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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Admission FAQ

Master’s Programs

A four-year undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent) from a recognized degree-granting institution with a 3.0/4.33 (B or equivalent) average in the last two years of study. Some programs are more competitive than others and require a higher admissions entry. Meeting the minimum academic requirement does not guarantee admission into the program.

Doctoral Programs

A master’s degree (or equivalent) from a degree-granting institution with a 3.33/4.33 (B+ or equivalent) average and demonstrated research capabilities. Some programs are more competitive than others and require a higher admissions entry. Meeting the minimum academic requirement does not guarantee admission into the program.

To help you make that decision, we encourage you to explore our list of graduate programs.

Select a specific program to find out more information about:

  • Faculty
  • Length of program
  • Program curriculum
  • Facilities

You must apply online.

We suggest you complete additional university-level courses and obtain a 3.33/4.33 (B+ or higher). Please contact the program for any further details/information regarding this.

Where a candidate has completed appropriate graduate courses at an acceptable level from another academic institution, but has not been granted a degree using those courses, they may be considered in partial fulfillment of Toronto Metropolitan University's graduate degree requirements. Responsibility for assessing the appropriateness of such courses shall rest with the program. Credit for such work shall not exceed fifty percent of the program’s course requirements.

The online application is available in October for the Fall (September) start, June for the Winter (January) start and September for the Spring (May) start, for programs that admit to these terms.

Application deadlines vary from program to program but it is still best to apply as soon as possible as some programs fill very quickly.

A $110 CAD application fee is required for each application. Application fees for the MBA programs are $150 CAD. This fee is non-refundable.

The application fee cannot be waived, refunded or deferred.

Applications will not be processed unless the application fee is received. Payment is made at the time of application by credit card.


Yes, you will be required to submit a new online application (including fee) and new reference letters. Supporting documentation, such as a resume and statement of interest etc., should be updated to reflect your current activities and interests.



Yes, applicants can apply to a maximum of three programs. You are required to pay the application fee for each application submitted.

The Master of Business Administration and PhD in Management require a Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) . All official scores should be submitted to the university GMAT code 3QP-56-33, and GRE code 1991.

If the medium of instruction during your undergraduate education was a language other than English, you will need to submit an English Proficiency Test that meets our minimum requirement. This should be met prior to applying and must be met before an application is reviewed.

If your post-secondary education was in a country whose official language is not English but the medium of instruction was English, you will be required to submit proof such as an English medium letter issued directly by the institution. More information.

Scores should be sent directly from ETS to Institution Code: 0886-02. Official scores are only required if you have been accepted into a program.

No. We do not offer conditional offers of admission for English proficiency. You must submit a passing test score before your application will be reviewed.

If your transcripts/documents are in a language other than English, you must provide a notarized English translation. Please note translations do not replace original documentation, both versions must be submitted.

Each applicant should receive an automatic email acknowledging their online application and providing instructions on how to create a MyServiceHub account to check their submission of application materials and if any other documents are required.

Make sure to check all junk mail, as emails are sent within 2-3 business days from the time you submit your application payment.

The "To-Do List" is on the right-hand side of your "Student Centre," which can be found by clicking on the MyServiceHub tab at the top of the screen after you log into Everything has been received if nothing is listed in the "To-Do" section.

If your checklist shows "To-Do" items, any listed items are still missing. Click on details for more information regarding the documents listed.

Generally decisions will be made by programs starting in January and will be ongoing until programs are filled. Offers of admission begin mid-to-late-March and continue throughout the spring and summer.

We will continue to accept applications and supporting documentation until the program has filled all available spaces for the term. However, complete applications and eligibility for funding are considered on a rolling basis (program specific, contact program for details).

It takes approximately 2-6 weeks for your application to be evaluated and sent to the program for review. Each program has varying timelines for admissions’ decision making. For more specific information please review the School/Department website and FAQs.

All applications and supporting documentation must be submitted electronically through the Applicant Upload portal. No paper based applications will be processed

No. Applications received through the mail will not be processed. Applications will be accepted electronically only through the Applicant Upload portal.

An official transcript is a document that is normally prepared by an institutions Registrar's office.  Official transcripts are printed on security paper and bear the official seal of the institution. 

This document includes all courses completed, final grades, degrees awarded and other applicable academic information.  

You can find detailed instructions on the MyServiceHub Support: Admissions page.

You can find detailed instructions on the MyServiceHub Support: Admissions page.

In April 2022, the university announced our new name Toronto Metropolitan University, which will be implemented in a phased approach. During this transition period, offers of admission may be issued under the name of Toronto Metropolitan University and Ryerson University, and both should be considered official and equivalent. Offers of Admission will not be reissued.