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Requirements for Canadian Students

Ontario students must complete an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. They must complete six Grade 12 U and/or M level courses, including ENG4U. They must also complete all required prerequisites and achieve an admission average as specified by the programs at Western.

Requirements for International Students

International Baccalaureate (IB)

If you are registered in the full International Baccalaureate program, Western will consider you for admission if you possess the following minimum requirements:
1. Completion of the entire Diploma including the Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay
2. Passes in a minimum of 6 subjects of which 3 must be at the Higher Level
3. A minimum grade total of 28 including points awarded for the Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge
4. No mark less than 4 on any individual course
5. Prerequisites for your program as specified by Western

Students in the full IB diploma program may be considered for conditional admission on the basis of predicted grades in the final year of the program.

IB applicants who have successfully completed the IB diploma, meet Western’s admission criteria, and achieve a score of five or better in higher level exams are eligible for transfer credit consideration for each higher level subject.

Procedure for Canadian Students

Online applications are available at the Ontario Universities' Application Centre's Web site: www.ouac.on.ca.

Procedure for International Students

For undergraduate admission information, please contact:

Office of the Registrar - Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions
Western Student Services Building, 3rd Floor
Western University
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 3K7
Telephone: 519-661-2100
Fax: 519-661-3710
Email: liaison@uwo.ca
Website: http://welcome.uwo.ca

Academic Year

Type of SystemSemester
Entrance DatesMay, July, September
Notes:The academic year is September to April. Admission to full-time study can occur only in September (fall/winter session). Admission to part-time study can occur in September (fall/winter session), in May (for summer evening, intersession, and distance studies), and in July (for summer day). Admission to the January term is not possible.
Language of InstructionEnglish
Modified on July 27, 2020

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