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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Frequently asked questions


How do I apply?

Applicants must apply for all programs through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) website.

When is the application deadline?

Deadlines and other important information can be found on the Admissions page.

Can I be admitted if I don’t have a diploma listed under the admission requirements?

Graduates of a two- or three-year college diploma or university degree program not listed under the specific admissions requirements should contact the Admissions office to determine their eligibility, as they still may be eligible for admission.

I have a diploma from a non-Ontario college; am I still eligible for admission?

Please contact the Admissions office to determine your eligibility.

Do you accept international credentials?

Please contact the Admissions office to determine your eligibility.

Studying at the university

Can I study on a part-time basis?

Each program has different study options. Most programs do offer a part-time intake. For more information, please refer to your specific program of interest.

Which programs are available online?

The following programs are available entirely online: Educational Studies and Digital Technology, Designing Adult Learning for the Digital Age, and Allied Health Sciences.

What are the tuition fees for my program?

For more information on tuition fees, please visit the tuition and fees page.

Program-specific questions

I have a general business diploma and have been admitted to the Commerce program. Am I still able to specialize?

Students who enter the Commerce program with the above are not able to specialize and must enter the comprehensive stream. Students who enter the Commerce - Advanced Entry program may be able to specialize in the same program they graduated from in college or enter the comprehensive program.

I have not written my Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE). Am I still eligible to apply to the Nursing  - Post RPN program?

You are able to apply to the Nursing - Post RPN program; however, we do require proof of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) indicating that you are entitled to practice with no restrictions before you are able to attend classes in September.

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