How to Apply
We look forward to receiving your application to York and supporting you throughout the admission process. Follow the four steps outlined below to get started.
Note: After submitting your application you will receive an acknowledgment e-mail from York University, providing you with a York reference number that allows you to track your application status in our applicant portal, MyFile. If you have not received a reference number within 4-5 business days of submitting your application, please check your spam and junk folders. If you are unable to locate the e-mail, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply to an Undergraduate Program
1. Decide which program you're interested in
Use our Program Search to explore a variety of degree options with innovative course design and hands-on learning opportunities. Once you have selected your program(s) of interest, take note of details including how and when it is offered, career paths it may provide, and the courses you can expect to take.Search Programs
2. Review Admission Requirements
York University has a set of general admission requirements for entry to any of our programs. In addition to these requirements, your program of interest may require additional prerequisite courses, minimum grades and/or a supplementary application component like a video interview, audition or portfolio review. Be sure to familiarize yourself with all admission requirements before you apply.View Admission Requirements
3. Submit your application
Submit your application through:
- the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) application, or
- the York University application.
4. Submit Required Documents
Once you receive access to your MyFile account, you can submit and/or upload required documents to our system. These may include official transcripts, language proficiency requirements, a supplementary application and course descriptions to be assessed for transfer credit.Learn More
Review tuition fees and costs
It's important to review the expected costs for your first year of university so that you can plan and budget. Tuition fees are based on the number of credits in which you are enrolled and your status as a domestic or international student. Other costs typically include residence, meal plan, textbooks and supplementary student fees.View Fees
Other Admission Resources
Deadlines for most programs (exceptions noted below)
|Classes Begin||Ontario High School students||Out-of-Province High School students||International Students||University/College
transfer and mature students
|Fall 2023 (September)||January 12, 2023||February 1, 2023*||February 1, 2023*||May 1, 2023*|
|Winter 2023 (January)||November 1, 2022||November 1, 2022||November 1, 2022||November 1, 2022|
|Summer 2023 (May)||April 1, 2023||April 1, 2023||April 1, 2023||April 1, 2023|
|*Please note that we will continue to accept and assess applications after the deadline until program is full. For equal consideration, and to ensure adequate time to apply for a study permit (if applicable), we recommend that you apply by the posted deadline.|
|Nursing: Application deadline for all Nursing programs is February 1.
Schulich School of Business (BBA) will not accept applications after the January 12 deadline.
Supplementary Application Deadlines
In addition to submitting an application, some programs require a supplementary application to be considered for admission. View the chart below for supplementary application deadlines.
Click “Supplementary Application” beside your program of interest to view application details.
|Programs||Ontario High School students||Out-of-Province High School students||International Students||University/College transfer and mature students|
|Schulich BBA: Supplementary Application||February 2, 2023||February 2, 2023||February 2, 2023||N/A|
|Schulich PMMP: Supplementary Application||March 3, 2023||March 3, 2023||March 3, 2023||N/A|
|Glendon: International Studies & Business Administration Dual Degree: Supplementary Application||March 31, 2023||March 31, 2023||March 31, 2023||N/A|
|Concurent Education: Supplementary Application||April 1, 2023||April 1, 2023||April 1, 2023||N/A|
|School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design programs: Cinema & Media Arts – Production, Screenwriting; Dance, Design; Music, Visual Arts – Studio:
|January 31, 2023||January 31, 2023||January 31, 2023||March 1, 2023|
|The deadline dates noted above (for AMPD) are for guaranteed consideration. Applications will continue to be processed and reviewed following these dates until the program capacity is filled.|
|Social Work: Supplementary Application||N/A||N/A||N/A||February 15, 2023 (Late documentation will not be accepted once a deadline has passed.)|
|Programs||Ontario High School students||Non-Ontario High School students||International Students||University/College transfer and mature students|
|AMPD Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) programs: Cinema & Media Arts – Production, Screenwriting; Dance; Design; Music, Visual Arts – Studio: Supplementary Application||November 1, 2022||November 1, 2022||November 1, 2022||November 1, 2022|
Do you have questions about applying to York? We’ve collected some of our most common questions from undergraduate applicants below to help you plan and prepare.
For community updates on our campus operations and COVID-19 information, visit the Better Together website.
The typical processing time is four to six weeks once all required documents are in the possession of the admissions team. If you have any questions about your application, visit I’ve applied page for information about required documents.
Full details of York's Vaccination Mandate can be found at Better Together Website.
Advanced standing for eligible curricula (AP exams, IB HL courses, A-level courses, etc.) will be reviewed and awarded in the same way as pervious years. Final exam results are required. For additional details, please visit: https://futurestudents.yorku.ca/transfer/advanced-secondary-cegep
College/University Transfer Students
York continues to welcome transfer applicants, and Transfer Credits are awarded based on your most recent transcript.
International High School Students
If you prefer to take an online test, York accepts both Duolingo and CAEL Online. Visit Language Proficiency Requirement page for a full list of accepted English language tests.
York University English Language Institute (YUELI) is offering full-time pathway options for students who would like to study English before starting their degree studies at York. Please contact the YUELI office directly at email@example.com for any questions about the program options.
The answer to this question, and other Study Permit/Visa questions can be found on York International’s FAQ page.
Starting October 20, 2020, students attending a Canadian institution with an approved COVID-19 readiness plan and who have a valid study permit or a final approval (not an AIP/first-stage approval) may travel to Canada. York University has an approved COVID-19 readiness plan. For more information and any updates on Study Permits/Visa requirements, please visit York International FAQ page or contact York International directly.
Questions relating to international student admissions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
York International is our international student support office. Important information regarding COVID-19, study permits, travel to Canada, and international student orientation can be found on their website. For questions and advising relating to Study Permits/Visa questions, please review York International’s FAQ page and contact them directly.