Ryerson University is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Ryerson is one of the best universities in Canada and ranked 4th in Ontario and 10th in Canada by student enrolment.
Ryerson University is home to Canada’s largest undergraduate business school, the Ted Rogers School of Management, and Canada’s third largest undergraduate engineering school, the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, as well as the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Communication & Design, Faculty of Community Services, and the Faculty of Science.
Why study at Ryerson University?
- Students planning to study here get to have a taste of theory and field-based teachings as it provides graduate and undergraduate education with formal contact with business and industry, laboratory work, field trips and work experience in the professional community.
- Innovation and entrepreneurship are an important focus, supported by Ryerson’s unique zone learning model. The model enables students to gain first-hand, practical experience in creating an initiative or venture with potential for social or economic impact from the ground up.
- Ryerson offers a vast selection of undergraduate, master’s and PhD programs in six faculties – Arts; Communication and Design; Community Services; Engineering and Architectural Science; Science; and the Ted Rogers School of Management, as well as in the Yeates School of Graduate Studies.
- The university also enjoys a reputation for collaboration with community and industrial partners in the pursuit of its research objectives. Research areas include: digital media; energy, sustainability and the environment; health and well-being; creative expression and cultural industries; and entrepreneurship and innovation.
Admission is based on competitive grades in program specific subject requirements and competitive overall admission averages. Grade 11 results may be used in the early admission offer process. Some programs (Grades-Plus) also specify non-academic requirements for admission (e.g., portfolio, essay, interview, audition).
Being a competitive university, to be considered for admission, candidates may be required to present averages/grades above the minimum(s). Admission consideration is based on the information available at the time of application review. Ryerson does not issue alternate Offers of Admission.
General Admission Requirements
Each program maintains specific requirements for entry. Please refer to your program of choice to see the requirements.
English Language Requirements
Applicants from a country where English is not the first language, or where English is an official language but not the first language are required to present proof of English Language Proficiency at a satisfactory level.
Grading scale of Ryerson University
The minimum grade requirement for admission consideration to a master’s program is a 3.0/4.33 (B or equivalent) in the last two years of study within a four year undergraduate (or equivalent) bachelor’s degree. For doctoral studies, you must have achieved a minimum of 3.33/4.33 (B+ or equivalent) in your master’s program.
The grading scale that is provided by your institution will be used to calculate your GPA.
Steps to take before you apply:
- Check the admission requirements
- Make sure the program is still accepting applications
- View the information regarding the guaranteed consideration dates
Applications, amendments and supporting documents received after published deadline dates are reviewed subject to space availability.
Visit Admission Requirements for information about qualifications and our admission selection process.
When will you hear? Admission decision release dates
Fall 2021 Admission
February 1 is the guaranteed consideration date for applications to all programs (Grades-Plus and Grades-Only). Complete applications and amendments received by this date will receive equal consideration. The deadline date to submit non-academic requirements varies by program. Visit Academic Programs and select your program of interest for specific instructions. It is important that you do not submit non-academic material until after you have submitted your application for admission and accessed your Choose>Ryerson Applicant Portal.
Deadline dates are selected to allow sufficient time for auditions, interviews, and selection tests to be arranged where required, and to ensure applications/amendments are received in time for selection committee consideration.
Early application may be considered. If you wish to study here for the 2021 academic session, it is vital to begin the application process as soon as possible. Visit the official webpage to list lists of programmes and other admission requirements. Very importantly, Ryerson reserves the right to terminate the application process without notice and to amend information presented as necessary at any time. In particular, Ryerson reserves the right to withdraw or change academic program offerings and admission requirements at any time.