Section B - Admission

Applicants and Registrants by Type and Program, Fall 2012

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)2,2471,7103,987
Total registrants (first choice)1,1364171,562
Total applications (all choices)9,1024,42713,639
Total registrants (all choices)1,9535652,533
 
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)8034681,271
Total registrants (first choice)419111530
Total applications (all choices)4,0331,4045,437
Total registrants (all choices)782160942
 
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)5614771,038
Total registrants (first choice)276104380
Total applications (all choices)2,8621,4854,347
Total registrants (all choices)537169706
 
Physical EducationApplicants / Registrants
who attended an
Ontario Secondary
School in the previous year
All Other Applicants / Registrants
(Non-Secondary School)
Total
Total applicants (first choice)273764
Total registrants (first choice)19524
Total applications (all choices)8258140
Total registrants (all choices)26733
 

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)302328630
Total registrants (first choice)169105274
Total applications (all choices)1,7941,0492,843
Total registrants (all choices)365167532
 

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)543387
Total registrants (first choice)161127
Total applications (all choices)20865273
Total registrants (all choices)291241
 
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)323971
Total registrants (first choice)8412
Total applications (all choices)295140435
Total registrants (all choices)15823
 
MusicApplicants / Registrants
who attended an
Ontario Secondary
School in the previous year
All Other Applicants / Registrants
(Non-Secondary School)
Total
Total applicants (first choice)553590
Total registrants (first choice)231336
Total applications (all choices)15860218
Total registrants (all choices)271441
 
Nursing Applicants / Registrants
who attended an
Ontario Secondary
School in the previous year
All Other Applicants / Registrants
(Non-Secondary School)
Total
Total applicants (first choice)428539967
Total registrants (first choice)10070170
Total applications (all choices)1,4181,1042,522
Total registrants (all choices)21797314
 
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)0647649
Total registrants (first choice)000
Total applications (all choices)0901910
Total registrants (all choices)000

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, 2012

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%+:2.2
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%:11.4
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%:22.7
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%:26.5
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%:23.1
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%:12.3
Percent who received an entering average below 70%:1.8
Overall Average:81.9
 
Science  
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+:8.3
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%:23.7
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%:26.3
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%:22.3
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%:14.2
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%:5.1
Percent who received an entering average below 70%:0.0
Overall Average:85.7
 
Business & Commerce  
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+:2.1
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%:9.9
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%:20.9
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%:30.8
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%:26.4
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%:9.9
Percent who received an entering average below 70%:0.0
Overall Average:82.0
 
Physical Education  
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+:1.8
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%:2.0
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%:30.4
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%:30.6
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%:19.8
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%:5.3
Percent who received an entering average below 70%:0.0
Overall Average:83.5
 
Engineering  
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+:4.2
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%:8.9
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%:21.9
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%:28.9
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%:24.7
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%:10.3
Percent who received an entering average below 70%:1.1
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%:6.9
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%:31.0
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%:44.8
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%:10.3
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%:6.9
Percent who received an entering average below 70%:0.0
Overall Average:82.9
 
Journalism  
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+:0.0
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%:13.3
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%:33.3
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%:40.0
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%:6.7
0.0Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%:6.7
Percent who received an entering average below 70%:0.0
Overall Average:84.4
 
Music 
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+:7.7
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%:38.5
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%:30.8
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%:3.8
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%:19.2
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%:0.0
Percent who received an entering average below 70%:0.0
Overall Average:87.1
 
Nursing 
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+:0.5
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%:14.7
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%:30.9
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%:39.6
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%:12.0
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%:2.3
Percent who received an entering average below 70%:0.0
Overall Average:84.1
 
Overall 
Percent who received an entering average of 95%+:3.3
Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%:13.5
Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%:24.3
Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%:27.5
Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%:21.1
Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%:9.2
Percent who received an entering average below 70%:0.9
Overall Average:82.9

Source: OUAC

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

Application fees

OUACApplicants who attended an 
Ontario Secondary School
in the previous year
All Other Applicants (Non-Secondary School)
Application:$130$135
Application Choices:$44$44
Application (if outside Canada)$140$145

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: OUAC


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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