Section B - Admission

Applicants and Registrants by Type and Program, Fall 2010

Full-time, first-year applicants and registrants in first-entry programs by type and program:

Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences  Applicants / Registrants
who attended an
Ontario Secondary
School in the previous year
All Other Applicants / Registrants
(Non-Secondary School)
Total

Total applicants (first choice)

2,181

1,725

3,906

Total registrants (first choice)

1,178

411

1,589

Total applications (all choices)

8,878

4,391

13,269

Total registrants (all choices)

2,006

557

2,563

Science  Applicants / Registrants
who attended an
Ontario Secondary
School in the previous year
All Other Applicants / Registrants
(Non-Secondary School)
Total

Total applicants (first choice)

734

392

1,126

Total registrants (first choice)

420

84

504

Total applications (all choices)

3,701

1,250

4,951

Total registrants (all choices)

807

125

932

 

Business & Commerce  Applicants / Registrants
who attended an
Ontario Secondary
School in the previous year
All Other Applicants / Registrants
(Non-Secondary School)
Total

Total applicants (first choice)

507

409

916

Total registrants (first choice)

275

96

371

Total applications (all choices)

2,680

1,280

3,960

Total registrants (all choices)

578

159

737

 

Physical Education Applicants / Registrants
who attended an
Ontario Secondary
School in the previous year
All Other Applicants / Registrants
(Non-Secondary School)
Total

Total applicants (first choice)

516

369

885

Total registrants (first choice)

251

63

314

Total applications (all choices)

2,189

916

3,105

Total registrants (all choices)

446

85

531

 

Engineering Applicants / Registrants
who attended an
Ontario Secondary
School in the previous year
All Other Applicants / Registrants
(Non-Secondary School)
Total

Total applicants (first choice)

282

278

560

Total registrants (first choice)

152

78

230

Total applications (all choices)

1,693

939

2,632

Total registrants (all choices)

316

127

443

 

Fine Arts  Applicants / Registrants
who attended an
Ontario Secondary
School in the previous year
All Other Applicants / Registrants
(Non-Secondary School)
Total

Total applicants (first choice)

65

36

101

Total registrants (first choice)

27

5

32

Total applications (all choices)

242

70

312

Total registrants (all choices)

50

6

56

 

Journalism  Applicants / Registrants
who attended an
Ontario Secondary
School in the previous year
All Other Applicants / Registrants
(Non-Secondary School)
Total

Total applicants (first choice)

39

35

74

Total registrants (first choice)

6

7

13

Total applications (all choices)

318

136

454

Total registrants (all choices)

14

9

23

 

Music Applicants / Registrants
who attended an
Ontario Secondary
School in the previous year
All Other Applicants / Registrants
(Non-Secondary School)
Total

Total applicants (first choice)

45

48

93

Total registrants (first choice)

17

12

29

Total applications (all choices)

144

69

213

Total registrants (all choices)

25

14

39

 

 

Other Degrees  Applicants / Registrants
who attended an
Ontario Secondary
School in the previous year
All Other Applicants / Registrants
(Non-Secondary School)
Total

Total applicants (first choice)

1

662

663

Total registrants (first choice)

 

 

 

Total applications (all choices)

3

883

886

Total registrants (all choices)

 

 

 

Note:
1. Saint Paul University is included.

Source: OUAC

Undergraduate Program Admission Requirements

Click on the link below to access eINFO, a website with general information on universities’ programs, including admission requirements:
www.electronicinfo.ca

For more detailed information and up-to-date policy on admission requirements at the University of Ottawa, go to : www.uottawa.ca/prospective.

Secondary School Averages of Entering First-Time, Full-Time, First Year Students by Range and Program, 2010

The following tables show the percentage of full-time, first-year students by average range and program. Averages are based on final grades for Grade 12 university destination courses.

Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences  
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+: 1.7
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%: 9.4
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%: 20.9
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%: 26.4
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%: 24.7
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%: 14.5
Percent who received an entering average below 70%: 2.4
Overall Average: 81.1
 
Science   
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+: 3.9
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%: 19.9
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%: 24.8
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%: 25.5
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%: 18.6
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%: 6.6
Percent who received an entering average below 70%: 0.7
Overall Average: 84.1
 
Business & Commerce   
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+: 1.6
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%: 6.8
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%: 20.5
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%: 29.7
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%: 28.6
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%: 12.3
Percent who received an entering average below 70%: 0.5
Overall Average: 81.2
 
Physical Education   
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+: 2.9
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%: 12.0
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%: 26.9
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%: 36.3
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%: 16.3
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%: 5.0
Percent who received an entering average below 70%: 0.7
Overall Average: 83.5
 
Engineering   
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+: 3.8
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%: 12.8
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%: 22.0
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%: 24.9
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%: 19.5
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%: 14.7
Percent who received an entering average below 70%: 2.2
Overall Average: 82.1
 
Fine Arts   
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+: 0.0
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%: 14.3
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%: 38.8
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%: 28.6
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%: 8.2
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%: 10.2
Percent who received an entering average below 70%: 0.0
Overall Average: 83.9
 
Journalism   
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+: 0.0
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%: 21.4
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%: 42.9
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%: 21.4
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%: 7.1
0.0Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%: 7.1
Percent who received an entering average below 70%: 0.0
Overall Average: 84.9
 
Music  
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+: 12.0
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%: 28.0
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%: 16.0
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%: 24.0
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%: 12.0
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%: 4.0
Percent who received an entering average below 70%: 4.0
Overall Average: 85.9
 
Nursing  
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+: 1.6
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%: 9.0
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%: 27.5
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%: 43.4
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%: 15.9
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%: 2.6
Percent who received an entering average below 70%: 0.0
Overall Average: 83.4
 
Overall  
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+: 2.4
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%: 11.6
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%: 22.8
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%: 28.3
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%: 22.2
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%: 11.2
Percent who received an entering average below 70%: 1.5
Overall Average: 82.1

Note:
1. Saint Paul University is included.

Source: OUAC

Application fees / Students Accepted for a Term other than Fall / Deferred Admission

Application fees

OUAC Applicants who attended an 
Ontario Secondary School
in the previous year
All Other Applicants (Non-Secondary School)
Application: $125 $130
Application Choices: $42 $42
Application (if outside Canada) $135 $140

Note: The 'application' fee applies to the initial three university/program choices. The 'additional choices' fee must be paid for each university/program choice beyond the initial three.   Source: OUACp>
Admission in Winter, Spring, Summer terms

Are first-year students accepted for terms other than the fall?
Yes, please note that acceptance for terms other than fall may vary by program.

Deferred admission 

Does your institution allow students to postpone enrolment after admission?
Exceptionally, upon request. 

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