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Ontario High School Admissions

Out of province High School Admissions


Are you a guidance counsellor who is in a school that is not in Ontario, but within Canada? Here’s some important information for you!

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Course Equivalencies

Consult our quick-reference chart in our Admissions section that outlines the requirement equivalencies for admissions to our programs. Ontario admissions requirements are based on grade 12 academic (4 U/M) courses. 

Out of Province Admission Requirements

What is the OUAC?

The Ontario Universities Application Center (OUAC) processes applications for admission to all Ontario universities. You can find out more on the OUAC’s website About section.


How to Apply

1. Know what type of OUAC application they will need to complete

Out of province applicants, international students, mature students, and college and university transfers will complete the 105 Application. Information about deadlines and any associated fees are available on the OUAC website.


2. Chose a program and check the program requirements

Before applying a student must first collect the OUAC codes for each program they are interested in. Also, you must ensure they meet the high school class prerequisites for each program.

These program requirements can be found below. Or they can navigate to the program details on our Program Pages

Some programs provide supplementary documentation to guide or further refine the application process. Please check that they have completed any additional documentation required for the program.

Program List and Admission Requirements


3. Login to the OUAC website and complete the application

When applying they will need to follow the link that matches the proper application type. Out of province applicants will use the 105 Application


4. Receive the acknowledgement letter and access the applicant portal

Within two business days of applying to the OUAC, they will receive an email from Laurentian’s Office of Admission with information on accessing their Applicant Portal. If they do not receive this email have them check their spam folder or contact

The Applicant Portal is an online resource for students who have applied for admission. It allows them to interact with the Office of Admissions, to submit documents, to access any supplemental forms required to process the application, to track the status of the application, to apply for a spot in residence, to receive information on fees, scholarships and bursaries, and much more! 


5. Receive a decision letter 

Once we have reviewed the application, a decision letter will be posted in the Documents folder on the Applicant Portal. The offer may contain conditions so please read the letter carefully before responding.

To help them accept an offer, please visit the 105 Login Portal to access their OUAC account. Follow all of the instructions to accept the offer. Our Office of Admissions is notified within 48 hours of them accepting the offer.

Admissions Deadlines

The OUAC application deadline for 105 (non current Ontario high school students) is February 1st 2021 for limited enrollment programs. 

Please note that if the application for admission is not received 14 days before the start of classes for any given semester, the application for admission will be considered for the next semester

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