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Undergraduate – Ontario Tech University


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Modern and forward-thinking, we advance the discovery and application of knowledge to accelerate economic growth, regional development and social innovation. We inspire and equip our students and graduates to make a positive impact in a tech-focused world.

Our innovative and unique undergraduate and graduate programs are designed to meet your interests and career aspirations, along with the market‑driven requirements of employers.

Professors and students undertake research in a wide range of areas that include:

  • automotive design and engineering,
  • business and information tech,
  • computer science,
  • alternative and sustainable energy,
  • nuclear engineering,
  • social, environmental and criminal justice,
  • manufacturing,
  • community and public health,
  • psychology and mental health,
  • social implications of technological change and
  • educational technologies.

We prepare you to excel in the global, knowledge‑driven economy of the 21st century. At Ontario Tech, the possibilities are endless.




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Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements

Regardless of educational background, all applicants to undergraduate programs must have specific prerequisite subject knowledge for their intended program of study.

The specific grade average or standing required for admission varies from year to year. We select students by considering a wide range of criteria, including:

  • school grades,
  • distribution of subjects taken and
  • relevance to the academic program.

Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. We will give preference to applicants with the best qualifications.

You must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma with a minimum of six 4U/M credits or equivalent, including credits and courses that satisfy the academic prerequisites of specific programs. You must also present a competitive admission average.

If you are not an Ontario Secondary School student, visit our admission website for more information.

We will use the highest grade obtained in a course to calculate your admission average.

Faculties may also require additional assessment of the suitability of a student for admission. This may include, but is not limited to:

  • personal and professional characteristic assessment,
  • supplemental application documents and
  • admission interviews.

If your grades are affected by extenuating circumstances that you can document, we encourage you to contact the Office of the Registrar with the appropriate information.


Supporting Documents


Official transcripts from all secondary and postsecondary institutions you have attended must be sent through the OUAC or directly from the issuing institution to the Office of the Registrar at the university.

Language Requirements


Scholarships, Bursaries and Financial Aid

We acknowledge the accomplishments of many students admitted to the University through the presentation of awards of recognition for outstanding academic achievement (85% or higher).

Examples of our scholarships:

  • Entrance scholarships (no application required)
  • Women for STEM Scholarship Program
  • Application-based Scholarships
    • Major Entrance Scholarship
    • Founder’s, President’s and Chancellor’s scholarships
    • FIRST Robotics Canada (FRC) Scholarship 
  • In-course Scholarships


Accessibility Services

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) offers valuable services to students with all types of disabilities, including students who are blind or have low vision, are deaf or hard of hearing and have a physical, mental health, medical or learning disability as defined in the Ontario Human Rights Code.


Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

If you identify as BIPOC, a woman, LGBTQ2S, having a disability, being a member of a religious minority and/or low income (or other equity-deserving communities), we encourage you to apply to have an additional assessment conducted by our Equity Admissions Committee. The assessment will be done by a member of the faculty you are applying to, the Admissions Office and a representative from the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

The Committee will consider the following items when delivering a recommendation for admissibility:

  • Factors identified by an applicant that may have impacted their previous academic performance.
  • An applicant’s educational goals and an assessment of contributions they can make to the university community.

We acknowledge that equity is a concept that governs all people and a declaration of membership in a certain group will not be the sole determinant of admissibility. We will measure the information contained in the consideration form alongside other factors, including possession of program prerequisites and achievement of the university’s minimum GPA.



If you are a first-year student, we guarantee you a place in residence, provided you accept your offer of admission and apply to residence by the June 3, 2024, deadline.

Our residence offers 4 styles of suites for accommodation. Every suite has a TV, internet, a work area and telephone. We also provide on‑site laundry facilities, maintenance and light housekeeping services.


Campus Tours and Events

Check out our award-winning academic buildings, student services, residences, athletic facilities and many other areas on campus. Choose your own adventure or let a member of our team show you around.



Office of the Registrar
Ontario Tech University
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa ON  L1G 0C5

Telephone: 905‑721‑3190
Fax: 905‑721‑3178
Email: connect@ontariotechu.ca
Website: www.ontariotechu.ca

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