|Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*||75 to 78
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U.
- International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]
Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86
|Additional Admission Requirements:||Applicants must contact the School of the Arts to arrange for an audition, which will include an interview, a written theory exam, an ear test, and a performance of pieces of your choice. Students concentrating in jazz must complete an audition demonstrating equivalent experience in jazz performance. Please see the program web page for details.