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University Transfer Applicants

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Laurentian University has a number of advanced standing policies, recognizing prior learning in many post-secondary institutions. These agreements are designed to provide better student mobility through formal recognition of credits/programs at each institution. Students who have completed some university studies may be eligible for admission to programs offered at Laurentian University. Transfer credits may be awarded based upon prior studies, but cannot be determined until you apply for admission and submit official transcripts.

 

For full time studies starting in September, apply online to Laurentian University through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre at ouac.on.ca

  • You will need to arrange for your official transcript(s)* from high school, college or university to be forwarded to Laurentian’s Office of Admissions.

* An official transcript acknowledges academic work taken at an educational institution. If must bear the seal and a duly-authorized signature of the issuing institution. A photocopy is not acceptable.

For part time studies, please download and complete the part time studies application form. The completed document must be sent directly to our Office of Admissions, along with the following documents:

  • official transcript(s)* from high school, college or university attended
    * An official transcript acknowledges academic work taken at an educational institution. If must bear the seal and a duly-authorized signature of the issuing institution. A photocopy is not acceptable.

  • completed application form

  • Online BBA and HBcom applicants apply here.

 

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

Honours Science Diplomas and Honour Arts Diplomas are available in selected disciplines to graduates of a 3-year general degree with a minimum average of 70% in the area of concentration.

 
How to apply?

Please download and complete the application form. The completed document must be sent directly to our Office of Admissions, along with the following documents:

  • official transcript(s)* from high school, college or university attended

* An official transcript acknowledges academic work taken at an educational institution. If must bear the seal and a duly-authorized signature of the issuing institution. A photocopy is not acceptable. (not required if you are a Laurentian graduate)

Each case is evaluated individually.

A qualifying year program is available to graduates of a 3-year B.A. or B.Sc. (general) program who wish to continue their studies at the Master’s level at Laurentian or any other Canadian university, or pursue a program leading to a Type A Certificate, granted by an Ontario College of Education.

Please note that the Master of Social Work program and the Maîtrise en service social are not eligible from the Qualifying Year process.

 

How to apply?

Please download and complete the application form. The completed document must be sent directly to our Office of Admissions, along with the following documents:

  • official transcript(s)* from high school, college or university attended

* An official transcript acknowledges academic work taken at an educational institution. If must bear the seal and a duly-authorized signature of the issuing institution. A photocopy is not acceptable. (not required if you are a Laurentian graduate)

Each case is evaluated individually.

You already have a University degree from a recognized university, and would like to complete another degree?

Arts & Science (3 year)

To be admitted to a second degree program (Bachelor of Arts or Science, 4 year), a student must:

- Have completed a degree at a recognized university, with a minimum overall average of 60%, without having failed more than 30 credits in the first degree program;

- Have completed no more than 18 credits (in the first degree) in the area of concentration of the requested second degree program. (The Senate Committee on Admissions, Promotions and Requests may approve exceptions.)

Arts and Science (4 year)

To be admitted to a second degree program (Bachelor of Arts or Science, 4 year), a student must:

- Have completed a degree at a recognized university, with a minimum overall average of 60%, without having failed more than 30 credits in the first degree program;

- Have completed no more than 24 credits (in the first degree) in the area of specialization of the requested second degree program. (The Senate Committee on Admissions, Promotions and Requests may approve exceptions.)

Professional and management programs

To be admitted to a second degree program in a professional school or in the School of Management, a student must: 

- Have completed a degree at a recognized university, with a minimum overall average of 60%, and a minimum 70% average in the courses completed in the first degree in the subject area of the requested second degree, with no more than 30 failed credits in the first degree program;

- Have completed no more than 24 credits (in the first degree) in the area of specialization of the requested second degree program. (The Senate Committee on Admissions, Promotions and Requests may approve exceptions.)

 
How to apply?

If you are a Laurentian University graduate, please download and complete the application form and return directly to our Office of Admissions at admissions@laurentian.ca with the Admission fees.

For all other University graduates:

For full time studies starting in September, apply online to Laurentian University through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre at ouac.on.ca. 

  • You will need to arrange for your official transcript(s)* from high school, college or university to be forwarded to Laurentian’s Office of Admissions.

For part time studies, please download and complete the part time studies application form. The completed document must be sent directly to our Office of Admissions, along with the following documents:

  • official transcript(s)* from high school, college or university attended

* An official transcript acknowledges academic work taken at an educational institution. If must bear the seal and a duly-authorized signature of the issuing institution. A photocopy is not acceptable.

 

Each case is evaluated individually.