Students interested in applying to the IFP should apply online through the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC).

When applying to the IFP, students will be considered for the Fall/Winter IFP and direct admission based on their English Proficiency test scores and at the discretion of the Faculty.

All admissions offers are made at the discretion of Enrolment Services.

Important Note for 2021-22 admissions:

When applying to the IFP, students applying to the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering will be considered for both the Fall/Winter IFP and direct admission based on their English Proficiency test scores and at the discretion of the Faculty.

Students applying to the Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, & Design, and the Faculty of Music, will be considered for the Fall/Winter IFP only and need to apply separately on the OUAC website in order to be considered for direct admission.

To help you get started, you are a student currently enrolled in:

If you meet all of the following requirements, you are a Current Ontario Secondary School Student (OUAC 101):

  • You are taking courses during the day at an Ontario secondary school (this includes students returning for second semester and graduated students returning to upgrade one or more courses). This also applies to Ontario secondary schools that are operating outside of Canada.
  • You have not, at some point, been out of secondary school for more than seven consecutive months.
  • have received or expect to receive your Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six 4U/M courses at the end of the current year
  • You have not attended a postsecondary (college/university/career college) institution
  • You are applying to the first year of an undergraduate degree program or diploma program at an Ontario university

You should apply through the Ontario Universities Application Center (OUAC) and use the OUAC 101 application.

Faculty
OUAC Code
Campus
Arts & Science
TUG
SG: International Foundation Program
Applied Science & Engineering
TUH
SG: International Foundation Program
Architecture, Landscape & Design
TUI
SG: International Foundation Program
Music
TZA
SG: International Foundation Program

Important information for all applicants:

Please take careful consideration when selecting your major field of interest on the OUAC.

The program chosen when applying will determine your field of study after completion of the IFP.

It is often not possible to change programs after you have been admitted. For example: students who apply for Life Sciences as their major field on their OUAC application will not be able to transfer into Applied Science and Engineering after completion of the IFP.

Students should expect to receive a confirmation e-mail from University of Toronto’s Admission and Awards roughly two weeks after the submission of their OUAC application.

If you meet all of the following requirements, you are an International & Outside Ontario Applicant (OUAC 105).

  • You currently reside outside of Canada
  • You are not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • You are not currently attending an Ontario secondary school (in Ontario or abroad) in a day program.

You should apply through the Ontario Universities Application Center (OUAC) and use the OUAC 105 application.

Faculty
OUAC Code
Campus
Arts & Science
TUG
SG: International Foundation Program
Applied Science & Engineering
TUH
SG: International Foundation Program
Architecture, Landscape & Design
TUI
SG: International Foundation Program
Music
TZA
SG: International Foundation Program

Important information for all applicants:

  • Please take careful consideration when selecting your major field of interest on the OUAC.
  • The program chosen when applying will determine your field of study after completion of the IFP.
  • It is often not possible to change programs after you have been admitted. For example: students who apply for Life Sciences as their major field on their OUAC application will not be able to transfer into Applied Science and Engineering after completion of the IFP.

Students should expect to receive a confirmation e-mail from University of Toronto’s Admission and Awards roughly two weeks after the submission of their OUAC application.

Next Steps

Once you have submitted your OUAC application, you will need to go through your next steps. Please be sure to pay close attention to the both the Application and Document deadlines. You must submit all documentation in order for your application to be complete. All documents should include the student’s full name and the 10 digit University of Toronto Applicant Number (not OUAC number).

For detailed information about how to apply to the University of Toronto, please refer to the Admissions website.