you already completed 1 full year of studies at an accredited university, college or CEGEP (no matter how long ago or where)?
  • Mature students
    Are you age 20 years or older, and have attended less than 1 full year of college or university studies?
  • Indigenous students
    If you are Indigenous, you may choose to self-identify (declare) this in the Personal Details section of your application. 
  • Visiting students
    Do you already have a degree and wish to take courses out of interest, study on a Letter of Permission or fulfill requirements for a professional designation?
  • Home-schooled students
    Have you never studied in a formal academic high school environment?
  • Students with disabilities
    If you have a diagnosed disability, we encourage you to identify yourself during the admission process.
  • Returning students
    Have you been away from York for at least 1 year and have not studied elsewhere? You can simply reactivate your student number and file.


Supporting Documents

Monitor the status of your application on MyFile.

  • Expect an email from York University within 5 business days that contains your 9-digit student number.
  • Log in to MyFile using your student number and date of birth.
  • Check the “Supporting Document” tab.
  • Check the status of your application and upload any missing documents or admission offers.

We suggest checking MyFile regularly because sometimes more documents could be requested.

Language Requirements

You do not need to speak French or be bilingual to start studying at Glendon. In most of our programs, knowledge of either English or French is all it takes.

Supplemental Application

A supplemental application is required for the:

Direct entry to Professional Translation requires that you successfully pass a qualifying exam after the first year of study.


Scholarships, Bursaries and Financial Aid

You can apply to Glendon and York bursaries and scholarships as soon as you apply to university, even if you have not yet been admitted.​ ​


Offers of Admission


Accessibility Services

A range of accessibility services are available through the Accessibility, Well-Being and Counselling Centre.


Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

We strive to be a safe, equitable and welcoming environment for all students, staff and faculty.



We have 2 residence buildings and more than 90% of our rooms are singles. If you are a first-year student, we guarantee you a room if you apply by the deadline.


Campus Tours and Events

Join us for one of our annual events:

  • Fall Campus Day: Open House
  • March Break U
  • Experience Glendon: Spring Open House

We also offer in-person campus tours, webinars and more.

Thanks to the Glendon Virtual Network, you can chat with a current student from your program of interest.



Glendon Recruitment, Admissions & Applicant Relations
B108 York Hall, Glendon Campus
2275 Bayview Avenue
Toronto ON  M4N 3M6

Telephone: 416-487-6710
Email: liaison@glendon.yorku.ca

Website: www.glendon.yorku.ca/futurestudents
Viewbook: www.yorku.ca/glendon/futurestudents/discover
Instagram: @GlendonLiaison
X: @GlendonCampus
Facebook: www.facebook.com/GlendonCampus

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