How to get into York | Ultimate University Guide
Arry Pandher - March 4th, 2022
Written by Fernanda Munoz and Arry Pandher
If you want to get into York, keep reading!
York is a leading international teaching and research university and a driving force for positive change. Its population of 55,000 students allows for a supportive, inclusive, and diverse community that promotes personal growth and well-being.
York University is well-known for encouraging bilingual study and diversity. It received more than 10,000 international students each year and constantly motivated its students to collaborate and participate in international projects.
- Ranked 1st in Canada by Corporate Knights, Forbes & CNN Expansion (Schulich School of Business)
- Ranked 1st in Ontario for global collaborative research publications
- A total of 35,986 ****scholarships were awarded for a total of $74,903,183
- 94% of graduates from York University get jobs within the next 2 years
York University’s Stand Out Programs
- York U is home to Canada’s largest liberal arts program, the only Space Engineering program in the country, a new Global Health program and a unique cross-discipline Digital Media program.
- Their Kinesiology and Health Science program ranked #1 in Canada
How to Get into York – General Admission Requirements
York University is looking for students interested in preparing for their long-term goals and their professional success. For applicants applying from high school, this university will look at courses taken in Grade 11 and 12. York University is a highly selective university; therefore, meeting the minimum admission requirements and deadline dates is not a guarantee of admission. Only the most qualified candidates will be considered.
- Completion of a high school certificate with a minimum average grade of 70%, this average might change for international students depending on the program requirements. If you didn’t study high school in Canada, you need to check which certificates are accepted in York.
- High school pre-requisites for the faculty/program to which you are applying at York.
- English Requirements:
- Programs at Keele Campus are offered in English, while programs at our Glendon Campus are offered in a bilingual environment (English and French). To gain admission, you must demonstrate language proficiency in your program’s language of instruction by presenting a minimum proficiency score on an accepted language test.
- For English requirements, make sure to consult this list
Degree Specific Requirement
At York, you must check the requirements of each program to guarantee you send a competitive application.
These requirements can range from a specific GPA, supplementary requirement, or high school prerequisite course requirements.
For Science and Engineering programs, most faculties ask for an average in the high 70s to mid-80s. For Humanities and Liberal Arts, faculties will ask for an academic average in the mid-70s. And the Schulich School of Business asks for an average in the high 80’s to low 90’s.
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