College Transfer Students
A person who has attended a College across Canada.
Applicants must complete a minimum of one year of college studies and be in good academic standing with an overall average of 65% to be considered for admission. Students wishing to apply to programs with specific requirements, must meet the course specific requirements in their college studies or through a combination of college studies, university studies and/or grade 12 U/M level courses. For students who have completed a two or three-year diploma at a College of Applied Arts and Technology, Laurentian has many pathway agreements designed to enhance student mobility. If there is not a pathway agreement for your program, Laurentian offers admission with advanced standing.
University Transfer Students
A person who has attended a University across Canada.
Applicants must be in good academic standing with an overall average of 60% to be considered for admission. Students wishing to apply to programs with specific requirements, must meet the course specific requirements in their university studies or through a combination of university studies, college studies and/or grade 12 U/M level courses. University transfer students are eligible for transfer credits on a course to course basis based on program requirements.
Do you already have a degree from a recognized university, and would like to complete another degree? Please view the Second Degree regulations.
The admission status of “mature students” recognizes those adults without the previous academic performance required for admission, that has interests and work experience that suggests anticipated success in university studies.
A mature student is someone who:
- Is 19 years of age or older by the end of the academic year to which they have applied; AND
- Has not attended a secondary or post-secondary institution for at least one calendar year before the beginning of their university studies; AND
- Is not eligible for admission on any other basis.
Additional information and documents will be required during the application. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have.
Upcoming Events and Presentations
View and register for events targeting our Mature and Transfer applicants below!
Post-Sec 105 | Pathways to Laurentian
If you want to learn more about studying at Laurentian as a Transfer student from an Ontario College, please join us for our Post-Sec 105 | Pathways to Laurentian information session!
Topics covered include; what Laurentian has to offer, transfer credits and advanced standing, admissions requirements/process, fees and financial aid, and what supports are available for students.
Post-Sec 105 | Laurentian Online
If you want to learn more about studying at Laurentian as an Online student feel free to register for our monthly Post-Sec 105 | Laurentian Online information session!
Topics covered include; what Laurentian Online is and what they offer, admissions requirements/process, fees and financial aid, and what supports are available for online students.
There will be 2 sessions happening every month at 12:00pm and at 5:00pm EST in order to accommodate different schedules.
Find your program
Selecting a postsecondary program is one of the most important decisions on your journey towards a great career. Find your program of choice among Laurentian’s wide variety of program offerings.
As a leader in credit transfer, Laurentian University offers college and university transfer students both convenience and flexibility. Whether you opt for a traditional classroom setting for your studies, or you choose to study from the comfort of your own home via our online course options, we can help you set a clear and custom path to your academic goals. Students who have successfully completed a college diploma or courses at a recognized university may be eligible for transfer credits to programs offered at Laurentian. Students who have completed one year of college studies are eligible for consideration for admission without eligibility for transfer credits. Transfer credits may be awarded based on prior studies and will be determined once you apply for admission and submit official transcripts. Laurentian offers equitable credit value for previous studies, with special considerations based on grades and program affinity. For students who have completed a two or three-year diploma at a College of Applied Arts and Technology, Laurentian has many pathway agreements designed to enhance student mobility. If there is not a pathway agreement for your program, Laurentian offers admission with advanced standing as indicated in our credit transfer chart below. If you are transferring from another university, please apply and your credits will be assessed for transferability.
60 enhanced student pathways with Colleges. Visit our pathway agreements.Learn More
Over 900 transfer students currently enrolled. View our credit transfer chart.Learn More
~1700 students enrolled in Laurentian Online programs. Visit ONTransfer.ca.Learn More
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